What the Heck Happened to Healthcare on Sunday Night And Why I Care

This BIG HEALTHCARE BILL PASSED.  But before we get too confused, I’ll share a personal experience that I also sent to Congress and President Obama back in August.  It is certain not of the caliber of some of the horror stories that have circulated over the last year, but I’ve always had healthcare. I’ve only had glimpses through medical school and an experience in April into the seedy underbelly that is a lack of healthcare.  And I DID NOT LIKE IT ONE BIT. ...more

Time to Help Set Policy for Our Healthcare Future

Healthy People is a program of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services that sets health objectives for the nation for a ten-year period....more

Palin’s Homespun Homilies on Healthcare: Her Reality Bites

You decide...You decide...If you have not yet read New York Times columnist Paul Krugman's article that compares the healthcare plans of presidential candidates Barack Obama and John McCain, I hope you take the time now to do so. In fact, I've posted it here, below. Here are some facts that you should be aware of:* 1. Nearly 47 million Americans have no health insurance. 2. 8.5 percent of these are children under the age of eighteen. 3. As for women in general: - Between the ages of 18-24, 24.7% are uninsured. ...more