Medical care

U.S. Retailers Refuse Aid To Bangladesh Factory Victims
Wealthy U.S. retailers have no shame. Read more...
This is your moment of clarity #188: Everybody wants to know where Occupy is heading. Why aren't they getting pepper sprayed on the news anymore?? Here's your answer. Keep fighting, Lee Read more...
An update on the Rolling Jubilee: Occupy Wall Street reports that the show's over – with enough raised to abolish over $5,000,000 of debt! Keep the Jubilee rolling: click here to donate! People shouldn’t have to go into debt for an Read more...
Can you imagine a more difficult challenge than to find a way to provide free health-care in a nation with the second-largest population in the world, where over 40 percent of the people live below the poverty level and there is no Read more...
Medical Care - Circa 1968
(Emergencies are the same, but the arm and the leg are different.) While I'm digging up material on Medicare (back to 1964), I ran across this documentary from NBC Radio and their monthly Second Sunday series, outlining the state of Health Read more...

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Settle in, because it looks like it will be a long hot summer debate about taxing and spending. We're already hearing the old saws from Republican Read more...
Might be time for Steve Poizner to come in from the campaign trail and have a look at the newest rate increases. According to the LA Times, the Gang o Read more...
Hospitals Of The Future - As Imagined In 1956
(Yes, even in the future - getting sick and paying for it will be painful) (Another in a series of all-day reposts from the archives of Newstalgia Read more...
Bill Clinton and George W. Bush were guests on "Meet the Press" today to talk about Haiti relief, and I was struck once again by the contrast betwee Read more...
Them That's Got - Medical Research And The Affluent Society - 1958
(To about 30 million people, this might as well be Mars) I'm always amazed, listening to news programs of the past, how the concept of the future a Read more...