Either you get a mild case - or it almost kills you, and they still don't know why: Swine flu is mild for most people, but some become so gravely ill
This illustrates the absolute absurdity of our for-profit healthcare system, doesn't it? A four-month-old is turned down for insurance coverage beca
Michael Moore's pointing out something no one in the media seems to want to discuss: How little money the people who are flying commercial planes ar
So in a bit of attempted last-minute blackmail, AHIP pulls a suspicious-looking rabbit from their hat. They're worried about families' costs? All th
It's pretty clear that any health care "reform" bill will be a sorry compromise between what the New York Times on Sunday so delicately calls "organiz
[media id=10291](h/t Heather at VideoCafe) You can't go wrong doing the opposite of almost anything Sen. Saxby "Toy Soldier" Chambliss, the man who s
The Bush years are certainly the gift that keeps on giving, aren't they? All those people who had jobs with what they thought was a secure future are
The Washington Post: The new winner of the Nobel Peace Prize walked out of his house just after 11 a.m., dressed handsomely in a dark suit and a cl
All wars depress me, but this Afghanistan one in particular makes me want to scream. Why are we there? Theoretically, to hunt down Osama bin Laden a
Horizon BC/BS Was Delivering Letters To Hospital Patients, Warning Them To Leave. And They Wonder Why We Hate Them.
Health care activists confront Horizon BCBSNJ Executive Tom Rubino outside Horizon headquarters in Newark NJ. I was interested in this story, not t
Sen. Jon Kyl (R-AZ) Holds Up Unemployment Extension. Thanks To Him, Hundreds Of Thousands Fall Off Rolls. It's The Party Of No!
(from WMXdesign h/t Howie Klein) If your unemployment ran out this week, you can thank Sen. Jon Kyl. Yes, the Republican whip objected to a quick v
Really, it gets harder all the time to tell the Democrats from the Republicans, doesn't it? The Senate Judiciary Committee approved a bill Thursday t
If this mutates into a more virulent flu, we're in trouble - because we just don't have enough ventilators to treat a major pandemic: A new governm
As I discussed last week, members of Congress not only have great health insurance, they also have access to the superb on-site Office of the Attend
This is good news if it works, and if they can target it where it will get the biggest bang for the buck - sort of like a national "enterprise zone.