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Category Archive for 'The Best Healthcare in the World'

When Cathy McMorris-Rodgers posted a call on Facebook for ACA horror stories, I’m sure she expected to see people rise up, shaking their fists over tax snafus and other imagined problems. What she received was something else entirely. There are many replies, with most telling her to quit attacking it and get about the job […]

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Former Arizona county sheriff Richard Mack, an anti-Obamacare crusader, and a leader in the “constitutional sheriff” movement, opted to plea for financial assistance on GoFundMe.com to pay his medical bills and since the goal of $30,000 has been met, the GoFundMe page is now asking for $60,000. “Let’s go again!!,” the free loader writes. And […]

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When I think of Paul Ryan, I think of this. Freedom to become a pauper, freedom to hurry up and die! Digby says: So Paul Ryan is out there instructing states not to set up state exchanges if the Supremes knock down the federal exchange subsidies. He said he’s been assured that Justice Alito will […]

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A lot of the junkies in my neighborhood are people who got hooked on oxycontin after an injury. Pain is a big motivator — people will do almost anything to make it stop: For decades, the World Health Organization has designated pain treatment as afundamental human right. Nonetheless, about 75 percent of the global population […]

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As I recall, the whole dietary cholesterol-restriction thing was completely discredited some 15 or so years ago. So that was a long time for people to be derived of a cheap, healthy source of protein. Why does it take doctors so damned long to come around to the research? Dietary cholesterol, one of the most […]

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Let me put it this way: I’m not at all surprised. I continue to be infuriated, confused, and angered by the additional charges and co-pays through my Obamacare policy, all of it grounded in the long-disproven zombie idea that just will not die among elite policy circles: That healthcare users “need to have skin in […]

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And if she was in a Catholic hospital, it could have been so much worse. Bookmark It

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Because what sane person wants for-profit medicine? More than five years after the single-payer system was scrapped from ObamaCare policy debates, just over 50 percent of people say they still support the idea, including one-quarter of Republicans, according to a new poll. The single-payer option – also known as Medicare for all – would create […]

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I’ve always hated it when certain things are made of molded plastic. For one thing, it never quite feels clean. Turns out that’s true! Checking into a hospital can boost your chances of infection. That’s a disturbing paradox of modern medical care. And it doesn’t matter where in the world you’re hospitalized. From the finest […]

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I assume this also applies to bottled water: People who regularly drink from cans and plastic bottles may want to reconsider: A new study shows that a common chemical in the containers can seep into beverages and raise blood pressure within a few hours. The research raises new concerns about the chemical bisphenol A, or […]

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