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“Death Panels” Are a Load of Rubbish

Last year during all the hysteria about healthcare reform, all we heard was  that the government wanted to institute “death panels” to kill granny. This arose over provisions for Medicare to offer optional end-of-life counseling with doctors. Idiots like Limbaugh and Beck spread lies that this was merely an attempt by the government to ration healthcare and […]

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We’re in the Home Stretch for Healthcare Reform

I’ll bet you’ll be surprised which American President said the following: “Without adequate healthcare, no one can make full use of his or her talents and opportunities. It is thus just as important that economic, racial and social barriers not stand in the way of good healthcare as it is to eliminate those barriers to a […]

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The Real Death Panels-Private Health Insurance Companies

All people need healthcare to achieve, maintain, and restore health. The public confuses health insurance with healthcare. Health insurance is not health care.Your doctor and hospital provide healthcare and insurance companies merely get in the way by denying care or dropping coverage. The problems we face with our healthcare system are the direct result of for-profit health insurers […]

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The White House is Loosing on Healthcare Reform

Do Americans believe controversial assertions about health care reform including death panels, threats to Medicare, abortions, illegal immigrants and other claims which the White House administrators have labeled as untrue “myths?” Unbelievably, they do! Findings from a new national survey of Americans by researchers from Indiana University Center for Health Policy and Professionalism Research (CHPPR) […]

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