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Single Payer Health System Dies in Vermont & Why It Matters
By BayAreaObserver  20 comments, latest 5 hours ago:
Peter P says Call it Crazy says I guess you haven't been following along with the Medicare program... Medicare is a special-interest program.

State: Health insurer imposes unreasonable rate on California businesses
By tvgnus  posted 1 day ago:
http://www.centralvalleybusine Aetnas gift to Californias small businesses •  California law does not protect consumers and businesses from excessive and unreasonable health insurance rates Aetna Life Insurance Company's recent rate filing on its small group policies...

Congress quietly ends federal government's ban on medical marijuana
By BayAreaObserver  posted 2 days ago:
Tucked deep inside the 1,603-page federal spending measure is a provision that effectively ends the federal government's prohibition on medical marijuana and signals a major shift in drug policy.. The bill's passage over the weekend...

Can flat-rate pricing help control cancer costs?
By BayAreaObserver  posted 3 days ago:
UnitedHealthcare, the biggest U.S. health insurer, is taking aim at controlling costs of treatment with a new pilot program that will provide a set sum for a patient's coverage. The plan is being developed with...

Teen takes antibiotic, burns 'from inside-out' - No, it's not from the Onion
By BayAreaObserver  6 comments, latest 5 days ago:
elliemae says justme says I guess it would be too much to ask of the press to name the actual antibiotic that was used in this case. It wasn't the antibiotic - it was the...

Get your flu vaccination because you have a vaccum between your ears?
By HEY YOU  1 comment, latest 1 week ago:
CaptainShuddup says fftttpphh welp, uh, it just sounds so plausible when a Doctor says it...

Drug resistance deadlier than cancer by 2050
By BayAreaObserver  posted 1 week ago:
Infections resistant to medicines will kill more people per year than cancer by 2050, and cost the world $100 trillion annually, according to a U.K. government-backed report led by Jim O'Neill, the well-known former Goldman...

Health of Central Valleys rural poor impacted by cloudy water
By tvgnus  posted 1 week ago:
http://www.centralvalleybusine Davis study find that even if safe, it affects health •  This is an issue with many layers Cloudy tap water may have a greater effect for California's rural poor, including immigrants, than merely...

This is just low - Obamacares Subscriber Rolls Include Unpublicized Dental Plan
By tr6  19 comments, latest 2 weeks ago:
tr6 says sbh says Can't say wrt dentistry. I was discussing dental insurance. Yes, for health insurance you can get deep discounts. For dental i don't think so. Thank you for your detailed response.

Obamacare - Medicaid - Starting business - Risk free?
By joshuatrio  9 comments, latest 2 weeks ago:
sbh says drew_eckhardt says SEPs have a much higher dollar limit ($53K), but are limited to the lesser of that "or 25% of income." SEPs absolutely rock.

Cost still a barrier to medical care
By tvgnus  5 comments, latest 2 weeks ago:
CaptainShuddup says carrieon says The person who designed this system should be in jail for extortion. That would be the stupid democrat voter.

I'm glad Rep/Con/Teas only hire American citizens.
By HEY YOU  1 comment, latest 3 weeks ago:
HydroCabron says President Obama’s temporary amnesty, which lasts three years, declares up to 5 million illegal immigrants to be lawfully in the country and eligible for work permits, but it still deems them ineligible for...

Report: Caring for family member with Alzheimer's can top $20,000 a year
By tvgnus  6 comments, latest 3 weeks ago:
elliemae says Look at it this way: Someone has to be at home 24/7 to care for the patient. It's cheaper to pay a family member to do what they would do anyway, and to...

So you love your GMO?
By HEY YOU  5 comments, latest 3 weeks ago:
Quigley says It is not the genes that are unhealthy to eat, as they are just combinations of essential proteins. It's whatever they code for and produce in the plant, and whether that substance is...

Go ahead & defend GMO & the accompanying poisons.
By HEY YOU  3 comments, latest 3 weeks ago:
errc says Gmo crops are primarily wheat, corn, and soy Who eats that toxic crap, anyways? Gmo or not, humans shouldn't consume those toxins

CNN is done with it.
By CaptainShuddup  19 comments, latest 1 month ago:
marcus says HydroCabron says Of course, by pointing this out, I am calling a whole class of people racist, so I'm an even bigger racist. But by calling myself a racist, that makes me an...

Think the new Rep/Con/Tea Congress will fix this problem? lmao
By HEY YOU  2 comments, latest 1 month ago:
Call it Crazy says HEY YOU says Think the new Rep/Con/Tea Congress will fix this problem? They don't have to, Obamacare fixed ALL of our healthcare delivery problems!! Oh wait..... Maybe Not... But, I was...

The high cost of doing biz, HCA style
By elliemae in Saint George UT 84770   20 comments, latest 1 month ago:
Vicente says elliemae says I wouldn't bet on "lobotomy" if ya'll are starting a pool. Dimpleplasty?

More BUZZ about GMOs
By HEY YOU  1 comment, latest 1 month ago:
elliemae says It's not like bees are important. GMO's are all we need. Wasn't that a Beatle's song?

State updates Ebola protection guidance (3rd story)
By tvgnus  3 comments, latest 1 month ago:
APOCALYPSEFUCKisShostikovitch says HydroCabron says APOCALYPSEFUCKisShostikovitch says No one wants to ask if these 3.4 million would be or should be dead, if the market was allowed to express its natural progress. Better to let them...

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