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author of America's Tunnel Vision--How Insurance Companies' Propaganda Is Corrupting Medicine and Law.

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SHARE More Sharing        Friday, November 9, 2007
New England Journal of Medicine Sees A Way to Reduce Healthcare Costs We must address the rising cost of healthcare if we are going to find a way to cover the nearly 50 million uninsured Americans. The solution, according to the New England Journal of Medicine, lies in attacking the for-profit motive of the healthcare industry, not in taking away rights from injured victims of medical mistakes.
(3 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Friday, February 9, 2007
Bush Again Buying Into Propaganda From Insurance Companies Bush is again prostituting himself to the business and insurance lobby, at the expense of injured patients, claiming that we need relief from frivolous lawsuits. He refuses to look at the real numbers and data, and ignores the damage to people that is occurring every day.
SHARE More Sharing        Tuesday, January 30, 2007
Bush Is Buying the Insurance Companies' Propaganda When Bush takes note of the need for health insurance, it's time to ask what's in it for his biggest campaign contributors.
SHARE More Sharing        Sunday, November 26, 2006
Congressional Challenge for Health Care Policy What will our new Congress do to alter the animus of the Right Wing on health care issues?
SHARE More Sharing        Wednesday, September 6, 2006
Medical Errors and the Litigious Patient Those innocent victims of healthcare error should not have to give away the right to trial by jury just because some insurance company claims that it is losing too much money. The medical system causes hundreds of thousands of deaths each year, and the best way to reduce the cost of healthcare is to reduce the cost of treating those injuries, not taking away the rights of the injured victims.