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Healthcare Reform – Extreme Makeover: Healthcare Edition

There is an excellent article in The Atlantic by David Goldhill entitled How American Health Care Killed My Father. There has been something that in my gut has been annoying me about the whole health care reform debacle and Goldhill has hit it. Essentially, reform does not reform if you...

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Healthcare and the Tailor Shop

If you want to understand why healthcare is such dire straits, Atul Gawande’s essay in The New Yorker is a great place to start. My mother slaved in a tailor shop most of her career. She got paid for how many things she stitched in a given day. Guess what,...

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