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Subsidized Taste Buds Ruin Health Care Reform

Agribusiness Subsidies Produce the Food that Makes Us Fat… And Fat Makes Us Chronically Ill. I CONTEND, along with many smarter than me, that nothing can significantly improve the health care system in America if the epidemic of chronic disease linked to diet is not reversed. As Michael Pollen, the Professor of Journalism at UC […]

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86 Year-old Billionaire’s Recipe for Longevity

David Murdock has spent millions of his fortune to discover which foods are the most nutrient dense and healthiest on the planet.  He practices what he preaches: at 86, Murdock enjoys excellent health and expects to live a lot longer. Find out what is his recipe for longevity. (See chart below.) FORBES ESTIMATES David H. […]

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Obama’s Health Care Speech to Congress: “It’s Our Moral Imperative”

Read a quick summary and watch the speech. ABOUT AN hour ago, President Obama finished his health care speech before Congress where he announced a health plan proposal that would meet three basic goals: “It will provide more security and stability to those who have health insurance. It will provide insurance to those who don’t. […]

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Confused About Health Care Reform?… Read This Napkin

(Thanks to Dan Roam and C. Anthony Jones, MD, it’s really simple.) IT MAY seems simplistic, but Roam and Jones really hit the issues square-on and adeptly explain the basics of what’s going on right now with health care reform. There’s no one who isn’t at least a bit confused by this, so shake off […]

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Where Does Your State Rank In Medicare Spending?

Is It Fair To Compare?   THIS MAP indicates what each State spends on Medicare. Once the map pops up, you’ll note that the lightest color shows spending up to $7,000 per Medicare beneficiary, and the darkest shows spending over $9,000. Nationally, according to the Dartmouth Atlas of Health Care, Medicare spent an average of […]

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Sick Around the World… How Does America Compare? (Watch Frontline Video)

What the US can learn from other nations about how to run health care. GIVEN THE intent of President Obama and (most) Democrats in Congress to revamp America’s health care system, this is a good time to compare the U.S. system to the health care offered by other advanced nations to their citizens.

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Debunking Health Care Mythmaking with Healthcare Journalist J.R. Reid

MYTHS ARE an intriguing subject.  Some are born of some long-ago purported truth that over time gets embellished as each subsequent truth-bearer who, by dint of philosophy, group affiliation or financial incentive, is compelled to thrust the Righteous Truth Banner higher and higher for all to see the resplendent truth mythologized.

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Hair Analysis Test — Simple, Cheap, Valuable

PERHAPS YOU and just about everyone you know has taken vitamins at one time or another.  How many determined what their bodies really needed first? Almost no one, I confidently state. I’m guilty of this too.  It’s been more than a decade since I last had a hair analysis test or extensive blood test, and […]

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