Because of nationwide shortages, Washington hospitals are rationing, hoarding, and bartering critical nutrients premature babies and other patients need to survive. Doctors are reporting conditions normally seen only in developing countries, and there have been deaths. How could this be allowed to happen?[more inside]
Jonathan Cohn compares the effects on Medicare from the Affordable Care Act with the proposals being promoted by Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan.
Obstetricians and gynecologists are meeting the increased demand for cosmetic vaginal surgery (NSFW)
Birth of the National Health Service - How the state of the nation's health became a political ideal
The NHS at 60. The National Health Service is 60 on July 5th. Take a look at documents, audio and video related to the birth and growth of this "radical plan."
Sickday. (for my NYC mefites) As I sit here in Chicago with a fresh case of bronchitis and unable to leave the office, I'm wishing I was back in NYC. Apparently they have plans to expand soon...
Next-day doctor's visits, 24-hour availability of physicians and staff, home delivery of prescription drugs---for $1500 a year.
Next-day doctor's visits, 24-hour availability of physicians and staff, home delivery of prescription drugs---for $1500 a year. Is it the future of healthcare, or simply the future of economic marginalization?