You don't have to be rich and famous -- or even insured -- to get the same bad medical care that VIPs can get. You just have to have the wrong attitude and the wrong doctor.
Our conversation illustrates a crucial focus of the current health care debate: figuring out if the American people are getting their bang for their buck at the doctor's office.
Very smart people are zoning out of the health care reform debate because they think it's just too complicated.
We're failing miserably to curb the obesity epidemic. But is there a country with a low obesity rate that we can look to as an example? China comes immediately to mind.