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Health Care Spending

Are 'We the People' Baby-Eaters from The Road?

Olivia Rosewood | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Olivia Rosewood

The only way I could relate to the brutality of the fictitious cannibalism of The Road was through my experience with our country's health care system.

Public Health Care Spending To EXCEED Private Insurance Spending In 2011

Wall Street Journal | PETER LANDERS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

For the first time, government programs next year will account for more than half of all U.S. health-care spending, federal actuaries predict, as the ...

The Real Cost of Obesity

Arthur Agatston, M.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Arthur Agatston, M.D.

No matter what health care delivery system this country adopts, no matter what plan or series of plans are enacted, it will be bankrupted in no time b...

Healthcare Reform That Conservatives Could Love

Nathan Lewis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Nathan Lewis

No "healthcare reform" plan is going to work that involves spending more money. That would just make the problem worse.

Obama Wants New Cuts In Federal Health Spending

AP | CHARLES BABINGTON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama said Saturday he wants to help pay for his health care overhaul by slowing Medicare and Medicaid spending, b...

Health Care Spending Increased 6.2% In 2007

AP | KEVIN FREKING | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON — Health care continued to take up a greater share of the economy in 2007, as spending on hospitals, doctors and other services incre...