A massive, cross-country occupation, with doctors and other healthcare personnel joining in, would make the point to the insurers that the public is sick and tired of the gross, despicable, inhumane behavior of an industry that holds our lives and wellbeing in its clutches.
Spending money now to prevent chronic disease and curb the growing obesity rates in America is the right thing to do. Prevention programs are imperative to controlling the exploding growth in health care costs.
Our message, which parallels the voices ringing out this year in the streets of Madison, Lansing, Columbus, and other embattled cities, is America's workers built this country, and we're going to take it back.
Can anyone put a price tag on the remaining time we have in our last days and months? With healthcare consuming 20% of our economy by 2019, we aren't going to be able to ignore the question much longer.
As we learn more about fat, we're discovering that it plays a variety of roles in the body's complex web if chemical interactions It's not simply a passive storehouse for extra calories, but rather an active organ.