I acknowledge that a fair debate on health care can be had. But what I have no patience for is the ignorance being injected into our national consciousness, most recently by Sarah Palin.
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What does it say about our society when government requires us to purchase health insurance and fines us for not doing so yet provides no support to make this possible?
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If outright lies end up killing health care reform, the Republicans will have won, but, more importantly, the American people will have lost.
Last week, Rep. Waxman paneled a discussion at UCLA on climate change. Later, he was gracious enough to sit down with me for an interview.
Reformers were naïve if they thought the world had changed simply because there were new tenants in the majority offices on the Hill or in the White House.
Bringing lobbyists from Big Pharma into the health care negotiations is anathema to the process and makes them feel like they deserve a place at that table.
The White House has abandoned any real effort to control costs in the pharma sector and Democrats have taken this hands-off approach as a green light to side with Big Pharma.
Far from being a font of innovation, the drug market has become stagnant. Companies squander a fortune developing "me-too" drugs so they can take out a new patent and receive another avalanche of profits.
The wars in Iraq and Afghanistan were sold to the nation as moral imperatives, not as taxpayer burdens. The health care debate has been framed as a taxpayer burden instead of a moral imperative.
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Most decent people cannot conceive that anyone would profit from knowingly harming others. That is the flaw in capitalism. And that is one reason that evil can exist.
For 16 days Katherine, I and the rest of the crew worked 12 to 14 hours a day. She napped on my couch, she played with my kids, she knitted on my porch. She even wore my underwear.
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As someone who spent ten years inside the pharmaceutical industry, I can tell you one thing for sure: Big Pharma goes where the money is. And the money is with the ladies.
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Gupta downplays safety risks in treatments, and was criticized for his reporting on Vioxx, a pain medication that was withdrawn from the market in 2004 because it causes heart attacks.
For dying patients with no therapy that is working, compassionate use programs exist to provide drugs in phase II or III clinical trials when the patient was ineligible to participate in the trial.
We need to help the majority of doctors redesign the way they "do business." That includes changing incentives so that a small minority of physicians don't benefit from doing the wrong thing.
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