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Exploding the Myths About Health Care in America

Wendell Potter | Posted 01.31.2015 | Politics
Wendell Potter

During many weekends in the spring and summer, tens of thousands of fans fill the seats at this racetrack, one of NASCAR's biggest. But over three days in late April or early May every year, the Speedway is transformed into an enormous pop-up health clinic.

Channeling Marie Antoinette to Describe U.S. Health Care

Wendell Potter | Posted 05.10.2014 | Politics
Wendell Potter

You can say, and even believe, that the U.S. has the best health care system in the world if, as I did for many years, you associate only with other folks who share the same world view as you do and if you watch, read and listen to the media that reinforce your preconceived notions.

What Attending a Free Clinic Can Teach Every American About Health Care

Farihah Zaman | Posted 09.01.2012 | Politics
Farihah Zaman

I witnessed the visceral need for health care for all firsthand this April while filming a documentary about a free "pop-up" medical clinic set up on the NASCAR Motor Speedway in Bristol, Tennessee by an organization called Remote Are Medical.

Former Cowboy Provides Free Medical Care To World's Poor

Posted 04.10.2012 | Impact

The costs of medical attention can be exorbitant for a low-income family or an unemployed person -- even if the needs are the same. That's why Stan...

The Uninsured Line Up For Care In Rural Virginia

Tom Sullivan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Tom Sullivan

The Wise County Remote Area Medical clinic is a county fair without the funnel cakes and cotton candy, but with the long lines and wait times you'd find at Disney World. First-come, first-served. Patients appreciate the help more than your average Medicare patient, someone said, because they have invested their time in it.

Fear and Waiting: What the Wise County Clinic Means This Year

Marcella Mroczkowski | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Marcella Mroczkowski

A free medical clinic in the poor southwestern part of Virginia treated over 1,500 patients, some driving up to five hours and sleeping in their cars to secure a place in line.

While Congress Dallies, Desperate Americans Seek Free Health Care

Allison Kilkenny | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Allison Kilkenny

The day before six centrist Senators signed a letter to halt health care reform, citizens were lining up for health care provided by Remote Area Medical, a non-profit relief corps dedicated to providing free health care.

That Other "60 Minutes" Story: About 47 Million Uninsured Americans Desperate For Health Care

Huffington Post | Rachel Sklar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Hey, did you see that shocking video clip from 60 Minutes the other night? The one about an issue pivotal about the current Democratic campaign?