health care

Celebrate care reform progress

Death panels, government takeover of the health care system, cutting our Medicare benefits – media opinion shapers who make their money using angry sensationalism — and self-se ...

'Obamacare' a recipe for disaster

I am amazed at the writers who suggest that Obamacare is wonderful. They have been very misinformed in my estimation. This is another huge Government program that will cause prices ...

Reform passage means victory

I am happy that we now have affordable health care for 32 million Americans. We have been denied health insurance coverage because of pre-existing conditions. Finally, insurance ...

Thanks for US health reform

I wanted to thank Barbara Boxer and Dianne Feinstein for helping to pass health care reform. Many people in the Auburn area think that our new legislation is socialism but in real ...

One illness from bankruptcy

Every time I think about the passage of the health care reform bill I find myself feeling excited, not just for myself but for everyone in America. For too long insurance companie ...

Observe civility regarding vote

I object to the “editorial” you published on March 25. You publish Kathleen Parker’s views without regard to fact or reason, as if it is interesting or even worthwhile for ou ...

Nuns stepped up for health care

Congratulations to the U.S. Catholic nuns who defied the bishops and supported the health care bill. Most Catholic nuns are teachers or nurses and deal with people. They work i ...

Stop crying and help the nation

Before these Republican “mouths” put another foot in their own mouths, we need to remind them that Mr. (George W.) Bush was in charge when weapons of mass deception was used as ...

For-profit health care inefficient

The inefficiencies of requiring hundreds of different forms for submitting claims costs health care providers 12 percent — 20 percent of the money providers receive for services ...

Workers comp a major waste

Our government doesn’t belong in our health care. They control workers comp and the only advice I can give people is don’t get hurt at work. You’re turned into a human guine ...