health care

Reader Input: Be mindful of liberty loss

Did you know that your liberty, your freedom is being lost? Once it is gone you may never get it back. Enemies of your liberty are basic things such as the products you buy, food ...

Reader Input: Citing facts not on writer’s radar

Les Polette is factually wrong on every point he attempts to make (“People wising up to big lies,” Reader Input, Nov. 19). Our present health care system is the most ...

Reader Input: Americans pay more, get less

Most discussion about health care misses a key point: Health care is more costly in the U.S. than in any other industrialized nation, costing us 18 percent of our GDP. Japan (healt ...

Reader Input: Rich parlay fears of white Americans

I guess that if the current blackmail effort by the GOP to force the funding of America to depend on the defunding of health care succeeds, the descent into hell will accelerate. ...

Reader Input: Act doesn’t address system wrongs

Stop what you are doing and pay attention! For most, roughly 85 percent of us, health care in this country was decent and effective. Yes, there were issues that needed to be addres ...

Reader Input: We must make ourselves heard

Mr. (Barack) Obama intends to give to his cronies a favoritism or a pass, if you will, on all aspects of this Obamacare bill. I, for one, intend to stand up and demand that if this ...

Reader Input: ‘First, do no harm’

Today, I saw how “bad” bad health care can be. This story is especially disturbing because the patient is a senior citizen, being treated for a serious condition and he ...

NOON HOUR UPDATE: Community center talk continues; health care changes in the county; Acres of Hope moves and getting your fruits and veggies

  Welcome to the Auburn Journal’s “Noon Hour Update,” where we’ll present you with stories and updates on what’s going on in the news and what w ...

State bill would strip secrecy from health agency

  LOS ANGELES (AP) — Two lawmakers are seeking to strip broad secrecy provisions from the California agency overseeing implementation of President Barack Obama's ...

Reader Input: Health system bankrupts

For those of you who shudder at the word “socialism” when it comes to health care: How are you with the word, “bankruptcy,” unique to capitalism? The Amer ...