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Some of you may have read my diary of a few days ago "I nearly lost my husband last week". I would link to it if I knew how, but I don't. This is my follow-up. The doctor called a family ...
by minerva1157
Comment Count 454 comments on Fri Sep 04, 2009 at 04:21 PM PDT with 902 Recommends
A friend once told me that the wealthy elite didn't want to just "roll back" the New Deal, they wanted to roll back the entire 20th Century. His point was that all the social gains of the 20th ...
by gjohnsit
Comment Count 209 comments on Mon Sep 30, 2013 at 04:32 PM PDT with 692 Recommends
I was inspired by the always excellent nyceve and her [http://www.dailykos.com/story/2009/6/4/738756/-I-was-asked-to-come-to-Washington-and-I-need-your-help diary] that's been sitting atop the Rec ...
by flitedocnm
Comment Count 292 comments on Thu Jun 04, 2009 at 06:03 PM PDT with 674 Recommends
by YucatanMan
Comment Count 233 comments on Wed Dec 14, 2005 at 12:19 PM PST with 365 Recommends
While people are focused on universal care, the Bush Administration is incrementally chipping away at our existing public health safety net. The most recent assault on our public health care ...
by TheFatLadySings
Comment Count 171 comments on Sun Dec 02, 2007 at 09:53 AM PST with 310 Recommends
In this mornings Washington Post is yet another story from these two fine ladies on the problems facing this nations veterans. They stated when they were interviewed in the Imus show that they would ...
by testvet6778
Comment Count 175 comments on Sun Mar 04, 2007 at 10:56 PM PST with 270 Recommends
It's that time of year: hospital admissions are escalating dramatically as people come down with the flu and, if they're disabled or elderly, develop life-threatening complications like pneumonia. I ...
by KelleyRN2
Comment Count 221 comments on Sun Dec 30, 2012 at 02:00 PM PST with 236 Recommends
Momentum is growing, finally, for a crackdown on the disgraceful practice of price gouging in the healthcare industry – and the devastating effect it has on so many American patients and families.
by National Nurses Movement
Comment Count 164 comments on Thu Jan 23, 2014 at 04:11 PM PST with 235 Recommends
Earlier this month, the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) filed what at first blush seems like a very unusual lawsuit against the ...
by Jon Perr
Comment Count 124 comments on Fri Dec 13, 2013 at 02:34 PM PST with 217 Recommends
Hospitals are often deadly. To people. Who catch an infection in their weakened state. Which goes on to kill them. A death-ray robot may do a lot to save those people's lives. He looks a lot like ...
by jpmassar
Comment Count 74 comments on Sun May 19, 2013 at 08:05 PM PDT with 216 Recommends
I'm still shaken by the GOP audiences cheering executions or shouting approval to let uninsured people die if they became sick. This type of mob cruelty, like the shameful blood lust of Romans in ...
by Puddytat
Comment Count 131 comments on Sun Sep 18, 2011 at 12:28 PM PDT with 188 Recommends
Ok This is not literal. Yes I am pissed off and fuming and I think there is steam coming from my ears. However I will get my own revenge with pen and paper well Computer and DK in this case. So ...
by funtony47
Comment Count 108 comments on Tue Apr 28, 2015 at 04:19 PM PDT with 184 Recommends
So says Mark Cordell, a contractor sent in to coordinate repairs at Walter Reed. He reports that, after the problems in Building 18 were exposed, the soldiers were just moved to a building that had ...
by TracieLynn
Comment Count 82 comments on Sat Mar 17, 2007 at 11:49 PM PDT with 181 Recommends
If you're pregnant and wind up in a Catholic hospital, you could find yourself in more trouble after you've seen a doctor than before you walked in the door. Written by Erin Matson for RH Reality ...
by RH Reality Check
Comment Count 97 comments on Tue Mar 26, 2013 at 02:48 PM PDT with 172 Recommends
by SusanHu
Comment Count 116 comments on Sat Jul 22, 2006 at 11:30 AM PDT with 170 Recommends
Despite the catastrophic launch of the Healthcare.gov web site last fall, the Affordable Care Act (ACA) is on pace to hit ...
by Jon Perr
Comment Count 138 comments on Sun Mar 30, 2014 at 09:30 AM PDT with 162 Recommends
The ACLU has filed a law suit against the Catholic Conference of Catholic bishops in regard to health care given (or not given) to women in regard to their reproductive needs when these women go to ...
by varii
Comment Count 156 comments on Mon Dec 02, 2013 at 12:07 PM PST with 162 Recommends
by Joan McCarter
Comment Count 50 comments on Thu May 08, 2014 at 01:33 PM PDT with 155 Recommends
Imagine that the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) warned that America was about to be hit by a preventable epidemic of a deadly, though ...
by Jon Perr
Comment Count 76 comments on Fri Apr 18, 2014 at 10:32 AM PDT with 119 Recommends
Everyone either knows someone or was a victim of Emergency Room Hell . While researching for this diary I ran into rants against local emergency rooms from all over the world. One of ...
by llbear
Comment Count 207 comments on Fri Sep 17, 2010 at 04:36 PM PDT with 112 Recommends