Tag: Care

Secretary Kathleen Sebelius speaks out on health care reform

Former Kansas Governor and now Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius wrote an op-ed that appears in Yahoo! News. The sentiment of the article is correct, that the current system is not sustainable. She then mentions a degree of consensus around “cost controls, guaranteed coverage and providing more choices.” (I’m not sure what “providing more choices” really means because I believe that all Americans just want excellent healthcare. One choice.) She then goes ahead and points out the problem of the 46 million Americans not being covered and millions more being underinsured. She correctly points out that Republicans are obstructing

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Lack of dental care blamed for child's death

This happens every day. I’m not sure how the media picked up on this story but this is an every occurrence in my field. Folks can’t afford their meds and they are readmitted to the hospital over and over again. People come in the hospital complaining of a cough that they have had for 6 weeks. The problem is multi-factorial. Education. Better Access. Affordable. Fix those and then you are in business. No one that I know has a plan to really fix all of this. Nice post here.

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Da' Boyz take care of business

The Cowboys started a little slow against the lowly Titans with an interception on the first drive.  The defense also started slow.  Allowing the Titans to drive more than 60 yards for their opening field goal.  Slowly but surely the Cowboys begin to get it in gear.  They dominated the first half except for a scoring drive at the end of the half.  Drew Bledsoe almost found Terrell Owens at the back of the end zone.  Owens almost made a spectacular catch.  Bledsoe should have made a better pass.  So instead of getting seven points we were going to settle for

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Errington C. Thompson, MD

Dr. Thompson is a surgeon, scholar, full-time sports fan and part-time political activist. He is active in a number of community projects and initiatives. Through medicine, he strives to improve the physical health of all he treats.


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