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Healthcare reform to help millions

From listening to Republicans, I thought that nobody would benefit from healthcare reform. I guess they were wrong. From AP: The first stage of President Barack Obama’s health care overhaul is expected to provide coverage to about 1 million uninsured Americans by next year, according to government estimates. That’s a small share of the uninsured, but in a shaky economy, experts say it’s notable. Many others — more than 100 million people — are getting new benefits that improve their existing coverage. Overall costs appear modest at this point, split among taxpayers, employers and individuals who directly benefit, although the biggest

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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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