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A Shortage of Nurses or Doctors? Which Costs a Patient More?

A “Shortage of Doctors” sign in front of any modern hospital would have patients fleeing in droves, driving the round asphalt driveway at warp speed right past the Emergency Room door, and right back onto the main highway, looking for the next hospital-...

Standing Up or Rolling Over?

The President unveiled a statue of Rosa Parks yesterday — the little old black lady who had the courage to stay in her seat on the bus while being threatened by the bully white bus driver. With that one action, she really began to make civil rights happen. She...

3: Using Questions as a Machete to Cut a Path!

Day 2: 1- Researching the Medicare for Seniors book again. Every day for at least 10 hours.  Want to save others’ time!  Fourth full day in a row. Maybe I’ll call it “Survival Guide for Seniors-Part D.” I have to try it myself before I can...

5: Strike in the Night!

Day 4: It’s late enough that I’m going to try to call the healthcare companies because now maybe I won’t have to wait hours on hold to get some information. They say they’re open 24 hours a day. I hope the person I get isn’t taking a nap! Today they...

7: This Really is the Mad Hatter’s Tea Party!

Day 6: Okay, after a night’s sleep and a few prayers, I’m in a better mood. I mean how hard can it be to find one plan that will cover most of my medications? Even if they are brand names? I mean this is America, they say we have the finest Health Care....