Understanding Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton’s Health Care Reform Proposals

Good morning, Hank. It’s Tuesday. Let’s talk about the healthcare proposals of Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton, but first I should say that if you’re interested in healthcare or health in general, you should check out Health Care Triage, hosted by Dr. Aaron Carroll. It’s an amazing show. Okay, to understand the candidates’ proposals, we […]

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The collapse of Venezuela, explained

The collapse of Venezuela, explained

Venezuela was once the richest country in Latin America. It has the largest known oil reserves in the world. And its democratic government was once praised world wide. But today, Venezuela’s democratic institutions and its economy are in shambles. The country has the highest inflation in the world, making food and medicine inaccessible to most […]

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Is Obamacare Working? The Affordable Care Act Five Years Later

Is Obamacare Working? The Affordable Care Act Five Years Later

Good morning Hank, it’s Tuesday- what is this weird, non-airport background? Anyway, yesterday was the five year anniversary of the signing of the Affordable Care Act, widely known as Obamacare, which made me wonder if it’s, ya’know, like, uh… worked. So here’s the summary of what I found. In the United States in 2009 more […]

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What if all US health care costs were transparent? | Jeanne Pinder

So, a little while ago, members of my family had three bits of minor surgery, about a half hour each, and we got three sets of bills. For the first one, the anesthesia bill alone was 2,000 dollars; the second one, 2,000 dollars; the third one, 6,000 dollars. So I’m a journalist. I’m like, what’s […]

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Why we can’t fix our healthcare system | Ayesha Khalid | TEDxBeaconStreet

Why we can’t fix our healthcare system | Ayesha Khalid | TEDxBeaconStreet

Translator: Jim Taylor Reviewer: Denise RQ A while back, I was driving to work one day, and my son Adam asked me a question, “Mommy, what do you do for a living? What’s your job? I quickly answered, “Adam, I’m an ear, nose, and throat doctor. I operate near people’s brains.” I peeked into the […]

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Health Care Reform (U1025) – Full Video

Health Care Reform (U1025) – Full Video

Music Reality. Captured in user friendly symbols and processed for understanding. Music The Idea Channel. Alain, I think both of us would agree that one of the major problems in the whole medical care area, closely connected with the present crisis, is the practice we’ve gotten into of having the employer, in the main, be […]

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Caller – Socialism Has Always Failed

Caller – Socialism Has Always Failed

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Doctors Explain Why U.S. Healthcare Is So Expensive (HBO)

Doctors Explain Why U.S. Healthcare Is So Expensive (HBO)

Mitch McConnell unveiled new modifications to the GOP health care bill today in his latest attempt to sway 50 Republican senators to get behind repealing and replacing Obamacare. The new bill adds $45 billion to help states deal with the opioid crisis— a nod to previous holdouts Rob Portman of Ohio and Shelley Moore Capito […]

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This Bricklaying Robot Can Build Walls Faster Than Humans (HBO)

This Bricklaying Robot Can Build Walls Faster Than Humans (HBO)

— In Congress today, a House subcommittee approved draft legislation that would allow manufacturers to put up to 100,000 driverless vehicles per year on the road. It’s a step towards robots replacing us behind the wheel— and phasing out taxi and truck drivers. That’s a ways off, but there’s one robot named SAM who doesn’t […]

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Why Can’t America Have a Grown-Up Healthcare Conversation?

Why Can’t America Have a Grown-Up Healthcare Conversation?

Good morning, Hank. It’s Tuesday. So, you know the Obamacare insurance exchanges that, depending on your political perspective, are either the cause of or the solution to so many of America’s health care problems? Only about six percent of Americans actually get their insurance through those exchanges. Now, that’s obviously very important to those six […]

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