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What is Health Insurance, and Why Do You Need It?: Health Care Triage #2

In this episode of Healthcare Triage, Dr. Aaron Carroll gets some surprised questions from "friend of Obama" John Green who is still waiting for his big government giveaway . Unfortunately, insurance still costs money, and it's still really complicated. Aaron … Continue reading

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Health Care Overhaul Summarized Via MASSIVE PIG

In which John sweats through his shirt while discussing the American health care system and various proposals for reform, including the public option, nonprofit health insurance cooperatives, and continuing to feed the pig. HERE ARE A LOT OF LINKS TO … Continue reading

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Why Are American Health Care Costs So High?

In which John discusses the complicated reasons why the United States spends so much more on health care than any other country in the world, and along the way reveals some surprising information, including that Americans spend more of their … Continue reading

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On Pain

In which John discusses chronic physical pain during and after a visit to the dentist. I highly recommend Elaine Scarry's The Body in Pain to anyone who lives with chronic pain or loves someone who does: http://www.amazon.com/Body-Pain-Making-Unmaking-World/dp/0195049969 Thanks to Mike … Continue reading

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