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Charlie Munger says single-payer healthcare is the solution

by Andy Serwer, Yahoo Finance, May 7, 2017

Charlie Munger says that single-payer healthcare is the answer to fix the nation’s healthcare system woes. A long-standing Republican, the Berkshire Hathaway vice-chairman acknowledges it is an unusual position for someone from his party to espouse. […]

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vote-1286584_960_720Pick Your 2016 Presidential Prescription for Health Care!
by Georgia Brewer, HEAL California, October 18, 2016
The election is almost here and it’s an extremely important one when it comes to health care. Thanks to the Affordable Care Act, nobody gets to go through life without dealing with health care or health insurance (or both). So you’d better get informed before Election Day to make the best choice possible. Being undecided is simply not an option anymore! While it’s true that the president can’t directly do very much about health care, as we explained in our article The 2016 Presidential Race and the Future of Health Care, we’ve seen how influential President Obama was in taking the Affordable Care Act over the finish line. The next president will make a major difference when it comes to our health care (and many other issues, too). The better you understand the options, the more confidence you will have in your vote. Get the facts about Trump’s 7 Point […]

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pills-576x384“Pig” Pharma & Prop 61, The Drug Price Relief Act
by Georgia Brewer, HEAL California, September 2, 2016

The panic over skyrocketing drug prices is growing exponentially. When it was mainly patients with rare diseases facing obscene price hikes for medicine, many Americans gritted their teeth and looked away, grateful it wasn’t their problem. But now “trickle down” has a new meaning. More and more of us (including children) who have fairly common ailments like diabetes and allergies are suddenly discovering we cannot afford the medicines we depend on to live. The outrageous mess with Mylan Pharmaceuticals’ EpiPen is only the most recent, glaring example, but the prices of insulin, Gleevac, Solvaldi and others are exploding too. “Big Business Picking Our Pockets” Per Michael Winship, senior writer for BillMoyers.com, in his article Drugs and Privilege: Big Business, Congress and the EpiPen (Nation of Change, 8/31/16): “…this is one more, big old scam — yet another case of big business trying to pull the wool over […]
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