BT Health Expert Meets With Obama On Health Reform
Weill Cornell Medical College researcher Oliver Fein said yesterday that
the Obama administration is not likely to pursue a single-payer insurance model.
to avoid rancorous bipartisanship and defering to the enormously
profitable pharmaceutical industry, Obama, Fein says, will not advocate
for large-scale change to the current system under which tens of
millions of Americans are left uninsured.
He said such a position by the president "flies in the face of
evidence" that suggests Americans do indeed support a single-payer
Fein proposes comprehensive coverage that is scaled by income, paid for
by a central public fund and delivered through private channels.
Stay tuned for the full interview with Dr. Fein to be released shortly.
Giving our solar system a "slap in the face"
- A stream of galactic debris is hurtling at us, pulling dark matter along with it
- It's traveling so quickly it's been described as a hurricane of dark matter
- Scientists are excited to set their particle detectors at the onslffaught
The climate change we're witnessing is more dramatic than we might think.
A lazy buzz phrase – 'Is this the new normal?' – has been doing the rounds as extreme climate events have been piling up over the past year. To which the riposte should be: it's worse than that – we're on the road to even more frequent, more extreme events than we saw this year.
Once again, our circadian rhythm points the way.
- Seven individuals were locked inside a windowless, internetless room for 37 days.
- While at rest, they burned 130 more calories at 5 p.m. than at 5 a.m.
- Morning time again shown not to be the best time to eat.
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