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I Believe In Universal Health Care

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 138 People

    There Are No Words To Describe My Fury

    I am very political and very opinionated. I am very liberal and very much an atheist. I have followed every twist and turn of this healthcare 'debate', from death panels to rationed care to the town halls to... well, it's too long a story to talk about the whole journey. I'll...
    VendettA12 VendettA12 33, M 2 Responses Dec 17, 2009

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    It Has Worked

    Look at the Canadian Polls.  The one thing they are most proud of is their national health care system.  I don't care how you do it or what you call it:  capitalism, socialism, welfare, right, responsibility. Just do it. If you are against a program that...
    Firetech Firetech 56-60, M 27 Responses Oct 9, 2008

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    It Is Everyone`s Right.

    we have crippled our nation by making the health care system more and more a thing of wealth.lost productivity because pepole are not going to the dr. untill it is to the point of an emergancy.and then with the cost.more pepole each year are  filling for bankruptcy because...
    ghostofmyself ghostofmyself 36-40 1 Response Mar 14, 2009

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    It's a Matter of Values and Will

    When we move to the day when we can say that health care is a universal right, that every man, woman, and child is entitled to good, accessible, quality health care no matter their condition, maybe we'll get somewhere. As long as some people think health care is a commodity to be...
    clandestinebookworm clandestinebookworm 36-40, M Oct 9, 2008

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    Why Do We Not Take Care of Our Own?

    As an American Male I am faced with the same problem so many are these days.  I know it's not just men that have this problem but it seems we're the hardest hit.  I have no insurance, and unless I have a job that gives me insurance (which I usually can't afford to pay...
    BlasphemousAngel BlasphemousAngel 31-35, M 6 Responses Apr 29, 2009

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    Decouple Health Care From Corporate Employment

    I would like a healthcare system which decouples health delivery from corporate employment.   I look forward to the day when we as a democratic people share this cost more directly instead of hiding it and inflating behind non-democratic institutions.  In the...
    MarkFree MarkFree 51-55, M 3 Responses Nov 23, 2009

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    Profit Off the Sick and Disable

    I cannot believe that in our society that some people believe that making a profit off the sick and disable is a great idea. The only kind of person that believes that it is a good idea is someone that has a financial interest in the current system or an idiot. I do not think...
    Socialgood Socialgood 22-25, M 1 Response Jul 31, 2009

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    GP and Independent Health Professionals HAVE To

    Improve EFFICIENCY via ACHIEVING ECONOMY OF SCALE....... Summary- GP practices and all independent health professional services such as dentists etc are run like small businesses. There is no economy of scale which could reduce costs at all. Other industries would have achieved...
    jiaberg jiaberg 51-55, M Apr 30

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    interlink2 interlink2 46-50, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Fenton Law Group: Writs and Appeals In dealing with state and federal healthcare agencies, Fenton Law Group regularly files writ proceedings to compel compliance with the law. At...
    kaivaughn kaivaughn 31-35, M 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    I was raised by a single mother. There is nothing wrong with a woman owning property in her own name, equal pay for equal work or making her own health care decisions. Women are...
    CrazyWaterSpring CrazyWaterSpring 51-55, M 2 Responses Sep 22

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    Ethics plus compassion. Trying to be better than my abusers. Devoted to frauds. Every pick turns on me. And health care services are a joke. Equal in size to...
    Livyn4pals Livyn4pals 46-50, M 1 Response 18 hrs ago

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    I posted this up as a response, but it's rather reflective of my view on the idea of a god. I'm more a believer in the individual person and people and the common good than I am...
    YohKomori YohKomori 22-25, M 8 hrs ago

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    Friends! If you are confused seeing my experiences clashing against each other's conceptions then please red this story.. 1.) I joined stories so that I can accommodate my profile...
    ExUser007 ExUser007 18-21, F 4 hrs ago

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    V The Universal Presence Whither shall I go from thy spirit? or whither shall I flee from thy presence?—Psa. 139:7 In all Christian teaching certain basic truths are found...
    Cootamundra Cootamundra 70+, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Well if we talked at length you know I am super food conscious and very much about healthy eating. I was checking my newsfeed here today and saw this group come up. Suddenly it...
    ClaudNine ClaudNine 18-21, F 1 Response 59 mins ago

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    Jesus & Shakespeare are libraries of ideas not historic individual people? In the past individuals did not exist in the same way as today. Social groups created work and then used...
    sogdianrock sogdianrock 51-55, M Oct 4

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    Part 1 God bless everyone. Have you talked to god? Tell him all your worries and don't be afraid. He wants to help so call him. He loves you. I want to share with you guys...
    MarGuz5334 MarGuz5334 22-25, F 3 Responses a week ago

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    INDEPENDENT NEWS EBOLA PIOTRGRZYWACZ-NET EDITORIAL NOTE: ACCORDING TO UNPROVEN SOURCES EBOLA TOOK SO FAR 20 000 LIVES. 1000 OF PEOPLE ARE DYING WEEKLY AT THIS STAGE OF DISEASE...
    Bolek Bolek 41-45, M 7 Responses Oct 9

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    Can you answer who are you?Forget your this Identity..totally submurge your ego with a question mark (?) and go to flash back..can you see something else?No, i am going to discuss...
    ExUser007 ExUser007 18-21, F 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    This is my problem. Thinking too much and caring too much so I am always the one who suffer. When I have friends, especially best friend, I would love her too much that I will give...
    Seeree123 Seeree123 16-17, F 3 Responses 5 hrs ago

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    I hate how some people smoke or drink or do drugs eat extremely unhealthy. I know a lot of it is either their choice or something they can't control I won't judge some one by it I...
    singledaddy101 singledaddy101 31-35, M 1 Response Oct 5

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    "While I agree that no claims of treatment or cures should ever be made against any disease until they are supported by substantial evidence, there are some shocking facts about...
    Aimee17 Aimee17 41-45, F 2 Responses Sep 26

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    I was raise to be a Christian, but when I turned 21 I decided to explore other religions and my partner took me to a Unitarian church. I quickly learned that this church was a...
    crystalSTARtaylor crystalSTARtaylor 22-25, F 3 days ago

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    The internet provides a playground for bullies. People who lash out behind their keyboards at easy targets. We have made taboo certain discrimination in our society, such that it...
    Faerylightinexile Faerylightinexile 41-45, F 4 Responses Oct 1

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    Source: http://www.totalhealthmagazine.com/articles/anti-aging/earthing-amazing-healing-power-beneath-your-feet.html Article by: Stephen T. Sinatra, MD Connecting the human...
    HayBail HayBail 22-25, F 2 Responses Oct 10

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    Let's say you have total control over your next incarnation. What would you decide your life to be? Here's mine: -Healthy life, healthy parents / family. Having a relatively...
    CitanKainUzuki CitanKainUzuki 26-30 2 Responses 18 hrs ago

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    My Daughter is Unstoppable and Stronger than she looks!!! I look after her and I do my best to keep her safe, happy and healthy all the time. It makes me happy to see her thriving...
    LadyGypsy LadyGypsy 36-40, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    Health News Micron & Associates Blog — How To Keep Your Brain Fit: 5 Health Tips To Help Avoid Alzheimer's Disease Part 2While everyone wants to get fit and look good, we...
    territinsley territinsley 22-25, F Oct 2

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    I admire exceptional posteriors, and dishonesty is not in my nature. Allies and countrymen, surely this truth is universal!
    RustinCohle RustinCohle 18-21, M Sep 23

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    The Spirit and The Star What comes of this link Between two entities One wishes to travel, bringing the revelation The star unimaginably powerful, none can see the link The...
    ymfas ymfas 26-30, M 1 Response Sep 26

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    I WILL FIX YOUEp - you were sick so I came and I make you alive,Now please read this and understand and I will heal you next.Trust me.Here is story that my friend wrote. Her name...
    Bolek Bolek 41-45, M 1 Response Sep 30

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    "The Third World War must be fomented by taking advantage of the differences caused by the “agentur” of the “Illuminati” between the political Zionists and the leaders of...
    Kittenpowee Kittenpowee 31-35, F 7 Responses Oct 13

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    I believe in looking for the good in every situation. The cup is half full kind of thinking. But the truth is, I was upset. I have only received a quarter an hour raise in the...
    akindheart akindheart 56-60, F 5 Responses Oct 1

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    Frankly, That's Just A Bullshit Excuse Most people nowadays come from divorced parents & they turn out just fine. If anything, I think it is more harmful for the children to grow...
    deadmoon deadmoon 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 7

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    Doctors are useless! Apparently pills and drugs are the answers these days and well they are wrong! They got everything wrong with me treating me as if i'm a lab rat and i'm the...
    MilweePetite MilweePetite 18-21, F Oct 11

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    I love this sermon. "God's going to ask us at the day of judgment, "Why didn't you receive the Holy Ghost? Why wasn't you borned of the Spirit? Why wasn't you this way and that...
    jemdl21 jemdl21 16-17, F 4 Responses 7 hrs ago

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    I am with my father now. He went for a smoke. He's on the phone while smoking. I bet I knew who he is talking to. I was in pain, physically, emotionally, mentally, since the past...
    ParkerMaguire ParkerMaguire 26-30, M 4 Responses 6 hrs ago

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    So this month George Clooney finally got married to Amal. The most eligible bachelor in Hollywood tied the knot. It's like the universe finally saying that dreams do come true...
    playmom playmom 41-45 1 Response 5 hrs ago

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    Do you believe somthing invisble really exists?
    thongngam thongngam 22-25, F 13 Responses 4 hrs ago

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    If I speak in the languages of angels and of men, but do not have love, I am only a resounding gong or a clanging cymbal. If I have the gift of prophecy and can fathom all...
    PaleRyder PaleRyder 51-55, M 2 hrs ago

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    There is something seriously wrong when religious morals are the basis for law making. Just because you think its taboo for a man to love a man doesn't mean everyone feels the same...
    Thatonegirl53 Thatonegirl53 18-21, F 2 Responses Sep 29

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    "I have worked with Dino and his workforce for many years. In my view he is a wonderful clinician putting his sufferers wants initially and treating them Along with the utmost care...
    Laurenazrj90 Laurenazrj90 31-35, M 1 Response Oct 1

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    Something I wrote to him, although I didn't send it. Thank you. I have a lot of things to thank you for. Thank you for showing me how to love and supposedly be "loved". Thank...
    weightingforhappiness weightingforhappiness 18-21, F Oct 2

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    I have always found it strange why in the USA fundamentalist tv preachers seem to flourish and have thousands of followers while in the UK they never have . The UK does have people...
    mickyfin mickyfin 61-65, M 2 Responses Sep 22

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    Get in touch with us these days to timetable an appointment with us. We will probably be much more than joyful to present different solutions to convey again your smile.In...
    Laurenazrj90 Laurenazrj90 31-35, M 1 Response Oct 2

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         Our society has created this perfect image that we all idolize like its something we all have to be. And look what has become of it. Eating disorders, Anorexia...
    MKM18 MKM18 18-21, F 4 Responses Sep 22

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    I've spoken before about my lack of connection and how I feel really closed off. I got a feeling that I had to do something to commit, or just show love, like saying a prayer every...
    DorothyWheresOz DorothyWheresOz 18-21, F 3 Responses