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I Believe In Universal Health Care

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 144 People

    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 5 Responses Apr 29, 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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    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...
    VentNote VentNote 51-55, M Apr 30, 2014

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    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 31-35, M 2 Responses Dec 17, 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 2 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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    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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    we have it here in Canada,

    not PERFECT but it works :-)
    cashetty69 cashetty69 51-55, M Nov 12, 2015

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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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    Life is too short to wake up with regrets. Believe everything happens for a reason. If you get a second chance, grab it with both hands. If it changes your life, let it. No one...
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    Life is too short to wake up with regrets. Believe everything happens for a reason. If you get a second chance, grab it with both hands. If it changes your life, let it. No one...
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    I've been the caregiver/nanny/baby sitter for my twin grandchildren since they were 3 months old, and it has been such a blessing and has changed my life. They are so precious and...
    debbienc debbienc 61-65, T 14 hrs ago

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    Like the time I could have got into my friends car for a ride home... only for him to have a car accident. Like the time I suspected my x husband was having an affair Like the...
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    Recently I learned of someone taking advantage of my friend. And don't tend to care if you talking about me, use me, whatever, but as soon as you talk about or do something to hurt...
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    ...i buy mostly whole grain foods. i love soy milk and almond milk. ...i am not very active so i try not to eat more than i need. thanks for holding me accountable. i have an...
    cosmosdrift cosmosdrift 31-35, F 21 hrs ago

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    ...i believe in having one husband or wife and committing myself to them in every way. i never want anyone or anything stand between my husband and i. i want to put Christ and God...
    cosmosdrift cosmosdrift 31-35, F 21 hrs ago

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    Universal Healthcare accessible to all regardless of income Some things such as Housing, Education and Health should not be left to the market to decide Education should be...
    splashUK2014 splashUK2014 46-50, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    ElephantSH0ES ElephantSH0ES 46-50, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    My older brother (24) is an avid golfer who lives in Florida, so he golfs every day the golf course is open. He also apparently tries to eat a very healthy diet, and this, coupled...
    Caridinals21 Caridinals21 22-25, M 3 days ago

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    I believe sex is a basic human need. When I'm sexually frustrated it intensifies my emotions and I feel more anxious and stressed. But when I finally c*m, it's like I can think...
    Annurban Annurban 26-30, F 20 Responses 3 days ago

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    I have a balanced diet of fruits and vegetables together with meat and the necessary. Although I have KFC once a week :D I exercise about 2~3 times a week(inclusive of school PE...
    iiTetraLoh iiTetraLoh 18-21, F 3 days ago

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    A philosophy professor stood before his class with some items on the table in front of him. When the class began, wordlessly he picked up a very large and empty mayonnaise jar and...
    saad31 saad31 26-30, M 4 days ago

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    100s of many years of political and socio-economic problems combined with racial persecution, poverty and even more lately drug violence have forced full of migration of Hispanics...
    vagarland65 vagarland65 36-40, M Jan 29

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    At the outset of existence we all know you need to be ready. As students, we consider lectures and then we are ready just in case your teacher calls here. While building careers...
    vagarland65 vagarland65 36-40, M Jan 29

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    Mental health awareness is absolutely necessary. It's amazing how many people don't know the difference between the mentally ill and mentally disabled. Mental illness is greatly...
    CNSPRCYTHRY CNSPRCYTHRY 26-30, M Jan 28

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    I still believe long distance relationships can work. I still believe that I can show you how much I love you. Yes, it takes a lot of work and careful communication. There has to...
    mar3sword mar3sword 18-21, M Jan 28

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    Having Trouble With Dental Care? Check Out These Tips! Does the thought of going to a dentist make you nervous? Do you ignore your toothaches in the side that doesn't hurt you...
    dentalcareu dentalcareu 22-25, M Jan 28

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    I can't take this anymore...NO! NO! I refuse to be a normal teenage girl and freak out. But I can't take it. I really don't know what to do...or how to do it. I can't even...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Jan 27

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    Like most people, this past January I've tried to adopt a more healthier diet. I have made simple and gradual changes, for I feel this is the best way to adopt a healthier diet...
    ImperfectWeather ImperfectWeather 22-25, F 2 Responses Jan 25

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    So many people are so lonely and lost. After literally reading thousands of stories and questions and comments, it seems that 'true' love is the answer. It seems when one is loved...
    SmartSweet1 SmartSweet1 51-55, F 2 Responses Jan 25

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    America is no longer the greatest country in the world, as we are practically the only country that doesn't have this. And that's really screwed up. Perhaps we'd have less crazy...
    awaywego4 awaywego4 26-30, F 6 Responses Jan 25

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    I never imagined the turn of events my life would go thru 2015. I truly believe that my new years resolution , i had set for myself that year, might have trigger a ticking time...
    4rmSin 4rmSin 26-30, F Jan 24

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