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  • Posted on Wednesday, November 8, 2017
    By Gro Harlem Brundtland and Jimmy Carter | TIME Magazine, November 8, 2017
    “Life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness” are the inalienable rights at the heart of the Declaration of Independence of the United States of America. The text is as dear today to the hearts of the American people as it was when Thomas Jefferson first penned his words nearly two and a half centuries ago.

  • Posted on Sunday, November 5, 2017
    By Jay Desai, M.D. | The Conversation, November 5, 2017
    The presidential symposium at this year’s Annual Meeting of the Child Neurology Society of America in early October in Kansas City raised many eyebrows. The first presentation of this symposium focused on burnout rates among neurologists around the country.

  • Posted on Wednesday, October 25, 2017
    By Augie Lindmark, Vanessa Van Doren, Bryant Shuey, and Andy Hyatt | STAT, October 25, 2017
    Underneath a heap of hospital blankets, Stephen seemed small for a 7-year-old. His chest rose and fell rapidly, a frightening rhythm given his history of asthma.

  • Posted on Friday, November 17, 2017
    Medicare beneficiaries are sicker and face more financial barriers to care than do the elderly in other wealthy nations. Further, the U.S. spends far less proportionately on social services. Clearly we need to do more.
  • Posted on Thursday, November 16, 2017
    The Republicans want to cap Medicaid spending. Some of their proposals for doing so already apply to Puerto Rico. As this report indicates, it has been a disaster.
  • Posted on Wednesday, November 15, 2017
    "The issue of universal coverage is not a matter of economics. Little more than 1 percent of GDP assigned to health could cover it all. It is a matter of soul."