Beyond Labels

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Notes 15 May 2017

Will Republicans keep the house? The average loss of the president’s party in the House has been 23 seats.

More nuanced from 538 “Donald Trump is unpopular enough that Republicans could lose the House, but there’s a lot of uncertainty.”

What the GOP gamble on healthcare means for the midterms

How Trump Could Rearrange the U.S. House

Doctors control the number of doctors in America (Mother Jones)

Synthroid vs generic medication

Why is healthcare so expensive in the US

From PBS: why does healthcare cost so much

In all of Ontario there are 11 hospitals that can do open heart surgery. Pennsylvania has roughly the population of Ontario and it has a bit over 60 hospitals that can do open heart surgery. So there’s no way you can operate on as many people in Ontario as you can in Pennsylvania even if you operated around the clock.

Office of Inspector General report on replacement schedule for CPAP supplies Bottom line: OIG did a study that says Medicare allows too-frequent replacement; Medicare says “no thanks.”

Is it Ethical for Doctors to give Placebos

Heart Surgery in India $1,500 vs $106,000 in the US

Costs of bypass surgery around the world:

MD LIve  $49.00 or less per visit

  • Acne
  • Allergies
  • Constipation
  • Cough
  • Diarrhea
  • Ear problems
  • Fever
  • Flu
  • Headache
  • Insect bites
  • Nausea / vomiting
  • Pink eye
  • Rash
  • Respiratory problems
  • Sore throats
  • Urinary problems / UTI
  • Vaginitis
  • and more



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