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Archive for October, 2008

POV: Critical Condition

Last night I watched a powerful documentary chronicling about the plight of four of the 47 million uninsured Americans.  P.O.V.’s “Critical Condition” by Roger Weisberg follows four individuals through their experience of getting sick and attempting to secure medical care without insurance. “What happens if you fall sick and are one of 47 million people […]

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Are Family Physicians good for you?

Does an increase in family physicians (FPs) increase individual health? A naive research might believe that we could uncover whether or not this was true by comparing the average health levels of areas with lots of doctors with the average health levels of areas with few doctors. However, doctors often work where there are lots […]

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