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August, 2012

“It’s a floor wax. No, it’s a dessert topping.”

August 31, 2012 – Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan are peddling a magical Medicare concoction that's appetizing to seniors – promised protection from $716 in… Read more

Convention’s pants on fire over Obamacare

August 30, 2012 – Perhaps conventions are not where you expect truth to be told. But should they at least be places where lies are not so… Read more

A GOP victory and women’s health?

August 26, 2012 – On the eve of the Republican Convention, blogger Maggie Mahar wonders, "What would a Republican victory in November mean for women's… Read more

Health reform: it’s having each other’s back

August 17, 2012 – Alleged Obamacare-related increase in price of Papa John's pizza ? 11 cents. Ensuring working Americans have a health care safety net?… Read more

Ryan’s Medicare plan would ‘pave Paradise’

August 16, 2012 – It's not particularly helpful to either demonize or lionize Paul Ryan. Medicare needs to change and he has certainly made it a major point… Read more

Health Wonk Review for August 15, 2012

August 16, 2012 – The latest edition of Health Wonk Review is hosted by the kind folks over at the Disease Management Care Blog t's chock full of health… Read more

Paul Ryan is a clarifying choice

August 12, 2012 – Mitt Romney's selection of Paul Ryan as his running mate brings into focus Romney's willingness to weaken the government’s core… Read more

Massachusetts still leads way on reform

August 9, 2012 – In colonial times, Massachusetts was considered the "Cradle of Liberty" as the center of the fight for American Independence. That spirit… Read more

Student has s’Tweet’ healthcare victory

August 3, 2012 – Aetna CEO Mark T. Bertolini obviously heard Arijit Guha's Tweets – and felt the resulting heat – ultimately deciding that Aetna would… Read more