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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