If the buying power of the American public were used to negotiate drug prices with the manufacturers, we would not have to be beholden to insurance companies to tell us what drugs we can get.
Debra Axness is recovering from treatment for breast cancer. She is writing a memoir of her experience of what is was like to undergo cancer treatment in another country.
I took my dollars overseas for my cancer care, and avoided throwing them away on wasteful practices and administrative costs and profit-driven providers.
Vermont has become the first state in the union to pass a single-payer universal health-care law for its residents.