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Healthier relationship would benefit all


Last winter break, an executive manager of a large, highly respected hospital in South Dakota jokingly told me “you are more likely to be killed by misdiagnosis from your family doctor than by your anesthesiologist.” Aside from the specialists, most of the doctors at the University Park Health Center are in family practice, trained to […]

Bridging the information gap


The latest crack at health reform in Washington seems as drawn out as it is convoluted. But understanding it is simpler than it looks.

State Democrats face formidable roadblocks


There are very few Californians who still approve of Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger — at least when it comes to politics. That’s why the state’s upcoming gubernatorial race has sparked such a wide range of responses. Some are excited, hoping for change; others indifferent, knowing that no single person could possibly undo the vast array of […]