Monthly Archive: January 2012

Jan 19 2012

The 2012 Elections and the Issue of Healthcare Reform

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This column first appeared in the Syracuse Post Standard January 17, 2012 During both the 2008 and 2010 elections, the issue of reforming the American healthcare system was the focus of overwhelming amounts of misinformation and disinformation. Remember the email about Senior Death Panels?  It explained that the healthcare reform bill would allow Medicare to …

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Jan 05 2012

Your Most Important Health Resolution for 2012

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This column first appeared in the Syracuse Post Standard January 3, 2012 When considering health-related resolutions, you probably expect me to wax poetic on the virtue of losing weight or quitting smoking.  But no, this resolution actually trumps them both. Perhaps the most important health resolution you can make for 2012 is to establish a …

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