Forgotten Facts About Healthcare


FORGOTTEN FACTS ABOUT HEALTHCARE 1)      Healthcare is not like other forms of insurance. You cannot buy it by the slice. Everyone needs full coverage because no one knows what might happen. 2)      Healthcare can be immensely expensive. Any health care issue can potentially cost one hundred thousand or even one million dollars. 3)      Any form […]

Do Not Be Deceived By Health Savings Plan Proposals


As the Congress discusses the reconfiguration of our health care system, one “solution” that keeps coming up is various options related to health savings plans. These plans need to be recognized for what they really are, a con of the health care consumer. Sure, you can get health care, but you must pay for it […]

Kaiser Permanente – The Perfect Model for a National Health Care System


Kaiser Permanente has created the world’s most integrated health care system.  It is able to offer tremendous coverage at a reasonably modest price due to a large list of compelling features built into the Kaiser Permanente design. Let me state that I have no relationship to Kaiser except as a satisfied patient for over twelve […]

Health Care Crisis in the US


Health Care Issues The Unites States spends 17% of GDP on healthcare, or over $8,400 per capita, more than any other nation.  No other developed country spends more than 12% of GDP on medical care. And yet our people have some of the poorest healthcare outcomes in the developed world.  Some 46 million Americans are […]

Clean Water – The #1 Global Public Health Issue


Clean water is the most serious public health issue in the world. Nearly one billion people in the world do not have access to safe drinking water. A child dies every 15 seconds from a lack of clean water. Two people every second die from contaminated water, poor sanitation and poor hygiene.  Clean water is […]

Plant Based Whole Foods Diet


According to notable doctors, Caldwell Esselstyn, T. Colin Campbell, Mark Hyman, and Santa Rosa’s own John McDougall: If everyone embraced a plant based whole foods diet: The cost of medical care would fall by 70%.  Life expectancy would increase dramatically. Cardiovascular disease would utterly disappear. Obesity and type 2 diabetes would become a rarity. Cancer […]

Let’s End Polio


Poliomyelitis In 1980 the world saw the eradication of smallpox, a disease that had killed 500 million people.  As of today polio is nearly extinguished across the whole planet.  The World Health Organization has been the lead player in this eradication.  Other groups included in the eradication efforts include UNICEF and Rotary International.  To date […]