If you ask most people what Cuba is famous for, they might say two things: rum and cigars. But if you ask the Cuban left-wingers what Cuba is known for, they usually say something totally different: medical care and education. Despite government oppression and poverty, el lider maximo and his...
Many of the people who worked at Renaissance fairs had no health insurance. So the staff developed a system to help. RACHEL MARTIN, host: Driving America's health care system can feel like a medieval torture device, especially in finance. Therefore, the people working at the Renaissance exhibition proposed a solution, which...
Many of the people who worked at Renaissance fairs had no health insurance. So the staff developed a system to help. RACHEL MARTIN, host: Driving America's health care system can feel like a medieval torture device, especially in finance. Therefore, the people working at the Renaissance exhibition proposed a solution, which...
Atlanta is trying to fulfill MLK's legacy in health care. Despite the public safety commissioner bloom connor's 1963 dogs attacked the Alabama Birmingham civil rights demonstrators, but Martin Luther King's hometown of Atlanta, leaders are honing their "the city is too busy to hate" reputation. Fifty years after the death of...
The Arizona prison faces federal sanctions on prisoners' health care. The company supervised the treatment of prisoners in state prisons without constant care. A former doctor's E-mail describes a grim picture that should be improved in court reconciliation. David green, host: Now let's turn our attention to Arizona, where state prisons may...
What do British people think of national health service? LULU garcia-navarro, host: This month, President trump sparked outrage in Britain, where he said the country's national health service had "caused a stir and didn't work". British officials responded to polls showing that most britons love the NHS. They just want to...
What does it mean for your country if the republicans return to health care? On Friday, John McCain threatened the republican party's latest "affordable care act" and backed the so-called graham cassidy bill when he said he was "unconscionably". But McCain also said he could support the substance of his...
How does American health care become a big business? In the United States, health care is a multi-billion dollar industry, but do we get what we give? Dr. Elizabeth Rosenthal, m.d., a former medical doctor, warned that existing systems tend to focus on financial incentives for health or science. "Frankly, we...
North: American doctors report back from Canada. Peter kramer, an American physician who spent most of his career in Iowa, moved to Toronto in 2014 as a simple decision. He says he is one of the few American doctors practicing in a single payer system in Canada. Now he is not...
'runaway bag' for medical care when a person escapes In south Sudan, millions have been fleeing violence since the civil war began in December 2013. The United Nations says it is the world's largest refugee crisis. Health workers are running. How do they lean towards civilian demand in permanent flight? Doctors without...