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Reason Magazine: "Why I prefer French Health Care"

http://reason.com

Here's a guy on Reason.com, a prominent libertarian publication, talking about how he prefers France's single payer system to what we have in the US. That is to say, perhaps the free market is the best scenario, but the alternative isn't necessarily near the disaster we claim it to be. So far, the discussion among libertarians seems to be that European medicine is a disaster, but I've heard plenty of people claim the contrary. Let's give this a fair discussion!

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22 year old man dies in hospital from dehydration in the UK

http://www.dailymail.co.uk

A man of 22 died in agony of dehydration after three days in a leading teaching hospital.

Kane Gorny was so desperate for a drink that he rang police to beg for their help.

They arrived on the ward only to be told by doctors that everything was under control.

The next day his mother Rita Cronin found him delirious and he died within hours.

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Colorado Doctors Skirt FDA Jurisdiction to Provide Stem Cell Therapies

http://singularityhub.com

That’s because human stem cell therapies like this one aren’t approved by the FDA. How can Centeno and Schultz flaunt the lack of federal approval? They claim that Regenexx is solely used as a part of their medical practice, only within the state of Colorado, and as such is no more regulated by the FDA than it would be by the FAA or the Department of Motor Vehicles.

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Man imprisoned for illegal Pharmacy

http://cfooz.com

Thought you all might appreciate this..
Apparently this guy had an illegal pharmacy selling medication for 1/3 the cost.

"Authorities say 66-year-old Lawrence Carl Runke, of Clarksdale, was indicted in the case last April. A Yavapai County Superior Court jury on Jan. 14 found Runke guilty of 12 criminal counts that included conspiracy, money laundering, sale of prescription drugs, possession of prescription drugs for sale and possession of dangerous drugs for sale."

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Canadian Premier would rather have heart surgery in the U.S.

http://www.foxnews.com

A prominent Canadian politician’s decision to undergo heart surgery in the U.S. has touched off a debate about national health care in his own country. Because even HE doesn't trust Socialized medicine!

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Amish Families Exempt From Insurance Mandate

http://is.gd

Federal health care reform will require most Northern New Yorkers — but not all, it turns out — to carry health insurance or risk a fine.

Hundreds of Amish families in the region are likely to be free from that requirement.

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Medical bills inflated by government ineptitude.

http://www.news.com.au

The media fails once again to point out the real tragedy and culprit here.

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