Health costs sicken our economy

Health costs sicken our economy

There are 5 comments on the Berkshire Eagle story from May 29, 2009, titled Health costs sicken our economy. In it, Berkshire Eagle reports that:

The most daunting challenge to our economy is health care spending. This was confirmed by President Obama in his April 14 speech at Georgetown University in which he said: " our long-term deficit is a major problem that we have to fix.

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Savannah

AOL

#1 May 29, 2009
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Got any questions?
Jeffrey Reel

Stamford, CT

#2 May 29, 2009
Very well articulated letter. Thanks. What will follow, though in these threads, will be references to socialism, variations of Obama's name in order to appear clever, and other shallow, and angry diatribes.

Let the games begin!
Brian in MA- not MN

Minneapolis, MN

#3 May 29, 2009
Jeffrey Reel wrote:
Very well articulated letter. Thanks. What will follow, though in these threads, will be references to socialism, variations of Obama's name in order to appear clever, and other shallow, and angry diatribes.
Let the games begin!
you've got that right. Let them vent, it's healthy, even if they are wrong.
OMG

United States

#4 May 29, 2009
Some go into business to make a profit! There's your problem right there. Take away all the profits and give them to sick people.
ed dartford

Northampton, MA

#5 May 29, 2009
There is a good article this week in New Yorker magazine. The major driver of high medical costs is overutilization, often helped along by doctors' investment in hospital facilities.

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