HEALTHBEAT BY ANNE POLTA Noteworthy 1.0
Noteworthy stuff that has crossed my desk in recent days:
- It'sall aboutthe nicotine:Efforts to reduce the health impact of tobacco use have historically concentrated on two key strategies: findin... Posted on 10/7/10 at 10:04 AM
I know Rep. Ron Kind and Sen. Russ Feingold have gotten lots of comments on health care. I hope they will consider mine also. I am 72 and extremely concerned about losing the private insurance I now have.
People across the nation are upset about the Healthcare ‘reform’ that the congress and Obama are trying to rush through. I’m one of them. Why am I upset? I took the time to read the bill (unlike our representatives) and I don’t like being lied to.
My great-grandfather emigrated from Sweden with his four adult children to Canada in 1889 and my grandfather was the only member of the family who came to the U.S., where he met and married my grandmother, who had emigrated with her parents from Norway. So I have many relatives in Canada and I have visited many of them and several have visited me in River Falls.
The recently enacted CARS program, or ‘Cash for Clunkers’, had been estimated to cost $1 billion. The money went almost immediately, and now Congress and the senate are considering another allotment; up to $2 billion taxpayer dollars.
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