Monday, November 8, 2010

Monday News

Was health reform the reason for the midterm gains by Republicans? Exit polling says no. But on 60 Minutes, President Obama says he was surprised by the cost of health reform.

The NY Times reports that children in military families seek mental health care more often than the "norm."

The Washington Post asks whether some treatments are too expensive? A vaccine for prostate cancer extends life about 4 months and costs $93,000. Should it be covered by Medicare?

Does spending more for drugs make us healthier?

The Wall St Journal writes on the trend of doctors going to work for hospitals rather than setting up private practices. Is this good for patients?

Much to think about. Jennifer

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