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Is the current economy making more people want to participate in human research studies, asks Isis? In this new study here at MRU, we began advertising online last Wednesday. By Friday, my study coordinator had received 300 responses…I can’t help but wonder if the current poor economy is driving more people to consider human research.…

In August I did some writing about health insurance, and in particular about the Pittsburgh shooting victim whose friends and family held a car wash to help raise funds to pay for her medical expenses. Change.org picked up on that post, and Robin Stelly commented on the Change.org post as follows: Every person at birth…

Why Health Care Reform In The U.S. Is Doomed

Among other reasons…. You can have a rational soul like Laura provide a comparison of her personal experience with the U.S. and Canadian health care systems, like this: Let’s cut the crap and put it this way: System #1: When I worked in the US, patients would come in and present their insurance cards; we…

Rachael Maddow Heard It Here First…

JustaTech commented last night: Zuska, I saw this story [about the carwash for the shooting victim] on MSNBC last night (9/1) (The Rachel Maddow Show). So at least the liberal-leaning national media has also noticed. I suppose this falls under tootin’ my own horn, but one of Rachael Maddow’s producer’s contacted me by email in…

Tim Foley at Change.org has picked up on the post I wrote about the Bridgeville shooting victim whose friends and family sponsored a car wash to help her pay her medical bills (with a link to a news story about the car wash). His take on the story is well worth reading. Meanwhile, on my…

I have a friend. She has a daughter. While in college, the daughter was covered on the parents’ health insurance policy. Well, sorta. As part of her college program, the daughter had to do an internship. Hey, that’s great! Great experience, maybe a great chance to get a permanent job! Except, as it turns out,…

In the contentious health care reform debate that has raged on lo these many months, one of the cries of protest we’ve heard has centered around how we might be infringing upon the rights of young, healthy American citizens. Young healthy people don’t need to access the health care system the way old folks [who,…

Perhaps you might have wondered why I don’t blog so much lately. That would be because my full-time job these days is navigating the The Best Health Insurance System In The World!TM on behalf of my elderly mother. You may recall that a few weeks back, her wallet was stolen, necessitating cancellation of her existing…

As I recently reported, my mother’s wallet was stolen last week, containing her bank card, driver’s license, and insurance and Medicare cards. This has resulted in hours and hours of work for me to deal with replacing the cards, working with the bank to contest the fraudulent charges on her account, etc. I’m going to…