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$200M Government Healthcare Scam Busted

http://www.reuters.com

Massive healthcare fraud scheme uncovered in Miami
(Reuters) - The top two officials of a leading chain of community mental health centers were among four people arrested in Miami on Thursday in connection with a scheme involving about $200 million in fraudulent medical claims, U.S. prosecutors said.

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Family to Receive $1.5M in First-Ever Vaccine-Autism Court Award

http://www.cbsnews.com

Hannah was described as normal, happy and precocious in her first 18 months.

Then, in July 2000, she was vaccinated against nine diseases in one doctor's visit: measles, mumps, rubella, polio, varicella, diphtheria, pertussis, tetanus, and Haemophilus influenzae.

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After fluoride: What’s going into your water next?

http://www.datelinezero.com

In 2008, Julian Savulescu, a professor respected for his work in bioethics, wrote a piece advising Health Secretary Alan Johnson on adding fluoride to tap water. Savulescu believes that government has a duty to promote, among other things, the “cognitive enhancement” of humanity.

Yes, Savulescu referenced “cognitive enhancement” when discussing the government tampering with your water.
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Britain Plans to Decentralize National Health Care

http://www.nytimes.com

LONDON — Perhaps the only consistent thing about Britain’s socialized health care system is that it is in a perpetual state of flux, its structure constantly changing as governments search for the elusive formula that will deliver the best care for the cheapest price while costs and demand escalate.

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NHS told cancer patient he was already dead

http://uk.news.yahoo.com

A man with cancer was told that he could not book an appointment with the UK's NHS because the bureaucrats' system said he was deceased, and he would have to get it all sorted out before he can receive the care he needs.

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Fluoride Was First Used In Nazi Germany

http://www.youtube.com

Senator in TN is sending letters to water plants in his state requesting they stop putting fluoride in public water. He is against fluoride in water for many reasons but notably, because it is medicating people without their consent. It is always refreshing to see someone take issue with that aspect. The ADA is now telling parents NOT to make baby formula using fluoridated water. Just incredible that we are supposed to blindly trust the whims of government and their regulations.

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NJ to physicians: you are our servants.

http://gruntdoc.com

NJ requires 30 hours of community service for all healthcare practitioners to practice in the state.

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FDA classifies natural drug as pharmaceutical, everyone loses.

http://www.kevinmd.com

Government regulation in action: Colchicine is a commonly used [naturally occurring] drug to treat gout. It used to cost pennies a pill, but now its price has since soared to $5 or more a pill.

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State threatens to fine health insurers

http://www.boston.com

State regulators today demanded that health insurers submit revised April 1 premium rates for tens of thousands of individuals and small businesses by 3 p.m. Thursday or face stiff fines.

The fines could run to as much as $5,000 a day per carrier, plus $1,000 for each consumer who is unable to buy coverage, according to a letter sent by Insurance Commissioner Joseph G. Murphy this afternoon to Massachusetts insurers.

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Short term customers scam Mass universal health care system. DUH!!

http://www.boston.com

Thousands of consumers are gaming Massachusetts’ 2006 health insurance law by buying insurance when they need to cover pricey medical care, such as fertility treatments and knee surgery, and then swiftly dropping coverage, a practice that insurance executives say is driving up costs for other people and small businesses.

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