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MissBrooks Donating Member (614 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jan-17-05 09:34 PM
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8. Good luck to your dad...
Your story, while tragic, doesn't prove that their is any better place in the world for medical treatment.

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  -I don't believe America has the best medical care in the world. Ripley  Jan-17-05 08:55 PM   #0 
  - Of course not. Infant mortality here is worse than Cuba.  BlueEyedSon   Jan-17-05 08:57 PM   #1 
  - We're definitely not the best  jaredh   Jan-17-05 08:58 PM   #2 
  - we DO have the best medical care in this would  unblock   Jan-17-05 09:00 PM   #3 
  - I think that's a good point. The US is a world leader...  cruadin   Jan-17-05 09:52 PM   #18 
  - American medical schools ask applicants  dreamcollector   Jan-17-05 09:06 PM   #4 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Jan-17-05 09:30 PM   #7 
  - It is a strange post, no?  Ripley   Jan-17-05 09:38 PM   #12 
     - It is illegal  DukeBlue   Jan-17-05 09:41 PM   #14 
        - Yes, doctor's deserve large salaries.  Ripley   Jan-17-05 10:18 PM   #22 
  - Yeah,  DukeBlue   Jan-17-05 09:36 PM   #11 
     - Yeah I can see all the poor people lining up for standby seats  BlueEyedSon   Jan-17-05 09:47 PM   #16 
     - I'm sure your wife is a great physician.  Ripley   Jan-17-05 10:06 PM   #20 
     - If I remember correctly  aTm_exrugger   Jan-17-05 10:39 PM   #23 
  - Almost anyone who gets near a hospital  Robbien   Jan-17-05 09:07 PM   #5 
  - Thanks.  Ripley   Jan-17-05 09:26 PM   #6 
  - Good luck to your dad...  MissBrooks   Jan-17-05 09:34 PM   #8 
  - Hmm.  Ripley   Jan-17-05 10:52 PM   #24 
  - we aren't the best  lwfern   Jan-17-05 09:35 PM   #9 
  - the US is #1 in cost, #34 in quality of care  Hamlette   Jan-17-05 09:35 PM   #10 
  - I disagree.  DukeBlue   Jan-17-05 09:39 PM   #13 
     - Who can fly to Duke, Hopkins or Mayo?  Ripley   Jan-17-05 09:47 PM   #15 
     - I guess all those international orgaizations are LYING just to annoy you  BlueEyedSon   Jan-17-05 09:48 PM   #17 
     - What about the rest?  sandnsea   Jan-17-05 10:01 PM   #19 
     - US is one of the few developed nations without universal health care...  sonicx   Jan-17-05 10:10 PM   #21 
     - my bad, the US isn't 34th, its 37th  Hamlette   Jan-17-05 11:16 PM   #26 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Jan-17-05 10:53 PM   #25 
  - Here in OUR Nation's Capital...medical care is a TOTAL DISASTER  diamond14   Jan-17-05 11:40 PM   #27 
  - Definitely not when it comes to basic care  JCMach1   Jan-17-05 11:42 PM   #28 

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