BioPharm International-10-01-2008

BioPharm International

Sick Economy, Sick Healthcare System

October 01, 2008

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The country is reeling from US Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson's proposed $700 billion Wall Street bailout. In appealing for support, Paulson stressed this was a crisis. This sense of urgency is reminiscent of the way millions of Americans without health insurance cope with medical problems-in the emergency room, because they have no access to routine and preventive care.