Decisions about medical procedures and patient care should be left to clinicians and their patients - not to politicians. As a family physician, I understand this.
This fight needs to be looked at in the context of the bigger, rougher national argument over what kind of country and what kind of people we are going to be.
Wendell Potter, a former top health insurance public relations executive, warned the Senate committee overseeing health care reform not to believe a word insurance companies said.
House Republicans approved a budget that is far worse than any reasonable person could, up to now, have imagined would ever come out of a U.S. Congress.