Check out this week’s Health News Watchdog Blog

http://www.healthnewsreview.org/blog/
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Posted January 27, 2014 in: Health Care Reform, Opinion Page, Uncategorized   |   Permalink   |    Comments Off

Correction to the Emailed Commentary

 
We regret that we misspelled Mike McFadden’s name in the last paragraph of the emailed commentary on Jan. 8.  Dave would like to add:
 
MIKE MCFADDEN is a leading Republican candidate to unseat Senator Al Franken in 2014.  NOT Mike McFarland as I called him in 1-8-14 commentary.  McFadden’s oldest son Conor, a uniquely gifted senior center on the Stanford Pac 12 championship and Rose Bowl team this year, was featured in both the San Francisco Chronicle  …  Continue reading »

Posted January 8, 2014 in: Government, Opinion Page   |   Permalink   |    Comments Off

Michael Moore’s way on healthcare, or something else?

Read Dave’s recent Op-Ed in Minneapolis’ StarTribune on health care.
http://www.startribune.com/opinion/commentaries/238974711.html
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Posted January 7, 2014 in: Opinion Page, Uncategorized   |   Permalink   |    Comments Off

Co-op Brings More Competition

Read here in the Med-City News for more details.
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Posted December 9, 2013 in: Health Care Reform, Health Insurance, Opinion Page   |   Permalink   |    Comments Off

What’s needed to make the future of healthcare [prices] transparent?

Read more here to find out.
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Posted December 9, 2013 in: Health Care Reform, Opinion Page   |   Permalink   |    Comments Off

Obama’s Tech Team Arrives to Fix the Web Site!

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Posted November 12, 2013 in: Opinion Page   |   Permalink   |    Comments Off

Time for Nursing Leadership

Attached is the text of a speech made by Dave Durenberger at the recent Minnesota State University, Mankato’s Glen Taylor Nursing Institute for Family and Society’s Nursing Forum, held September 25, 2013.
Nursing Forum 9-13v2
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Posted October 3, 2013 in: Health Policy Reform, Opinion Page, Uncategorized   |   Permalink   |    Comments Off

The Health Policy Challenge

Can Americans afford the health care they have?  No 
Is our current representative government system capable of understanding and acting on this problem?
The Central Challenge in U.S. Health Policy
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Posted August 30, 2013 in: Health Policy Reform, Opinion Page   |   Permalink   |    Comments Off

Fast Food Ad Study and an Obesity Report

This is not new.  Consumers union warned FRC back in the 1970s about the focused allure of prizes in hooking kids on boxed, packaged, and fast foods.
Fast-Food Ads Aimed at Kids Focus on Toys, Not Food
Fixing Obesity, Between Little Rock and Hard Places
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Posted August 30, 2013 in: Culture of Health, Opinion Page, Uncategorized   |   Permalink   |    Comments Off

Health System Change

Check out the updates from the Center for Studying Health System Change
http://paracom.paramountcommunication.com/hostedemail/email.htm?CID=15953709664&ch=5870F921D1E4A393655F98089D01A348&h=1ce3eedac7b625c80b99ca451a7adca0&ei=s92uKv6N2
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Posted June 13, 2013 in: Opinion Page   |   Permalink   |    Comments Off