Who Cares About Wasserman Schultz When Americans Are Still Getting Medical Care In Animal Stalls?

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While the media — and Democratic party leaders — obsess about whether Debbie Wasserman Schultz should be allowed to “gavel in” the Democratic National Convention here today, hundreds of doctors and dentists are returning to their day jobs after spending three days a few miles from where I grew up treating patients — human patients — in animal stalls.

Frankly, I suspect the Democrats would rather deal with the Wasserman Schultz debacle than acknowledge that the

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Good News on Health Care in 2014, but We’re Still Spending Too Much

Fewer uninsured and less inflation, but debt, mental health coverage and dental care are on the agenda for 2015.

The end of the year is always a good time to reflect on what went right and what didn’t and to speculate about what might happen in the coming 12 months.

So let’s take a look at how the U.S. health care system changed in 2014—the first year of close-to-full implementation of Obamacare—and take note of what we need to address

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