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California Weighs Redefining Who Qualifies as a 'Doctor' to Cope with Obamacare's Shortages

Petrus64 Wrote: Feb 12, 2013 3:17 PM
Bending the cost curve... How does that fix things? It merely delays things. But then again, that's DC. Kick the can down the road... The FDA is one of the most corrupt departments in Govt. They are part of the problem, from allowing posions in the food supply they deem GRAS (generally accepted as safe) to outlawing inexpensive cures to protect the Big Pharma. Case in Point; Durbin like to help destroy health by doing things like gettig Vitamin D to be prescription only (if he had his way). Seriously? That's the Sun's Vitamin. Meanwhile, Rickets is on the rise amongst the young. Probably a combination of too much video gaming time instead of being outside playing, and crapp void of nutrition being sold as food.
mhubbard Wrote: Feb 12, 2013 9:28 PM
Some forms of vitamins are prescription because they are stronger and more easily absorbed than what one can get over the counter.
Blind Avocado Wrote: Feb 12, 2013 4:06 PM
Dude, you really need to stop getting you info from leftie conspiracy sites. Now put on your tinfoil hat and take a break.

Kudos to Michelle Malkin for her enlightening post on the ongoing mess that is Obamacare, which begins by quoting a panel of liberals scoffing at her warnings about America's doctor shortage crisis.  But beyond the insular precincts of liberal conventional wisdom, the nation's healthcare law is no laughing matter -- as the patients of California will discover soon enough:

As the state moves to expand healthcare coverage to millions of Californians under President Obama's healthcare law, it faces a major obstacle: There aren't enough doctors to treat a crush of newly insured patients. Some...