Part 1 of Beyond Sicko: What you really need to know about health-care reform. This four-part series was recorded at the Manhattan Neighborhood Network in mid-July 09 and discusses what is wrong with the current US health-care system and concrete ideas about how to fix it – as well as tips for effective activism. Part 1 covers WHO study putting USA at #37 internationally and how ideas from other countries can benefit the US health-care system. Host: Heather Wokusch, Guest: Beth Hart, Producer/Director: Gloria Messer.
Part 2 looks at preventive medicine, the power of US pharmaceutical companies and questionable choices of the Obama administration and the Senate Finance Committee.
Part 3 looks at questionable choices of the Obama administration, US military spending and the whole issue of socialism. Some action tips are given.
Part 4 looks at employer-based insurance, the single-payer system, HR676 and preventive medicine. Action tips are given.
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