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Inside the Cuban healthcare system; A system based on prevention and health, that is good for providers and the patients they serve.

Inside the Cuban healthcare system; A system based on prevention and health, that is good for providers and the patients they serve. Obamacare, Trump care or any other American system of healthcare has shown itself to be expensive, and one illness can bankrupt you and leave you deep in debt.  Access to care is limited by deductibles that can be quite high and it is likely your doctor who has been in practice for years is still paying off their educational debt. Those who are below a certain level income wise can be on Medicaid, which many doctors refuse to Read More »

Cuba, that scrappy little Caribbean country that lives in the 1950’s may have an affordable lung cancer cure.

Cuba, that scrappy little Caribbean country that lives in the 1950’s may have an affordable lung cancer cure. Why does it cost so much to cure or successfully treat a cancer in the USA?  Most people who are diagnosed with lung cancer endure expensive and side effect laden therapies, and have surgeries to remove affected tissues. As a health care provider, I have always wondered why the cancer industry focuses on expensive and convoluted cures, instead of prevention and eradication of the commonality that causes it.  In a society that values capitalism and the profits it provides, is there and Read More »