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Friday, May 19, 2006
The sky is falling!!?
Former HHS Secretary Tommy Thompson is predicting that the U.S. health care system stressed by an aging population will collapse under its own weight by 2013. To avoid this outcome, he recommends increasing the cigarette tax by $1, somehow convincing Americans to eat less/better, and improving patient safety through health information technology.