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  • Crossing Borders For Health: Mexico and the USA

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    When you consider what nations have the most effective health care systems, most Mexicans think of countries like Cuba, where the welfare state provides comprehensive general medicine, or France, where the complete health care system is mostly financed by a governmental national health insurance. Their home country of Mexico hardly comes to mind. […]

  • Contradictions in a Two-Tiered Nation

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    Health care in the U.S. is treated more like a consumer good than a right for all people—regardless of age, race, class, or sex. In fact, the health care industry is booming at $2 trillion in annual expenditures with an ever-increasing rush of medical students enticed by the promise of […]