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The new study from the American Cancer Society finds that the biggest medical expenses include prescription drugs for cancer, rheumatoid arthritis and multiple sclerosis that can cost $100,000 or more.
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Debra Turner
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SOCIAL SECURITY IS ALLOWED TO DEDUCT HUNDREDS OF DOLLARS OUT OF CITIZENS "MONTHLY CHECKS" FOR MEDICAL INSURANCE THAT IS INFERIOR, YOU DID'NT ASK TO BE SIGNED UP FOR, AND DID NOT GIVE THEM PERMISSION TO DO, WITH ALMOST NO WAY TO OPT-OUT OF IT. THEY LIE AND TELL YOU IT'S THE STATE DOING IT, WHEN MEDICARE IS A "FEDERALLY-FUNDED INSTITUTION". THEY DON'T CARE WHAT SIZE YOUR CHECK IS, DON'T CARE WHAT BILLS YOU HAVE TO PAY. THEY JUST WRITE YOU A LETTER (LIKE I RECEIVED THIS MONTH) TELLING YOU YOU'LL BE RECEIVING A THE "TINY PORTION THAT'S LEFT OVER FOR… Read more »

D Mac's Opinion
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D Mac's Opinion

GREEDY PEOPLE DON’T CARE ABOUT NOTHING ELSE BUT ONE THING…. (MONEY) So SAD

Julie Mignard
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Julie Mignard

The insurance industry is not working as originally intended. Get it out of the equation. The medical industry is run for profit. What do you expect?

Idylchatter
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Idylchatter

Low Dose Naltrexone, she should look it up. Runs around 10 dollars a week. https://www.lowdosenaltrexone.org/ldn_and_cancer.htm In Brief Although prospective, controlled clinical trials on LDN in the treatment of cancer are yet to be accomplished, as of March 2004 clinical "off-label" use of this medication by Dr. Bihari in some 450 patients with cancer — almost all of whom had failed to respond to standard treatments — suggests that more than 60% of patients with cancer may significantly benefit from LDN. Of the 354 patients with whom Dr. Bihari had regular follow-up, 86 have shown objective signs of significant tumor shrinkage,… Read more »

Idylchatter
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Idylchatter

Cannabis oil, she should look it up, I'm pretty sure it doesn't cost tens of thousands of dollars. https://cannabishealthradio.com/blog/2017/07/23/episode-188-she-successfully-treated-her-3-different-cancers-with-cannabis-oil/ Episode 188: She Successfully Treated Her 3 Different Cancers With Cannabis Oil Everything you want to know about medical cannabis with Dr. Ethan Russo: https://youtu.be/KyYIxjHTA6I Cannabis is curing my cancer now I want it legalized  https://youtu.be/_Zpli7sWZW4   Chemo vs cannabis, the story of Landon Riddle: https://youtu.be/Zcjr7c0D3lU Stage IV breast cancer cured: https://youtu.be/skiT0Vt7B8U Her daughter cleared herself of cervical cancer with cannabis oil: https://youtu.be/loqRmLEMqH8 Thyroid cancer, Lung cancer, 39 surgeries and massive weight gain: https://youtu.be/MchrfVrDrjQ Diagnosed with lung cancer and given 3… Read more »

whyputaname2
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whyputaname2

The Insurance Industry is about profit not your health…

Rocky Comet
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Rocky Comet

Fake news!

Rocky Comet
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Rocky Comet

We will soon have a great healthcare plan in 2021 when we Republicans get back control of the House. We will have a free market CAPITALIST system for once. MAGA!!!

Eddie Bacon
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Eddie Bacon

Prople are so dependent on medd that it gets them thinking they always need it. Just because your crazy doesnt mean you need meds.

Broken King
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Broken King

Im a homeless vet. The shelter i live at is open spaced, and recycled air. When one person gets sick, everybody gets sick, and we stay sick. Not all homeless people have some form of medical benefit, some homeless stay sick until they die. Its quite tragic

Linda Minton
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Linda Minton

Over 1 million Americans that had enough self responsibility to have private insurance, lost it to subsidize the obamacare ponzi scheme.

catalinacurio
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catalinacurio

Some of these millions are new born babies and children, mothers, fathers, grandpas and grandmas, brothers and sisters, aunts and uncles, cousins and freinds. Be careful when you condone trump's policies, it might be you next.

Sawmiller Smith
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Sawmiller Smith

Just dont go to the doctor and you won't fall in to those problems of debt.

Drink NukaClassic
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Drink NukaClassic
Agent Smith
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Agent Smith

Profit before health and well-being. It's the American dream. Or nightmare.

David Baker
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David Baker

Medicare for all, no one should have to live this way!