Dr. Carol Paris

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Friday, July 28, 2017
It's Time for the Adults in This Nation To Talk Seriously About Medicare for All
Hundreds of people slept overnight in cars, or camped for days in a field. They told stories of yanking out their own teeth with pliers, of reusing insulin syringes until they broke in their arm, of chronic pain so debilitating they could hardly care for their own children. At daybreak, they lined...
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Saturday, February 11, 2017
Tom Price as HHS Secretary: A Disaster for U.S. Health Care
The Senate’s vote to confirm Rep. Tom Price, R-Ga., as secretary of health and human services, while widely expected, should set off national alarm bells. Price’s congressional track record, combined with his extensive health-policy paper trail, have shown him to be unabashedly pro-big-business and...
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Monday, February 01, 2010
What I Have Learned Doing Civil Disobedience for Single Payer
"People should go where they are not supposed to go, say what they are not supposed to say, and stay when they are told to leave." --Howard Zinn Well, that quote pretty well sums up "what to do." But my biggest challenge is "how." Specifically, how do I neutralize some pretty powerful fear? I was scared Friday when I joined Margaret Flowers to attempt to deliver a message to the President. My thoughts raced. We're talking secret service.
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Tuesday, June 16, 2009
The AMA Does Not Represent Us
As the American Medical Association begins its annual convention in Chicago, we want to take this opportunity to make it clear to the American public, to the media, and to the president and members of Congress, that the AMA does not represent us. It is a common misconception that this organization speaks on behalf of most American physicians but that is a misconception with very serious consequences at such a critical time in the health care reform debate.
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