7-year-old Nia Walker is treated for her asthma problems. After the doc checks her out, Nia sips on a carton of milk while her parents discuss healthcare costs, universal healthcare, and the high asthma rates of African Americans.
I couldn’t agree with Nia’s parents more. A pinch of prevention is worth a pound of cure. Democrats see universal health care a humanitarian issue. Now if the Republicans would see the financial side, it would be a slam dunk. The ER is a safety net, but it shouldn’t have to be catching so many people.
Seeing Doug in action makes me proud to be in this line of work.
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