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Washington-run health care: A matter of life and death
By News Release @ 4:53 PM :: 5323 Views :: Energy, Environment, National News, Ethics

by Tim Phillips PatientsUnitedNow.com

Canadian Shona Holmes had a brain tumor and was told by her government health care agency to wait 6 months for treatment.  In Canada she had no choice.  The government had spoken.  So Shona mortgaged her home and came to the United States for immediate treatment--that saved her life.  Click her for Shona's story.  It's powerful...and frightening.

When you hear the politicians in Washington talk about the idea of "fixing" our health care, do you know what it could mean for you and your family?

  • Government between you and your doctor--with government regulations "guiding" your assigned doctor's decisions.
  • Medical treatments denied if you, or a loved one, are deemed too old or chronically ill.
  • Long waits for life-saving treatments and even longer lines for basic medical procedures.

The Americans for Prosperity Foundation has launched a project called Patients United Now (PatientsUnitedNow.com) to educate patients like you, your parents, and your children exactly on what's at stake in this health care policy debate.

Here are three key action items you can take to stop a Washington takeover of health care.

Our Patients United Now team is traveling the nation telling the truth about what a government takeover of health care will mean for all of us.  Come out and be heard--bring your friends and family!  Find an event near you.

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