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  • Can Universal Care Cure State’s Ills?

    By Nancy Sokoler Steiner

    April 22, 2004 | 8:00 pm

    Retired cardiologist Dr. Robert Peck remembers the 40-year-old uninsured patient who was admitted to the emergency room of a local hospital with severe chest pains. The patient was stabilized, but required further treatment. Since he had no insurance, he was to be transferred to one...

  • Jewish Prescription For Health Care Ills

    By Nancy Sokoler Steiner

    January 16, 2003 | 7:00 pm

    Is our national health care system beyond cure? Rabbi David Saperstein, director of the Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism, and Dr. Alexandra M. Levine, medical director of the USC/Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center and Hospital, believe that the Jewish community can take a...