- A woman enters a Connecticut hospital with chest pains. She is examined and is released after four hours once it has been determined there is nothing wrong. The bill: $21,000.
- A monthlong stay in a Dallas hospital for treatment of pneumonia cost more than $474,000, less than 20 percent of which was covered by insurance.
- The chief executives of hospitals affiliated with universities make three times more than the presidents of their university systems.
- Medical device makers, who are angry about the small tax imposed by Obamacare, are producing returns of 15 percent or more. So are drug companies that charge about a 50 percent premium to patients in the United States.
Magnesium is the central element in chlorophyll and the basis of early life on the planet. (Which is a good thing when you consider all of the amazing things it does for us every day):