Patient discussion about public health
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Q. what is public health insurance
|A||Public health insurance programs in the U.S. provide the primary source of health expenses coverage for most seniors and for low-income children and families who meet certain eligibility requirements. The primary public programs are Medicare, a federal social insurance program for seniors and certain disabled individuals and Medicaid, funded jointly by the federal government and states but administered at the state level, which covers certain very low income children and their families. In 2006, there were 47 million people in the United States (16% of the population) who were without health insurance for at least part of that year.|
Q. is there any low or any public notify that lets people know a dangerous alcohol can be?
|A1||alcohol is a drug BUT it is LEGAL an the government gets alot of taxes from it. The companies make a lot of money from people drinking,this is one of the reasons there is no programs about how bad it is. remember the cigerette companys said that smoking was safe 50yrs ago an was lying.cigerettes was proven to cause cancer 50yrs ago. alcohol was proven to cause liver disease???????|
|A2||i thought it's a general knowledge, no? i know there is a law that says you can't drink before age of 21. not that it's helping too much but still. anyway, alcohol is dangerous when not using moderately. drinking a glass of wine once-twice a week shouldn't do harm. it can even be beneficial. but people don't tend to be moderate...|
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