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Obamacare Preview 2: Canadian System Cuts Thousands of Surgeries Due to Underfunding by American Elephant
August 19, 2009, 12:40 pm
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VANCOUVER — Vancouver patients needing neurosurgery, treatment for vascular diseases and other medically necessary procedures can expect to wait longer for care, NDP health critic Adrian Dix said Monday.

Dix said a Vancouver Coastal Health Authority document shows it is considering chopping more than 6,000 surgeries in an effort to make up for a dramatic budgetary shortfall that could reach $200 million. [read more]

Obamacare Preview 1: British Woman Gives Birth On Pavement After Being Refused Ambulance by American Elephant
August 19, 2009, 12:30 pm
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Woman gives birth on pavement after being refused ambulance.

Today a spokeswoman for the University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust said: ‘We are disappointed that Ms Blake was not happy with the advice and care she received and will of course investigate any complaint.

But look on the bright side! At least her pavement delivery was “free”!

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