Paging Dr. Clinton

The President-elect promised to prescribe a speedy cure for the growing medical crisis, but he is still rummaging through his first-aid kit


The clamor for decent, affordable health care has reached a fever pitch. President-elect Bill Clinton, who won plenty of votes by promising that he would work to deliver such a system, is now under heavy pressure to deliver on his pledge within the first 100 days. As he prepares to take office, the problems with America's health-system have reached a critical condition. Medical costs have begun to accelerate at an even faster pace than was expected. More and more employers, unable or unwilling to shoulder the financial burden any longer, are canceling or slashing benefit...

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