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Health Care Debate Heats Up listen

11/17/10 Kimberly Vlach
WMNF Drive-Time News Wednesday
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Tuesday night, members of the Pinellas County Medical Association met at Bayfront Medical Center in St. Petersburg where two doctors debated health care reform and the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.

Dr. David McKalip and Dr. Mona Mangat went head-to-head for nearly two hours. McKalip, a neurosurgeon, calls for its repeal. Mangat, a physician specializing in allergies and asthma, supports it and sees it as a first step in reform.

Both agree that insurance companies are hurti...


The Battle Over Health Insurance Reform

08/06/09 Robert Lorei
Radioactivity: Live Call-In (Thursday)
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Welcome to Radioactivity on WMNF. I'm Rob Lorei. Coming up we'll discuss health care insurance reform, town hall meetings and protests. We'll hear from a former health insurance company executive who is now blowing the whistle on the industry. But first some listener comments about yesterday's program. Yesterday we discussed the diplomatic rescue mission by former President Clinton to return two American journalists from imprisonment in North Korea. Here's what some listeners had to say.



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