Eco-News Roundup: Monday, August 24
Fish Dish: US commerce secretary sez no expansion of commercial fishing in Arctic until ecological studies done. [Environmental News Network]
Healthcare Ripoffs: A doctor charged $4,500 for an office visit for which Medicare would have paid $134. What gives?
River Held Hostage: French truck drivers threaten to pollute the Seine if their pay demands are not met. [UK Guardian]
Death Counseling: Is it really such a bad idea to cover it with Medicare? Experts debate.
Making Lemonade: Some politicians are capitalizing on the Heartland's health reform panic.
Steele Goes Postal: On healthcare reform, that is. A few key exchanges here.
Invention's Mother: If Pharma had more requirementst, they might be motivated to change it up, says Kevin Drum.