Yikes. So the paywall kept me from seeing some important details in the linked story. My point that healthcare in America is stupid expensive stands. But it seems there’s more to this story than Jez summarized (thanks, KittenNinja).
You are absolutely correct. This article needs to be retracted with an apology and replaced with one that provides complete information.
Seriously! I have been poor my whole life. When shit needs to get paid for, I just figure it out. Sure, no one likes debt, but I like being alive, having a roof over my head, and being safe. So if i have to beg, borrow, or steal (haven’t had to do that last one yet) to keep me and my family safe and healthy, then… Read more
I’m wondering if the fact that the teacher was only seeing the kid over video from the shoulders up may have helped mask things for a lot longer than if they had been seeing him in person at school every day. Even if he was getting tired and sluggish, they again are seeing them sitting at a table for a few hours,… Read more
Or, as in this case, that it’s cost and/or complexity be used as an excuse for child endangerment.
Yeah it took the chiropractor thing to turn me around.
chiropractortory is a complete fucking scam. His parents are clearly wackaloons that don’t believe in science.
The parents let this poor child die a horrible, agonizing death. I felt sick just reading about it.