“I think it’s a natural human tendency to keep pushing back the human boundaries of what’s perceived to be possible — like trying to set a world record,” said Peter Bakwin, a Colorado trail runner, who created a website to track fastest times.
“You put all that together, and there are a lot of additional forces on top of market forces driving high premium increases for 2018,” said Chris Sloan, a senior manager with the health industry consulting firm.
“Leading by example has been the most valuable lesson for family fitness,” said Burke-Charvet, whose kids range from 9 to 17.
“We’re going to have a big meeting on opioids tomorrow,” Trump told reporters as he left the White House Wednesday en route to Texas. He said his plan to officially declare the crisis a national emergency would give his administration the “power to do things that you can’t do right now.”
“I know it was Cornelia’s wish, but I said to the psychiatrist that it was a shame that someone in treatment for years could just be brought to the other side with a simple injection,” said her sister, Adriana Geerts, who believes society should try harder to accommodate the mentally ill.
“If there’s no new money to expand our treatment infrastructure, I don’t know what the punch is going to be,” Kessler said. He acknowledged that declaring a national emergency “would put it in the national spotlight. Create buzz. Create talk.” But with news coverage of the opioid crisis already saturating front pages and newscasts, he said, “I don’t know how much more buzz we can generate.”
“I am supportive of Lamar as a person & also of the process, but I can never support bailing out ins co’s who have made a fortune w/ O’Care.” — Wednesday morning Tweet.
“Every Democrat’s voting for it. Do the math, baby,” an exultant Schumer, D-N.Y., told reporters.
The legislation from Republican Sen. Lamar Alexander of Tennessee and Democratic Sen. Patty Murray of Washington is a political cease-fire that would send a reassuring message to insurers selling individual health policies to more than 17 million Americans.