Nina Musselman had no trouble finding a family doctor when she retired to rural Oregon nine years ago to be closer to her children. But then that doctor moved away, leaving her to search for another who would take Medicare.
Making it through some medical schools in Texas could take less time and be cheaper for future doctors.
Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell is right on the money in vetoing a medical malpractice bill and noting that "increasing the medical-malpractice cap will ultimately lead toward higher health care costs for doctors, hospitals, businesses, and most importantly, patients" ("Medical-malpractice bill facing likely veto override," Metro, Friday).