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Some Great Books

Sorry folks, I haven’t been blogging as frequently this week because I’m in the process of finishing up two great books:

1. Fixing American Healthcare, by Richard Fogoros, MD

2. When Good People Have Affairs: Inside the Hearts and Minds of People in Two Relationships, by Mira Kirshenbaum

The first book was sent to me by the author, a fellow blogger and kindred spirit. I have to tell you that Dr. Rich’s description of our dysfunctional health care system (and his explanation of how we got where we are) is crystal clear, compelling, and painfully accurate. If you like feeling righteous indignation, than hurry on over to his site and get the book! I’m hoping to summarize some of his key points here in this blog – but it may be challenging to explain things any better than he does…

The second book was sent to me by Mira’s publisher, who’d like me to read it and comment on the book for a potential back cover testimonial. So far it’s terrific, though I might relate to it a little more if I were personally struggling with a marital affair – and thank goodness that’s not one of Dr. Val’s issues. I’ll ask Mira if I can summarize some key thoughts from her book as well…

Thanks for your patience, o faithful readers. Lots of good discussion topics ahead!

This post originally appeared on Dr. Val’s blog at

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2 Responses to “Some Great Books”

  1. Dr. Scherger says:

    I’d like to put in a plug for Health Reform Now by George Halvorson

  2. RH Host Melissa says:

    Thanks for your reviews Dr. Val.  I look forward to reading more soon :)

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