It was not my intent to make commentary upon these pages until the stories were well established. However, reading the following story made me want to make a simple statement. What happened in the following story should never happen in the United States of America. But it did, and does regularly, because of a lack of true healthcare --- a result of the insurance industry being more about profits than any kind of CARE.
From the pages of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch Savvy Consumer column (you'll understand why it comes from the column when you read it) and online at www.stltoday.com comes this story: