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March 20, 2010

Mike Tharp: ER doc talks sense on health care

As the up/down, "deem" or damned health care bill lurches to some sort of ending, meet a man who talks a lot of sense about our health care crisis. The sense-talker is Ed Newton, professor and chairman of the Department of Emergency Medicine at the sprawling complex east of downtown L.A. The 60-ish gray-goateed doctor grew up in Montreal and came to L.A. for training. In a sense, he's never left.

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