Health-care costs are toxic Published: February 7, 2008 12:00 am Updated: Feb. 7, 2008 12:04 a.m. 34 Comments Runaway health-care costs are like cigarettes. We can no longer afford to protect the corporations that reap the profits. The damage to society is far too severe. Bill Lee Sandy Like that? Read this. Opinion May 16, 2019 Jay Evensen: Imagine the economy if we followed this Bible story Opinion yesterday In our opinion: Young people aren't prepared for the modern economy Opinion May 17, 2019 Clark Gilbert: Higher education doesn't just have an access problem — we have a completion problem Opinion 3 hours ago How does a college dropout become a lifelong learner? (+podcast) Opinion May 12, 2019 Marc Thiessen: Trump can use the economy to change people's minds May 15, 2019 QUIZ: Do you know why different activities are good for you?