Yea the Ruskis know what they are doing when it comes to medicine!
Originally Posted by Big
And again Soviet medicine was very people-friendly. Ok maybe it wasn't on the cutting edge of everything but when I had appendicitis, I was operated on the same day and kept for 5 days at the hospital free of charge.
I also could go visit a clinic when I was sick and wait no longer than an hour. If I were very sick, a doctor would come to the house all free of charge.
Everyone that participated in club sports was required to take a free of charge physical every 6 months where like 10 doctors checked you out.