Her opinions about health-care systems were forged partially in New Zealand, where she and her husband, Jim, lived for a time. New Zealand has universal health care, with the government paying the bills.Go Eliza!
"It was much more personal care," with a greater emphasis on wellness, Carney recalled.
Also, doctors did not push for unnecessary surgeries. Her husband had problems with his back while in New Zealand, and his doctor prescribed a body cast instead of surgery. The approach worked.
"We use far too many drugs and surgeries in this country," Carney stated.