Doctors, Nurses Make House Calls for Healthcare 

Catherine Pegram

A group of nurses and doctors spent part of the weekend going door to door in scrubs, but they weren’t making house calls.The medical professionals knocked on doors in Portland Saturday trying to gather support for health care reform.Members of the group known as “House Calls for Healthcare” say that reform should include a public health insurance option.They believe that option would give everyone access to care while lowering costs and improving quality.Registered Nurse Melanie Collins says, “It lets the public see that the nurses are overwhelming for it and the doctors are overwhelming for it , especially in the state of Maine. The doctors are very much for the public option in the state of