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Nurses Threaten To Strike Over Swine Flu

AP | SHAYA TAYEFE MOHAJER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

LOS ANGELES — A California nurses' union has threatened a one-day strike at 34 hospitals, accusing the providers of poor swine flu preparedness....

Join Our Investigation: How Often Do Health Insurers Deny Claims?

Huffington Post Investigative Fund | Adam Clark Estes | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Amid all the loud arguments about the proper role for government and private companies in American health care, one point often seems lost: Exactly ho...

California Battles to Ban BPA from Baby Bottles, Sippy Cups and Infant Formula

Lisa Kaas Boyle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Lisa Kaas Boyle

You may not be familiar with the chemical bisphenol A, commonly known as BPA, but there is an excellent chance that BPA is very familiar with you.

America's RNs Call for Much Broader Response to Swine Flu

Deborah Burger | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Deborah Burger

An immediate shift in priorities and thinking is needed, if not for swine flu, for the coming plague.

White House Summit In Denial On Regulating Health Care Costs

Jamie Court | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jamie Court

None of the solutions dealt with how patients who lost coverage would be able to afford it again under an overhaul where the only cost savings come from medical prevention.

Palin Mirrors McCain's Free Market Healthcare Fundamentalism

Deborah Burger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Deborah Burger

Gov. Palin's portfolio on healthcare, as in other areas, is thin. But she is a vocal proponent of market medical care and deregulation, the path that has led to the current grave healthcare crisis.

It Doesn't Have To Be Like This

Beth Broderick | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Beth Broderick

All of us have stories about desperately ill friends and family who have faced the cold cruel reality of being denied treatment by an indifferent insurer. We must all make our voices heard.

Union War Erupts In Ohio

Chicago Tribune | Stephen Franklin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

An explosion of insults between officials from the Service Employees International Union and the California Nurses Association capped a scrapped effor...