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Bernie Sanders Is Promising Health Care Utopia, With No Way To Deliver

The Huffington Post | Jonathan Cohn | Posted 01.21.2016 | Politics

The Bernie Sanders health care plan, which the Vermont senator released this week, sounds pretty spectacular at first blush. It’s a proposal to...

No 'Magic Pill' for Helping Patients Manage Chronic Illness

Mark Wagar | Posted 02.10.2014 | Healthy Living
Mark Wagar

Care delivery that puts the patient into focus, and embraces new and innovative ways of engaging patients in their treatment will help us realize the triple aim of health reform.

Revealed: The Best Health Care Plans

The Huffington Post | Catherine New | Posted 10.08.2012 | Money

The best private health care plans in the United States are run by nonprofit organizations, according to the latest survey published in the November i...

There Is No 'I' in 'Safety Net'

Mary Ann Christopher | Posted 11.06.2012 | Healthy Living
Mary Ann Christopher

At the center of Mrs. Barrow's team is Felicia herself; her needs, her feedback, and her participation are essential. Then, working collaboratively and across all facets of her daily life, she is supported by a nurse-led team of health professionals.

GOP Rep. On Health Care Law: 'Repeal Anything That Is Left Standing' After SCOTUS Decision

AP | By DAVID ESPO | Posted 08.17.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Congressional Republicans intend to seek quick repeal of any parts of the health care law that survive a widely anticipated Supreme Cour...

How to Live a Long and Healthy Life: The 10 Things Every Woman Needs to Know

Susan Blumenthal, M.D. | Posted 06.14.2011 | Women
Susan Blumenthal, M.D.

Over the past two decades, important actions have been taken to make women's health a national priority. Now let's build on this success by working together to ensure a healthier future for women in the years ahead.

Headstrong, Part I: My World Turned Upside Down

Marian Salzman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Marian Salzman

A little over three years ago, I was flying high. I was chief marketing officer at the ad agency JWT Worldwide. I'd been credited with popularizing th...

Michelle Obama And Jill Biden Announce New Health Care Services (VIDEO) | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

First Lady Michelle Obama and Dr. Jill Biden teamed up to announce two new health care initiatives from the White House. This fall, under the Afforda...

Stanford To Cover Transgender Surgery In Health Care Plan

The Stanford Daily | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

With the addition next year of transgender surgery coverage to Cardinal Care, Stanford's student health plan, some students say there are quality-of-l...

Health Care: Keep Your Eyes on the Prize

Jim Wallis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jim Wallis

We've recently seen the abortion rhetoric really heat up to ridiculous proportions. Those with opposing views are being stereotyped and demonized. And facts are taking a back seat to sound bytes.

Small Businesses Take A Back Seat In Obama's Health-Care Plan

Newsweek | Kevin Kelly | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

A healthy percentage of the uninsured, about 46 percent, work for small businesses too poor to afford insurance. And poll after poll says that fear of...

WaPo: GOP Submits Bizarre Amendments

Washington Post | Dana Milbank | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

It's getting late in the Senate Finance Committee's writing of a health-care bill, but not too late for Republicans on Wednesday to make one more vali...

Health Care, Immigrants, and the Character of Our Country

Jim Wallis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jim Wallis

With an issue like health, the faith community has a unique and important role to play -- to define and raise the moral issues beneath the policy debate.


Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

How Barack Obama has changed! We recently learned that President Obama has secretly made a sweetheart deal with Billy Tauzin, the former congressman ...

House Republicans Unveil $700B Health Care Plan

AP | RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — House Republicans on Wednesday unveiled a $700 billion health care plan that would offer tax credits to help people buy insurance, ...

CBO Deals New Blow To Health Plan

Politico | CHRIS FRATES | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

For the second time this month, congressional budget analysts have dealt a blow to the Democrat's health reform efforts, this time by saying a plan to...

Paying For Healthcare Overhaul Likely To Fall Unevenly On States

Los Angeles Times | Janet Hook | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

When Congress decides how to pay for President Obama's signature healthcare initiative, some of his strongest political bastions may be footing a heav...

Schumer: Dems May Have To Go It Alone On Health Care

AP | RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Democrats are becoming bolder about their idea that middle-class familes get the option of joining a government insurance plan in a...

Kennedy Bill Would Make Employers Provide Health care

AP | ERICA WERNER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Employers would be required to offer health care to employees or pay a penalty, and all Americans would be guaranteed health insura...

Obama's Health Care Strategy Revealed

New York Times | MATT BAI | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Sometime in the next few weeks, Congress and the White House will descend into the labyrinthine politics of comprehensive health care reform. For Bara...

Obama Open To Plan Requiring Everyone To Get Insurance

AP | ERICA WERNER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama's hopes for a bipartisan health deal seemed in jeopardy Thursday as GOP senators protested his renewed suppo...

Sam Stein

Republican Health Care Plan Unveiled | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Republicans in Congress are slated to unveil their health care reform plan on Wednesday, a proposal that relies heavily on private mechanisms, contain...

A Presidential Rx to Improve Health in the New Year

Susan Blumenthal, M.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Susan Blumenthal, M.D.

Our country faces significant health challenges including skyrocketing costs, declining funding for scientific research, and lack of innovation in the government's response to emerging threats.

McCain Campaign: Our Health Plan Doesn't Work

Jason Rosenbaum | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jason Rosenbaum

According to McCain's senior economic policy adviser, McCain's health care plan won't destroy the employer-based insurance system because the plan doesn't work.

Giuliani Derides "Socialized Medicine," But Expanded Government Health Care While Mayor

New York Times | SARAH KERSHAW | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In campaigning for president, Rudolph W. Giuliani has criticized Democrats for promoting "socialized" medicine, boasted about his record as mayor of N...