We're going to focus on the aftermath and ramifications of what has been happening in Ferguson, Missouri for the past few weeks. It even reached international proportions, as both Egypt and Russia got in a few digs at American police and protesters.
I hope every Black leader, parent, grandparent and preacher will mount a united and irresistible voice to end the structural exclusion of millions of children from the education and other opportunities required to keep them from dead-end lives.
According to the CDC, individuals 65 and older are more likely to be affected by these serious heat-related ailments, because their bodies don't adjust to the heat as well and because they are more likely to have a medical condition or take medications that impair their ability to handle heat.
Whenever I hear someone say that "government should be run like a business," my first reaction is "do you know how badly most businesses are run?" S...
The effects of insecurity on education, population displacement and governance, means that access to health care becomes much harder in places like Borno State, that are already very restricted due to the predominantly rural nature of the landscape.
As principled conservatives continue to unite under the banner of reform, our true test will be whether we can make our proposals reality, and create a brighter future for hardworking people throughout our country.
In the wake of Congress' failure to advance meaningful immigration reform, it has become crystal clear that Congress will not act in any way that matters. One thing that can be fixed now with a swipe of the pen is the regulation impacting DREAMers, preventing them from accessing health care.
"Calling it a health care crisis is misleading. The real crisis is not in health care, but in health. If you had to choose either optimal health or great health care, which would you choose?"
ACA dead-enders will stay at it, fighting Medicaid expansion and filing creative, hopeless lawsuits. They'll stop Medicaid expansion in some states, denying coverage to millions of the most needy. But the ACA will survive. In health care policy, the arc of history has taken a decisive turn toward human decency.
He was getting first rate medical care but he was not feeling cared for. What seems to be missing in this scenario is empathy, the ability to recognize emotions being experienced by another.
What is the next step for the natural products industry? The interrelationship with health care at large is of critical importance. Chronic disease is rising on a global scale. Pharmaceutical drugs alone don't seem to solve these problems. We have to find new solutions.
A California Supreme Court majority decision recently determined that an employee of an in-home health care agency who was injured by a patient suffer...
The ACA accomplished many wonderful things for women. It did not, however, change the status quo that stigmatizes and marginalizes abortion, given that it maintains policies that discriminate against women based on their insurance or income.
History has, once again, been made! Transgender Oregonians on the Oregon Health Plan should be able to receive hormonal and surgical health care prescribed by their physician starting in 2015.
Ever since I first heard of them in the 70s, Doctors without Borders (Médecins Sans Frontières, or MSF) has been one of the organizations that most ...
While waiting for my grandson Stephen to return from day camp today at the Tynan School, in South Boston, everybody was talking about how Robin Willia...