Barring federal funding for Planned Parenthood, as some in Congress favor, would have a devastating impact on women's access to health care services through Medicaid -- especially family planning services -- and put many women's health at risk.
The Pope has said, "The goal of economics and politics is to serve humanity, beginning with the poorest and most vulnerable wherever they may be." Our criminal justice system is a striking example of the reverse.
As part of budget reconciliation legislation that may move in coming weeks, House Republican leaders are likely to include a repeal of health reform's requirement, known as the individual mandate, that most individuals have insurance or pay a penalty.
Every dollar in the 2016 replenishment will count in the Global Fund's efforts to create a healthy environment, which in turn will serve as a building block for so many other improvements to our society.
Estate planning frequently addresses property transfers in contemplation of death while elder law considers retirement income issues. While it is easy...
It is easy to predict that the visit of Pope Francis to the United States of America this week will go down in history. But will it be able to change the future?
Governments all over the world insure their buildings or assets from potential risk. Yet, why do so many governments refuse to similarly insure their citizens from the risks posed by a lack of preparedness in a country's health infrastructure and in the delivery of essential health services?
Before my recovery, I was all of those horrible, scary things that you hear about regarding mental illness and addiction. I was that in spades, not only on the outside, but on the inside as well.
By Mike Dawson for DETAILS. (photo: Flickr) We are...
Today's report confirms that the numbers of seniors living in poverty are growing and that the problem of senior poverty, particularly for women, is an urgent one.
I would like to think that you did not intentionally offend a group of the one of the most trusted professions in both the United States and Canada, but you did. And for that, you owe us an apology.
No other candidate, Democratic or Republican, has endorsed proposals as distinctively tailored to contemporary concerns within this state as Bernie Sanders. For that reason, North Carolinians ought not to miss out on the unique opportunity that could very well be a Bernie Sanders presidency.
Technology isn't just advancing in the way we manage our histories or in the kind of machines and techniques we use for diagnosis and treatment. Interconnectedness is also giving us new ways to interact with our healthcare providers, no matter where we are.
This Q&A column addresses questions from real patients about health care costs. Have your own question? Get your answer here. Question: My employe...
SME Competitiveness and Healthcare Reform The central tenant of the insurance industry is that the law of large numbers drives down the average price...
Nurses and other health care workers, like law enforcement officers, are guardians of our communities, and their welfare demands protection. A first step is acknowledging and reporting the problems.