The medical community is on the front lines, of course, treating sick patients, helping others recover and -- equally importantly -- educating and encouraging others how to avoid the dangerous tentacles of the No. 1 killer of Americans.
Without the opportunity to live a healthy life, there is no opportunity to live the American dream or participate fully in our communities. Without the security of health insurance, there is no economic security for middle-class families, and for so many other families working their way into the middle class.
The implementation of Obamacare, with its tremendous impact on the cost and delivery of medical care to all Americans, now faces major legal objections and procedural problems. These challenges show the need for major legislative reform and judicial restraint in the near future.
The grace of the families of Newtown who recently met with Vice President Biden to advocate for better mental health treatments has taken our breath away as they pave the way toward unconditional love as a nation.
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Worst politician: There was no shortage of nominees in this category, as usual. Reince Priebus, Anthony Weiner, Trey Radel and crack-smoking mayor of Toronto Rob Ford all did their best to claim the title of Worst Politician, in fact.
Let's move past the stubborn resistance to the cure of the ACA. Let's get over the thoughtless scapegoating of Kathleen Sebelius. Let the healing begin.
This cluster of cases infamous to liberals might conspire to deal a blow to the ACA and in the same stroke open the door to other odious corporate practices performed in the name of faith. Or maybe not.
Senator Deeds, all hearts are on deck with you. The vibrant photo of Gus playing his banjo on the campaign trail with you will be forever etched in our minds. We honor him and we honor you. We stand with you.
As we witness the awkward, unfortunate early implementation of the ACA, it is agreed by critics and admirers alike that the system will only work if enough young people enroll to balance out the older enrollees
Case in point: the current troubles of the healthcare.gov portal. Yes, it is more than a snafu. And yes, it's quite scandalous. But, at this point, who in the United States isn't fully aware of the problem?
History has been made over the past month for the Mental Health Advocacy movement. A few weeks ago, Patrick Kennedy launched the Kennedy For...
When the Tea Partiers made their appearance in D.C. during the last midterm elections, it was easy to predict that they would one day morph into a gro...
While we're in the financial journalism sector, let's look at all the totally wrong hype the cable networks laid on about how certain they were that the Fed would cut back its stimulus bond purchases back in September.
The truth these politicians want to obscure is that Obamacare is protecting their constituents from buying coverage that provides little to no shield against financial ruin. And that protection is something the insurance industry wants to get rid of.
What is so ironic is that the very congressmen and women who were berating Sebelius due to ACA's website failure have been trying to repeal, replace and de-fund the ACA.