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Hillary's Unsurprising and Disingenuous Opposition to Real Health Care Reform

John Geyman | Posted 01.25.2016 | Politics
John Geyman

Here we go again. Hillary touting her long experience in government, claimed knowledge of health care, and ability to "get things done" as she affirms her support of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and distorts Bernie Sanders' single-payer plan for national health insurance, Medicare for all.

GOP Vows Sickness and Ill-Health

Leo W. Gerard | Posted 01.11.2016 | Politics
Leo W. Gerard

Republicans have been trying to repeal the Affordable Care Act for five years. But they've made absolutely no effort to patch the massive gaping hole that would leave behind. They don't want to.

Of Government Role and Universal Health Care

Parthiv N. Parekh | Posted 09.30.2012 | Politics
Parthiv N. Parekh

Sure, we may boast a global lead in cutting-edge advances in health care, but what good are those to the millions who are shut out from even baseline health care?

Employer-Sponsored Health Insurance: Time to Pronounce it Dead

John Geyman | Posted 12.14.2011 | Business
John Geyman

We have had about a 75-year experiment with employer-sponsored health insurance, but its track record is one of continued decline over the last 30 years -- fewer people covered, less coverage for more costs, and less value of that coverage.

Live or Die: Do We Care Anymore?

John Geyman | Posted 12.12.2011 | Business
John Geyman

We have had about a 75-year experiment with employer-sponsored health insurance, but its track record is one of continued decline over the last 30 years.

Santorum D-Day

Jeff Danziger | Posted 08.09.2011 | Politics
Jeff Danziger


Jimmy Carter: Ted Kennedy Cost America National Health Insurance Decades Ago

AP | ANDREW MIGA | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Former President Jimmy Carter says Americans could have had comprehensive health care coverage decades ago if Sen. Edward M. Kenned...

National Health Care and September 11th

Dr. Gino Yu | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Gino Yu

With the confluence of the national health care debates and the anniversary of the terrorist attacks, I couldn't help but put the two together and wonder about the psychological impact of the "War on Terror" and its impact on the health.

Thousands From Canada And Europe Praise Their National Health Care On Global Message Board

Huffington Post | Matthew Palevksy | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Yesterday, global online advocacy network attempted to inject a dose of reality into the heated debate over health care reform by launching ...

Addicted to Health Care

Stanton Peele | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Stanton Peele

Americans are addicted to health care. They demand more and more of it, at any cost, whatever the consequences.

For the Health of the Nation: Ensure a Public Option

Leo W. Gerard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Leo W. Gerard

The last time the World Health Organization stacked up countries' health systems, the United States came in 37th, behind Chile, Morocco, Cyprus and even drug war-torn Colombia.

'Sick Around the World': Contrasting U.S. Health Care with 5 Other Capitalist Countries

Michele Swenson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michele Swenson

U.S. Taxpayers rightfully question shoveling $700 billion of corporate welfare to Wall St., when health care reform could contribute significantly to economic recovery and prove relief to those very same taxpayers.

Corporate Profit Continues to Define Health Care Reform & the U.S. Race to the Bottom

Michele Swenson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michele Swenson

Doctors and hospitals must maintain costly administrative staffs to deal with the bureaucracy. Inflated administration consumes one-third (31 percent) of Americans' health dollars.