With all the linkages, there are two similarities between health care and education that have not received as much attention: a largely intractable problem, poverty, and a cautionary message about technology.
The Affordable Care Act isn't a perfect law. It's not even a good law. But it's better than what we had before and it's worth fighting for.
White House officials are blaming the numerous online technical glitches that have occurred since the rollout of Obamacare on the controversial anti-Islamic film Innocence of Muslims.
Why the optimism for participating in changing health care then? The customer, providers and patients are jumping ship, and therein lies the opportunity.
I am a moderate Republican, and am here to tell you, that neither I, nor the Republicans or the Americans gave permission to Ted Cruz to turn the nation upside down, we cannot break the rules and do what we please.
Accessible, affordable, quality care in all cases improves lives and in many cases saves lives. It gives peace of mind and economic security to families. It increases productivity for large and small employers as well as for students. It creates jobs and contributes to our economic strength. It's a powerful statement of who we are.
We know two truths about this new health crisis: It is global, and our current pill-for-an-ill medical model is ill-equipped -- is indeed helpless -- to confront it.
The only way that my positive cancer experience has been possible is thanks to two things: health insurance and advances in breast cancer research. I have a health insurance plan through my husband's job that offers comprehensive cover for cancer treatment.
With a huge uninsured population, and a legislature that refuses to carry out the Affordable Care Act (ACA), Florida has been a focus of national efforts to promote enrollment in the ACA's federal health insurance exchange.
More than the fate of health reform (and whether millions of uninsured Americans get health coverage) is at stake in the battle over the government shutdown. How well -- or poorly -- our democracy functions is increasingly on the line.
Today is an exciting day for millions of uninsured young, healthy people who work hard at a job they love every single day. But for the one in six uninsured young adults that suffer from a pre-existing condition, today is the beginning of a new era.
Earth to Republican Obstructionists: IT passed. IT was funded. IT was upheld by your United States Supreme Court. News flash: IT's a done deal. Not...
We've observed misinformation and fear mongering against the president's Affordable Care Act, also referred to as 'Obamacare'. But guess what, it's going into effect tomorrow.
We cannot achieve anything when two parties speak only to themselves. The president must lead the negotiations that are currently at a deadlock.
By making their demand, the House Republicans have fallen into the president's political trap. They will be creating a global crisis that only Mr. Obama can prevent, which leads us to the second step in his strategy.
Citizen need is being given a fighting chance against the constant money grab of health care and pharmaceutical corporations. While well short of universal health care, this is clearly as step in the right direction.