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Uninsured Americans

The Elusive Pot of Gold

Risë K. Phillips | Posted 06.05.2012 | Politics
Risë K. Phillips

As CEO of a busy and highly effective federally qualified heath center in South Los Angeles, I see the changes taking place -- changes that impact everyone, but are hardest on those who never reached the pinnacle of that economic slope.

When The Poor Have Health Care Coverage, The Cost Goes Down For All

Emily Cohn | Posted 02.10.2012 | Business

The concept of support for universal health care is taboo among Republicans who scrutinize the Affordable Care Act -- dubbing it the "Job-Killing Heal...

Myths and Misperceptions About Primary Care

John Geyman | Posted 10.22.2011 | Books
John Geyman

We are indebted to the late Dr. Barbara Starfield of the Johns Hopkins School of Public Health for this basic definition of the four pillars of primary care.

Obama Administration Appeals Ruling Against Healthcare Law

Reuters | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

March 9, 2011 12:14:26 AM WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Obama administration Tuesday appealed a U.S. judge's ruling in Florida that struck down its la...

Grayson, Bachmann Debate Health Care Reform On 'Larry King Live' (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Civility reigned Wednesday during a health care debate between Reps. Alan Grayson (D-Fla.) and Michele Bachmann (R-Minn.) on "Larry King Live." Bo...

Alan Grayson Cries On The House Floor Over Victims Of Health Care System (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Elyse Siegel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

On Wednesday afternoon, Rep. Alan Grayson (D-Fla.) shed tears on the House floor during a speech on the need for health insurance reform. Reading lett...

Health Care Study: Lack Of Insurance Has Led To 17,000 Child Deaths

AFP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Lack of adequate health care may have contributed to the deaths of some 17,000 US children over the past two decades, according to a study released by...