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Let's Put Some Muscle on Those Skinny Health Care Networks

LeeAnn Hall | Posted 08.19.2014 | Healthy Living
LeeAnn Hall

The ACA is doing a tremendous amount of good, getting insurance to millions of people who otherwise would be uninsured, and lowering costs for many more -- but the use of these skinny networks threatens to undermine all the progress we've made if it's left unchecked. Here are some of the biggest problems that skinny networks can cause -- problems that are already affecting many patients.

Republicans Aren't Pro-Life

Gerry Myers | Posted 08.04.2014 | Politics
Gerry Myers

How can anyone who says they are pro-life also be pro-weapon? If the Republican Party truly believes life is sacred, then why do they insist on unrestricted assault weapons -- whose sole purpose is to kill -- rather than reasonable gun regulations?

Time to Go: VA's Leadership Cannot Stand

Jim Moore | Posted 07.22.2014 | Politics
Jim Moore

Having retired from VA last September, after 12 years there as a speechwriter for four secretaries, and another 20 years in other lanes of federal service, I look at the scene from a distance through the strong field glasses of professional experience with many of the players.

You Have to Be Really Stupid to Stir Up This Hornet's Nest: Pro-choice Women in Texas Angry as Hell

Vivian Norris | Posted 09.04.2013 | Politics
Vivian Norris

People will be talking about Senator Davis' filibuster for many years to come. Those who have made, and will make the trip to the capitol in Austin to make their voices heard, will become politicized forever. They will not forget the energy and solidarity which we have witnessed.

BP Spill Workers Seek Care as Health Study Progresses

Susan Buchanan | Posted 01.29.2012 | Green
Susan Buchanan

A multi-million-dollar study by the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, gauging impacts of the BP spill on cleanup workers, has so far enrolled 5,500 individuals -- mostly from Gulf states.

Ed Schultz Pleads For Health Care Reform, Calls Lieberman A 'Coward' (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Ed Schultz made an impassioned plea for health care reform Wednesday during an on-location shoot at a temporary free clinic in Hartford, Connecticut. ...

L.A. Takes Steps To Shut Down Marijuana Shops

AP | GREG RISLING | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

LOS ANGELES — Clay Tepel knew there were risks to setting up a medical marijuana shop: it could lose money, be robbed or be raided by authoritie...

High Time for Change?

Christal Smith | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Christal Smith

Alcohol is far more dangerous than marijuana, so just regulate marijuana, control it, and tax it and we'll be far, far ahead of where we are today.