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Asexual People Deserve Better From Our Medical Providers
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We are not broken. We do not need to be fixed.
Julie Oliver Was A Homeless, Pregnant Teen. Now She’s Running For Congress In Texas.
The Democratic newcomer faces an uphill battle against a Republican incumbent in a red district.
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Republicans Will Repeal Obamacare If They Get The Chance, Mitch McConnell Says
It's a reminder of how big the stakes are in the midterm elections.
Anti-Choice Activists Want You To Hate Abortion Providers Like Me
Willie J. Parker
A new anti-abortion propaganda film about a criminal abortion provider exploits women's pain and endangers my patients.
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Republicans Are Still Rewriting History On Pre-Existing Conditions
Now it's Senate candidate Martha McSally telling whoppers about her record on health care.
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As Trump Demonizes Immigrants, These U.S. Farmers Aren't Having It
By Madeline Heim, Wisconsin Center for Investigative Journalism
Immigrant workers perform grueling jobs that many Americans won't do. And farmers know it. A Wisconsin program builds a deeper understanding between them.
USA Today Publishes Fact Check Of 'Misleading' Trump Op-Ed
The paper published a lengthy debunking of the op-ed Trump wrote for it about "Medicare for All."
Jimmy Kimmel Unloads On Donald Trump Over His Latest Lie About Health Care
"This is like claiming you saved people from drowning after you put a hole in the side of the ship. It’s just a lie. It’s another lie."
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Donald Trump Attacks 'Medicare-For-All' With Rambling, Dishonest Rant
But this time it's in the USA Today, not on the stump.
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Wildly Inaccurate Trump Op-Ed On Health Care Receives Swift Backlash
USA Today defended the column, saying it had fact-checked the president's claims.
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Trump Officials Plan Obamacare Site Shutdowns During Open Enrollment
The Trump administration is under scrutiny for shortening the enrollment period and scheduling lengthy maintenance downtime for the Healthcare.gov website.
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This Michigan District Is The Biggest Test Of Democrats’ Health Care Strategy
Can a doctor defeat the congressman who saved Obamacare repeal?
White Mom Says Maryland Clinic Refused To Treat Black Daughter
Schoolteacher Karen Dresser says clinic employees didn't believe she's the child's mother and demanded proof of guardianship.
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Physicist Dead At 96 After Selling Nobel Prize To Cover Medical Costs
By Keith Ridler, The Associated Press
Leon Lederman coined the phrase "God particle."
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Bernie's Dumb 'Stop BEZOS' Bill May Have Just Helped Amazon Workers Get A Raise
A case study in how bad ideas can sometimes lead to good outcomes.
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U.S. Drops To 27th In The World For Education And Health Care
In 1990, the U.S. was ranked sixth in "human capital," based on a person's expected productive years of work. Now it's 27th.
Julia Louis-Dreyfus: My Health Situation Would Be Dire Without Good Insurance
“The idea of not being covered when you’re in a crisis ... is an unconscionable thing to me,” said the “Veep” star, who was diagnosed with cancer a year ago.
This Is What Life Is Like For Children In Post-Hurricane Maria Puerto Rico
School closures mark another loss for children in Puerto Rico still mentally recovering from Hurricane Maria.
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Planned Parenthood Selects Dr. Leana Wen As Its New President
The Baltimore health commissioner, a Chinese immigrant, will take over Cecile Richards' role in November.
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Pramila Jayapal Is Starting The First Medicare For All PAC
The first-term House member from Seattle wants to help congressional candidates who support the progressive health care policy.
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Sen. Joe Manchin Shoots GOP Obamacare Lawsuit In New Re-Election Ad
His opponent backs a lawsuit that could invalidate the law's insurance protections for those with preexisting conditions.
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If You Don't Believe Single Payer Can Work, See How They Do It In Taiwan
But that doesn't mean the United States would get the same results.
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Barack Obama Praises 'Medicare For All' In Election Speech
The former president’s comments give credence to a growing progressive movement.
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For Susan Collins, A Vote For Kavanaugh Would Be Political Suicide
, Guest Writer
So what's she thinking?
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GOP Senate Candidates Are Scrambling To Rewrite Their Record On Pre-Existing Conditions
It's the same thing Donald Trump, Paul Ryan and the rest of the party tried last year.
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Making Doctors Dumber Won't Make Our Health Care System Smarter
, Guest Writer
Shorter med school curriculums are not the answer to our health care woes.
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