Wednesday, November 13, 2019

‘US can lead the world in finding the global cure for AIDS:’ Sanders announces...

"What we need is a grassroots political movement that will stand up to the greed of the pharmaceutical industry and take the steps necessary to ensure we end the AIDS epidemic by 2025..."

Warren and Sanders: Medicare for All: Without a public option, it’s dead in the...

In this country, we have private insurance, Medicare, Medicaid, Obamacare, and the VA (veterans) system. How in the world did that ever happen?

My breast cancer journey revealed the flaws of an unjust health system

Our ability to care for ourselves during a health crisis should not be dependent on generous employers or on our zip code.

The ignorance about universal healthcare for Americans is astounding, incomprehensible

If we sent a man to the moon, if we developed the revolutionary internet, then we can develop a world-class healthcare system.

Johnson & Johnson recalls 33,000 baby powder bottles after FDA finds asbestos

"FDA will be working with Johnson & Johnson to facilitate further investigation to substantiate that the product is authentic."

Reducing climate change will prevent future deadly epidemics says new study

"Recent outbreaks of animal-borne emerging infectious diseases have likely been precipitated by a complex interplay of changing ecological, epidemiological and socio-economic factors."

2.2 million petition demanding Medicare for All

Yesterday, 2.2 million petition signatures were delivered to the U.S. House of Representatives to show support of Medicare for All. 

California bans controversial pesticide

Beginning at the start of 2020, California will ban the sale of a popular agricultural pesticide, chlorpyrifos, that has been linked to...

California to become the first state to ban Big Pharma’s pay-for-delay deals

“Competition in the pharmaceutical industry helps lower prices for Californians who rely on life-saving treatments.”

Inequality is literally killing us

Again and again, studies show that the richer wealthy Americans become, the shorter the rest of us live.