Friday, February 22, 2019

Using Medicare in Mexico

Would you support an amendment to the Medicare law permitting American citizens to use Medicare benefits to pay for health care in approved medical facilities located outside the United States?

Here are the worst abortion restrictions conservative state lawmakers passed this year

These included everything from bans on the safest, most common form of second-trimester abortion to laws that would outright re-criminalize abortion.

Elizabeth Warren introduces bill that would lower drug costs

“The solution here is not to replace markets, but to fix them. The Affordable Drug Manufacturing Act will introduce more competition into the prescription drug market, and bring down prices for consumers.”

Demand transparency in Medicare for All

There is too much at stake. People will not let the Democrats send the movement off course again.

Medicare for all Americans – everywhere

Basically, Medicare is geographically limited. But what’s the point of this exclusionary rule?

Trump administration releases new rules on school nutrition standards, rolls back Obama administrations efforts

Last week marked the first of many rollbacks the Trump administration and the USDA are planning on the way the USDA administers school lunch programs.

USDA releases final GMO labeling standards

"Most studies have shown that consumers expect highly processed ingredients to be labeled and many food manufacturers want to provide that information."

‘Mass starvation plan:’ Trump USDA to push work requirements for food stamps that Congress...

"This regulation blatantly ignores the bipartisan farm bill that the president is signing today and disregards over 20 years of history giving states flexibility to request waivers based on local job conditions."

5 everyday products contaminated with plastic

It's high time that corporations and governments step up to stem the tide of plastic, taking action to eliminate all but the most essential single-use plastic items.

Johnson & Johnson knew for decades there was asbestos in its baby powder says...

The company "fretted over the problem and how to address it while failing to disclose it to regulators or the public."