Thursday, December 5, 2019

The three big reasons Republicans can’t replace Obamacare

Except the prospect of more than 20 million people losing their health insurance, and a huge redistribution from the working class to the very rich.

Is health care doomed?

We are at a stalemate. Opponents of the ACA have no viable replacement and supporters have no power to stave off the Republican bulldozer.

Michigan to stop giving bottled water to Flint residents

Over 12,000 lead or galvanized steel pipes that could potentially bring lead-contaminated water are still in use.

Myths And Facts About HB 2 — The Anti-Choice Law That Could Overturn Abortion...

In covering Whole Woman's Health v. Hellerstedt, some media outlets have relied on right-wing media talking points purporting false claims. Here are the facts.

Exxon, Peabody coal lobby for bill poised to load EPA science board with polluters

“That is a science advisory board – it will not function better by having fewer scientists on it."

Reducing food waste can protect our health, as well as our planet’s

Reducing food waste can address two major problems facing humanity today: cost of food waste and the impact on the health of our people and our planet.

Marijuana is on the ballot in four states, but legalization may soon stall, researchers...

Strong public support and successive waves of state-level legalization in election years has led many policy analysts to argue that marijuana has reached a tipping point in the United States.

What If Mental Health First Aid Were as Widespread as CPR? New York City’s...

One in every four Americans experiences mental illness, and lack of police understanding can lead to tragedy. Here’s what could happen if we were all trained to deal with depression and anxiety.

Millions Could Lose Obamacare Coverage as Supreme Court Weighs Dubious Koch-Backed Case

Behind the billionaire brothers David and Charles Koch, Competitive Enterprise Institute sued the government in a new challenge to Obamacare. And it's all over an aspect of the law dealing with tax subsidies. Now millions of people's healthcare coverage is in the hands of the U.S. Supreme Court.

Bruno Mars donates $1 million to Flint water crisis relief effort

“Ongoing challenges remain years later for Flint residents, and it’s important that we don’t forget our brothers and sisters affected by this disaster.”