Monday, November 18, 2019

Tag: health care

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

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

A new model for health care respects indigenous agency

In Canada, Inuit and academic health care researchers have teamed up to combat poor cultural awareness in mainstream health care services.

Even the grim reaper favors the rich

The Republicans’ pro-wealth, anti-labor and anti-social welfare campaigns are pushing people over a cliff before they live long enough to become grannies.

No one should have to bargain for health care

As the GM strike shows, employers use their workers’ health as a bargaining chip. Medicare for All would end that.

The AMA stops us from getting health care

It’s time to put patients first for once in this country, and offer Medicare For All to every American.

Private health insurance stocks ‘in free fall’ as Medicare for All...

"Insurance industry stocks dropping as the Medicare for All movement heats up – we've got some serious people power on our hands!"

We gave Pharma a blank check, now we’re paying the bill

We can and should ask our policymakers to rewrite the rules of our economy and rebuild a pharmaceutical industry that is designed to serve the needs of patients, not profits.

Crowdfunding Medicare for us all

I believe that anyone covered under Medicare for All should be permitted to obtain services anywhere in the world, so long as the services are similar to those provided in the United States and at a price that is no greater than that charged in the U.S.

Kaiser Permanente launches medical school with free tuition for the first...

With Kaiser Permanente's recent announcement, it is now the second medical school in the United States to become tuition-free and "eliminate the financial barrier to achieving a medical degree."

Millions of Americans cross the U.S.-Mexico border for health care: The...

At a checkpoint in Yuma, Arizona, around 6,000 Americans cross into Los Algodones, Mexico daily for health care reasons – predominantly dental care.

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In a major win for the environment, world’s largest bank says goodbye to fossil...

The bank's decision to end all financing of oil, gas, and coal projects after 2021 will make it the first multilateral lender to rule out financing for projects that contribute to the climate crisis.

Peruvian innovators launch banana leaf biodegradable dishes to combat plastic consumption

Chewa Plant aims to manufacture and commercialize the disposable dishes to help reduce plastic consumption and the pollution it causes.

In a step towards justice, US Senate passes bill with funds for missing and...

Lack of sufficient data and jurisdictional issues has been a huge obstacle for finding justice for Indigenous women that are victims of violence.

Demanding Kavanaugh impeachment, law students launch nationwide strike against illegitimate justice

"We cannot accept a system that empowers a man who repeatedly lied under oath and a judiciary review process that only performs a sham of an investigation into his misconduct."

America’s arms sales addiction

The 50-year history of U.S. dominance of the Middle Eastern arms trade.