Sunday, July 21, 2024

Tag: healthcare

UnitedHealth reports $7.9 billion Q2 profits as protesters decry coverage denials

Protesters reiterated their commitment to fighting for healthcare justice, emphasizing the need for systemic changes.

Majority of Americans favor federal action to relieve medical debt amid...

New poll reveals strong support for medical debt relief across the U.S., highlighting a significant burden on millions of Americans and sparking renewed calls for legislative action.

The Medicare Advantage Paradox: How private insurers cost taxpayers billions

Recent studies and reports from the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission (MedPAC) reveal that MA overpayments have significantly burdened taxpayers.

Weight loss drugs go hand-in-hand with junk food industry

Capitalism has built systems of inequality in food, health, and wealth and convinced us that the cause is individual failure, not systemic predication.

Arizona abortion rights face crucial test as Governor Hobbs repeals century-old...

This legislative change, which has been long sought by advocates, sets the stage for a November ballot measure that could further secure abortion rights in Arizona.

Native Americans have shorter life spans. Better health care isn’t the...

So what’s ultimately behind this low life expectancy?

The great unwinding

The failing battle for health and healthcare in these all too disunited states.

Medicare on the brink: The shocking plot to privatize America’s lifeline...

The Project 2025 document, spearheaded by the Heritage Foundation, reflects a unified conservative strategy to reshape government policies, including Medicare.

Crossing state lines for care: Kate Cox’s forced journey from Texas...

Cox's case spotlights the intense legal and ethical debates surrounding abortion in America today.

The veiled threat of fiscal commission as gateway to Social Security...

In a controversial move, the GOP-led House Budget Committee's hearing to establish a fiscal commission raises alarms for potential cuts in Social Security and Medicare, sparking widespread criticism and concerns for the future of these essential programs.

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Billionaire-backed JD Vance claims working class support despite anti-labor record

Vance accepted the party’s vice-presidential nomination with promises to champion the interests of everyday Americans.

Clooney, Holt, and others push ageist tropes against Biden instead of addressing Project 2025

George Clooney pushed ageist tropes against Biden in New York Times. Then Lester Holt and others piled up as well, instead of whistleblowing Project 2025.

‘Largest IT outage in history’ causes global chaos: Flights grounded, hospitals and banks disrupted

As the global community grapples with the aftermath of what is being termed the largest IT outage in history, the focus remains on restoring normalcy and addressing the vulnerabilities exposed by this incident.

Dear Democrats—change the message! Please!

Ideally this can be resolved by the Democrats engaging in focused strategic and tactical consideration with one over-riding goal: How to retain the White House and Senate and win back the House.

Groundbreaking study highlights urgent need to protect global forest carbon sinks

Published in Nature, the study underscores the importance of global forests in absorbing carbon dioxide and calls for immediate action to protect these ecosystems.