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Tag: healthcare

New documents show how drug companies targeted doctors to increase opioid...

A trove of recently released documents offers the public an unvarnished look inside those relationships from the perspective of drug companies themselves.

6 things medical facilities managers can do to support health care...

Medical facility managers can help staff avoid this chain reaction by supporting their physical, mental, and emotional health.

What is public health justice, and how do we fight for...

It’s about spreading awareness of the disparities and the inequalities created by unequal distributions of money, power, and resources within the public health sector and fighting for those most impacted by demanding policy changes.

Progressive organizations launch new campaign: ‘Make Meds Affordable’

The new campaign is calling on President Biden to take executive action to lower drug prices.

Sanders demands end to Medicare premium hike from Alzheimer’s drug

Building on his recent letter to U.S. President Joe Biden, Sen. Bernie Sanders on Tuesday wrote to a key government analyst to...

We need changes in our healthcare industry for more accessible care

By reducing prices and expanding coverage to more people, these big-picture changes could transform our healthcare system.

New poll shows how dissatisfied Americans are with US healthcare system

“It’s been decades in the making after failed promises by elected officials to do something to help Americans suffering at the hand of high prices for healthcare and prescription drugs.”

‘It’s not coming out’: Bernie Sanders stands firm on Medicare expansion

Sanders and other progressives have spent months defending the provisions in the $3.5 trillion, 10-year investment in climate action and social supports for lower- and middle-income families.

Why do Europeans live longer than Americans?

Over a generation ago, in a more equal United States, no one had to ask that question.

What will be the future of healthcare in the aftermath of...

The pandemic has made us more prepared and strengthened the healthcare system against any future global crises.

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Looks like another ‘bad blue’ just bit the dust

Jamie McLeod-Skinner, as the replacement for Bad Blue Kurt Schrader, would not be beholden to any of the many corporate PACs that supported him.

Former Minneapolis cop pleads guilty to manslaughter during George Floyd arrest

“His acknowledgment he did something wrong is an important step toward healing the wounds of the Floyd family, our community, and the nation."

New research could lead to solar panels that work at night

“We do not yet have the miracle material that will make the thermoradiative diode an everyday reality, but we made a proof of principle and are eager to see how much we can improve on this result in the coming years.”

As the planet warms, let’s be clear: We are sacrificing lives for profits

Climate change is the result of a deadly calculus: human lives are worth risking and even losing over the profits of global corporations.

How America can stop violence against health care workers

“The severity seems to keep going up. It doesn’t go down.”