Monday, November 28, 2022

Tag: healthcare

This American for-profit healthcare system would just as soon kill you...

To this system, it doesn't matter whether a person lives or dies as long as it gets paid. That's why our healthcare costs are so high, even though our life expectancy is so low.

Medicare for All could have prevented more than 338,000 US Covid...

"Healthcare reform is long overdue in the U.S.," said the lead author of a new study. "Americans are needlessly losing lives and money."

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.

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Why Raphael Warnock’s reelection could tip the balance for America’s economic future 

“He’s there to work. He’s not there to make the backdoor deals. I wish we could have more senators like that.”

‘Dead’ Republicans redux? Revived as blue-collar workers’ party?

If lying hypocrites want a new deal, First they make law and order real.

France’s plan for solar panels on all car parks is just the start of...

Creating a more diverse energy supply, much of which is directly connected to the very cars or homes consuming that power, makes a lot of sense.

Greta Thunberg joins 630+ young people in landmark climate lawsuit against Sweden

"The Swedish state fails to meet the constitutional requirement to promote sustainable development leading to a good environment for present and future generations," said the plaintiffs.

The renewable energy transition is failing

Renewable energy isn’t replacing fossil fuel energy—it’s adding to it.