Wednesday, April 24, 2024

Tag: healthcare

Sanders, Jayapal lan town hall on healthcare as human right to...

"There are millions of people who would like to go to a doctor but cannot afford to do so," said Sanders. "This is an outrage. In America, your health and your longevity should not be dependent on your wealth."

The healthcare long march: Why exposing evils of medical debt doesn’t...

The closest thing to actual solutions are vague hints

Allergic to prevention, most heart disease treatment is systemically flawed. Reform...

If I live a healthier, less anxious, with no emergency-rush-to-the-ER episodes, this risk assessment outlay is a bargain.

Cancer patients challenge Biden admin’s refusal to lower price of lifesaving...

“This is a drug that was invented with taxpayer dollars by scientists at UCLA and can be purchased in Canada for one-fifth the U.S. price."

Utah passes bill banning transgender youth from receiving gender-affirming health care

The bill "prohibits surgery for all transgender youth and disallows hormone treatment for transgender minors who have not been professionally diagnosed with gender dysphoria."

More than 70% of Democrats back government-run universal healthcare: poll

Across the political spectrum, 57% of respondents said they believe the government should ensure everyone in the U.S. has health coverage.

Nurses strike in NYC demanding better working conditions and solutions to...

“What’s going on today is that these work environment challenges have been predating COVID-19, and nurses have been experiencing many of these challenges for decades."

Big Pharma and GOP allies aim to sabotage Medicare drug price...

"Patients fought hard for the reforms in the Inflation Reduction Act—and we won't let Big Pharma and its allies' fearmongering scare us."

Inequality kills. But we can stop the killing.

So argues a gripping new book from an activist physician who’s helped divine the keys to long and healthy life.

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.

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Climate change costs to hit $38 trillion annually by 2050

New study reveals stark economic disparities as global warming intensifies, disproportionately affecting the world's poorest nations.

Children among hundreds found in new mass grave at Gaza hospital

A horrifying discovery in Khan Younis raises alarms about the profound toll of ongoing hostilities on the most vulnerable.

Senator Sanders proposes major cuts to Israeli military aid amid human rights concerns

Amid accusations of genocide and widespread human rights abuses, Senator Bernie Sanders champions amendments to halt offensive military funding to Israel, sparking a critical Senate debate.

Historic Gaza protests at Columbia U. enter day 6; campus protests spread across country

Solidarity protests and encampments have now sprouted up on campuses across the country, including at Yale, MIT, Tufts, NYU, The New School and University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Democrats divided: Historic opposition to $26 billion military aid package for Israel amid Gaza...

A record 40 House Democrats have voted against a controversial bill, citing concerns over the impact of military operations on children in Gaza.