While drug companies primarily focus on profits, the Drugs for Neglected Diseases Initiative develops life saving medicines for the world’s poorest and most ignored patients.
Universal Healthcare and Livable Social Security are essential to save our states, cities, public authorities and public education from the crippling and bankrupting burdens of healthcare and pensions and for economic recovery and national prosperity.
A group of famous people’s mothers — including the women who raised Jonah Hill, Jennifer Lopez, and Adam Levine — released
The Affordable Care Act is off to a rocky start. Some Democratic congresspeople have been backing away from the law. We can't let that happen. Progressives can't let "Obamacare" fail.
Doctors and hospitals are businesses after all, and account for 50 percent of our health care cost (see chart below). Besides, what kind of business either doesn't know or won't tell you what it charges for standard goods or services? I ask this as a small business owner myself.
Finally, being a woman, a lesbian, a gay man, a bisexual or a transgender person is no longer considered a pre-existing condition. In addition, Health and Human Services is working with community centers serving the LGBT community to employ prevention strategies to address concerns.
Proposal 4 will allow seniors and people with disabilities the choice to direct their own care and remain healthy and independent in their own homes, instead of being forced into expensive nursing homes and other institutions.
Religious leaders and pundits reacted swiftly to the Supreme Court's ruling on the America's Affordable Health Choices Act
Obama has done the easy part: agreeing to a windfall for the insurance companies. How does he make sure people are happy with the quality and cost of the insurance they're going to be forced to buy?
The future for this woman and her family is filled with fear and economic insecurity, and McCain offers virtually nothing in the way of serious solutions.