Category Archives: Health Care

Abortion vote in the Senate: Why?

First, let me reprint Perry Gershon’s post from his FB page (with permission): Tomorrow the Senate will debate the so-called 20-week ban on abortion. Let’s be clear — this is nothing more than the first step towards making a woman’s … Continue reading

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Zeldin’s (Dismal) Voting Record—At a Glance

by A.Turner and J.Gavron To defeat Zeldin, we need to understand his voting record and dispel the perception that he’s pro-environment and a moderate Republican. His record reveals his extremist views on issues such as gun ownership and women’s rights. … Continue reading

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Taking the Heart out of Obamacare

Tax bill sets up 2018 attacks on our health care This week, House and Senate Republicans passed their deficit-busting tax giveaway to corporations and the ultra-rich without a single Democratic vote, clearing it for Donald Trump’s signature. After failing to … Continue reading

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Medicine and Why Net Neutrality Matters

Published in The Doctor’s Tablet by NANCY R. GLASSMAN, M.L.S., M.P.H, on DECEMBER 8, 2017 Recently, the library at Einstein, where I work as a medical librarian, experienced a momentary internet outage. In that instant everything seemed to stop in … Continue reading

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Why are Drug Prices Going Through the Roof?

By Francesca Rheannon, Journalist Writer’s Voice with Francesca Rheannon, Producer and Host Twitter Accounts: @WritersVoice On Facebook & LinkedIn Why are drug prices going through the roof? We talk with Wendell Potter about Big Pharma and what his new investigative journalism site, Tarbell, is … Continue reading

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Zombie Health Care Repeal Part 5: What the GOP’s Sneaky Health Repeal Means for You

Yet another attempt to sabotage healthcare!  They just don’t get it.  David View story at The GOP is sneaking in a partisan health care repeal to pay for their tax cuts for the wealthy and big corporations. Here’s what … Continue reading

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Individual Mandate Repeal in Latest Tax Bill Draft

Author Shannon Muchmore @stmuchmore Published Nov. 15, 2017 Dive Brief: Republican leaders said Tuesday the latest version of their bill to overhaul the tax system would repeal the individual mandate in the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Sen. Orrin Hatch (R-Utah) … Continue reading

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