Category Archives: Health Care

The Children in the Camps

Submitted by Shoshana Hershkowitz Picture drawn by child in our border camps. I am haunted every day by the images of children in the camps. I am haunted by the pictures they draw, which bear a frightening resemblance to those … Continue reading

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Attacks on Science

From Jenny Mulligan: Attacks on Science The Trump administration and 115th Congress have been actively dismantling science-based health and safety protections, sidelining scientific evidence, and undoing recent progress on scientific integrity. We’ve seen this movie before. And we know how to … Continue reading

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Measles Epidemic

CDC: vaccines for your children. As of April 29, 2019, CDC (Centers for Disease Control) officials say measles cases have broken a 25-year-old record, with at least 704 sickened by the highly contagious disease More than 500 of the people … Continue reading

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Wendell Potter on ‘Medicare For All’

Medicare For All: A Conversation with Wendell Potter by Francesca Rheannon The campaign against Medicare For All is being fueled by health insurance cash to politicians. The health insurance industry is mounting a full court press against Medicare For All. … Continue reading

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Candice Hildebrant

In early March, just a few weeks before she died, Candice Hildebrant posted her story.  I will let her tell it in her own powerful words. Candice was in her thirtys, a tireless advocate for a single payer healthcare system, … Continue reading

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Flavored e-cigs and Vaping

Photo Credit Janet Cannon From: Eve Krief MD 65% of teens who vape don’t even know that they are vaping nicotine! One Juul vape pod has the nicotine equivalent of 20 cigarettes. As some of you may know I’m on … Continue reading

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What is Public Charge?

From Eve Krief MD WHAT IS PUBLIC CHARGE? FULL EXPLAINER HERE: A new proposal from DHHS expands the definition of what it means to be a “public charge,” making it harder for immigrants to enter the United States and advance … Continue reading

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