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Universal Healthcare Bill Unveiled
Health & Wellness  (tags: Baucus, Clinton, Obama, healthcare, health care, universal health care, Congress )

- 1981 days ago -
Senator Baucus will introduce a sweeping healthcare measure today intended to ensure healthcare coverage for all Americans.
McCain's Medicaid Cuts: $738 Billion Over 10 Years»
Health & Wellness  (tags: John McCain, health care, healthcare, Medicaid, Medicare, cuts to Medicre, cuts to Medicaid, Republicans, Neocons, PNAC, Campaign 2008 )

- 1990 days ago -
McCain recently proposed cutting $1.3 trillion from Medicare and Medicaid to plug the $1.3 trillion funding gap in his budget-neutral health care plan. Republicans cut benefits to OLD PEOPLE and CHILDREN first ... remember that!
The Evidence Gap: Quickly Vetted, Treatment Is Offered to Patients
Health & Wellness  (tags: doctors, medicine, FDA, alternate treatments, radiation, cancer, coverup, corruption, health care, healthcare, hospital, hospitals, patients )

- 1996 days ago -
The F.D.A. regularly allows devices to market after only cursory review and without clear evidence they help.
The Cause of Bankruptcy : Private US Health Insurance : The All-American Scam
Health & Wellness  (tags: United States, Health Care, Scam, Bankruptcy, overcharges, inefficiency, healthcare, warning, treatment, study, research, news, medicine, investigation, health, humans, illness, government, ethics, drugs, disease, AlternativeMed, Body-Mind-Spirit )

- 2067 days ago -
More than half of bankruptcies in America are the result of medical bills. A full 75% of those had health insurance!In Canada, the UK, Japan and Western Europe, an outcome like this is impossible.Americans are told they have the best health care system
McCain Could Raise Taxes On Middle Class
Health & Wellness  (tags: Barack Obama, Barack Obama Tax Plan, Health Care, John McCain, Middle Class, Taxes, Politics News )

- 2070 days ago -
Explaining why McCain can't promise not to raise taxes on middle class families, Furman cited the Arizona Republican's plan to tax employer-provided health care and give tax credits directly to consumers. ....
Health & Wellness  (tags: Republicans, Congress, Veterans, health care, paralyzed veterans, Christopher and Dana Reeve Act, spinal cord injuries, Advancing America's Priorities Act, GOP, troops, war, bush administration, military )

- 2085 days ago -
The bill, Advancing America's Priorities Act, was blocked by a 50-42 vote, short of the 60 votes need to overcome a filibuster. It was created in an effort to draw attention to Sen. Tom Coburn, a stalwart crusader for tightening the pursestrings of gove
Wounded Vet Group Tells Cheney To Stay Away
Health & Wellness  (tags: Cheney Veterans, Cheney Wounded Veterans, Dick Cheney, Dick Cheney Veterans, Republicans, war, troops, lies, deception, corruption, health care, Dick Cheney Wounded Veterans, Politics News )

- 2088 days ago -
Cheney planned to speak to the Disabled American Veterans at 8:30 a.m. at its August convention in Las Vegas. His staff insisted the sick vets be sequestered for two hours before Cheney's arrival and couldn't leave until he'd finished talking, officials
Native Americans With Cancer Largely ''Invisible'' to Policymakers
Health & Wellness  (tags: Native Americans, cancer, the Intercultural Cancer Council, April, report, alarming, incidence, death rates, access to prevention strategies, screening tests, health care, urban vs rural, disparities, federal, state, policymakers )

- 2174 days ago -
Compared to other groups, Indians have poorest survival rate for all cancers & many cancers disproportionately affect Native populations. Incidence & death rates from kidney cancer found to be higher than any other group. Poverty, discrepancies between..
1 in 15 Kids Hurt in Medicine Mix-Ups at Hospitals
Health & Wellness  (tags: health, children, medicine, drug overdose, kids, health care, side effects, lab tests, painkillers, breathing difficulty, allergic reactions, low blood pressure, blood test )

- 2199 days ago -
Medicine mix-ups, accidental overdoses and bad drug reactions harm roughly one out of 15 hospitalized children, according to the first scientific test of a new detection method.
The McCain Heath Plan Explained: Freedom For Insurance Companies
Health & Wellness  (tags: John McCain, Republicans, health care, insurance companies, politics, lobbyists )

- 2219 days ago -
"I offer a genuinely conservative vision for health care reform, which preserves the most essential value of American lives - freedom."He means health plans should be free of regulation.
Many Doctors, Many Tests, No Rhyme or Reason
Health & Wellness  (tags: patient, physicians, lab tests, technology, health care, hospitals )

- 2225 days ago -
In our health care system, if you have a slew of physicians and a willing patient, almost any sort of terrible excess can occur.
Health Care USA : Fewer Emergency Rooms But More Patients
Health & Wellness  (tags: Bush, Republicans, health care, cut funding, close hospitals, war troops, ethics, responsibility )

- 2240 days ago -
...several hundred emergency departments (EDs) closed around the U.S., while the total number of patient visits soared. A 2008 study showed waits to see the ED physician increased 36% between 1997 and 2004. The government's answer: cut funding for urban
One-Stop Clinics 'Are the Future' - UK/Britain
Health & Wellness  (tags: uk, britain, doctors, clinics, medical, health, health care, prevention )

- 2250 days ago -
Clinics manned by a single doctor should be replaced by one-stop health shops run by several GPs, health minister Lord Darzi has told the BBC. So-called 'polyclinics', which house GPs alongside medical services normally offered at hospitals, are better
S.I. Heart Attack Patient Hounded for $5 Insurance Co-Pay While on Gurney
Health & Wellness  (tags: hospital, health care, co-pay, emergency, heart attack )

- 2264 days ago -
A Staten Island woman being rushed from her doctor's office to the hospital after a heart attack was hounded for a $5 insurance co-pay while lying on a gurney and breathing through tubes.
Govt Urged to Improve Rural Patients' Healthcare Access - Australia
Health & Wellness  (tags: australia, labor government, kevin rudd, health care, rural )

- 2274 days ago -
For people in remote and rural areas in Australia, a trip to get specialist healthcare can mean a lot of travel and expense. But the difficulties may be eased if the Rudd Labor Government reforms rural health services, as it has pledged to do.

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