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UK End-of-Life Care 'Best in World
Health & Wellness  (tags: Health Care, End of Life, NHS, Hospice movement, Study )

- 15 hours ago -
End-of-life care in the UK has been ranked as the best in the world with a study praising the quality and availability of services.
Demand An End to Prohibition!
Health & Wellness  (tags: alternative medicine, drugs, cannabis consumers, health care, health benefits, prevention, society, needful, chances )

- 3 days ago -
I am looking to raise awareness of the ridiculousness of outdated and ignorant laws! I demand the right under the Universal human rights decree of my body, my choice! Anyone wanting the opportunity to stand and be counted as a human being with the right
No Health Insurance Mega Mergers - Healthcare Is a Right! - Petition
Health & Wellness  (tags: mega mergers, oligopoly, Attorney General Loretta Lynch, Humana, Aetna, Anthem, Cigna, insurance premiums, mega corporations, health care )

- 27 days ago -
The countries five largest for-profit health insurers are trying to merge into three mega corporations, creating an oligopoly that will drive up premiums for patients and employers, cut payments to doctors, and pocket the difference as profits.
Tell Congress Extend Health Care For 9/11 First Responders Now - Petition
Health & Wellness  (tags: 9-11 First Responders, Zadroga Act, health care, Congress, October 2015 )

- 63 days ago -
If the Zadroga Act is not extended by Congress, it will begin to expire this October potentially leaving tens of thousands of first responders without care. Yet many in Washington seem to be in no big hurry to extend it.
Doctors Without Borders Is Pulling Out Of The World's Largest Refugee Camp
Health & Wellness  (tags: Global Health, Guinea, Health Care, Humanitarian Aid, Kenya, Liberia, Syria )

- 130 days ago -
Ongoing problems with healthcare in war zones go beyond Kenya. A recent report highligts increasing attacks on health care workers around the world.
Tell the Candidates: Oppose the Privatization of Veterans' Health Care
Health & Wellness  (tags: veterans, health care, VA, Veterans Administration, privatization, doctors, hospitals, petitions )

- 140 days ago -
Privatizing the system would severely underfund the department, leaving veterans out in the cold with many service-connected injuries. Often times, VA centers are equipped to deal with specialized care, amputations and traumatic brain injuries in a way...
All Pregnant Women Deserve Access to Insurance Coverage
Health & Wellness  (tags: pregnancy, Pregnant women, Health insurance, health care, right to health care, health care system, safety, protection, society, ethics, politics )

- 191 days ago -
The Affordable Care Act has made historic gains in women's access to health care coverage, but it has a major loophole that's denying insurance to some pregnant women. Unfortunately, the Department of Health and Human Services has decided not to fix it.
Health & Wellness  (tags: health care, petitions, ACA, Obamacare )

- 210 days ago -
The health care reform law has delivered affordable insurance to millions of Americans, slowed the rate of inflation in the health care sector, and made preexisting conditions a thing of the past.
Defend Planned Parenthood Against Republican Attacks
Health & Wellness  (tags: clinics, Planned Parenthood, health care, healthcare, women, petitions )

- 234 days ago -
Planned Parenthood provides vital reproductive health care services to millions of women a year. With womenâEUR(TM)s access to health care under constant assault by the radical right, Planned Parenthood is often the only place where women can get reproductive
By Closing the Health Council of Canada, Stephen Harper Is Abandoning National Medicare
Health & Wellness  (tags: stephen harper, canada, conservative government, national medicare, health care, ethics, government, health, healthcare, humans, safety, society )

- 248 days ago -
Stephen HarperâEUR(TM)s Conservative government is abandoning the essential federal role in Canadian health care.
After Being Taken To Wrong Hospital While Unconscious, Woman Faces Bankruptcy From Medical Bills
Health & Wellness  (tags: hospitals, insurance, health care, medical bills, bankruptcy )

- 328 days ago -
If she'd been taken to another hospital three blocks away, her insurance would have covered the costs.
Tell Senate To Pass The Not My Bosses' Business Bill On Contraception Petition
Health & Wellness  (tags: Ultra-Violet, Not My Bosses Business Bill, Supreme Court, Religious Freedom Restoration Act, contraception, health care, ACA )

- 453 days ago -
The bill states that federal laws, including the Religious Freedom Restoration Act cited by the Supreme Court, do not allow employers to refuse to cover health care -- including birth control -- guaranteed by the Affordable Care Act.
Tell Prime Minister Harper: Don't Sabotage Our Public Health Care ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Health & Wellness  (tags: humans, Canada, health care, protection )

- 554 days ago -
Please join thousands and send a message to your Member of Parliament, Prime Minister Harper, and Health Minister Rona Ambrose: Stop the sabotage! Defend Canada's public health care now. - Then share this with everyone.
Aetna Health Insurance Company: Aetna STOP Denying Needed Surgeries and Calling Them "Experimental"!
Health & Wellness  (tags: health care, insurance, patient's rights, surgery, experimental )

Ruth Ann
- 633 days ago -
A man was put out of work due to a herniated disk in his back. L5 S1. He was sheduled for surgery July 23rd. At his last appointment before surgery he was informed that AETNA refused to pay for his surgery. They said it was "experimental"
60 Minutes Expose: How The Lobbies Rule America   video
Health & Wellness  (tags: abuse, americans, congress, drugs, health care, lobbiests, medicine, prevention, protection, research, safety )

- 642 days ago -
A video from 60 Minutes about that vote on that prescription drugs bill.

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