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Medicare Should Cover Alternative Medicine Please Sign!!
Health & Wellness  (tags: AlternativeMed, Medicare, message, effective treatment, health management )

BarbKnigh
- 338 days ago - forcechange.com
Alternative medicine has been used for many centuries and has proven to be very effective in health management. Acupuncture, massage and chiropractic care help to relieve chronic pain, while naturopathic, homeopathic and oriental medicine heal a wide rang
Yes to Changing Medicare Age ACTION US
Health & Wellness  (tags: health, healthcare, medicare, family, US, prevention, humans, disease )

Nancy
- 439 days ago - act.rootsaction.org
Raising the age for Medicare could leave hundreds of thousands of seniors uninsured, as states with budget deficits fail to expand Medicaid, and as the Department of Health and Human Services continues to issue waivers to businesses and insurance compa...
Raising the Medicare Eligibility Age Would Harm Seniors and Increase Health Care Spending
Health & Wellness  (tags: Medicare, illness, health, elderly, study, society, ethics, healthcare, government, investigation, news, risks, safety )

Carrie
- 489 days ago - americanprogress.org
In every deficit-reduction debate, policymakers look at the Medicare program to see where savings can be found, and the latest fiscal showdown negotiations are no different.
Bob Woodward: Obama Isn't Being Truthful on Medicare Cuts
Health & Wellness  (tags: Medicare, Bob Woodward, Barack Obama, untruthful, Obama, lies, misleading claim, propaganda, factcheck, demagougery, false statement, mediscare, mendacity, lies in politics, false representations, misrepresentation )

Paula
- 557 days ago - nationalreview.com
Woodward hits the president pretty hard here on his claim that Republicans will cut medicare, but he won't
The Uninsured Would Increase By Tens of Millions Under Paul Ryans Plan
Health & Wellness  (tags: Wendell Potter, Center for Public Integrity, Medicare, Medicaid, Paul Ryan plan, uninsured )

Dandelion
- 608 days ago - current.com
Wendell Potter, senior analyst for the Center for Public Integrity and former head of public relations at CIGNA, analyze Paul Ryan's plan to restructure Medicare and to put states in charge of Medicaid. Would be taking us back to pre-Medicare days.
Say "Happy Birthday" to Medicare and Medicaid ACTION US
Health & Wellness  (tags: medicaid, anniversary, research, information, medicine, disease, medicare, drugs, Congress, US, republicans )

Nancy
- 620 days ago - fusa.convio.net
Next week, seniors, children, and people with disabilities across America will be joining together to celebrate the 47th anniversary of Medicare and Medicaid. Unfortunately, Republican leaders aren't joining in on the celebration. Instead, they've...
Blood on the Chopping Block
Health & Wellness  (tags: abuse, americans, Medicare, Medcaid, healthcare )

Kit
- 1028 days ago - truth-out.org
In a country well governed, poverty is something to be ashamed of. In a country badly governed, wealth is something to be ashamed of. -- - Confucius -- An OP-ED by William Rivers Pitt
Misleading Medicare Mantra
Health & Wellness  (tags: abuse, americans, death, disease, drugs, family, healthcare, illness, Medicare, medicine, prevention, protection, safety, society, treatment )

Kit
- 1032 days ago - jaredbernsteinblog.com
In fact, if the trust fund were to exhaust in 2024, income coming into the fund would still finance 90% of benefits. That's something to be avoided, but it's a different kind insolvency than that implied by the R's mantra.
Medicare for All Is the Solution
Health & Wellness  (tags: health, healthcare, medicine, Medicare For All, medicare )

Norm
- 1097 days ago - readersupportednews.org
Medicare isn't the problem. It's the solution. The real problem is the soaring costs of health care that lie beneath Medicare. They're costs all of us are bearing in the form of soaring premiums, co-payments, and deductibles. Americans spend more on
'Shock Doctrine': GOP Elites Point a Gun at the Middle Class
Health & Wellness  (tags: Medicare, health, healthcare, Health insurance, nutrition, safety )

Norm
- 1098 days ago - alternet.org
House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan put out a budget proposal last week that will leave the vast majority of future retirees without decent health care by ending Medicare as we know it. According to the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) analysis, mo
Obama Gives Powerful Drug Lobby a Seat at Healthcare Table
Health & Wellness  (tags: drug, lobby, republican, Billy, Tauzin, medicare, healthcare, health, disease, illness, medicine, prevention, protection, safety, risks, treatment, obama, government, politics, corruption, dishonesty, cover-up, americans, abuse, lies )

Tom
- 1714 days ago - google.com
Barack Obama once lambasted drug companies and the influence they wield in Washington. The drug industry's chief lobbyist is former Republican Louisiana Congressman Billy Tauzin, who fought to prevent Medicare from negotiating for lower drug prices.
NYTimes: How Health Care Reform Will Help You -- Even If You're Insured
Health & Wellness  (tags: healthcare, health care, health care reform President Barack Obam, Democrats, Medicare, single payer, public option )

Blue
- 1722 days ago - nytimes.com
Though many of the crucial decisions about health care reform have yet to be made, the general direction of the legislation is clear enough to make some educated guesses about the likely winners and losers.
Health Care For All : What If ... We Stripped Away the $13 Billion Insurance Company Profits ...   video
Health & Wellness  (tags: Abc, Afl-Cio, Chamber Of Commerce, Health Care For America Now, Health Care Reform, Health Insurance Industry, Obama, Public Option, Seiu, Medicare, Politics News )

Blue
- 1753 days ago - youtube.com
President Obama's health care plan will get rid of exorbitant corporate profits, bloated CEO bonuses, endless denials, and skyrocketing costs while giving voters more choice and making private insurance companies behave better.
A Public Option Is Within Reach -- Dems Can't Back Down
Health & Wellness  (tags: public, health, insurance, medicare, healthcare, illness, disease, medicine, protection, prevention, family, children, drugs, treatment, society, culture, rights, americans, humans, politics, government, obama, democrats, dishonesty )

Tom
- 1756 days ago - alternet.org
It's official: most Americans want a public option healthcare plan. Barack Obama actually has the political capital to make it a reality. So why is it that so many Democrats, their tails tucked firmly between their legs, have set about undermining it?
NEWS UPDATE: Drug Companies May Narrow Medicare Coverage Gap
Health & Wellness  (tags: Medicare, prescription drugs, pharmaceutical companies, healthcare reform, 80 billion discount in pescription drug )

K. A.
- 1759 days ago - reuters.com
Drug manufacturers have agreed to offer up to $80 billion in prescription drug discounts to government programs like Medicare, the Washington Post reported on Saturday. 10-year agreement for those Medicare patients who have gap in drug coverage.
 

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