Impact of the elections … Women’s health care in the bull’s eye … Can high drug costs be reined in? … Voting rights – What’s it have to do with health care? … The Political Determinants of Health
Ballot measures in Idaho, Utah, Nebraska and Montana will give voters a chance to decide given the failure of their elected leaders to do so.
Kavanaugh hearings – What is the path from outrage to action? … Public Charge Rule would redefine social safety net … Fighting for Health Care for All – Updates from the frontlines … High drug price issue is HOT, but also a stake in the “new NAFTA”
What does “Medicare for All” mean? This brief from the Kaiser Family Foundation summarizes key issues and legislative proposals as this policy debate has received renewed attention on Capitol Hill and on the campaign trail this year.
The midterm elections are a big deal for health care activists … Women’s health care IS health care …. Drug cost fights getting even hotter
… this proposal punishes hard-working immigrant families — even targeting children who are citizens — for utilizing programs that provide basic nutrition and healthcare
The federal government only pays 17% of Puerto Rico’s Medicaid costs to begin with, compared to 70% for the states, so further cuts will devastate the Island even more
The fall from grace last week of Dr. José Baselga, the former chief scientific officer of Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, illuminated a longstanding problem of modern medicine: Potentially corrupting payments by drug and medical device makers to influential people at research hospitals are far more common than either side publicly acknowledges.