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Category: Health Care Reform
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How ER Bills Can Cost as Much as $50,000 for “Trauma Response” 8.7.2018 Truthout.com
"Trauma fees" are expensive and vary widely from one hospital to another.

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Daily Digest: Shooting sparks protests 25.6.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Politics
Some political items in the news you may have missed over the weekend.
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Unwieldy Health Costs Often Stand Between Teachers and Fatter Paychecks 23.6.2018 Truthout.com
Many teachers have traditionally accepted a trade-off of low salaries for generous benefits.

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Have Democrats Moved Too Far to the Center? 10.6.2018 Outside the Beltway
Has the party paid too big a price to attract suburban voters?
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A deceptive warning about Canadian drugs 1.6.2018 The Moderate Voice

by Maryla Król “Importing drugs from Canada puts every US patient at risk” – so says an advertisement recently uploaded to YouTube by the industry-funded Partnership for Safe Medicines. The film broadcasts a stark warning, supported by images juxtaposing a pristine US drugstore with a gloomy Chinese laboratory, manufacturing medicine in what appear to be […]

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As a Kid, She Petitioned Congress for the Right to Fly Fighter Planes. Now She’s Gunning for a Seat of Her Own. 22.5.2018 Mother Jones
When Amy McGrath, a former Navy fighter pilot, was first thinking about moving back to her home state of Kentucky to run for Congress after the 2016 election, she followed all the usual steps. She wrote to former Rep. Ben Chandler, the last Democrat to win an election in the sixth district, to ask for […]
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Trump’s 2018 Agenda Is Non-Existent 14.5.2018 Outside the Beltway
Don't look for a Trump agenda for the rest of the year. It doesn't exist.
The Health 202: Guess what's in the farm bill? Funding for health plans pushed by Trump 7.5.2018 Washington Post: Politics
Plans like these have failed before.
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Denver Zoo, bursting at the seams and back in the city’s good graces, retools for the future 5.5.2018 Headlines: All Headlines
The Denver Zoo is on the verge of hiring a new chief executive. It marks the end of a rocky year and a start to a new master plan that deals with crowding and improvements to the historic nonprofit's grounds.
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Beloved Denver Zoo cheetah, Marvin, leaves behind brother, mourning zoo staff 4.5.2018 Denver Post: Local
Marvin the cheetah leaves behind his brother Mojo and a mourning zoo staff after a host of health issues resulted in his passing on Wednesday night, zoo officials said Thursday.
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Political stress test: Trump’s medical history becomes another divisive issue 3.5.2018 Washington Post
The irony is not lost on the president’s detractors that the oldest person elected to the Oval Office — and a candidate who attacked his opponent’s health and “stamina” — may have misled the public about his own physical well-being.
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America can't quite decide what to do with its first ladies 26.4.2018 Washington Post
America can't quite decide what to do with its first ladies
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They came for Darrell Issa. They stayed with their inflatable chicken, blue wall and signs for political therapy 25.4.2018 LA Times: Commentary
Protesters have assembled outside Rep. Darrell Issa's Southern California office almost every single week since Trump took office, even after Issa decided not to run for reeelection. Their story is the story of the nation's political divide.
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The next big thing for Democrats: Medicare for all 19.4.2018 Washington Post
The next big thing for Democrats: Medicare for all
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Paul Ryan Vows To Make Boomers Pay For Retiring By 'Fixing Entitlements' 15.4.2018 Crooks Liars
Lest you think Paul Ryan's impending retirement has caused him to reflect upon aging with dignity, please think again. He may be leaving Congress, but his quest to see elderly people die penniless and hungry has not abated. Chuck Todd specifically asked him about the tax cuts and how they impact the deficit and then let Ryan slide away from it by pointing his finger at the Baby Boomer generation, which is retiring and which funded their benefits along with the benefits of their parents. Those same retirees are caregivers for their parents after raising their kids, too. But shhhh, don't let Paul Ryan know that. "The one thing that obviously I care a great deal about is entitlement reform, and in particular health care entitlement reform," Ryan said. Let me translate that: "Health care entitlement reform" is a complete end to Medicare, Medicaid, and the Affordable Care Act. We can all die in the streets, and Paul Damn Ryan won't care until the stench of rotting bodies wafts in his living room window. Ryan ...
Democratic states fighting Texas suit over health overhaul 10.4.2018 AP National
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) -- Democratic attorneys general from 15 states and the District of Columbia are pushing back against a Texas lawsuit to invalidate former President Barack Obama's health care overhaul....
The Health 202: Half of Americans think Obamacare marketplaces are crumbling 3.4.2018 Washington Post
The Health 202: Half of Americans think Obamacare marketplaces are crumbling
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Single-Payer Health Care Takes Center Stage in Gubernatorial Races 29.3.2018 Truthout - All Articles
Democratic candidate for Illinois Governor Daniel Biss gives his concession speech after his loss in the Illinois primary election on Tuesday, March 20, 2018, in Chicago. (Photo: Chris Sweda / Chicago Tribune / TNS via Getty Images) In the coming gubernatorial races, many single-payer candidates are challenging incumbent or establishment Democrats. While it's hard to predict how some of these candidates will fare, advocates hope the 2018 election will put single-payer allies in governors' mansions across the US, thus increasing prospects for the policy at the state and federal levels. Democratic candidate for Illinois Governor Daniel Biss gives his concession speech after his loss in the Illinois primary election on Tuesday, March 20, 2018, in Chicago. (Photo: Chris Sweda / Chicago Tribune / TNS via Getty Images) Help Truthout keep publishing stories like this: They can't be found in corporate media! Chip in now by clicking here. Illinois state senator Daniel Biss recently ran for governor on a platform ...
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The Denver Zoo’s new baby sloth has a name — and it’s as sweet as candy 24.3.2018 Denver Post: Local
Baby Ruth, the Denver Zoo's newest sloth superstar, is cute enough to eat. But, you know, don't do that.
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Denver Zoo seeking to hike admission fees as city’s rising costs felt by even its animal inhabitants 22.3.2018 Headlines: All Headlines
The Denver Zoo wants to raise the cost of entry by a couple of bucks to help tackle deferred maintenance and make sure its omnivore animals have access to the freshest food possible.
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