CHICAGO — From their offices in a crumbling former nursing school, Aimee Dinschel and Michelle Pihlaja-Olson were preparing to interview 25 applicants for public health jobs. It should have been a moment
The Senate GOP hid the meanest things very deeply in its Obamacare repeal bill. We found them - Los Angeles Times
The Affordable Care Act repeal bill unveiled Thursday by Senate Republicans has aptly drawn universal scorn from healthcare experts, hospital and physician groups and advocates for patients and the needy.
Washington (CNN) — President Donald Trump has made some grand promises on health care. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell this week revealed Senate's long-awaited plan to reshape America's health system
One of the biggest flash points in the debate over Republican legislation to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act is the future of Medicaid. Here are some basic facts about the 52-year-old program.
For years, healthcare reform has pursued the holy grail of higher quality at lower cost. I’ve always believed it’s achievable, and now it’s needed more than ever. The U.S. healthcare system is failing.
Americans waste $200 billion every year on medical tests they don't need, experts say - Los Angeles Times
Sutter Health, a giant hospital chain in Northern California, thought that it had found a simple solution to doctors ordering unnecessary and wasteful tests: It deleted the button physicians used to order
Documents suggest that a major spill from the Rover pipeline in Ohio described as 2m gallons of ‘drilling fluids’ might now be more than twice as large The oil company behind the Dakota Access pipeline
Eating the right food is important for busy teachers, especially during exam season. Here’s what you should include – and leave out – of your lunchbox Eating a good lunch at work is so important: it gives
Exercise may bolster the brain function and thinking skills of people with dementia, according to a new report. The study’s findings suggest that walking a few times per week might alter the trajectory
(CNN) — Anyone who's bought a dishwasher in the past 20 years knows the square blue Energy Star logo designating certain models as highly energy efficient. In pure market-reach terms, the logo has a remarkable
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (Reuters) - Alabama Governor Robert Bentley resigned on Monday after pleading guilty to two misdemeanors related to campaign finance violations and linked to his relationship with a former
Despite being given its last rites, it appears that the Affordable Care Act (ACA), the landmark health legislation signed into law by Barack Obama more than seven years ago, will remain the law of the
Trump’s war on environment and science are rooted in his post-truth politics — and maybe in postmodern philosophy |
Whether deliberate or not, the cover headline alludes to the German philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche, who is best known for proclaiming the death of God, but also for rejecting the idea of objective truth
The House Freedom Caucus laid out two demands on Thursday for a health care bill its members would support: ending Obamacare’s essential health benefits and its “community rating” provisions. These sound
Despite its natural advantages, disincentives mean Florida has few solar panels but the Empire state’s policies have boosted installed solar capacity by 800% If you were to fly a camera-laden drone several
These are the patients most at risk. Lately, we’ve heard a lot about Obamacare “exploding” from members of the GOP, including President Donald Trump. But Obamacare, with its thousands of provisions, isn't
Yeah, just eat this stuff instead. Yes, everyone wants to feel full for hours after they eat lunch and never be bloated again. But like, how?!? Well, there's one solution that's not exactly sexy (your
A World War II-era mistake distorted the U.S. health insurance system. Reformers tried to fix the problem with patchwork solutions until Obamacare dumped yet another layer of misguided policy onto what
The Kansas legislature has voted in favor of a bill to expand the state’s Medicaid expansion — a move that would extend Obamacare’s footprint just days after the Republican-controlled Congress’s failed
While attempts at repealing Obamacare appear dead (at least for the foreseeable future), US president Donald Trump still has an opportunity to tackle the soaring costs of American-style healthcare by one