Health Care – The Effects of Lacking Coverage

Categories:  'Health Care - The Effects of Lacking Coverage'  

" Almost half of the people who die at the hands of police have some kind of disability, according to a new report, as officers Read More

Categories:  'Health Care - The Effects of Lacking Coverage'  

" Mr. Mannes has been taking the same drug, Cuprimine, for 55 years to treat Wilson disease, an inherited disorder that can cause severe liver Read More

Categories:  'Health Care - The Effects of Lacking Coverage'  

" We’re living with a virus-like disease sweeping our nation. Nearly every community is affected. The rates of death rise year after year. Between 1990 Read More

Categories:  'Health Care - The Effects of Lacking Coverage'  

" We want patients to receive the best care available. We also want consumer to pay less. And we don't want to bankrupt the government Read More

Categories:  'Health Care - The Effects of Lacking Coverage'  

" Nearly 9 million people gained insurance last year, a win for 'Obamacare' as the president's signature health care law expanded Medicaid and opened health Read More

Categories:  'Health Care - The Effects of Lacking Coverage'  

" Therese called the hospitals herself. But all she heard - after calling Kennedy University Hospital three times and asking for a price - was Read More

Categories:  'Health Care - The Effects of Lacking Coverage'  

No law requires hospitals to reveal their prices, and in fact, many hospitals keep prices secret until they send patients the bill. While the impossibility Read More

Categories:  'Economic Inequality'   'Health Care - The Effects of Lacking Coverage'   'Racial Inequality'  

In 2014, the first year in which the Affordable Care Act (or Obamacare) was implemented, “33 million Americans, 10.4 percent of the U.S. population, … Read More

Categories:  'Economic Inequality'   'Health Care - The Effects of Lacking Coverage'  

As the financial industry takes over pharmaceutical companies, the patents of medicines have become just another opportunity for profit. And while new pharmaceutical-finance companies, with Read More

Categories:  'Criminal Justice & Incarceration Society'   'Health Care - The Effects of Lacking Coverage'  

While police violence is often framed as a racial phenomenon, an expression of systematic racism, race doesn't tell the whole story – ableism and inadequate Read More