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The Congressional Budget Office review of the federal budget impact of ACA looking out 10 years, is missing over a billion dollars in cost savings and revenue increases from the system change ...
by dcdeland
Comment Count 9 comments on Thu Oct 24, 2013 at 03:57 PM PDT with 7 Recommends
Health Care Reform at the Supreme Court, Day Three By Sergio Muñoz, Senior Policy Analyst, Health Policy Project, NCLR Before day two and day three of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) hearings, the ...
by NCLR
Comment Count 3 comments on Thu Mar 29, 2012 at 05:00 PM PDT with 3 Recommends
Taking root in Wisconsin, the union battles that are sweeping across the Midwest are about more than pay, benefits and collective bargaining. Attacks on the rights of workers are also an attack on ...
by healthypolicies
Comment Count 1 comments on Tue Mar 01, 2011 at 08:23 AM PST with 0 Recommends
I am frustated by the fact America talks about health care but doesn't have a dialogue about the things that make nation healthy. Maybe it's because things like health equity and social justice are ...
by Ndaniels33
Comment Count 26 comments on Wed Jun 23, 2010 at 02:30 PM PDT with 10 Recommends
I have written quite a lot about how inappropriate and misleading is the massive media obsession with the "novel" (not really) H1N1 influenza strain that's going around. It's misleading because ...
by therealcervantes
Comment Count 111 comments on Tue Nov 03, 2009 at 07:57 AM PST with 14 Recommends
We seem to be running around in circles trying to understand the alien thought processes of ordinary Americans who hate and despise the idea of universal health care. Here are the main theories: a.
by super390
Comment Count 3 comments on Tue Jul 28, 2009 at 03:43 PM PDT with 0 Recommends
... and what to do about it. It is a staple in introductory public health courses to present the leading causes of death as recorded on death certificates -- heart disease, cancer, stroke, etc. --
by therealcervantes
Comment Count 13 comments on Fri May 08, 2009 at 06:52 AM PDT with 7 Recommends
If you've watched a news show, listened to the radio, picked up a newspaper or even just ...
by The Opportunity Agenda
Comment Count 13 comments on Wed Sep 17, 2008 at 03:29 PM PDT with 2 Recommends
Inadequate access to health care is a problem plaguing this nation's communities. In light of that fact, it was discouraging that no keynote speakers at the DNC or RNC managed to discuss this ...
by pamelalachman
Comment Count 9 comments on Fri Sep 05, 2008 at 02:06 PM PDT with 21 Recommends
The New York times ran a story on economic inequalities in access to treatment for obese children, of which there are nine million in the United States. While this figure has tripled since 1980, ...
by The Opportunity Agenda
Comment Count 2 comments on Mon Aug 18, 2008 at 01:54 PM PDT with 10 Recommends
This past week, two Kaiser Health Disparities Reports documented the effects of language and cultural barriers on medical outreach and diagnosis. The first report, on HIV/AIDS in the Texas Hispanic ...
by The Opportunity Agenda
Comment Count 0 comments on Tue Aug 12, 2008 at 08:34 AM PDT with 2 Recommends
The public recently witnessed the lack of basic care that people are subjected to at Kings County Hospital Center in Brooklyn, New York. A woman was left for dead in the middle of the hospital’
by The Opportunity Agenda
Comment Count 3 comments on Wed Aug 06, 2008 at 07:26 AM PDT with 9 Recommends
• This past week there have been a number of news articles about the Black AIDS Institute study on the racial disparities among those living with HIV/...
by The Opportunity Agenda
Comment Count 2 comments on Mon Aug 04, 2008 at 11:08 AM PDT with 9 Recommends
• In the past week, there have been numerous reports that call attention to the disparities among those living with HIV/AIDS in the U.S.
by The Opportunity Agenda
Comment Count 8 comments on Mon Jul 28, 2008 at 09:35 AM PDT with 11 Recommends
• The New York Times is reporting that a recent study of the American health care system, conducted by ...
by The Opportunity Agenda
Comment Count 6 comments on Mon Jul 21, 2008 at 02:56 PM PDT with 5 Recommends
On June 18, 49-year-old Esmin Green was admitted to the Kings County Hospital Center psychiatric ward. After waiting to be seen for 24 hours, she fell to the floor, began to convulse and then ...
by The Opportunity Agenda
Comment Count 11 comments on Wed Jul 16, 2008 at 09:23 AM PDT with 16 Recommends
Last Thursday, the American Medical Association issued an official apology for its past racism toward African American patients and physicians. Along with the apology were the findings of a study ...
by The Opportunity Agenda
Comment Count 7 comments on Tue Jul 15, 2008 at 11:36 AM PDT with 8 Recommends
• A recent study has found that black men are more likely than white men and women to be unaware that they are suffering from high blood pressure, according to an article in Wednesday’...
by The Opportunity Agenda
Comment Count 1 comments on Mon Jul 07, 2008 at 10:03 AM PDT with 2 Recommends
Earlier this month the Atlas Project at the Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice released a report documenting the state of health ...
by The Opportunity Agenda
Comment Count 9 comments on Wed Jul 02, 2008 at 10:05 AM PDT with 12 Recommends
• This past week there have been a number of news articles on HIV and the racial disparities among those who are infected. The Washington ...
by The Opportunity Agenda
Comment Count 1 comments on Mon Jun 30, 2008 at 10:08 AM PDT with 3 Recommends