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Can Washington summon the will to cut costs, raise revenues and cover the uninsured?

Hospital magnate Rick Scott, the face of GOP resistance to healthcare reform, has won the Florida Republican gubernatorial primary.

Don't listen to the fearmongers: government-run healthcare is cost-efficient, effective and far superior to the free-market mess we're in.

Withdrawing his bid for Surgeon General, CNN's Sanjay Gupta is headed back to TV. But his medical reporting, like his nomination, is worrisome.

A year from now, will America have affordable healthcare? Monica Sanchez, Adam Thompson, and Dr. Walter Tsou on Obama's healthcare reform plan.

In a 2009 Nation editorial the Congressman passionately called for money for healthcare, not warfare. 

The Nation's Chris Hayes discusses Obama's controversial choice of Sanjay Gupta for Surgeon General.

This essay, a finalist in The Nation's Student Writing Contest, argues that health care should be considered an inalienable right on par with any other Constitutional protection.

This essay, a finalist in The Nation's Student Writing Contest, argues that care for the sick is the full responsibility of the government.

The United States stands alone among wealthy nations in failing to
assure its population reasonable healthcare.

Blogs

The Senate and the House of Representatives agree: single-payer health care is the only way to provide real coverage for all.

May 9, 2011

If Democrats engage with Republicans on their absurd proposition to cut Medicare, then we will have a real problem.

April 5, 2011

Stacey Abrams fights the antiabortion wackos so you don’t have to.

March 16, 2011

Dr. Chisale Mhango wanted to present research on the harm illegal abortion does to Malawian women. USAID decided that ran afoul of the Helms Amendment.

March 11, 2011

Rep. Joe Pitts has specifically designed a bill to value fetuses over living women.

March 4, 2011

College health care plans were initially excluded from the national health care over-haul but now will be held to the same standards as other insurers. 

February 11, 2011

Obama pledged to deliver "Medicare for all," should he have stuck with that?

February 2, 2011

As Republicans attack the new healthcare law, those up to the age of 26 who are still under their parent's health insurance plan could lose coverage.

February 1, 2011

The radical ruling virtually assures that the US Supreme Court will take the case.

January 31, 2011

If healthcare reform regulations are enacted on behalf of all people, LGBT people will, at last, be counted in nationwide populations surveys, like the census; researched in terms of those health issues that appear to affect us disparately; and included in widespread cultural competency initiatives. 

January 24, 2011