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With his recent speech on healthcare, Bill Bradley has moved the
worsening plight of the uninsured back into the spotlight.

For more than half a century, the US government has maintained a hard line on marijuana, denying that the plant has any medical value at all.

In early December 1984, an undercover police officer named Marcellus Ward met with a pair of heroin dealers above a candy store in southwest Baltimore.

Neil Shulman, MD, first started seeing patients at Grady in 1969.
For more information or to help, contact medcrisis@netscape.net.

The single-payer system, it was said,
Has faults that go beyond the fact it's Red:
If any faceless bureaucrat decreed
That surgery the doctor says you need

It's 9:45 Tuesday night, and the house lights have just come on after the final scene of Wit--the surprise Off Broadway hit about a terminally ill English professor and her experience as a

Almost three times as many people, most of them in tropical countries of the Third World, die of preventable, curable diseases as die of AIDS.

How will we know when women have achieved equality? Male politicians will all be bachelors.

Emergency contraception has the potential to revolutionize women's relationship to sex and birth control.

Beverly Enterprises controls more than 60,000 nursing-home beds, more than any other company worldwide.

Blogs

Winning on abortion rights means talking—and listening—to voters in a new way.

April 16, 2014

Two prominent health groups are demanding that the State Department find out.

April 11, 2014

If he's the GOP’s idea man, then the Democrats are in good shape.

April 8, 2014

FIfty-five years after the consumer rights advocate published his first article ridiculing the auto industry for negligence, Congress is investigating another scandal. 

April 1, 2014

Eric with the latest reviews and Reed on Obamacare and the right-wing media.

April 1, 2014

The Catholic directives would leave just one OB-GYN in the city of Bartlesville who can prescribe contraception for birth control purposes.

March 31, 2014

The real cost of Republican cruelty cannot be measured in dollars and cents, but in people’s lives.

March 25, 2014

AFP goes all nice with #PeopleNotPolitics. What’s next: #PeopleNotPipelines?

March 21, 2014

Jerome Murdough was found dead in a Rikers Island jail cell after it had reached temperatures exceeding 100 degrees Fahrenheit.

March 20, 2014

It’s not about his record: it’s part of a longstanding effort to make discussion of gun violence taboo, and to keep the gun industry unregulated. 

March 18, 2014