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Americans will spend $9.8 billion on pet healthcare this year. Why is the President so insistent that we can't provide health coverage to poor children?

The testimony of three former Surgeons General offers more proof of how the Bush Administration's corps of inept political operatives subverts our system of checks and balances.

Sure we have a healthcare system in America. The trouble is, it's designed not to make people healthy but to make money.

SEIU President Andy Stern heads one of the strongest unions in the country. Why is he so cozy with corporations?

Michael Moore's healtcare documentary is less partisan, less outrageous--but more real--than anything he's done before.

Campaign '08 is heading for a great debate: Will individualized plans or a broad public guarantee of coverage replace our broken corporate system?

A medical breakthrough has provoked opposition from conservatives, consumer advocates and antivaccine groups.

Affordable healthcare is rapidly emerging as the top domestic policy issue in the 2008 presidential race. Candidates, got ideas?

If it becomes a national model, a new, highly touted health insurance
law in Massachusetts would make American healthcare, already on life
support, take a turn for the worse.

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Kaiser's workers and patients have had enough of epic waiting times and surging suicide rates.

January 26, 2015

Except Obama calls it “The Decree.” 

December 9, 2014

Congress will not have the power to overturn the Affordable Care Act, so Republicans are hoping the Supreme Court’s right-wingers will do the dirty work for them.

December 8, 2014

For Obama, Gruber has become an Other from another mother.

 

November 19, 2014

The Roberts Court's announcement that it will hear another legal challenge that threatens to disable and perhaps destroy the new healthcare system has the distinct odor of political collusion.

November 19, 2014

The US Supreme Court is preparing to hear another case that could render key parts of the ACA illegal.

November 12, 2014

The first Ebola patient to die in America was a victim of a biased healthcare system.

October 21, 2014

Calls for the pill to be available without a prescription are just naked attempts to woo female voters and mask opposition to the Obamacare birth control mandate.

October 2, 2014

Long-acting reversible contraceptives could revolutionize reproductive healthcare—if only politicians would get out of the way.

September 15, 2014

Massachusetts gubernatorial candidate Don Berwick is making an issue of single-payer healthcare reform.

September 5, 2014