Critics of the privatization scheme point to other states that have handed over Medicaid to health-care companies only to watch Medicaid waiting lists grow and service dwindle.
You may not have heard of Sakuma Brothers, but chances are high that you are familiar with one of its major commercial customers: Driscoll’s Berries. The multinational is square in the crosshairs of a current boycott orchestrated by Sakuma Brothers employees.
Danne Howard of the Alabama Hospital Association said the state’s unwillingness to expand Medicaid is adding to the economic distress of its rural communities and encumbering economic development efforts.
The Congressional Budget Office’s new report found the Affordable Care Act could result in a reduction in workforce participation by approximately two million full-time workers in 2017. Conservative columnists are freaking out, but, even if the right is right, that may not be a bad thing at all.
In the year since Sandy hit, reproductive heath care and care for other specific, marginalized populations, has been affected in many communities.
No woman should die from cervical cancer. Medical science has finally given us the tools to prevent the deaths of women living with it.
What can you do? You can get screened. You can get vaccinated. You can let others know to get screened and get vaccinated.
No woman should be diagnosed, let alone die, of cervical cancer. For the first time, we have a comprehensive set of tools to prevent and fight the disease.
Maternal health isn’t exactly what most people consider to be a “sexy” topic and it can be challenging to engage those outside of the health community. Stepping up to the challenge, two artists have joined forces using the Internet to unite arts and activism.
The Chicago City Council recently passed an ordinance establishing a buffer zone outside all medical facilities to protect health care workers, volunteers, and patients from harassment and obstruction.