Jean Ross

Jean Ross

Jean Ross is a registered nurse and president of National Nurses United.

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Members of National Nurses United (NNU), along with a broader coalition of pro-Medicare for All organizations rallied outside of the national headquarters of PhRMA in support of Medicare for All on April 29, 2019 in Washington, DC. (Photo: NNU/flickr/cc) Views
Tuesday, May 07, 2019
A Serious Question Goes Viral: 'When Did You Become Radicalized by the U.S. Health Care Non-System?'
If you still wonder about the growing popularity of the movement for Medicare for All, consider this simple question @AllOnMedicare , one of the more active social media advocates of Medicare for All, posed on Twitter May 2 – “When did you become radicalized by the U.S. health care non-system?”...
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Monday, October 15, 2018
The American People Will No Longer Buy the Trump-GOP Lies About Medicare for All
Before President Trump’s next commentary on healthcare, he ought to talk to Kate Weissman. Just 33, lean, athletic, and strong, Weissman, whose story was told by CNN in August, had to fight for her life after being diagnosed with cervical cancer. (1) While enduring standard chemotherapy and...
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Friday, October 27, 2017
The Time to Move Off Fossil Fuels is Now
More than a month after Hurricane Maria struck Puerto Rico, many of the island’s residents still struggle without electricity or clean water. A major humanitarian and health care crisis is rapidly unfolding there, on American soil, with disgracefully inadequate help from our federal government...
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"Let’s not forget that the huge holes in Obamacare on access and out of pocket costs in particular have left tens of millions of people without care or hammered by the high cost." Views
Thursday, August 10, 2017
We Still Have A Lot of Work To Do On Healthcare
With liberals across the land breathing a huge sigh of relief after the abrupt collapse of the Senate scheme to repeal and somewhat replace the Affordable Care Act, all is good again with healthcare in America. Right? Well, there have been a few troubling signs if you can dig past all the news...
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Tuesday, May 20, 2014
What’s Missing in Our Profit-Driven Healthcare System? Quality Human Care
Noticed how little in the healthcare debate we hear one word that should be at its center – care? Nurses have noticed, and are alarmed at worrisome changes now putting patients at risk. A new video from National Nurses United starring the decidedly non-personal “FRANK” is a humorous or not so...
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