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Trump’s HHS Pick Alex Azar Is the Worst Pharma Bro of All
When it comes to pharmaceutical predation, the mild-mannered Azar puts blowhard "pharma bros" like Martin Shkreli to shame
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'Disgusting': Senate Republicans' Tax Plan Will Scrap Obamacare Mandate
"The GOP tax bill is now straight-up 'take away your healthcare to pay for tax cuts for corporations,'" says MoveOn.org's Ben Wikler
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Sanders: Trump's HHS Pick Proves He Was 'Never Serious' About Taking on Big Pharma
"At a time when the United States pays, by far, the highest prices in the world for prescription drugs, the last thing we need is to put a pharmaceutical executive in charge."
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'Why Not Freddy Krueger?' Trump Picks Big Pharma Exec Alex Azar to Head HHS
"Just when you think it can't get anymore disgraceful. Pity the poor people who need medication and safety—that would be all of us."
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"It is all the more scandalous given the extremely high cost of the US health care system, which takes up 17.1 percent of Gross National Product. This is 40 percent higher than the average for high-income countries, but the heavy reliance on private financing leads to severe inefficiencies and inequalities within the system. Around a third of health expenditure is spent on administrative costs rather than infrastructure or patient care." Views
Lack of Universal Healthcare Should Be a 'National Scandal'
Fundamental rights are denied to millions of Americans because they do not enjoy one of the essential foundations of a fair society: the right to health.
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In 'Twisted' Push, Trump Admin Encourages States to Impose Work Requirements for Medicaid
Healthcare experts warn changes would jeopardize healthcare for poorest and most vulnerable Americans
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The Cost of Addiction Treatment Keeps Poor People Addicted
We need to have a lot more payment options for low-income people, who are already more vulnerable to addiction in the first place.
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Two-Thirds of Americans Say This Is Lowest Point in US History They Can Remember
In new poll, a majority say they can't remember a time when their levels of stress over healthcare, the economy, and social divisions were higher
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Ordering Search for Sponsor, Appeals Court Further Delays Jane Doe's Fight to Have An Abortion
While the government acknowledges the girl's constitutional right to an abortion, it's barring her from the procedure simply because it refuses to "facilitate" an abortion for the 17-year-old
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#JusticeForJane: Abortion Rights Activists Rally as US Govt Holds Teen 'Hostage'
"What this administration is doing to Jane is what they'd do to every woman in this country if they could," says advocate as government attempts to block teen from having procedure
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