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Healthcare


WHO Condemns 'Worldwide Failure' as Countries Spend Just 2% of Budgets on Mental Health

"We must heed and act on this wake-up call," said the head of the organization, "because there is no health without mental health."

Julia Conley ·


We Are Being Robbed Blind by Big Pharma

Big Pharma's obscenely-priced drugs developed with tax dollars will continue to drain working people of income, savings, and—ultimately—their health until America recognizes healthcare as a right.

Thom Hartmann ·


In 'Major Victory' for Abortion Rights, Biden to Reverse Trump-Era Domestic Gag Rule

Sen. Tammy Baldwin called it "a big step in the right direction" but added that "our work to protect reproductive freedom continues."

Jessica Corbett ·


Women Rally for Abortion Justice Amid 'Unprecedented Attack' on Reproductive Rights

"The American people support the right to a safe, legal abortion. We're not going back—not now, not ever."

Brett Wilkins ·


'Everything Is on the Line': Senate Under Pressure to Protect Abortion Rights

"We will do whatever it takes to ensure the passage of the Women's Health Protection Act and urge senators on both sides of the aisle to vote 'yes' without delay."

Jessica Corbett ·


Now Is the Time, Finally, for Congress to Stand Up for Working Families

This reconciliation bill is being opposed by every Republican in Congress as well as the drug companies, the insurance companies, the fossil fuel industry, and the billionaire class. They want to maintain the status quo in which the very rich get richer while ordinary Americans continue to struggle to make ends meet. Well, I disagree.

Bernie Sanders ·


Corporate Lobbyists Are Going to War Against the Build Back Better Plan

The administration’s jobs and infrastructure package is very popular, but big money is fighting it tooth and nail.

Sondra Youdelman ·


This Is How We Win on Affordable Health Care Now

A "public option" for health insurance is broadly popular with Americans.

Laura Packard ·


160 Patient Advocates Demand Medicare Negotiation in Build Back Better Package

"We're confident that inclusion of comprehensive drug pricing reforms in the reconciliation package will lower prices, save lives, and ensure continued development of innovative new drugs."

Jessica Corbett ·


'Political Malpractice': House Democrats' Bill Wouldn't Add Dental to Medicare Until 2028

"I don't want to see it drawn out to as far as the House has proposed," Sen. Bernie Sanders said during a recent press call.

Jake Johnson ·

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