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Healthcare



Report Rings Alarm Over Private Equity's Grip on Home Health, Hospice Industries

"Profit incentives continue to jeopardize quality of care for patients and quality of life for employees," a new analysis warns.

Jake Johnson ·


'Worse Than Texas': Extreme Anti-Choice Bills Advance in Multiple States

"These attacks on our rights are coordinated and connected," noted Planned Parenthood Action.

Brett Wilkins ·


As Covid Cases Surge in China and Europe, US Defunds Pandemic Response

"It is simply inexcusable that we may be right back where we were two years ago due to lack of funding for the basics: tests, vaccines, treatment, and data," said one public health expert.

Julia Conley ·


Global Nurses Union Says 'Heinous' Russian Attacks on Hospitals Amount to War Crimes

Global Nurses United called on Russia to "choose an immediate ceasefire, ensure the safe passage of those displaced by the fighting, engage in diplomacy in good faith, and withdraw its forces from Ukraine."

Jake Johnson ·


Long-Banned Private Hospitals in Ontario Could Soon Return

Christine Elliott’s recent reference to "private hospitals" was brief, but for veterans of health care battles, it stood out like a bleeding appendage.

Linda McQuaig ·


'Can't Fool Us': 250+ Groups Reject Biden Rebrand of Trump's Medicare Privatization Ploy

"Tweaks aren't good enough—President Biden and Secretary Becerra must end this dangerous experiment immediately," said one progressive healthcare advocate.

Jake Johnson ·


ACLU Files Suit Over Texas Investigation Into Parents of Trans Child

"No family should have to fear being torn apart because they are supporting their trans child," said one advocate.

Julia Conley ·


The GOP Has Become the Party of Poverty, Disease, and Death

Turns out this is about more than the GOP just embracing policies that lead to disease and death—those same policies also win elections while making their morbidly rich campaign donors even richer.

Thom Hartmann ·


'Band-Aid on a Tumor': Critics Blast Biden Rebrand of Trump's Medicare Privatization Scheme

"Changing the name doesn't change the fact that the Direct Contracting program is backdoor privatization of Medicare," said one progressive advocate.

Jake Johnson ·


Texas DAs Refuse to Comply With Abbott Order to Criminalize Care for Trans Kids

"Republican leadership of this state is trying to turn loving and supportive parents into criminals, and this office will play no part in it," said Travis County Attorney Delia Garza.

Julia Conley ·

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