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Health Care

  1. power
    ‘What If I Had Gotten a Head Start on Hormones?’The Cut spoke with a 19-year-old from Arkansas about how access to gender-affirming health care saved his life.
  2. infrastructure
    Biden’s Vision for ‘Care Infrastructure’ Needs More SocialismMeeting the demand for high-quality elder care — while raising wages for those who provide it — would require radical measures.
  3. politics
    Arkansas Has Now Passed the Most Extreme Anti-Trans Law YetLawmakers overruled the governor’s veto of a bill banning trans youth from accessing essential gender-affirming care.
  4. lgbtq rights
    Elliot Page Calls Access to Trans Health Care ‘Livesaving’“If we could just celebrate all the wonderful complexities of people, the world would be such a better place.”
  5. that’s rich
    Whole Foods CEO to America: You Don’t Need Health Care, Just Eat BetterThere’s a pandemic, but the wealthy can afford to pretend it isn’t happening.
  6. health care
    COVID Is Killing State-Level Efforts to Make Health Care a RightBy blowing holes in budgets — and making heroes out of hospitals — the pandemic set back coverage expansions in states throughout the country.
  7. coronavirus stimulus
    7 Surprisingly Good Policies Buried in the Stimulus-Omnibus BillWhile no one was watching, Congress quietly took action to curb surprise medical bills, money laundering, and climate change.
  8. the left
    The Left’s Most Naïve Cynics Have Turned on AOCLeft-wing media personalities are calling on House progressives to force a floor vote on Medicare for All — or reveal themselves to be frauds.
  9. monopoly
    Amazon Will Sell PrimeInsulin for Your PrimeDiabetesMonopolies helped cause a health-care crisis. Another now steps in to profit.
  10. strike
    Nearly 800 Philly Nurses Strike Over Staffing ShortagesAfter months on the front lines of the pandemic, nurses are now battling their employers, too.
  11. power
    It’ll Have to Be Completely DestroyedMaybe American health care will burn to the ground before it can be rebuilt.
  12. supreme court
    Why the Barrett Hearings Are Generating Less Outrage Than Kavanaugh’sUnlike Trump’s last Supreme Court pick, Barrett is not embroiled in scandal — but that’s not the only reason the temperature is lower this time.
  13. vision 2020
    Pence Failed at His One Debate Job: Shifting the Focus From COVID-19After the VP debate, the campaign still revolves around COVID-19 spreading through the White House and Trump’s terrible pandemic response.
  14. vision 2020
    Trump’s Plan to Send Seniors $200 in Drug Coupons Is Unlikely to Come ThroughEvidence suggests these Trump cards will be another in a long line of promises from the Republican Party on health-care that never actually appear.
  15. trans rights
    Judge Blocks HHS Rollback of Trans Health Care ProtectionsOnce again, the Trump administration is seeking to define sex discrimination on the basis of biological sex.
  16. recession
    Doctors Overwhelmingly Back Medicaid Expansion for the UnemployedThe recession costs people their health insurance along with their jobs.
  17. health care
    Deep-Red Oklahoma Narrowly Passes Medicaid ExpansionMore health care is popular, even in heavily Republican states.
  18. coronavirus
    A Man Was Billed $1.1 Million After Surviving CoronavirusAnd others across the country have been billed hundreds of thousands of dollars for treatment.
  19. coronavirus
    Americans May Have Liked Their Health Insurance, But They Couldn’t Keep ItAccording to a new report, about 27 million people may lose their employer-provided health insurance.
  20. supreme court
    Ruth Bader Ginsburg Discharged From Hospital After Gallbladder TreatmentThe Supreme Court Justice underwent a non-surgical procedure for a “benign gallbladder condition.”
  21. health care
    America’s Health-Care System Has Never Been Sicker — or Harder to CureThe coronavirus is exposing everything broken in the American health-care system — and the reasons why we probably won’t fix any of it.
  22. mental health
    A Top NYC Emergency Room Doctor Has Died by SuicideDr. Lorna Breen spent weeks on the front lines of the coronavirus crisis.
  23. coronavirus
    Medical Workers’ Looming Mental-Health CrisisBeing on the pandemic’s front lines can exact a steep psychic toll.
  24. vision 2020
    As Coronavirus Rages, Republicans Still Don’t Have a Health-Care PlanIn a pandemic, Republican fecklessness on health care is likely to be a bigger advantage for Democrats than it was in the 2018 midterms.
  25. abortion
    Every State That’s Tried to Ban Abortion Over the CoronavirusSo far, six states have tried to halt nearly all abortion services, claiming they’re “nonessential.”
  26. vision 2020
    How Biden Can Respond to the Left’s Demand for Medicare for AllBiden’s first “concessions” on health-care policy aren’t enough to satisfy progressives. He might want to emulate Warren’s two-step plan.
  27. vision 2020
    Biden Inches Toward Sanders on Health Care, Student LoansBut on health care in particular, Biden’s revised plan doesn’t do much for those about to get hammered with private-health-insurance costs.
  28. vision 2020
    Bernie Sanders Suspends Presidential CampaignHis campaign once rode high, but Biden’s surge overwhelmed it and then the coronavirus overshadowed it.
  29. coronavirus
    New York Hospitals Will Not Ban Partners During Childbirth“Women will not be forced to be alone when they are giving birth. Not in New York. Not now, not ever.”
  30. coronavirus
    A Seattle Suburb Is Turning Its Soccer Field Into a Makeshift HospitalIs this the future of coronavirus care in America?
  31. coronavirus
    CDC’s Worst-Case Coronavirus Model: 214 Million Infected, 1.7 Million DeadNewly revealed projections warn of a massive potential toll in the U.S., but the worst-case estimate doesn’t factor in recent efforts to respond.
  32. coronavirus
    We Can’t Go Back to the Way Things Used to BeThe coronavirus debunks many American myths.
  33. coronavirus
    Coronavirus Exposes the Sickness of America’s Shoddy Welfare StateDenying millions of Americans health care and leave has always imposed costs on society as a whole, but an epidemic makes those costs more visible.
  34. coronavirus
    Why Hasn’t the U.S. Done More Coronavirus Tests?As coronavirus cases surge abroad, there has been an alarming lack of testing for the virus in the U.S. and too little transparency from the CDC.
  35. last night on late night
    John Oliver Tackles Medicare for All in Season PremiereFor those of us who are not Beyonce.
  36. iowa
    Joe Biden Is on Both Sides of the Debate Over Medicaid PrivatizationBiden’s fundraising practices are at odds with his campaign rhetoric.
  37. president trump
    Donald Trump Is Already Trying to Cut EntitlementsForget Trump’s vague public remarks. His White House has officially endorsed cuts to Social Security, and is trying to cut Medicaid by fiat.
  38. vision 2020
    Let’s Hear More About What 2020 Democrats Can Actually DoThe debates need to focus on how a Democratic president would use their power, and accomplish other goals that might be blocked by GOP lawmakers.
  39. republicans
    Kansas Just Proved That a Better GOP Is PossibleKansas GOPers used to worship Ayn Rand. Now they want their state’s Medicaid expansion to include more health-care subsidies than Democrats proposed.
  40. vision 2020
    The Public Option Is Politically Superior to M4A — But Only As a Sound Bite“Medicare for All Who Want It” plays well on the stump. But in Congress, it would face about as many political obstacles as single-payer.
  41. vision 2020
    Warren Sensibly Avoids Medicare for All Fantasy WorldPretending Medicare for All will happen quickly is inconsistent with her hard-headed brand of progressivism.
  42. politics
    Andrew Yang Promises a Hologram Doctor for Every HouseholdThe long-shot candidate backs away from Medicare for All and toward technocracy.
  43. immigration
    Children Keep Dying of the Flu in Immigration CustodyNow border officials are reportedly depriving children of flu shots.
  44. medicare for all
    Do Americans Want Choice, Or Do They Just Want Health Care?There’s not much reason to think that Americans value consumer choice over affordability, or a guarantee of care.
  45. health care
    Labour to Brits: You Don’t Want to End Up Like the Americans, Do You?The shambolic state of U.S. health care is now a talking point in British politics.
  46. democracy
    Universal Health Care Is a Pro-Democracy PolicyStudies suggest that expanding Medicaid increases turnout by giving nonvoters an opportunity to register – and a valued government service to defend.
  47. medicare for all
    Elizabeth Warren Sees Health Care As a Civil-Rights Struggle. That Bothers Some.Some have taken issue with her comparison of today’s fight for universal health care to past civil-rights struggles.
  48. medicaid
    Tomorrow, America Could Get a Tiny Bit Closer to Universal Health CareMedicare for All isn’t on the ballot just yet. But in Virginia, Kentucky, and Mississippi, voters have a chance to secure “Medicaid for more.”
  49. the top line
    Three Takeaways From Elizabeth Warren’s Plan to Pay for Medicare for AllHer plan attempts to avoid some of the pain associated with a switch to single payer, but much of it won’t add up.
  50. vision 2020
    Elizabeth Warren Isn’t Backing Down From Medicare for AllThe candidate released her funding proposal this morning, which includes tougher tax enforcement and draining a Pentagon “slush fund.”
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