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Here’s Why This Colorado Doctor Who Volunteered in NYC Thinks COVID-19 Will Change Medicine Forever

“It blows my mind when people don’t want to accept that it’s real. Things I’ve seen I’m never going to forget. It’s going to shape my career and the world … this isn’t going to go away, it’s going to change our lives.”

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Senate Republicans Snub Coronavirus Relief Bill in Favor of Another Conservative Judge Hearing

On Wednesday, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell led a confirmation hearing for Cory Wilson, a staunch opponent to reproductive healthcare and the Affordable Care Act.

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These States Expanded Medicaid. This Is What Happened to Their Cancer Death Rates.

Cancer deaths have dropped more in states that expanded Medicaid coverage under the Affordable Care Act than in states that did not, new research reveals.

Judge Justin Walker is sworn in prior to testifying before a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on Walker's nomination to be a U.S. circuit judge for the District of Columbia Circuit on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, May 6, 2020. (Jonathan Ernst/Pool Photo via AP)
The Fate of Health Care for Millions Could Be in the Hands of Mitch McConnell’s Protégé

Democrats say Justin Walker’s confirmation to the U.S. Court of Appeals could threaten the health of millions of Americans protected by the Affordable Care Act, which the Trump administration is challenging in court.

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Trump Administration Wants to Let Doctors Discriminate Against LGBTQ People

“This is in so many ways shocking—even for this administration—to announce that it intends to finalize this rule that would limit access to health care for so many vulnerable populations in the midst of a public health crisis."

Hayward resident Buffy Riley, right, has given out dozens of N95 masks she has been sent by Wisconsin friends to other nurses working with her in New York.
Overwhelmed, Applauded and Now Sick, a Wisconsin Nurse Comes Home from New York

Part 5 – Buffy Riley has worries about coronavirus but no regrets

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Trump Told States to Get Their Own Medical Supplies. Then the Feds Started Seizing Them.

An account published in the New England Journal of Medicine reveals the lengths American hospital systems and states have had to go to in order to try and prevent the Trump administration from commandeering life-saving medical supplies.