Stories tagged: "health care"

Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden speaks at a campaign event at the Colonial Early Education Program at the Colwyck Training Center, Tuesday, July 21, 2020 in New Castle, Del. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
Biden Releases $775 Billion Plan to ‘Ease the Squeeze’ on the Caregiving Crisis

The presumptive Democratic presidential nominee unveiled the third part of his economic recovery program, which includes expanding care for children, elderly Americans, and people living with disabilities.

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1 in 7 American Adults Is Now Uninsured. That’s Devastating for Public Health and the Economy.

“It staggers the mind that anyone could advocate for taking health care away from tens of millions of people in the middle of the worst public health crisis our country has experienced in a century and the worst economic crash since the end of World War II."

Lara Americo knows first-hand how hard it is to find adequate care as a transgender patient. Image via subject
How Trump’s Rollbacks Are Going to Risk Trans Patients’ Lives

“This guy was about to put me to sleep, and I’m depending on him for my life. And he starts asking me about my transition."

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The GOP Wants to Repeal the ACA During a Pandemic. Democrats Are Trying to Expand Coverage.

If the Affordable Care Act is struck down, tens of millions of Americans would lose coverage and protections for pre-existing conditions.

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‘We Didn’t Know How Long This Was Going to Last’: Nurses in Arizona COVID Ward Speak Out

Nurses and doctors on the front lines have had to restructure every action and routine of both their work and personal lives because of the virus.

Hospital workers sit for a group counseling session at Elmhurst Hospital to talk about their experiences dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic, Friday, May 29, 2020, in New York. (AP Photo/Robert Bumsted)
‘Still Scared’: Healthcare Workers Are Feeling Mental Toll as Coronavirus Fight Rages On

“I feel like it’s a calm before a second storm,” said one emergency room physician who lost a relative to the virus.

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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.”