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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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.

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

Buffy Riley, right, and one of the nurses she works with treating patients hospitalized with COVID-19 at Woodhull Medical and Mental Health Center in New York. (Photo by Buffy Riley)
‘Death Feels Like It Will Go on Forever’

Part 4: Wisconsin nurse treating coronavirus patients in New York

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I’m an ER Doctor Here’s How the U.S. Needs to Prepare for the Next Pandemic

The clash of public health, politics and human frailty

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Trump Doesn’t Think There’s A Medical Supply Shortage. These Hospitals Beg to Differ.

An internal government report released Monday contradicts President Trump’s assessment that hospital administrators are “thrilled to be where they are.”

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Here’s How to Apply for Health Insurance If You Lost Your Job Because of Coronavirus

Under the ACA, people who experience “qualifying life events,” such as losing their jobs, can enroll in a health insurance plan on the individual markets.