Stories tagged: "health care"


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Op-Ed: Wake Up, America: I Was Young and Healthy. I Still Ended Up on a Ventilator.

And get your flu shot. Influenza cost me a leg and more.

Washington DC Convention Center To Turn Into Facility To Treat COVID-19 Patients
State Will Open an Overflow Medical Care Site as COVID-19 Hospitalizations Skyrocket

Hospital space, available staff being stretched to their limits as coronavirus claims 16 more lives.

President Donald Trump speaks to reporters on his way to Marine One on the South Lawn of the White House on September 30, 2020 in Washington, DC. President Trump was traveling to Minnesota for a fundraising event and a campaign rally, one day before getting diagnosed with COVID-19. (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)
The Average American Spends 15 Times More on Health Care Than Trump Paid in Federal Income Taxes in 2017

The average person spent $11,172 on health care in 2018, according to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services—15 times the amount Trump paid in federal income taxes a year earlier.

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Biden Has Detailed Plans That Could Help Women in America. Trump Has Nothing.

How the two campaigns differ on health policy, plans for child care, and violence against women.

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. Riley wears two masks and a face shield to protect against her getting COVID-19. (Contributed photo)
Overwhelmed, Applauded and Now Sick, a Wisconsin Nurse Comes Home from New York

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