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Medical marijuana bills advanced by House Veterans Affairs Committee

Medical marijuana bills advanced by House Veterans Affairs Committee

The House Committee on Veterans Affairs voted Thursday to pass legislation that would loosen restrictions on researching medical marijuana and expand its avail [...] Read full article: Medical marijuana bills advanced by Hous...→

Young and unafraid of the coronavirus? Good for you. Now stop killing people | Opinion

Young and unafraid of the coronavirus? Good for you. Now stop killing people | Opinion

Yes, chances are that the coronavirus won't kill you. But just by refusing to stay put, you are endangering hundreds of lives, every bit as valuable as your ow [...] Read full article: Young and unafraid of the coronavirus? G...→

20 Million Americans Have Crowdfunded for Medical Bills

20 Million Americans Have Crowdfunded for Medical Bills

About 20 million Americans have started a crowdfunding campaign to help with their medical bills, or the medical expenses of someone else, according to a new s [...] Read full article: 20 Million Americans Have Crowdfunded fo...→

How to eliminate surprise medical bills

How to eliminate surprise medical bills

The root cause for surprise medical billing is the failure nationally to adhere to an accepted pricing norm. Read full article: How to eliminate surprise medical bills...→

Throgs Neck medical practice launches campaign to help people understand coronavirus threat

Throgs Neck medical practice launches campaign to help people understand coronavirus threat

A global health emergency is sparking fear throughout the nation that every cough, fever and chill is a symptom of the coronavirus. Read full article: Throgs Neck medical practice launches ca...→

Opinion | Coronavirus is more dangerous for old people — and not just in the way you think

Opinion | Coronavirus is more dangerous for old people — and not just in the way you think

Ageism is skewing the way we perceive the coronavirus, and it's making this pandemic more dangerous for everyone. Read full article: Opinion | Coronavirus is more dangerous ...→

Even in a pandemic, people still need abortions | Opinion

Even in a pandemic, people still need abortions | Opinion

Imagine trying to get to an abortion appointment without public transportation while your city is in a coronavirus lockdown and you are without income. That's [...] Read full article: Even in a pandemic, people still need ab...→

Opinion | Don’t Put More People in New York’s Jails During a Pandemic

Opinion | Don’t Put More People in New York’s Jails During a Pandemic

Gov. Andrew Cuomo and the State Legislature can save lives by resisting calls to roll back criminal justice reforms. Read full article: Opinion | Don’t Put More People in New Y...→

Opinion | Profiting from a Pandemic?

Opinion | Profiting from a Pandemic?

At least two senators engaged in suspiciously timed stock sales. All stock trades by members of Congress should be barred. Read full article: Opinion | Profiting from a Pandemic?...→

Medical marijuana bills challenge Bible Belt politics

Medical marijuana bills challenge Bible Belt politics

Views about medical marijuana appear to be changing across the South, where efforts to legalize it have long been stymied by Bible Belt politics Read full article: Medical marijuana bills challenge Bible ...→

Opinion | When the World Falls Apart, People Come Together

Opinion | When the World Falls Apart, People Come Together

The Great Alaska Earthquake of 1964 surprised everyone by showing that natural disasters can bring out more kindness than selfishness. Read full article: Opinion | When the World Falls Apart, Pe...→

Opinion: Society should rethink perception of mentally ill people

Opinion: Society should rethink perception of mentally ill people

We are infantilized, wrongly told we can’t work, are unintelligent and can’t handle responsibility. Read full article: Opinion: Society should rethink percepti...→

Fans and friends help beloved DJ Teri Bristol pay her medical bills

Fans and friends help beloved DJ Teri Bristol pay her medical bills

Plus: Impulsive Hearts celebrate a new album benefiting Girls Rock! Chicago, and soul eccentric Zango the Third drops the contemplative Boketto. Read full article: Fans and friends help beloved DJ Teri Br...→

The right way to make sure patients don’t get stuck paying surprise medical bills | Letters

The right way to make sure patients don’t get stuck paying surprise medical bills | Letters

Independent arbitration is the best way to resolve billing disputes, not a law that lets insurance companies decide how much to pay. Read full article: The right way to make sure patients don’...→

Opinion | My $145,000 Surprise Medical Bill

Opinion | My $145,000 Surprise Medical Bill

What my brief glimpse into the financial abyss taught me about the American health care system. Read full article: Opinion | My $145,000 Surprise Medical B...→

Opinion | Why do we love fat cats but discriminate against fat people?

Opinion | Why do we love fat cats but discriminate against fat people?

The internet loves a chonky boy — unless he's an actual boy, in which case the internet would like him to know about the risks of diabetes, thank you. Read full article: Opinion | Why do we love fat cats but di...→

1 in 7 American families struggle to pay medical bills

1 in 7 American families struggle to pay medical bills

That represents a big drop from the nearly 20% of families struggling with medical bills in 2011. Read full article: 1 in 7 American families struggle to pay...→

Opinion | Jennifer Lopez's Super Bowl show  said more to Latinos than white people realize

Opinion | Jennifer Lopez's Super Bowl show said more to Latinos than white people realize

Caught up in the music and criticism, many white Americans missed the overt political imagery in the performance. But Puerto Ricans did not. Read full article: Opinion | Jennifer Lopez's Super Bowl sh...→

Bipartisan solution could make surprise medical bills history

Bipartisan solution could make surprise medical bills history

Americans have faced liens on their homes and sank under piling debt due to surprise medical bills. Read full article: Bipartisan solution could make surprise ...→

Opinion | Stephanie Kelton: Congress Can Do for People What the Fed Did for Banks

Opinion | Stephanie Kelton: Congress Can Do for People What the Fed Did for Banks

Congress has all the firepower it needs. It just needs to send spending instructions to the Federal Reserve, as it always does. Read full article: Opinion | Stephanie Kelton: Congress Can...→

Opinion | Give People Money

Opinion | Give People Money

A consensus is building around the simple expedient of sending cash to every American. Politicians need to move quickly. Read full article: Opinion | Give People Money...→

Medical marijuana bills challenge Bible Belt politics

Medical marijuana bills challenge Bible Belt politics

Views about medical marijuana appear to be changing across the South, where efforts to legalize it have long been stymied by Bible Belt politics Read full article: Medical marijuana bills challenge Bible ...→

Opinion | People Around the World Are Panic-Buying … Toilet Paper?

Opinion | People Around the World Are Panic-Buying … Toilet Paper?

It’s important to stock up on some things while waiting out Covid-19. But hoarding unnecessary items can deplete the supply for everyone else. Read full article: Opinion | People Around the World Are Pa...→

Opinion | My People Have Been Through Worse Than a Twitter Mob

Opinion | My People Have Been Through Worse Than a Twitter Mob

When you’re a black woman in America with a public voice, a trivial math error can lead to a deluge of hate. Read full article: Opinion | My People Have Been Through Wo...→

Markets, Not Govt, Can Eliminate Suprise Medical Bills

Markets, Not Govt, Can Eliminate Suprise Medical Bills

Price controls led to shortages of gasoline, for example, during the Nixon and Carter administrations. When Ronald Reagan lifted price controls on gasoline, co [...] Read full article: Markets, Not Govt, Can Eliminate Suprise...→

Opinion | The Heartbeat Bills Were Never the Real Threat to Abortion

Opinion | The Heartbeat Bills Were Never the Real Threat to Abortion

The most sophisticated opponents of abortion have long been playing a much subtler game — and we’re about to see it come to fruition. Read full article: Opinion | The Heartbeat Bills Were Never...→

Opinion | A Conservative Judge Just Slapped the Trump Administration’s Treatment of Poor People

Opinion | A Conservative Judge Just Slapped the Trump Administration’s Treatment of Poor People

And that wasn’t the only recent federal decision rebuking Republican policies for their lack of compassion and fairness. Read full article: Opinion | A Conservative Judge Just Slap...→

Democrat candidate apologizes for pro-Trump Facebook posts, says she was

Democrat candidate apologizes for pro-Trump Facebook posts, says she was "under a lot of stress" and "had huge medical bills"

Heather Kass, who is running for the Pennsylvania House of Representatives, admitted making social media posts criticising Hillary Clinton and Obamacare. Read full article: Democrat candidate apologizes for pro-Tr...→

Gun safety requires medical intervention | Opinion

Gun safety requires medical intervention | Opinion

Two years after Parkland, perhaps no one is better positioned than doctors, nurses, medical students and other health care professionals to lead this fight. Read full article: Gun safety requires medical intervention...→

Thanks to working people, all the leading Democratic candidates are backing powerful labor reform | Opinion

Thanks to working people, all the leading Democratic candidates are backing powerful labor reform | Opinion

Both the progressives and moderates have committed to raise wages, make it easier to join unions and end the anti-worker agenda of the Trump administration. Read full article: Thanks to working people, all the leadin...→

Over 200 medical professionals in the South oppose bills targeting trans youth

Over 200 medical professionals in the South oppose bills targeting trans youth

A group of doctors and other health workers signed an open letter opposing state bills that "violate the rights and freedoms of transgender young people." Read full article: Over 200 medical professionals in the So...→

Young people aren't crazy. Capitalism is in trouble, and it's up to us to save it | Opinion

Young people aren't crazy. Capitalism is in trouble, and it's up to us to save it | Opinion

Instead of simply lecturing young people about the evils of socialism, we should put more effort into ensuring the financial integrity of our system. Read full article: Young people aren't crazy. Capitalism is...→

Opinion |

Opinion | "The Biggest Loser" has no winners — except people who enjoy fat shaming

The original series' contestants experienced few long-term positive benefits and many had severe health problems after appearing. Why is this back at all? Read full article: Opinion | "The Biggest Loser" has no win...→

Even in a pandemic, people still need abortions | Opinion

Even in a pandemic, people still need abortions | Opinion

Imagine trying to get to an abortion appointment without public transportation while your city is in a coronavirus lockdown and you are without income. That's [...] Read full article: Even in a pandemic, people still need ab...→

Opinion | Stephanie Kelton: Congress Can Do for People What the Fed Did for Banks

Opinion | Stephanie Kelton: Congress Can Do for People What the Fed Did for Banks

Congress has all the firepower it needs. It just needs to send spending instructions to the Federal Reserve, as it always does. Read full article: Opinion | Stephanie Kelton: Congress Can...→

Opinion | Profiting from a Pandemic?

Opinion | Profiting from a Pandemic?

At least two senators engaged in suspiciously timed stock sales. All stock trades by members of Congress should be barred. Read full article: Opinion | Profiting from a Pandemic?...→

Medical marijuana bills challenge Bible Belt politics

Medical marijuana bills challenge Bible Belt politics

Views about medical marijuana appear to be changing across the South, where efforts to legalize it have long been stymied by Bible Belt politics Read full article: Medical marijuana bills challenge Bible ...→

Medical marijuana bills advanced by House Veterans Affairs Committee

Medical marijuana bills advanced by House Veterans Affairs Committee

The House Committee on Veterans Affairs voted Thursday to pass legislation that would loosen restrictions on researching medical marijuana and expand its avail [...] Read full article: Medical marijuana bills advanced by Hous...→

Opinion | My People Have Been Through Worse Than a Twitter Mob

Opinion | My People Have Been Through Worse Than a Twitter Mob

When you’re a black woman in America with a public voice, a trivial math error can lead to a deluge of hate. Read full article: Opinion | My People Have Been Through Wo...→

Opinion: Society should rethink perception of mentally ill people

Opinion: Society should rethink perception of mentally ill people

We are infantilized, wrongly told we can’t work, are unintelligent and can’t handle responsibility. Read full article: Opinion: Society should rethink percepti...→

Opinion | The Heartbeat Bills Were Never the Real Threat to Abortion

Opinion | The Heartbeat Bills Were Never the Real Threat to Abortion

The most sophisticated opponents of abortion have long been playing a much subtler game — and we’re about to see it come to fruition. Read full article: Opinion | The Heartbeat Bills Were Never...→

The right way to make sure patients don’t get stuck paying surprise medical bills | Letters

The right way to make sure patients don’t get stuck paying surprise medical bills | Letters

Independent arbitration is the best way to resolve billing disputes, not a law that lets insurance companies decide how much to pay. Read full article: The right way to make sure patients don’...→

20 Million Americans Have Crowdfunded for Medical Bills

20 Million Americans Have Crowdfunded for Medical Bills

About 20 million Americans have started a crowdfunding campaign to help with their medical bills, or the medical expenses of someone else, according to a new s [...] Read full article: 20 Million Americans Have Crowdfunded fo...→

Democrat candidate apologizes for pro-Trump Facebook posts, says she was

Democrat candidate apologizes for pro-Trump Facebook posts, says she was "under a lot of stress" and "had huge medical bills"

Heather Kass, who is running for the Pennsylvania House of Representatives, admitted making social media posts criticising Hillary Clinton and Obamacare. Read full article: Democrat candidate apologizes for pro-Tr...→

Opinion | Why do we love fat cats but discriminate against fat people?

Opinion | Why do we love fat cats but discriminate against fat people?

The internet loves a chonky boy — unless he's an actual boy, in which case the internet would like him to know about the risks of diabetes, thank you. Read full article: Opinion | Why do we love fat cats but di...→

How to eliminate surprise medical bills

How to eliminate surprise medical bills

The root cause for surprise medical billing is the failure nationally to adhere to an accepted pricing norm. Read full article: How to eliminate surprise medical bills...→

Thanks to working people, all the leading Democratic candidates are backing powerful labor reform | Opinion

Thanks to working people, all the leading Democratic candidates are backing powerful labor reform | Opinion

Both the progressives and moderates have committed to raise wages, make it easier to join unions and end the anti-worker agenda of the Trump administration. Read full article: Thanks to working people, all the leadin...→

Young people aren't crazy. Capitalism is in trouble, and it's up to us to save it | Opinion

Young people aren't crazy. Capitalism is in trouble, and it's up to us to save it | Opinion

Instead of simply lecturing young people about the evils of socialism, we should put more effort into ensuring the financial integrity of our system. Read full article: Young people aren't crazy. Capitalism is...→

Bipartisan solution could make surprise medical bills history

Bipartisan solution could make surprise medical bills history

Americans have faced liens on their homes and sank under piling debt due to surprise medical bills. Read full article: Bipartisan solution could make surprise ...→

Opinion | Coronavirus is more dangerous for old people — and not just in the way you think

Opinion | Coronavirus is more dangerous for old people — and not just in the way you think

Ageism is skewing the way we perceive the coronavirus, and it's making this pandemic more dangerous for everyone. Read full article: Opinion | Coronavirus is more dangerous ...→

Opinion | Don’t Put More People in New York’s Jails During a Pandemic

Opinion | Don’t Put More People in New York’s Jails During a Pandemic

Gov. Andrew Cuomo and the State Legislature can save lives by resisting calls to roll back criminal justice reforms. Read full article: Opinion | Don’t Put More People in New Y...→

Opinion | Give People Money

Opinion | Give People Money

A consensus is building around the simple expedient of sending cash to every American. Politicians need to move quickly. Read full article: Opinion | Give People Money...→

Medical marijuana bills challenge Bible Belt politics

Medical marijuana bills challenge Bible Belt politics

Views about medical marijuana appear to be changing across the South, where efforts to legalize it have long been stymied by Bible Belt politics Read full article: Medical marijuana bills challenge Bible ...→

Opinion | People Around the World Are Panic-Buying … Toilet Paper?

Opinion | People Around the World Are Panic-Buying … Toilet Paper?

It’s important to stock up on some things while waiting out Covid-19. But hoarding unnecessary items can deplete the supply for everyone else. Read full article: Opinion | People Around the World Are Pa...→

Opinion | When the World Falls Apart, People Come Together

Opinion | When the World Falls Apart, People Come Together

The Great Alaska Earthquake of 1964 surprised everyone by showing that natural disasters can bring out more kindness than selfishness. Read full article: Opinion | When the World Falls Apart, Pe...→

Young and unafraid of the coronavirus? Good for you. Now stop killing people | Opinion

Young and unafraid of the coronavirus? Good for you. Now stop killing people | Opinion

Yes, chances are that the coronavirus won't kill you. But just by refusing to stay put, you are endangering hundreds of lives, every bit as valuable as your ow [...] Read full article: Young and unafraid of the coronavirus? G...→

Markets, Not Govt, Can Eliminate Suprise Medical Bills

Markets, Not Govt, Can Eliminate Suprise Medical Bills

Price controls led to shortages of gasoline, for example, during the Nixon and Carter administrations. When Ronald Reagan lifted price controls on gasoline, co [...] Read full article: Markets, Not Govt, Can Eliminate Suprise...→

Fans and friends help beloved DJ Teri Bristol pay her medical bills

Fans and friends help beloved DJ Teri Bristol pay her medical bills

Plus: Impulsive Hearts celebrate a new album benefiting Girls Rock! Chicago, and soul eccentric Zango the Third drops the contemplative Boketto. Read full article: Fans and friends help beloved DJ Teri Br...→

Opinion | A Conservative Judge Just Slapped the Trump Administration’s Treatment of Poor People

Opinion | A Conservative Judge Just Slapped the Trump Administration’s Treatment of Poor People

And that wasn’t the only recent federal decision rebuking Republican policies for their lack of compassion and fairness. Read full article: Opinion | A Conservative Judge Just Slap...→

Opinion | My $145,000 Surprise Medical Bill

Opinion | My $145,000 Surprise Medical Bill

What my brief glimpse into the financial abyss taught me about the American health care system. Read full article: Opinion | My $145,000 Surprise Medical B...→

Gun safety requires medical intervention | Opinion

Gun safety requires medical intervention | Opinion

Two years after Parkland, perhaps no one is better positioned than doctors, nurses, medical students and other health care professionals to lead this fight. Read full article: Gun safety requires medical intervention...→

1 in 7 American families struggle to pay medical bills

1 in 7 American families struggle to pay medical bills

That represents a big drop from the nearly 20% of families struggling with medical bills in 2011. Read full article: 1 in 7 American families struggle to pay...→

Over 200 medical professionals in the South oppose bills targeting trans youth

Over 200 medical professionals in the South oppose bills targeting trans youth

A group of doctors and other health workers signed an open letter opposing state bills that "violate the rights and freedoms of transgender young people." Read full article: Over 200 medical professionals in the So...→

Opinion | Jennifer Lopez's Super Bowl show  said more to Latinos than white people realize

Opinion | Jennifer Lopez's Super Bowl show said more to Latinos than white people realize

Caught up in the music and criticism, many white Americans missed the overt political imagery in the performance. But Puerto Ricans did not. Read full article: Opinion | Jennifer Lopez's Super Bowl sh...→

Throgs Neck medical practice launches campaign to help people understand coronavirus threat

Throgs Neck medical practice launches campaign to help people understand coronavirus threat

A global health emergency is sparking fear throughout the nation that every cough, fever and chill is a symptom of the coronavirus. Read full article: Throgs Neck medical practice launches ca...→

Opinion |

Opinion | "The Biggest Loser" has no winners — except people who enjoy fat shaming

The original series' contestants experienced few long-term positive benefits and many had severe health problems after appearing. Why is this back at all? Read full article: Opinion | "The Biggest Loser" has no win...→

Opinion | Coronavirus is more dangerous for old people — and not just in the way you think

Opinion | Coronavirus is more dangerous for old people — and not just in the way you think

Ageism is skewing the way we perceive the coronavirus, and it's making this pandemic more dangerous for everyone. Read full article: Opinion | Coronavirus is more dangerous ...→

Even in a pandemic, people still need abortions | Opinion

Even in a pandemic, people still need abortions | Opinion

Imagine trying to get to an abortion appointment without public transportation while your city is in a coronavirus lockdown and you are without income. That's [...] Read full article: Even in a pandemic, people still need ab...→

Opinion | Don’t Put More People in New York’s Jails During a Pandemic

Opinion | Don’t Put More People in New York’s Jails During a Pandemic

Gov. Andrew Cuomo and the State Legislature can save lives by resisting calls to roll back criminal justice reforms. Read full article: Opinion | Don’t Put More People in New Y...→

Opinion | Stephanie Kelton: Congress Can Do for People What the Fed Did for Banks

Opinion | Stephanie Kelton: Congress Can Do for People What the Fed Did for Banks

Congress has all the firepower it needs. It just needs to send spending instructions to the Federal Reserve, as it always does. Read full article: Opinion | Stephanie Kelton: Congress Can...→

Opinion | Profiting from a Pandemic?

Opinion | Profiting from a Pandemic?

At least two senators engaged in suspiciously timed stock sales. All stock trades by members of Congress should be barred. Read full article: Opinion | Profiting from a Pandemic?...→

Opinion | Give People Money

Opinion | Give People Money

A consensus is building around the simple expedient of sending cash to every American. Politicians need to move quickly. Read full article: Opinion | Give People Money...→

Medical marijuana bills challenge Bible Belt politics

Medical marijuana bills challenge Bible Belt politics

Views about medical marijuana appear to be changing across the South, where efforts to legalize it have long been stymied by Bible Belt politics Read full article: Medical marijuana bills challenge Bible ...→

Medical marijuana bills challenge Bible Belt politics

Medical marijuana bills challenge Bible Belt politics

Views about medical marijuana appear to be changing across the South, where efforts to legalize it have long been stymied by Bible Belt politics Read full article: Medical marijuana bills challenge Bible ...→

Opinion | People Around the World Are Panic-Buying … Toilet Paper?

Opinion | People Around the World Are Panic-Buying … Toilet Paper?

It’s important to stock up on some things while waiting out Covid-19. But hoarding unnecessary items can deplete the supply for everyone else. Read full article: Opinion | People Around the World Are Pa...→

Medical marijuana bills advanced by House Veterans Affairs Committee

Medical marijuana bills advanced by House Veterans Affairs Committee

The House Committee on Veterans Affairs voted Thursday to pass legislation that would loosen restrictions on researching medical marijuana and expand its avail [...] Read full article: Medical marijuana bills advanced by Hous...→

Opinion | When the World Falls Apart, People Come Together

Opinion | When the World Falls Apart, People Come Together

The Great Alaska Earthquake of 1964 surprised everyone by showing that natural disasters can bring out more kindness than selfishness. Read full article: Opinion | When the World Falls Apart, Pe...→

Opinion | My People Have Been Through Worse Than a Twitter Mob

Opinion | My People Have Been Through Worse Than a Twitter Mob

When you’re a black woman in America with a public voice, a trivial math error can lead to a deluge of hate. Read full article: Opinion | My People Have Been Through Wo...→

Young and unafraid of the coronavirus? Good for you. Now stop killing people | Opinion

Young and unafraid of the coronavirus? Good for you. Now stop killing people | Opinion

Yes, chances are that the coronavirus won't kill you. But just by refusing to stay put, you are endangering hundreds of lives, every bit as valuable as your ow [...] Read full article: Young and unafraid of the coronavirus? G...→

Opinion: Society should rethink perception of mentally ill people

Opinion: Society should rethink perception of mentally ill people

We are infantilized, wrongly told we can’t work, are unintelligent and can’t handle responsibility. Read full article: Opinion: Society should rethink percepti...→

Markets, Not Govt, Can Eliminate Suprise Medical Bills

Markets, Not Govt, Can Eliminate Suprise Medical Bills

Price controls led to shortages of gasoline, for example, during the Nixon and Carter administrations. When Ronald Reagan lifted price controls on gasoline, co [...] Read full article: Markets, Not Govt, Can Eliminate Suprise...→

Fans and friends help beloved DJ Teri Bristol pay her medical bills

Fans and friends help beloved DJ Teri Bristol pay her medical bills

Plus: Impulsive Hearts celebrate a new album benefiting Girls Rock! Chicago, and soul eccentric Zango the Third drops the contemplative Boketto. Read full article: Fans and friends help beloved DJ Teri Br...→

Opinion | The Heartbeat Bills Were Never the Real Threat to Abortion

Opinion | The Heartbeat Bills Were Never the Real Threat to Abortion

The most sophisticated opponents of abortion have long been playing a much subtler game — and we’re about to see it come to fruition. Read full article: Opinion | The Heartbeat Bills Were Never...→

The right way to make sure patients don’t get stuck paying surprise medical bills | Letters

The right way to make sure patients don’t get stuck paying surprise medical bills | Letters

Independent arbitration is the best way to resolve billing disputes, not a law that lets insurance companies decide how much to pay. Read full article: The right way to make sure patients don’...→

Opinion | A Conservative Judge Just Slapped the Trump Administration’s Treatment of Poor People

Opinion | A Conservative Judge Just Slapped the Trump Administration’s Treatment of Poor People

And that wasn’t the only recent federal decision rebuking Republican policies for their lack of compassion and fairness. Read full article: Opinion | A Conservative Judge Just Slap...→

20 Million Americans Have Crowdfunded for Medical Bills

20 Million Americans Have Crowdfunded for Medical Bills

About 20 million Americans have started a crowdfunding campaign to help with their medical bills, or the medical expenses of someone else, according to a new s [...] Read full article: 20 Million Americans Have Crowdfunded fo...→

Opinion | My $145,000 Surprise Medical Bill

Opinion | My $145,000 Surprise Medical Bill

What my brief glimpse into the financial abyss taught me about the American health care system. Read full article: Opinion | My $145,000 Surprise Medical B...→

Democrat candidate apologizes for pro-Trump Facebook posts, says she was

Democrat candidate apologizes for pro-Trump Facebook posts, says she was "under a lot of stress" and "had huge medical bills"

Heather Kass, who is running for the Pennsylvania House of Representatives, admitted making social media posts criticising Hillary Clinton and Obamacare. Read full article: Democrat candidate apologizes for pro-Tr...→

Opinion | Why do we love fat cats but discriminate against fat people?

Opinion | Why do we love fat cats but discriminate against fat people?

The internet loves a chonky boy — unless he's an actual boy, in which case the internet would like him to know about the risks of diabetes, thank you. Read full article: Opinion | Why do we love fat cats but di...→

Gun safety requires medical intervention | Opinion

Gun safety requires medical intervention | Opinion

Two years after Parkland, perhaps no one is better positioned than doctors, nurses, medical students and other health care professionals to lead this fight. Read full article: Gun safety requires medical intervention...→

How to eliminate surprise medical bills

How to eliminate surprise medical bills

The root cause for surprise medical billing is the failure nationally to adhere to an accepted pricing norm. Read full article: How to eliminate surprise medical bills...→

1 in 7 American families struggle to pay medical bills

1 in 7 American families struggle to pay medical bills

That represents a big drop from the nearly 20% of families struggling with medical bills in 2011. Read full article: 1 in 7 American families struggle to pay...→

Thanks to working people, all the leading Democratic candidates are backing powerful labor reform | Opinion

Thanks to working people, all the leading Democratic candidates are backing powerful labor reform | Opinion

Both the progressives and moderates have committed to raise wages, make it easier to join unions and end the anti-worker agenda of the Trump administration. Read full article: Thanks to working people, all the leadin...→

Over 200 medical professionals in the South oppose bills targeting trans youth

Over 200 medical professionals in the South oppose bills targeting trans youth

A group of doctors and other health workers signed an open letter opposing state bills that "violate the rights and freedoms of transgender young people." Read full article: Over 200 medical professionals in the So...→

Opinion | Jennifer Lopez's Super Bowl show  said more to Latinos than white people realize

Opinion | Jennifer Lopez's Super Bowl show said more to Latinos than white people realize

Caught up in the music and criticism, many white Americans missed the overt political imagery in the performance. But Puerto Ricans did not. Read full article: Opinion | Jennifer Lopez's Super Bowl sh...→

Young people aren't crazy. Capitalism is in trouble, and it's up to us to save it | Opinion

Young people aren't crazy. Capitalism is in trouble, and it's up to us to save it | Opinion

Instead of simply lecturing young people about the evils of socialism, we should put more effort into ensuring the financial integrity of our system. Read full article: Young people aren't crazy. Capitalism is...→

Throgs Neck medical practice launches campaign to help people understand coronavirus threat

Throgs Neck medical practice launches campaign to help people understand coronavirus threat

A global health emergency is sparking fear throughout the nation that every cough, fever and chill is a symptom of the coronavirus. Read full article: Throgs Neck medical practice launches ca...→

Bipartisan solution could make surprise medical bills history

Bipartisan solution could make surprise medical bills history

Americans have faced liens on their homes and sank under piling debt due to surprise medical bills. Read full article: Bipartisan solution could make surprise ...→

Opinion |

Opinion | "The Biggest Loser" has no winners — except people who enjoy fat shaming

The original series' contestants experienced few long-term positive benefits and many had severe health problems after appearing. Why is this back at all? Read full article: Opinion | "The Biggest Loser" has no win...→