Health Care Labor Leader Endorses Sweeney
6/5/2017 Ann Twomey, president of the Health Professionals and Allied Employees, called Sweeney “an experienced, principled and proven leader” who “has stood with our nurses and health care workers when they were organizing for their collective bargaining ...
Advocate Health Care wins in Supreme Court
6/5/2017 The eight justices ruled that faith-based hospitals' pension plans qualify for the so-called "church plan" exemption from the Employee Retirement Income Security Act.
A Community Seeks Answers, Assurances About Health Care — In 10 Languages
6/5/2017 Facing concerns over immigration and GOP-led efforts to dismantle the Obama administration's signature health care law and cut Medicaid, community groups in Oakland, Bakersfield, Fresno, Houston and other cities with large immigrant populations are ...
Health 'double jeopardy': Minorities more likely than whites to get 'low-value' care
6/5/2017 Minorities are facing possible "double jeopardy" when it comes to their health: getting both less effective treatment and more treatment that has little value to them.
America's Health-Inequality Problem
6/5/2017 The U.S. has one of the largest income-based health disparities in the world, according to a new paper out in the journal Health Affairs. Among the poorest third of Americans studied, 38.2 percent report being in “fair or poor” health, compared with 12 ...
Russia, health care, debt ceiling on summer agenda for Texans in Congress
6/5/2017 Republicans in Congress have four issues on their agenda ahead of the August recess, but investigations into Russian cyberattacks could derail them all.
Michael Phelps joins board of Australian mental health company, Medibio
6/5/2017 Today he was appointed to the board of directors of Medibio, an Australian medical technology company that has developed a test to assist in the diagnosis of depression, chronic stress and other mental health disorders. “I have personally experienced ...
Muslim, health leaders team up to curb measles outbreak - MPR News
6/5/2017 Amira Hassan wears a mask to protect her as she plays in the waiting room. Amira Hassan,of Burnsville, Minn., plays as she waits for a wellness check at ...
Trump to Host Fundraiser for Health Care Ally MacArthur
6/5/2017 MacArthur played a major role in reviving the effort to pass a Republican health care bill in the House after the first attempt failed.
Forbes Health Stories: Single-Payer In California And The Solution To Soaring Medical Costs
6/5/2017 Good morning, Forbes Health readers! Here are the great stories we published yesterday: When It Comes To Healthcare Costs, New Medicines Are The Solution, Not The Problem.