Weekly Pulse: Crisis Pregnancy Centers, Christine O’Donnell, Condoms, and Concussions
|By: TheMediaConsortium Wednesday October 20, 2010 8:15 am|
|By: Kay Tillow Sunday October 17, 2010 1:08 pm|
The people of Braddock are fighting to save their hospital from the wrecker’s ball. UPMC, an $8 billion dollar corporation, wants to demolish the Braddock Hospital while building hospitals in wealthy areas. With the help of single payer advocates, Braddock is fighting back with daily vigils at the hospital to stop the demolition.
|By: foxglove Sunday October 17, 2010 9:36 am|
What the owners of the Tea Party really want.
|By: TheMediaConsortium Wednesday October 13, 2010 8:53 am|
Weekly Pulse: Palin Revives Death Panels; Boobs Against Breast Cancer; and the Anti-Gay Bullying Crisis
|By: RH Reality Check Tuesday October 12, 2010 6:17 am|
Rand Paul, a candidate for the U.S. Senate from Kentucky, argues his state has made Medicaid coverage of labor and delivery “too easy.” In reality paying for a pregnancy can be anything but easy.
Written by Cory Richards for RHRealityCheck.org – News, commentary and community for reproductive health and justice.
|By: progressive cat Sunday October 10, 2010 5:05 pm|
healthcare reform, blindness and coverage for treatment
|By: wavpeac Sunday October 10, 2010 8:34 am|
My cousin is a professor and researcher at the University of Pennsylvania. A few years back she shared that she was doing research on the connection between foreclosure and health problems. Citing the idea that while people were saving their houses they often neglected their health. I thought it was a good idea but did not think it applied to me. She knew I was going through foreclosure and chapter 13 bankruptcy to save my house.
|By: Ruth Calvo Saturday October 9, 2010 1:42 am|
Directly connecting patient care to profits has been counterproductive for U.S. citizens. Like other immoral rightwing ideological demands, for-profit health service has proved to be wrong, and dangerous for those under its sway.
|By: RH Reality Check Friday October 8, 2010 6:36 am|
Women want out-of-hospital maternity care, and they deserve legal access to it. Yet in 23 states and Washington D.C., Certified Professional Midwives (CPMs) face prosecution for serving women who do not want to give birth in a hospital.
Written by Rebecca A. Spence for RHRealityCheck.org – News, commentary and community for reproductive health and justice.
|By: Consumer Watchdog Thursday October 7, 2010 9:59 am|
70 million Americans who get health insurance through their employer
cannot take their insurance company to court when the insurer doesn’t
provide the benefits it promised, even if the insurer’s decision to
delay or deny life-saving treatment results in an employee’s death.