Category Archives: Healthcare

Federal judge blocks Kentucky’s Medicaid work requirements

A federal judge says Kentucky can’t require poor people to get a job to keep their Medicaid benefits, chastising President Donald Trump’s administration for rubber-stamping the new rules without considering how many people would lose their health coverage. Advertisements

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‘Sonic attacks’ eyed in Cuba, China as more US diplomats fall ill

U.S. diplomats in China are facing a case of déjà vu as several Americans who work at the consulate in the country are being plagued by a mysterious illness with symptoms that are eerily similar to those that officials first reported in Cuba back in 2016.

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Abortion referendum in Ireland: prime minister hails ‘quiet revolution’

Saturday the Irish Prime Minister praised the apparent vote for overturning an abortion ban in his largely Catholic country as “the culmination of a quiet revolution.” Well folks, we knew Catholics were all for baby killing.

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New Push to Topple Affordable Care Act Looms

There’s a group of Republicans and advocacy groups will soon release a proposal intended to spark another push to repeal the Affordable Care Act, resurrecting a potentially volatile issue in the months before the November midterm elections.

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NHS reforms that could be on the way out

Back in 2012 the government, after months of arguments, brought in huge changes to the way the NHS in England is run. Then the idea was to give GPs more power to spend the cash – the argument being they understand the needs of patients better, so would allocate cash more widely.

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Congo to Begin Ebola Vaccinations on Monday

A spokeswoman for the health ministry said health workers in Democratic Republic of Congo will begin a vaccination campaign on Monday aimed at containing an outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus.

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‘A Disinformation Campaign’: Double-Amputee Vet Turned Away From VA Without Treatment

A retired Marine Corps bomb technician said he was turned away from his local VA without receiving treatment after waiting for five hours.

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Maryland ObamaCare insurers ask for rate increases up to 91 percent

Maryland’s Obamacare insurers are asking for a 30 percent average rate increase for 2019, with some plans seeking hikes as high as 91 percent. Monday’s proposals come a few days after Virginia insurers also called for double-digit rate increases. Democrats have pounced on the rate hikes to say they are examples of how President Trump’s health …

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‘Service Seems to Be Getting Worse’: Vet’s Photos of Dirty Room at VA Clinic Go Viral

The Salt Lake City VA is apologizing after a local veteran’s photos of his filthy room at a VA clinic went viral. Retired Army Sgt. Christopher Wilson, who served two tours in Iraq, had an appointment at the clinic on April 5 to get injections in his ankle and the surrounding area.

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Trump calls on Tester to resign over Ronny Jackson allegations: ‘His reputation has been shattered’

Saturday President Trump called for Montana Sen. Jon Tester’s resignation, after a White House’s report disputing his allegations against the president’s pick for the next secretary of Veteran Affairs, Ronny Jackson.

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