Post Tagged with: "healthcare"

After Listening To Women, Longtime Anti-Abortion Congressman Becomes Pro-Choice

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A six term congressman and lifelong opponent of abortion rights has finally changed his mind, and all it took was for him to start talking with and listening to women.

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Outrageous: These States Say $4,600 Per Year Makes You Too Rich For Medicaid

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A few states have very strict income requirements for their Medicaid programs. They’re so strict that a mere $4,600 per year for a family of four is too wealthy to qualify.

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You Won’t Believe The Appalling Amount We Spend On Social Security (INFOGRAPHIC)

You won't believe the appalling amount of money we spend on Social Security... oh, wait a minute... Image by Elisabeth Parker.

This simple pie chart shows our Social Security budget is NOT sustainable.

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Children on Medicaid Go On To Make Better Money, Contributing More In Taxes

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A new study finds a link between accessible healthcare, earnings and taxes.

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You Might Mistake Him For A Homeless Guy; He’s Really A Doctor Who Cares About People More Than Profits (VIDEO)

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Five days a week, every week for the past 23 years, this doctor has been going out into the streets to find and treat the homeless.

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Medical Debt Ruining Your Credit? You Are In Good Company

The amount of medical debt in collections as opposed to other debt.

Medical debt in collections killing your credit score? Don’t feel all alone; 15 million Americans are in the same situation.

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While You Were Sleeping: Doctors Busted For Taking Surgical-Table Selfies

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Imagine waking from surgery to find your operation had gone viral on social media.

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Police Stun Grenade A Baby Leaving Family With $1M Medical Bill

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Please share. Donate if you can to help this poor family.

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Study: Dr. Oz Is A Quack — Half Of All Advice On His Show Is Unsubstantiated Crap Or Worse

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The science is in: Dr. Oz is a quack.

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Fed Up Doctor Writes Angry Reply To Company That Makes Employees Get ‘Doctor’s Note’ When Sick

Fed Up Doctor Writes Angry Reply To Company That Makes Employees Get ‘Doctor’s Note’ When Sick

Companies that require employees to show proof that they are sick are wasting everyone’s time, insulting their employees, and posing a serious risk to the very ill people who really need to be seen by a doctor. One doctor has had enough.

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Suck On This, Conservatives! ObamaCare IS Working, And Here’s Proof

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If you’re a conservative, you may not want to read this. If you’re not, feel free to constantly shove this in a conservative’s face until they do. Because according to three recently released statistics, ObamaCare is working and it’s stronger than ever.

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Canadian Goes Into Early Labor While On Vacation In U.S., Gets $1M Hospital Bill As Souvenir

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The difference between the two sides of an imaginary line separating Canada and the US is about $1 million in hospital costs.

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Study: People Who Have Obamacare Overwhelmingly Like It; Republicans Vow To Repeal Anyway

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Even though Republicans are trying their best to repeal Obamacare, the numbers show that people who actually use it overwhelmingly like it just fine.

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Fully-Insured Woman Gets $50,000 Bill After Being Taken To ‘Out Of Network’ Hospital While In Coma

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Two hospitals just three blocks apart meant a world of difference. One took her insurance, the other didn’t. Now she’s left with a $50,000 bill and no way to pay it.

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Boehner And McConnell Declare Intention To Resume Effort To Repeal ObamaCare

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Millions of Americans across the country currently have health insurance coverage thanks to the Affordable Care Act, but if Republicans have their way, every last one of those citizens will lose it.

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Americans Whose Lives Were Saved By Obamacare Fight Lawsuit That Threatens To Strip Them Of Health Insurance

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If this lawsuit swings the wrong way, it will not only affect how Americans live, but whether they live at all.

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Nursing Home Aides Caught Abusing 76-Year-Old Alzheimer’s Patient On Hidden Camera (VIDEO)

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You truly cannot trust anyone. This footage sickens me.

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Debunking Right Wing Bullsh!t: Obamacare Causes 78 Percent Premium Hikes!!!

Debunking Right Wing Bullsh!t: Obamacare Causes 78 Percent Premium Hikes!!!

Just in time for the midterms, a suspiciously convenient story about massive rate hikes is flying around the right wing alternate reality.

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Joni Ernst: Repeal Obamacare And Cut Food Stamps And Force People To Rely On The Church For Help

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The Iowa Senate race is one of the closest in the nation so it stands to reason that insulting and attacking a large portion of the population would be a stupid move.

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Singer Chris Brown Slammed For Bizarre Ebola Tweet: ‘It’s Population Control’ (IMAGE)

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Currently, the Ebola virus has killed over 4,000 people in West Africa and one person in the United States.

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