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Documents Expose Big Pharma's Scheme to Turn Democratic Candidates Against Medicare for All

Documents Expose Big Pharma's Scheme to Turn Democratic Candidates Against Medicare for All
"Democrats running in a primary election will say they support 'Medicare for All,' but what do they say to lobbyists behind the scenes?"
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Koch-Funded Hit Piece Backfires: Shows Medicare for All Would Save 'Whopping $2 Trillion' Over Ten Years While Covering Everybody

Koch-Funded Hit Piece Backfires: Shows Medicare for All Would Save 'Whopping $2 Trillion' Over Ten Years While Covering Everybody
"If every major country on Earth can guarantee healthcare to all, and achieve better health outcomes, while spending substantially less per capita than we do, it is absurd for anyone to suggest that the United States cannot do the same."
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Listening to More Mister Rogers is Good for Your Health

Listening to More Mister Rogers is Good for Your Health
Evidence has mounted that he was on to something—people who express love and kindness really do regularly lead healthier lives.
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Why Your Health Insurer Doesn’t Care About Your Big Bills

Why Your Health Insurer Doesn’t Care About Your Big Bills
Patients may think their insurers are fighting on their behalf for the best prices. But saving patients money is often not their top priority. Just ask Michael Frank.
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Robert Reich: Trump’s Drug Pricing Scam

Robert Reich: Trump’s Drug Pricing Scam
Trump promised to rein in drug prices. Big surprise - he was either lying or just caved to Big Pharma.
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Why Are We So Sleep Deprived, And Why Does It Matter?

Why Are We So Sleep Deprived, And Why Does It Matter?
Not many things matter more to our health than a good night’s sleep, but fewer and fewer of Americans are getting one.
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Mothers Dying After Childbirth Is a Overlooked Medical Issue

Mothers Dying After Childbirth Is a Overlooked Medical Issue
Even as the U.S. rate of infant mortality has decreased, the rate of maternal mortality has increased.
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Republican Changes to Medicaid Would Hurt People With Disabilities

Republican Changes to Medicaid Would Hurt People With Disabilities
And the stakes are high: For people with disabilities, Medicaid is an important lifeline as well as a facilitator to gainful employment.
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2017 Saw a Surge of Pro-Choice Bills in State Legislatures

2017 Saw a Surge of Pro-Choice Bills in State Legislatures
“We know there’s a growing momentum to engage around a more affirmative agenda."
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Want to Lower Health Care Costs? Stop Wasting Our Money

Want to Lower Health Care Costs? Stop Wasting Our Money
Hospitals throw out so many valuable supplies that a cottage industry of charities has sprung up to collect this stuff and ship it to the developing world.
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