Fatalities related to opioids are rising drastically — in 2014, about 18,893 overdose deaths in the U.S. were related to prescription pain relievers, and 10,574 deaths were related to heroin. A new study reported that prescription opioid overdose, abuse, and dependence in the U.S. has cost more than lives; it has added up to an estimated total economic burden of $78.5 billion.
We may be getting ahead of ourselves assuming that Hillary Clinton will be next president, but let’s proceed on that (comforting) notion. Few are better prepared to preserve and improve upon the Affordable Care Act than Clinton, who’s long immersed herself in health care policy.
The Democratic counterparts first met in mid-June to find common ground, in a reportedly tense meeting during which Clinton reportedly asked what it would take to land an endorsement from the Vermont Senator
The Ryan plan recycles long-held Republican proposals like allowing consumers to buy health insurance across state lines, expanding the use of health savings accounts and giving states block grants to run the Medicaid program for the poor.
The problem with Bernie Sanders’ health care vision isn’t the vision. The problem is the politics — the reality of which battle-scarred Hillary Clinton clearly has the better grasp.
Planned Parenthood has field a lawsuit in U.S. District Court aimed at protecting access to safe and legal abortions for women in Ohio.
In addition to treating what ails you, a number of health care systems aim to sell you a health insurance plan to pay for it.
Obamacare now seems safe. Its imperfections well-documented, it remains a work in progress. But whoever is the next president should be grateful to have a universal health care program on which to build
Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton told home health aides that raising the minimum wage is a central part of her campaign’s economic agenda.
Republicans hated — and tried to obstruct — President Obama from his first day in office. Nevertheless, he has achieved much of what he set out to do. And it’s worth noting just how much Obama achieved in the last year alone.
Immigrant children who are in the country illegally would receive public health care coverage in California under a budget deal announced Tuesday.
She didn’t have the means to pay for a surgery to remove ovarian cysts and put off the procedure for months, until she began hemorrhaging and was rushed to a hospital emergency room.