In this year’s “Stress in America” survey by the American Psychological Association, 71 percent of Americans said mass shootings are a significant source of stress.
They have shared goals. And perhaps they should remind the country of this history: If Republicans had had their way: No Medicare, no Medicaid, no Affordable Care Act.
Many young Democrats now call for unambiguously single-payer health care (although some prefer “Medicare for All”).
While the incoming lieutenant governor expressed a willingness to listen to concerns about regulation and efficiency in government, she also set out what Gov.-elect Tim Walz might want in return.
Will Republicans remove protections for pre-existing conditions? Will Democrats destroy Medicare?
Democrats are increasingly rallying around single-payer; meanwhile, you don’t hear “repeal-and-replace” from many Republicans these days.
We can learn from the U of M’s experience and consider a similar model to address Minnesota’s multiple and seemingly intractable health care and public health challenges.
Poor oral health is an indicator for many larger and chronic health issues such as heart disease, stroke, rheumatoid arthritis, and more.
To me, the promise of Roe v. Wade is about making possible a future where women, our families, and our communities can thrive.
Ensuring that all Minnesotans have health care security is a New Year’s resolution worthy of our shared effort.
Any attempt to roll back the clock on women’s access to birth control is unacceptable.
Paired with Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders for the debate, Klobuchar was assigned, and played, the role of the moderate liberal.
An analysis of Medicaid patients covered by the Northwest Metro Alliance found that costs declined nearly 2 percent from 2013 to 2014, saving almost $7 million.
To lead now means going on the offensive for single-payer national health insurance as envisioned in House Bill 676, the Expanded and Improved Medicare for All Act.
He also pledged by tweet that he would not cut Social Security, Medicare or Medicaid. Yet Medicaid takes a big hit in the congressional bills.
We spend more on health care than any industrialized country — and we get worse results.
The Edina resident led the team that revamped healthcare.gov after its botched introduction. Now he’s one of the most prominent voices opposing Republican designs on dismantling the law.
If the CBO is projecting correctly, the reason the uninsured rate under the plan will immediately shoot up is that millions of Americans will choose to not have insurance and hope they don’t get sick or injured.
It’s easy to lose sight of the big picture — which is very big.
There has been a lot of misunderstanding about what the Affordable Care Act accomplishes for ordinary people.