by Nika Knight, Common Dreams staff writer A federal judge on Friday blocked a core provision of Indiana abortion legislation that Vice President Mike Pence lauded when he signed it into law “with a prayer” last year, the Associated Press reported […]
by Mark Weisbrot A lot of the reporting on the GOP’s attempted repeal of ObamaCare has focused on the Freedom Caucus, a group of libertarian-minded representatives for whom the administration’s bill did not go far enough in obliterating the gains […]
by Paul Buchheit In his report, “This is how American health care kills people,” Ryan Cooper tells the heartbreaking story of 29-year-old Matthew Stewart, who required emergency surgery for hepatitis-induced liver damage, but learned that only about $10,000 of his $74,000 […]
by Robert Faturechi, ProPublica On the same day the stockbroker for then-Georgia Congressman Tom Price bought him up to $90,000 of stock in six pharmaceutical companies last year, Price arranged to call a top U.S. health official, seeking to scuttle […]
For more than two decades, Celeste Thompson, 57, a home care worker in Missoula, Mont., had not had regular contact with a doctor — no annual physicals and limited sick visits.
Michael L. Millenson, Northwestern University We are now contemplating, Heaven save the mark, a bill that would tax the well for the benefit of the ill. Although that quote reads like it could be part of the Republican […]
WASHINGTON — Senate Republicans needed Vice President Mike Pence to dash to the Capitol twice on Thursday to cast tie-breaking votes to pass legislation that will make it easier for states to restrict federal funds for Planned Parenthood and other […]
In an interview with “CBS This Morning,” House Speaker Paul Ryan said he worried that President Donald Trump might reach out to Democrats on healthcare if Republicans can’t find a path to success. “What I worry about, Norah, is that if […]
U.S. President Donald Trump had fighting words on Thursday for conservatives in his own Republican Party who helped block a healthcare bill last week, saying he would oppose House Freedom Caucus members in 2018 elections if they did not get on board.
WASHINGTON – The White House is proposing a $1.2 billion cut this year to the National Institutes of Health’s budget, targeting research grants. The proposed NIH cut is part of $18 billion in spending reductions that President Trump’s team is […]