Posts Tagged ‘Healthcare’

The Future of the Affordable Care Act

The U.S. House of Representatives voted on a new healthcare bill that could leave millions without insurance

Ebola and Global Healthcare Inequality

As of October 20, more than 4,500 West Africans have died from Ebola since the an outbreak began in March 2014. Critics have blamed the spread of the disease on global economic inequality and a slow international response to the epidemic.

The Affordable Care Act: How do kids fit in?

The New Year brought in an important moment for President Obama’s Affordable Care Act (ACA), which has reshaped the healthcare system. Many of the changes, some of which directly affect American children, began on January 1, 2014.

Child Organ Transplants: A Complicated Issue and a Growing List

According to U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, 120,076 people are currently waiting for an organ, and 18 of these people will die each day.

Asthma: It Can Take Your Breath Away!

About 20 million people in the United States have had an asthma attack, and children are the biggest risk for developing this disease.

Someday, you could be a Union Organizer, just like Daniel Ray

Daniel Ray talks about his life as an organizer with the New York State Nurses Association (NYSNA).

Growing Poverty: Hard to Ignore at Home

The United States is ranked the wealthiest nation in the world, yet almost half of all Americans are considered to be in poverty or low-income.

How the U.S. Stacks Up in Protecting Kids

Kids in the United States don’t fare too well compared to other industrialized countries. But we do have the most billionaires.

Can’t Stop, Won’t Stop: Hip Hop Inventor Fights for Healthcare

Hip Hop inventor Kool Herc fights for healthcare for all.

Healthcare Reform Becomes Law

In March 2010 President Obama signed the Healthcare Reform bill into law. But, the law that passed is different from the President’s original proposal.