Medicare-for-all doctors arrested outside Obama-GOP meeting

January 29, 2010 by  
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‘There is a better health plan, Mr. President’ Rising to President Obama’s challenge in his State of the Union address that others come up with a better approach to health care reform... 

California Senate approves single-payer health care proposal despite governor’s veto pledge

January 29, 2010 by  
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SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The California Senate approved creating a government-run health care system for the nation’s most populous state on Thursday, ignoring a veto threat from Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger. Supporters... 

Join Dr. Flowers in Asking the President to Meet with Us

January 28, 2010 by  
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During last night’s State of the Union Address, President Obama said, “If anyone from either party has a better approach that will bring down premiums, bring down the deficit, cover the uninsured,... 

Open Letter to President Obama on Health Care Reform From Margaret Flowers, MD

January 28, 2010 by  
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Dear President Obama, I was overjoyed to hear you say in your State of the Union address last night: “But if anyone from either party has a better approach that will bring down premiums, bring down the... 

Time to Start from Scratch

We’ve heard President Obama assert during his campaign that if he were starting from scratch he would implement a single-payer plan. He recently stated: “I want to cover everybody. Now, the... 

Democrats Put Lower Priority on Health Bill

January 27, 2010 by  
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From the New York Times - WASHINGTON — With no clear path forward on major health care legislation, Democratic leaders in Congress effectively slammed the brakes on President Obama’s top domestic priority... 

Dateline NBC Brings the Sarkisyan Family and Wendell Potter Together

January 26, 2010 by  
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Mother Hilda Sarkisyan, takes her fight for her daughter Nataline to recieve a liver transplant to the executive headquarters of health insurance giant CIGNA. Her battle inspires top executive Wendell... 

Win-Win Campaign Conference Call Report

Thanks to everyone who participated in the conference call about our Win-Win Campaign for Healthy Cities on Saturday afternoon. We had over 40 people on the call from all over the country, and many of... 

Health Care Reform: Back to Human Rights Basics

January 22, 2010 by  
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By Anja Rudiger for Amnesty International - In a turbulent week in U.S. politics that saw the president abandoning his promise of universal health insurance and the Supreme Court elevating corporate spending... 

More than 1800 RNs Join National Conference Call to Prepare For Haiti Disaster Relief Mission; 4,500 Signed Up to Go

January 19, 2010 by  
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Nurses to Establish Command Center in Miami in Advance of Assignments With some 4,500 U.S. nurses signed up to volunteer for a Haiti disaster relief mission – and more than 1800 of them participating... 

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