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Administration Drops One Provision Of The Healthcare Reforms

One of the provisions of the healthcare reform bills bit the dust on Friday. [...]

Substance Found To be Effective In Improving Memory

Researchers have isolated a compound that may improve memory and slow down the onset of dementia, such as that caused by Alzheimer’s Disease. [...]

Republican Governors Are Bad For Your Health

Conclusive proof that Republican governors are bad for your health – specifically, your potential longevity! [...]

Republican Governor Suppresses Report Showing That Private Healthcare Costs More

The Republican Governor of Louisiana wants to privatize health care for state workers and retirees. He is suppressing an independent report that he commissioned because it shows that it won’t be cost effective, will increase costs and reduce benefits. [...]

Republicans Want To Cut Healthcare Benefits For 1.3 Million Veterans

Just when we thought they couldn’t stoop any lower (after cutting emergency food benefits for infants, children, women and seniors last week), the Republicans are now going after Veteran’s healthcare benefits. [...]

Republicans Plan To Starve The Poor

The GOP plan for the nation rolls on – they want hit the weakest people as hard as they can by cutting off Medicare, Social Security and now they’re targeting emergency food programs, putting infants, children, women and seniors at risk. [...]

Electronic Health Records Usage Still Low In The United States

A new Commonwealth Fund study shows the United States and Canada lagging the five other developed countries in the use of electronic health records. [...]

USDA Replaces Food Pyramid Guide With A Clearer Food Plate

The USDA has replaced its food pyramid with a simpler food plate that more clearly shows Americans what a good plate of food should consist of. [...]

FreedomWorks Runs Damage Control On Medicare

The GOP already had a plan to hide their intent to privatize Social Security. Now they’re being briefed by FreedomWorks on how to lie about their plans for privatizing Medicare. [...]

Senators Reintroduce The Caring For An Aging America Act

The Caring for an Aging America Act has been introduced for the third time, but is it likely that the Republicans will let it pass into law? [...]

Ryan’s Plan Bites The Dust

The Democrats may have won a victory by defeating the Ryan deficit reduction plan in the Senate yesterday, but the battle isn’t over… [...]

Decoding The GOP’s Promise To Empower Grandma

The Republicans say that the potentially disastrous Ryan plan, which could kill Medicare, will “empower Grandma.” That’s an outright lie, as we show here by using their own statements on the Ryan plan and Medicare. [...]

The GOP Prescription For Medicare – Placebo Or Poison Pill?

The Tea party wants to kill off Medicare. The GOP is soft peddling the Ryan Plan for Medicare overhaul, making it sound more like a free lunch rather than privatization. Is the GOP plan a placebo or a poison pill? [...]

The Ryan and Obama Deficit Reduction Plans Compared

It’s clear, from looking at the two deficit reduction plans that are currently under consideration, that the Tea Party and the Republicans don’t care about middle class Americans. They are intent on driving them into a feudal system. [...]

Tea Party Sets Out To Axe Medicare and Medicaid Benefits

The Tea Party and GOP say that they want to overhaul Medicare and Medicaid to save taxpayer’s money. That’s what they say, but it’s far from the truth. These bullies are simply trying to rob the poor, the needy and seniors to line the pockets of their corporate masters. [...]

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