On June 10, the San Francisco Board of Supervisors approved legislation to close a loophole which allowed businesses to keep unspent money from workers healthcare spending accounts.
While I have nothing but respect for researchers working to come up with a more effective treatment for this or any disease, the drug companies are not in this for your health; they are in it for their own financial health.
True to the ancient Roman military practice of top commanders, Veterans Affairs head Erik Shinseki fell on his own sword amidst a years-long scandal in the VA.
Can a hospital that is ostensibly a “public charity” profit from and reinforce racism? It can, as demonstrated by the case of the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center.
In the tradition of Stonewall and years of struggle, gay men and other supporters of LGBTQ liberation did not stand by silently as the crisis unfolded.
The consequences of the Affordable Care Act are outlined in a report by union UNITE HERE.
Building on the momentum of the weekly "Moral Monday" protests, the "Moral March" drew a massive crowd.
The Hrizi campaign will fight for single-payer health care and demands an immediate moratorium on all insurance rate and premium hikes.
Black women with a breast cancer diagnosis will die three years sooner than their white women with the same disease.
After being galvanized to come out and vote for Obama, the most oppressed communities in the country—poor and working people of color—have been cheated out of a right to health care.