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Reading Tea Leaves on Abortion Rights

Posted by on Dec 12, 2018 in Abortion, Alito, Samuel A Jr, Birth Control and Family Planning, Gorsuch, Neil M, Kansas, Kavanaugh, Brett M, Louisiana, Medicaid, Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Roberts, John G Jr, Roe v Wade (Supreme Court Decision), Supreme Court (US), texas, Thomas, Clarence, Trump, Donald J | 0 comments

Will the conservative majority deliver on Trump’s promise to overturn Roe v. Wade?
Source: New York Times

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The Treatment Gap: This City’s Overdose Deaths Have Plunged. Can Others Learn From It?

Posted by on Nov 26, 2018 in Addiction (Psychology), Buprenorphine (Drug), carfentanil, Dayton (Ohio), Deaths (Fatalities), Drug Abuse and Traffic, Fentanyl, Medicaid, Naloxone (Drug), Opioids and Opiates | 0 comments

Dayton, Ohio, had one of the highest overdose death rates in the nation in 2017. The city made many changes, and fatal overdoses are down more than 50 percent from last year.
Source: New York Times

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Op-Ed Columnist: The G.O.P.’s War on the Poor

Posted by on Jul 16, 2018 in Medicaid, Poverty, Republican Party, Trump, Donald J, United States Politics and Government, Welfare (US) | 0 comments

The justification keeps changing, but the cruelty remains the same.
Source: New York Times

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Declaring War on Poverty ‘Largely Over,’ White House Urges Work Requirements for Aid

Posted by on Jul 12, 2018 in Food Stamps, Labor and Jobs, Medicaid, Poverty, Unemployment, United States Economy, United States Politics and Government, Welfare (US), White House Council of Economic Advisers | 0 comments

A report from the Council of Economic Advisers makes the case for adding new work requirements to social programs such as Medicaid and food stamps.
Source: New York Times

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Do Poor People Have a Right to Health Care?

Posted by on Jul 7, 2018 in Health Insurance and Managed Care, Kentucky, Medicaid, Montana, work requirements | 0 comments

Conservatives are out to force people to work in exchange for Medicaid.
Source: New York Times

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A Fatal Flaw as Trump Tries to Remake Health Care: Shortcuts

Posted by on Jul 7, 2018 in Azar, Alex M II, Decisions and Verdicts, Health and Human Services Department, Health Insurance and Managed Care, Medicaid, Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (2010), Trump, Donald J | 0 comments

The Trump administration is on a losing streak in court cases, but the naming of a new Supreme Court justice could alter the trajectory on some of the most controversial cases.
Source: New York Times

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