Category Archives: Healthcare

Dems take House pushing massive government expansion, as party lurches left

Thursday growing socialist wing of the Democratic Party will flex its muscle with the seating of the new Congress, as more self-described Democratic Socialists join the ranks and dozens of sitting and incoming members – including likely 2020 hopefuls – embrace a massive government expansion that would make FDR look like a penny pincher.

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Dems aim to bring big-government programs to floor vote with 2019 House takeover

They’ve already destroyed Medicaid and our private healthcare, why should we let these jackasses destroy Medicare? Expect to hear the words “free,” “guaranteed” and “for all” a whole lot more in the new year as Democrats prepare an arsenal of big-government bills that could actually see a floor vote once they take control of the House.

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ObamaCare could return to Supreme Court, with all eyes on Kavanaugh and Roberts

The Affordable Care Act – and the multitude of regulations, taxes and benefits that come with it – once again could be on the road to the Supreme Court after a Texas judge ruled the law unconstitutional.

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Ocasio-Cortez called out for claiming Pentagon $$ error could fund Medicare for all

This nut needs muzzled. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez was roundly fact-checked this week — by even liberal-leaning publications — for suggesting a reported $21 trillion in Pentagon accounting errors could fund most of her proposed “Medicare for all” health care program.

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Premiums for Obamacare’s Most Popular Plan to Fall for First Time

The price of the most popular level of health insurance sold under the Affordable Care Act will drop slightly next year, the first time rates have dropped since the law was implemented. Continue reading →

Senators Demand Answers From Army on Lead Poisoning

Friday 4 U.S. senators urged the Army to detail the steps it is taking to safeguard children from lead poisoning, citing a Reuters investigation into hazards on military bases. Continue reading →

Medicinal cannabis products to be legalised

Soon specialist doctors in the UK will be able to legally prescribe cannabis-derived medicinal products by autumn, the home secretary has announced. Those that meet safety and quality standards are to be made legal for patients with an “exceptional clinical need”, Sajid Javid said. Continue reading →

NHS preparing to ‘stockpile’ drugs for no deal Brexit

The NHS in England is preparing to stockpile medicines and blood products in case of a “no deal” Brexit, Health Secretary Matt Hancock has said. Continue reading →

Trump administration takes another major swipe at the Affordable Care Act

The Trump administration took another major swipe at the Affordable Care Act, halting billions of dollars in annual payments required under the law to even out the cost to insurers whose customers need expensive medical services. Continue reading →

UK police officer seeks medical treatment in connection with nerve agent attack

A UK police officer police officer sought medical attention in connection with a recent nerve agent attack that left a British couple in critical condition. He was later “given the all clear” Saturday, Wiltshire Police said on social media. Continue reading →