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This 15-year-old Florida shooting survivor was shot 5 times while saving 20 of his classmates — and now his family is trying to raise $1 million for his hospital bills
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Anthony Borges saved 20 other students during the Parkland shooting, and was shot five times but survived. Now people are raising funds for his hospital bills. ...[Read more]
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Teacher in US dies from flu effects for not having money for medicine
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A second grade teacher at Ikard Elementary School, 38-year-old Heather Holland, died Sunday due to complications of the flu. In addition to a classroom of second graders, Holland left behind husband Frank Holland, a 10-year-old daughter, and a 7-year-old ...[Read more]
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Why does it cost $32,093 just to give birth in America?
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Stella Apo Osae-Twum and her husband did everything by the book. They went to a hospital covered by insurance, saw an obstetrician in their plan, but when her three sons – triplets – were born prematurely, bills started rolling in. The hospital charge ...[Read more]
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An ER visit, a $12,000 bill — and a health insurer that wouldn’t pay
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Cloyd came in after a night of worsening fever and a increasing pain on the right side of her stomach. She called her mother, a former nurse, who thought it sounded like appendicitis and told Cloyd to go to the hospital immediately. The doctors in the eme ...[Read more]
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House Approves $700B Cash Cow for Weapons Companies €”But Single Payer Too Expensive
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In a bipartisan show of support for endless war and out-of-control military spending, the House of Representatives on Tuesday overwhelmingly approved the nearly $700 billion National Defense Authorization Act of 2018 that aims to boost war outlays by $80 ...[Read more]
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Medicare for All isn’t just about expanding health coverage. It’s about expanding freedom
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In US landscape, enacting a single-payer system would be one of the most liberating policy advances the US has seen in decades. While other types of incremental health reforms (including Obamacare) claim to move toward universality and affordability, only ...[Read more]
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Bernie Sanders awed by Canadian health care
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U.S. senator and former presidential candidate Bernie Sanders says Americans have much to learn from health systems outside their borders, including Canada’s. “We do not in the United States do a good job in looking around the rest of the world and as ...[Read more]
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As America’s future doctors, we support a Medicare-for-all health system
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Underneath a heap of hospital blankets, Stephen seemed small for a 7-year-old. His chest rose and fell rapidly, a frightening rhythm given his history of asthma. His parents stood nearby as veteran witnesses — Stephen had been admitted to a Cleveland sa ...[Read more]
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How Democratic Socialists Convinced a Congressman to Sign Onto Single-Payer Health Care Bill
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MICHIGAN DEMOCRATIC REP. John Conyers has been introducing his single-payer health care bill for decades. But in the explosion of activism following the Bernie Sanders campaign and the pushback against GOP efforts to repeal parts of the Affordable Care Ac ...[Read more]
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Wife and son ‘dumped American man with dementia in UK car park’
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An American man with dementia was flown from his Los Angeles home to Britain and allegedly left in a car park by his wife and son, according to court documents in the US seen by the BBC. Roger Curry, 76, was allegedly abandoned without identification in t ...[Read more]
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Jimmy Carter predicts US will eventually have single-payer healthcare system
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Former President Jimmy Carter (D) predicted that the U.S. will eventually switch over to a universal single-payer healthcare system, the Wall Street Journal reported Sunday. Carter, 92, made the remarks ahead of teaching his Sunday school class in Plains, ...[Read more]
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