Reading Time: 7 minutes Nearly every person in San Francisco has health insurance. Can the city’s program serve as a model for the rest of the country?
Reading Time: 2 minutes The head of the NIH claims an AIDS-free world is on the horizon. But administering drugs is the easy part — educating populations less so.
Reading Time: 9 minutes A privatization of healthcare services would not just mean sweeping changes to the Department of Veterans Affairs, it could also change how the government does business — one way or another.
Reading Time: 2 minutes Is US healthcare really the envy of the world? Statistics and the average American’s pocketbook tell a different story.
Reading Time: 2 minutes Republicans lash out at an impartial federal agency after their various health care bills get unfavorable scores.
Reading Time: 2 minutes How the GOP will penalize children. Why kids who play more are smarter. Money, it turns out, really does not lead to happiness. And another bad idea from the Pentagon.
Reading Time: 1 minute The New Haven Independent reports that Sen. Joe Lieberman (D – CT) is leading a coalition of “centrists” and “moderates” against a public option for healthcare—a government-run health plan that would compete with private insurers. As we recently discussed, the public option is supported by about three-quarters of the public, who, in the terms of Read More
Reading Time: 2 minutes It’s rare that a public-policy proposal manages to please three-quarters of the public. A government-run healthcare option has managed to do just that, according to a recent poll by CBS News and the New York Times. Seventy-two percent of respondents, including fifty percent of Republicans, said they favored the creation of a public healthcare plan Read More