Healthcare

  • Costco offers $1,000 emergency food kit that lasts 25 years

    Costco is helping out both doomsday preppers, and those just interested in stocking up in case of a disaster. The major wholesale retailer has rolled out three emergency kits – costing $1,000, $3,999.99 and $5,999.99. The cheapest option has a one-year supply of food and is made up of...
  • ‘Obamacare’ survives; GOP concedes on last-gasp repeal try

    WASHINGTON (AP) – “Obamacare” lives on. Senate Republicans, short of votes, abandoned their latest and possibly final attempt to kill the health care law Tuesday, just ahead of a critical end-of-the-week deadline. The repeal-and-replace bill’s authors promised to try again at a later date, while President Donald Trump railed against...
  • Local Doctor Barred From Treating Medicaid And Medicare Patients Due To Fraud!

    LAS VEGAS (AP) – A Las Vegas doctor, who was sentenced in July to three years of probation and seven days in jail for gross lewdness involving female patients, has been barred from treating Medicare and Medicaid patients. Nevada Attorney General Adam Laxalt announced Wednesday Dr. Jorge Burgos is...
  • Governors urge Congress to expand state flexibility in health care coverage

    With health care premiums increasing, a bipartisan group of governors are asking Congress to give them greater control and flexibility into how their states implement the Affordable Care Act (ACA) by supporting and broadening state innovation waivers. Governors from Massachusetts, Montana, Tennessee, Utah and Colorado testified Thursday on Capitol...
  • Hospital denies mother’s faith-based healthcare coverage

    CHEROKEE COUNTY, Ga. – A local hospital is now refusing to accept a Christian-based medical plan that covered more than 200 patients in the past year. One of those patients told consumer investigator Jim Strickland she got the news in the middle of her cancer treatment. The hospital told...
  • Bernie Sanders (@BernieSanders) pioneers fight for government funded health insurance!

    Senator Bernie Sanders is pioneering the fight for a government funded healthcare system. An issue that has plagued the American people for majority of 2017, and one that continues to be divisive among an ailing Democratic Party. While defending Obamacare – which Republicans unsuccessfully tried to dismantle in July...
  • Black churches take on the fight against racial disparities in health care

    Johnny J. Hollis, Jr., pastor of Mercy Baptist Church in Montgomery, Ala., talks to classmates, Dorothy McAdory, right, and Darlene Cotton last week after a session on health disparities at the Greater Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church in Birmingham. Some black churches in the South have taken a dramatic step:...
  • Donald Trump’s strategy on Mitch McConnell is totally baffling

    (CNN)Donald Trump, we know, is like a dog on a bone. Once he gets his teeth into something, he doesn’t usually give up until it’s dead or maimed, politically speaking of course. The latest victim of Trump’s sharp teeth is Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, who Trump suggested on...
  • Donald Trump just picked a dumb fight with Mitch McConnell

    (CNN)Even as the Trump White House continues to calibrate the right response to the news that North Korea may have miniaturized a nuclear weapon, President Donald Trump started a very public fight with the most powerful Republican in the Senate. “Senator Mitch McConnell said I had ‘excessive expectations,’ but...