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$59 trillion over a decade: Analysis finds health spending would rise, not fall, under ‘Medicare for all’

A new analysis suggests that the “Medicare for all” idea backed by Democratic presidential candidates Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren would raise total national health spending by $ 7 trillion over a decade. The analysis, from the Urban Institute, undercuts the argument by “Medicare for all” supporters who say providing a single public plan would… Read More »

Elizabeth Warren facing skepticism over ‘Medicare For All’ on campaign trail

ROCK HILL, South Carolina — Elizabeth Warren’s embrace of Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders’ “Medicare For All” proposal is beginning to dog her on the campaign trail. The senator from Massachusetts and 2020 Democratic presidential candidate’s catchphrase “I’ve got a plan for that” doesn’t apply to a healthcare platform since hers is largely modeled on the… Read More »

Many Parents Would Switch Doctors Over Vaccination Policy, Poll Finds

MONDAY, Aug. 19, 2019 — Forty percent of U.S. parents say they would likely find a new doctor if their child’s primary care provider sees families who refuse childhood vaccines, a nationwide poll finds. And three in 10 say their child’s primary care provider should not treat youngsters whose parents refuse all vaccines. Those are… Read More »

Backlash over Pete Evans’ new passion

As Pete Evans wades into the evolving debate around medicinal cannabis, a longtime advocate of the drug has expressed concerns about the controversy that comes with the celebrity chef’s involvement. Lucy Haslam, a campaigner for medicinal usage of the drug, told news.com.au that her involvement with Evans earlier this year led to her being “slammed”… Read More »