Category: Medicine

Trump Ally Shocks GOP By Throwing Paul Ryan Under The Bus Over Healthcare

Deborah Montesano- March 15, 2017

A conservative — and highly influential — Trump ally has a better idea for his friend on healthcare. Ditch Paul Ryan and the Freedom Caucus and ... Read More

Trumpcare is a disaster, and right wing attacks on CBO are desperate.

Ed Lynn- March 14, 2017

In a crippling blow that could derail Republican plans to replace Obamacare, the Congressional Budget Office Monday predicted a catastrophe, saying 24 million Americans would ... Read More

It’s the 21st Century and People are Still Starving – But it Isn’t For Lack of Food

Edward Lynn- March 7, 2017

By Daniel Maxwell, Henry J. Leir Professor in Food Security, Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy, Tufts University. Sorting bags of food dropped by ... Read More

Alabama Congressman The Latest Republican To Flee Constituent Anger

Deborah Montesano- February 10, 2017

Alabama Congressman Mo Brooks (R) was supposed to hold a town hall on Thursday. He cancelled when he found out that the event had sold out. Yes, ... Read More

Forget Trump! Other Democracies Will Finance A ‘Safe Abortion’ Fund

Deborah Montesano- January 28, 2017

The Netherlands and up to 20 other countries are organizing to counter Donald Trump and the brutal Global Gag Rule on abortion that he reinstated. These countries ... Read More

Pediatricians Give Tips To Teach Kindness To Children In Honor Of Dr. King

Ruby Stone- January 13, 2017 Nia Heard-Garris, University of Michigan and Danielle Erkoboni, University of Pennsylvania Children are listening. During the election, messages of hate, fear and intolerance were ... Read More

Big Pharma ‘Getting Away With Murder’ Says Trump, So Sanders Pushes For Action

Deborah Montesano- January 12, 2017

No sooner had the statement left Donald Trump's lips — the one that said Big Pharma is 'getting away with murder' — than Bernie Sanders tried ... Read More

Ridiculously Priced EpiPen Dropped By Cigna For Cheaper Generic

Ruby Stone- January 12, 2017 Mylan, the pharmaceutical company that makes the lifesaving allergy medication EpiPen and EpiPen Jr. autoinjectors, suffered yet another setback as Cigna, a major health ... Read More

A Zika Vaccine Just Advanced to Human Trials for the First Time Ever

Ed Lynn- June 21, 2016

According to a joint announcement by Inovio Pharmaceuticals and GeneOne Life Science released on Monday, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved the first-ever ... Read More

Phoenix billboard shames Congress, feds

Editor SCD- October 13, 2015

"Va is Lying! Veterans are Dying!" billboards are setting the VA's teeth on edge. (Credit: KTAR via VA is Lying Facebook page) An organization aimed ... Read More