• Donald Trump Mar 27, 2019

    Democrats See Opening in Trump's Push to Quash ‘Obamacare'

    President Donald Trump is calling on Republicans to revive the effort to quash the Affordable Care Act, handing Democrats an opportunity to unite in defense of the law as they try to move past the Russia investigation and win the White House in 2020....
    Trump’s administration is asking a federal appeals court to strike down the entire health care law. The...

  • Donald Trump Jan 10, 2019

    Liberals Dare Trump to Back Their Bills Lowering Drug Prices

    Challenging the Trump administration on a high-profile consumer issue, leading congressional liberals plan to unveil a package of bills Thursday designed to radically reduce what Americans pay for prescription drugs by linking prices to lower costs in other countries. The legislation has little chance of becoming law under a divided government, but it could put Republicans on the defensive by...

  • San Diego Jan 10, 2019

    San Diego Patients to See Reform in Military Health System

    More than 300,000 local military health system patients will see changes to their care starting in 2020 when the National Defense Health Agency (DHA) takes over two San Diego hospitals.

  • Donald Trump Oct 26, 2018

    Trump: New Proposal Will Lower Some US Drug Prices

    Less than two weeks before the midterm elections, President Donald Trump on Thursday announced a plan to lower prices for some prescription drugs, saying it would stop unfair practices that force Americans to pay much more than people in other countries for the same medications. “We are taking aim at the global freeloading that forces American consumers to subsidize lower...

  • California Sep 4, 2018

    Thirteen Health Care Workers Arrested At Labor Day Kaiser Protest

    Thirteen union activists marked Labor Day by getting peacefully arrested to protest plans by Kaiser Permanente to reduce staffing, which the giant health-care chain says is necessary to contain costs.

  • New York Mar 26, 2018

    Nuns, Funds and Guns: The Firearms Debate on Wall Street

    Some of Wall Street’s heaviest hitters are stepping into the national debate on guns as investment firms ask firearms makers what they are doing about gun violence. The firms speak softly, but because they own trillions of dollars’ worth of stock, their voices travel far. And they’re now joining forces with some unusual allies, including smaller and untraditional investors. In...

  • China Mar 19, 2018

    Putin's Dilemma: Scrap Term Limits or Choose a Successor

    With his best election showing ever, President Vladimir Putin is shifting comfortably into his next six-year term, but the gnawing question of what comes next already looms on Russia’s horizon. At his first appearance after Sunday’s victory, Putin was immediately asked about his plans beyond 2024, reflecting Russia’s nervousness about the succession issue that will dominate the political landscape for...

  • New York Feb 2, 2018

    Nurses With a Mission: Send Older ER Patients Home With Help

    When 86-year-old Carol Wittwer took a taxi to the emergency room, she expected to be admitted to the hospital. She didn’t anticipate being asked if she cooks for herself. If she has friends in her high-rise. Or if she could spell lunch backward. “H-C-N-U-L,” she said, ruling out a type of confusion called delirium for the geriatrics-trained nurse who was...

  • Baltimore Mar 29, 2016

    FBI Probing Virus Behind Outage at MedStar Health Facilities

    Hackers crippled computer systems Monday at a major hospital chain, MedStar Health Inc., forcing records systems offline for thousands of patients and doctors. The FBI said it was investigating whether the unknown hackers demanded a ransom to restore systems.

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