“Although we don’t deliver babies at our facilities, we do support obstetric care delivered by community partners and provide women veterans with necessary items such as breast pumps,” said McCormick noting that the health care system has hosted three annual baby showers for expectant or new mothers enrolled in VA health care. … [Read more...] about VA Maryland Health Care System Invites Women to Continue Making History with VA
Mental health care history
“The way to make sure Donald Trump can’t win is to pull out older white women. If we can do that, he can’t put it together, he can’t add the numbers up,” she said. “These older women are very, very concerned about Donald Trump’s erratic leadership and very worried he could tweet us into a war.” … [Read more...] about Democrats seize on health care to woo seniors in 2020
For example, he said, some government-mandated labels of cigarette packages say smoking causes cancer, though it hasn’t been conclusively linked to all forms of cancer. Other labels say smoking causes strokes and heart disease, which clearly have other causes. And the government warning on alcoholic beverages says drinking “may cause health problems.” … [Read more...] about Health advocates worry about surprise court opinion on SF’s sugary drinks law
When my father-in-law came home from rehabilitation after suffering an aneurysm, “home care” included a continuation of physical therapy and respite for my mother-in-law who needed to be able to get out of the house and run errands without having to worry about her husband at home. Relief also comes in the form of a buddy provided by home health care, who played chess with my father-in-law but also offered help in other ways, performing tasks that are difficult for some senior citizens. … [Read more...] about Does anyone care about professional caregivers?
California Attorney General Xavier Becerra on Thursday joined 11 other state attorneys general in suing the Trump administration over new regulations they say would mean employees of small businesses could get fewer health insurance benefits than required by law. … [Read more...] about California sues Trump administration over small-business health policy