“For the Department of Veterans Affairs, Women’s History Month means more than just celebrating our women veterans – it means making sure they’re proud of the role we play in the remaining chapters of their story,” said VA Chief of Staff Pam Powers. “We will continue to build on the legacy that America’s women veterans have carved out by listening to them, respecting them, and serving them with the dignity this country owes them.” … [Read more...] about VA Maryland Health Care System Invites Women to Continue Making History with VA
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Fifty-two percent of Americans aged 65 and older who voted in 2016 supported Trump, versus the 45 percent who backed former Secretary of State Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonHillary Clinton to start new podcast Centrist Democrats insist Sanders would need delegate majority to win President Trump is weak against Bernie Sanders in foreign affairs MORE. … [Read more...] about Democrats seize on health care to woo seniors in 2020
That’s because there are two kinds of diabetes, Christen said: Type 1, which arises, often at an early age, from the body’s inability to produce insulin, and Type 2, usually developed in adulthood. Research shows that sugary foods and drinks can lead to Type 2 diabetes — which accounts for 90 to 95 percent of all U.S. diabetes cases, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention — but they do not cause Type 1. … [Read more...] about Health advocates worry about surprise court opinion on SF’s sugary drinks law
Senator Bob CaseyRobert (Bob) Patrick CaseyThe Hill's Morning Report - Sanders takes incoming during intense SC debate Overnight Health Care — Presented by American Health Care Association — Lawmakers raise alarms over Trump coronavirus response | Top official warns virus appears inevitable in US | Democrats block two Senate abortion bills Democrats block two Senate abortion bills MORE (D-PA) has just introduced S.3277 –Home and Community-based Services Infrastructure Improvement Act — designed to institute new programs and increased wages and benefits for home-based caregivers. If that bill is brought up for a vote, passed, and signed by President TrumpDonald John TrumpThe Memo: Biden seeks revival in South Carolina Congress eyes billion to billion to combat coronavirus Sanders makes the case against Biden ahead of SC primary MORE, hundreds of thousands of Americans will benefit almost immediately. … [Read more...] about Does anyone care about professional caregivers?
The new rules were issued in June by the Labor Department and fulfill an executive order signed by President Trump last October. They allow for the expansion of so-called “association health plans,” under which small businesses band together to provide insurance. The change means those plans do not have to comply with all the consumer protections put forth under the 2010 Affordable Care Act, such as essential health benefits. … [Read more...] about California sues Trump administration over small-business health policy