Tag: Health-care

Johnson & Johnson and UNICEF Celebrate #WorldChildrensDay

Originally Published by Johnson & Johnson. On World Children’s Day, Johnson & Johnson announced the expansion of its global partnership with UNICEF by committing $10 million to support its health programs. This commitment will allow frontline healthcare workers to be properly trained with the most innovative tools to ensure life-saving…

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Scientists Name Abbott a Top Workplace

Originally Published by Abbott. What do scientists at Abbott do They create tiny, life-saving devices for baby’s hearts, seek out neurons that cause Parkinson’s and develop tests for Zika. They invent wearable sensors that eliminate the need for painful fingerpricks for people with diabetes. They drive breakthroughs in infant formula…

Trump's Administration to Further the Health Care Divide

By Alana Winns and Christian Carew The Trump administration is going to the extreme to protect health care professionals whose moral or religious beliefs prevent them from performing certain medical procedures such as abortions, euthanasia and caring for transgender patients who are seeking to transition. The Department of Health and…

'The People's Budget' Gives Americans What They Really Want

President Donald Trump’s proposed budget for fiscal year 2018, released in March, was met with widespread criticism, even from members of his own party. Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham notably called the proposal “dead on arrival.” Last week, the Congressional Progressive Caucus (CPC), the largest caucus within the House Democratic Caucus,…

Kamala Plain Spoken About Comey, Feinstein Fumfers

Two Democratic senators from the same state exhibited opposite reactions in response to this week’s news that President Trump has fired FBI Director James Comey. Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) released a generic statement when compared to that of fellow Sen. Kamala Harris, also from California, as well as those of…

Not One Woman Included in Senate Panel Crafting Healthcare Law

The 13-member working group of U.S. senators selected by Senate Republican leadership to craft legislation to repeal and replace Obamacare does not include a single woman, despite the GOP having five women among its Senate ranks, and considering the significant impact this bill would have on women. Meanwhile, people of…

Health Care Vote Postponed, Bill Still Hurts Low-Income Americans

After postponing Thursday’s scheduled vote, the House is now expected to vote onFriday on the Republican health care bill known as the American Health Care Act (AHCA). Republicans remain at odds with one another as conservatives push for a complete repeal of Obamacare while moderates worry about the number of…