People Post: Health Philanthropy Staff and Board Changes, Honors

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Our View: Mainers want to keep government in health care

The majority of Mainers want the government involved in health care. How do we know? • By listening to the crowds that cheered Sen. Susan Collins when she came back home after casting one of the deciding votes against her own party’s “reform” bill, which would have cost 23 million Americans their health insurance. • […]

If The GOP Kills The Health Insurance Mandate, We May Finally Find Out If It Works

Insurers want it, but Republicans want it gone. A Supreme Court case over it nearly brought down the Affordable Care Act. And now the individual mandate is up for debate once again. The Senate tax bill, which is scheduled to come to the floor for consideration this week, is set to include a repeal of […]

Democrats are weaponizing the health care debate

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Disparities In Access To Health Care — Women’s Edition

Disparities in access to health care and outcomes are strikingly different between Blacks and white women, and policy changes being made in Washington will have enormous impacts on women’s health. A statue of Thomas Watson, former Georgia politician who, in early years, fought for the working class, is seen as hundreds of people around the […]

Disparities In Access To Health Care — Women’s Edition

Disparities in access to health care and outcomes are strikingly different between Blacks and white women, and policy changes being made in Washington will have enormous impacts on women’s health. A statue of Thomas Watson, former Georgia politician who, in early years, fought for the working class, is seen as hundreds of people around the […]

After Hurricane, Signs of a Mental Health Crisis Haunt Puerto Rico

Puerto Rico was already struggling with an increase in mental illness amid a 10-year recession that brought soaring unemployment, poverty and family separation caused by emigration. Public health officials and caregivers say that Maria has exacerbated the problem. Photo A photo of Ms. Serrano Ortiz with her two oldest children. Her home flooded up to […]

G-7 health ministers: climatic factors impact health

Group of Seven health ministers have issued a joint statement that says climatic factors impact on human health. Italian Health Minister Beatrice Lorenzin told reporters on Monday that the ministers were able to work out wording acceptable to the United States during their ministerial meeting in Milan, while also recognizing the differences in opinion in […]

Middle-Class Families Confront Soaring Health Insurance Costs

And even though he does not need an assistant for his work as a developer of mobile apps, Ian Dixon, 38, said he might hire an employee just so he could buy health insurance as a small business, at a cost far below what he and his family would have to pay on their own. […]

Health Teacher Suspended After Gender Identity Lecture

A New York health teacher was placed on paid administrative leave after inviting a guest lecturer to speak to her students about gender identity issues. Jacqueline Hall had invited a speaker from the Pride Center of the Capital Region — an LGBTQ advocacy group based in Albany — to speak to her class at Cambridge […]