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Advocates call for higher taxes to pay for health care
The federal government needs to increase its funding to the provinces to pay for health care programs, and they should raise taxes to do it, a group of medicare advocates is telling the country's health ministers meeting in Halifax. …
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Building more prisons won't solve crime
Most ex-cons don't reoffend. But if 40 per cent do get back into trouble with the law, it stands to reason that having a larger population of recently released prisoners could have an impact on local crime rates. In the meantime, the lack of things …
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House votes on union election rule
The bill is designed to counteract a proposed rule from the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) that would shorten the timeframe for union organizing elections and reverse the Board's recent decision in Specialty Healthcare. …
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Health-care law’s repeal would hurt millions, advocates say
While Congressional Republicans discuss plans to repeal the federal health-care reform law, Democrats and patient advocates say millions of people nationwide will suffer if they are successful.
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Health care reform 101: What kicked in Jan. 1?
Some parts of health care reform are already phasing in. Here nine key provisions that took effect on January 1st.
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Health care debate hits home
As the Republicans vow to dismantle the health care bill passed by Congress last year, the spotlight is now on the repercussions if indeed they are successful.
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R.I. News to Use: Mental health advocates to detail services
Mental health advocates to detail services at Bradley Hospital

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There’s no consensus on what will result from the federal health care overhaul. Insurers and conservatives say premiums will increase. Progressives and advocates for the underinsured say it will help millions who couldn’t access coverage before.

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Pros and cons of health care reform debated

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There’s no consensus on what will result from the federal health care overhaul. Insurers and conservatives say premiums will increase. Progressives and advocates for the underinsured say it will help millions who couldn’t access coverage before.

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Pros and cons of health care reform debated

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Local health care reform advocates celebrated the phase-in of some of the first provisions of the federal Affordable Care Act Sept. 23.

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Advocates Tout Health Care Reform

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Sharron Angle’s health care comments incite autism advocates
LAS VEGAS (AP) – A recently released video of Senate candidate Sharron Angle at a 2009 tea party rally shows the Republican declaring that government should not require insurance companies to cover autism or maternity care.

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Patient-innovators and advocates will present novel ideas and new ways to think about our relationship to health care; Patients, caregivers and interested people can share their excitement about developments in patient education, …

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The Health Care Blog: Patients 2.0–A Free Meeting by & for …

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Patient-innovators and advocates will present novel ideas and new ways to think about our relationship to health care; Patients, caregivers and interested people can share their excitement about developments in patient education, …

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The Health Care Blog: Patients 2.0–A Free Meeting by & for …

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The rollout has gone well, but the politics remain “as ugly as ever” for advocates.

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Health care reform still unpopular – Sarah Kliff and Jennifer …

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