Tag Archive: Health Care

Jul 31 2017

Trumpcare: Beating a Dead Horse

On Sunday’s “State of the Union,” host Jake Tapper was told by White House budget director Mike Mulvaney that Trump wants the Senate to hold another vote to repeal Obamacare before moving on to any other legislative business. The Donald’s delicate ego can’t take the fact that this dead horse can’t even get a majority …

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Jul 25 2017

Now They Debate But Debate What?

The the vice president casting the tie breaking vote, the Senate voted 51- 50 to debate the repeal and replace of the Affordable Care Act. But just what are they debating? The plan emerging in the hours before the successful vote was for the Senate to vote in the days to come on competing repeal-and-replace …

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Jul 23 2017

Trumpcare: Is This Thing Finally Dead?

Update 15:25 7/23/2017: Karoli Kuns at Crooks and Liars ha an excellent summary of the parliamentarian’s ruling on what’s in and out of the Trumpcare bill: Good news! Almost everything the Senate and House want to do to gut health care for the entire country has been ruled out of order by the Senate parliamentarian, …

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Jul 18 2017

Dead Again, Naturally

The Republican House Trumpcare 2.0 was dead on arrival in the Senate. Late last night the Senate’s second version (by my count that would have been 4.0) bled to death before it even reached the floor when two more senators defected to the rational side, or maybe not, depending on the reasons. It doesn’t matter, …

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Jul 15 2017

Health and Fitness News

Welcome to the Stars Hollow Gazette‘s Health and Fitness News weekly diary. It will publish on Saturday afternoon and be open for discussion about health related issues including diet, exercise, health and health care issues, as well as, tips on what you can do when there is a medical emergency. Also an opportunity to share …

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Jul 07 2017

Trumpcare On Life Support

The good news, Trumpcare, also known as the Better Health Care Act, is on life support and Senate Majority Leader, who wrote the bill, is now considering pulling the plug. The bill doesn’t have enough votes and any further tinkering is likely to just make it worse. It’s handful of supporters are trying to convince …

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Jul 01 2017

Heath and Fitness News

Welcome to the Stars Hollow Gazette‘s Health and Fitness News weekly diary. It will publish on Saturday afternoon and be open for discussion about health related issues including diet, exercise, health and health care issues, as well as, tips on what you can do when there is a medical emergency. Also an opportunity to share …

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Jun 20 2017

Trump’s Opioid Commission A Sham

According to a just released government study (pdf) US hospitals handled 1.27 million emergency room visits or inpatient stays for opioid-related issues in a single year and that was 2014. Those numbers reflected a 64% increase in hospital stays and a 99% increase in ER visits compared to 2005 and are driving cause the mortality …

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Jun 10 2017

Health and Fitness News

Welcome to the Stars Hollow Gazette‘s Health and Fitness News weekly diary. It will publish on Saturday afternoon and be open for discussion about health related issues including diet, exercise, health and health care issues, as well as, tips on what you can do when there is a medical emergency. Also an opportunity to share …

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Jun 03 2017

Health and Fitness News

Welcome to the Stars Hollow Gazette‘s Health and Fitness News weekly diary. It will publish on Saturday afternoon and be open for discussion about health related issues including diet, exercise, health and health care issues, as well as, tips on what you can do when there is a medical emergency. Also an opportunity to share …

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