Stroger Hospital, is the largest public hospital in Cook County and one of the largest in the country. If there is a place where the nation's horrific health care crisis can be seen this is it.
Health Care for America Now has launched an intensive campaign calling for public option and other measures in the final bill.
Health care reformers applauded the Senate's vote for a health care reform bill, calling it "groundwork" for expanding and improving the health care system in the weeks and months ahead.
A Philadelphia rally makes the point that the Senate's health care bill is not the end of the struggle.
Emissions from thousands of trucks filling our ports cause hypertension, asthma, heart disease, lung cancer and a host of other respiratory illnesses among drivers and surrounding communities.
On the Senate floor Dec. 22, Sen. Roland Burris, D-Ill., delivered a health care inspired version of the classic Christmas poem, "Twas the Night Before Christmas."
WASHINGTON— In the wee hours of a snowbound Monday morning the U.S. Senate voted 60 to 40 to terminate debate and move toward a final vote on health care reform legislation before they adjourn for Christmas.
WASHINGTON—The Democratic Senate leadership claimed victory in securing 60 votes to end the Republican filibuster of a health care reform bill Dec. 18 but organizations representing millions of voters said basic changes must be made to the bill to win their support.
Both Republicans and Democrats testified for a single-payer health plan for the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania on Dec. 16.
More than 75 people gathered in midtown Manhattan outside the office of NY Senator Charles Schumer on December 15 as the Senate debated the health care reform legislation.