Mitt Romney: the empty suit clueless about the empty chair

Billy Koehler died on March 7, 2009, for lack of health insurance. Mitt Romney said on Oct. 10, 2012, that's impossible.


U.S. gun culture diagnosed as a social disease

In the wake of the two mass shootings this summer, some American physicians consider this country's gun violence a social disease.


What’s good about Obamacare?

"...Americans saw health care reform as an urgent priority. All we hear from Republicans is how bad this is.  No one has come up with a better alternative."


A cook’s thoughts on food and more

Cooking has always been enjoyable. But I am growing very worried over many aspects of the food we eat.


UK activists target Shell's Arctic agenda

Activists with Greenpeace shut down 74 Shell gas stations July 16, in London and Edinburgh, to protest the oil corporation's plans to drill into the sensitive Arctic ecosystem for oil.


Top 10 reasons to love Obamacare

There are lots of reasons to love the Affordable Care Act, also called Obamacare, experts say. If only states start to implement it.


National rally to demand end to frack attack

After a recent report that New York officials are considering allowing fracking to take place, environmental activists have announced they are fighting back.


Pennsylvania politics continues to trump health and environment

The latest is how Gov. Tom Corbett separated one of the wealthiest and more high-tech/industrial areas of the state from the rural areas.


A big victory for health care

The Supreme Court ruling upholding President Obama's health reform law is a huge victory for the American people, and for the president.


Obama's health care law keeps 13.7 million young adults insured

According to a new report, 13.7 million young people either remained on or signed on to health care coverage through the health insurance of their parent, .an early benefit coming from the Affordable Care Act.

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