Physicians and Green Party activist/politicians Jill Stein and Margaret Flowers say the two leading Democratic presidential candidates have something in common: covering up the failures of the Affordable Care Act.
On issue after issue, Clinton proposes incremental solutions that take into account our political system as it is. Sanders proposes dramatic solutions that will only be possible when power is wrested from "big money" interests.
What to do about Obamacare divides the senator from his chief rival, Hillary Clinton. She would merely shore up gaps in the program. The Vermont senator, however, goes further, and his vision of health care as a universal right could resonate among voters.
A look at the day's political happenings, including former RNC Chairman Michael Steele weighs a political comeback and Rep. Darrell Issa gets some pushback from his own party after calling the White House's spokesman a "paid liar."
"There is an important connection, a profound connection, between that problem and liberty. And I do think it's important that we not lose sight of that," Solicitor General Donald Verrilli told the Supreme Court. Can Congress mandate the purchase of health insurance? If so, what about broccoli or burial insurance?
The somewhat unsettling results of a recent study of 186 medical students suggest that roughly half of all surgeons, general physicians and other doctors-in-training view Wikipedia as a reliable source of medical information and regularly use it to prepare for exams. (more)
In an effort to curb the spread of sexually transmitted diseases, British doctors and computer engineers are developing small electronic devices that act as tiny STD testing kits, pluggable into a smart phone or computer that then allows users to learn in minutes which, if any, STDs they have.
A newly released medical study might cause women to reconsider going the hormonal replacement route in light of the potential risks: The study, published in the Journal of the American Medical Association, suggests that (continued).