health care

17 Jan 2020

California’s $220 Billion Budget is Doing What Trump Refuses to Do

As recently as 2009, California was virtually broke. Facing a $24 billion deficit on a budget of approximately $100 million, the state furloughed employees, paid I.O.U.’s instead of tax refunds, and used every type of financial chicanery to move stuff around. At one point, the deficit was feared to be

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18 Dec 2018

Two Women Paid Off $1.5 Million in Medical Debt For Strangers

By Katie Robbins How would you like to wake up this holiday season to find a letter in your mailbox announcing a complete stranger has paid off your medical bills just because they wanted to? That’s exactly what two activists with the Campaign for New York Health did for over

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05 Oct 2020

The November 2020 BAS Voter Guide

Primarily researched and written by Stephen Torres with help from Stuart Schuffman. We stand at the precipice of one of the most polarizing federal elections that has ever occurred in this country. Each day brings another dash of chaos, and yet here we are, once again sifting through another labyrinthine

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22 Oct 2018

What the Rise of Holistic Health Care Means for You

Consumers have a whole host of health treatments available today. However, more and more are choosing non-invasive, holistic health options to help everything from depression and anxiety to the common cold. Holistic health continues to rise in popularity. Here are a few of the reasons millennial consumers are choosing non-invasive

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20 Jul 2017

Cries of Trump Supporters are Real, But….

The calls, concerns, and frustrations of Trump supporters are genuine. Unfortunately, the elected savior for fixing these problems was an abysmal choice. Trump said all the right things to a group of people who were in fear, marginalization, and hopelessness

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18 Jan 2017

Dude, Where’s My Healthcare?

The repeal of Obamacare and its implications on your healthcare. 18 million may lose their coverage in the first year.

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21 Nov 2016

Understanding Obamacare and What it Means for You

With Open enrollment for Healthcare just opening, there has been a lot of hype about “Obamacare” premiums raising, yet most of us have no idea what this means or even how to apply. According to government data, monthly insurance premiums on www.HealthCare.gov are rising by an average of  25 percent.

Alexandra Liss - Couchsurfer Extraordinaire 0
04 Oct 2010

Easy Ways to Not Get Sick This Season

Every time the seasons change, it seems half the population gets sick, myself included. I’m working on a nice whooping cough right now and sound like I’ve been smoking Marlboro Reds since the day I was born.  Whatever your immune system might be, there’s still a strong likelihood you’re gonna

Laura S - Spendthrift Scribe 1
20 Nov 2009

HHC Options: Protect Your Uninsured Ass

I am clumsy as shit. I’ve gotten stitches on three separate occasions, each time in my face. This Halloween, I slipped down some stairs and got a bruise on my ass the size and color of Jupiter’s Great Red Spot, after spraining my ankle the previous week. I’m the kind

Kiley E - Ragamuffin Researcher 2