health care

10 Nov 2020

SCOTUS Hears Arguments in Latest Attempt to Abolish the Affordable Care Act

As more than 238,000 Americans families mourn losses caused by COVID-19, the U.S. Supreme Court Tuesday is hearing Republicans argue against the last defense millions have in the fight to stay healthy: the Affordable Care Act.  On the surface, the case is centered around the constitutionality of the individual mandate

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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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20 Nov 2020

100 Best Cheap Eats in the Bay Area

This list of great places to eat in the Bay Area will leave you smiling and probably drooling. All these joints are incredibly well priced, locally owned, delicious, and serving takeout in 2020. Check their links for store hours, menus, and ordering info, because things are always changing these days,

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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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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.

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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