Health


In this Feb. 11, 2005 file photo, trays of printed social security checks wait to be mailed from the U.S. Treasury's Financial Management services facility in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Bradley C. Bower, File)
One Last Cruel Gasp: The Trump Administration Is Trying To Make It Harder To Get Disability

The Social Security Administration wants to put their own lawyers, and not independent judges, in charge of hearing appeals.

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Over 1 Million Children in the US Have Been Diagnosed With COVID-19

Pediatrics group says the number of cases is "staggering and tragic."

In this Nov. 7, 2020, file photo Vice President-elect Kamala Harris holds hands with President-elect Joe Biden and her husband Doug Emhoff as they celebrate in Wilmington, Del. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)
How the Biden-Harris Administration Could Improve Reproductive Health on Day One

Advocates hope Title X funding could be restored to nearly 1,000 providers who had to shut down under Trump administration rules.

U.S. President-elect Joe Biden listens as Vice President-elect Kamala Harris addresses the media about the Trump Administration’s lawsuit to overturn the Affordable Care Act on November 10, 2020 at the Queen Theater in Wilmington, Delaware. Mr. Biden also answered questions about the process of the transition and how a Biden Administration would work with Republicans. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)
Justices Signal They Won’t Repeal ACA, Biden Promises to Expand Healthcare Access

"This doesn’t have to be a partisan issue, it’s a human issue,” Biden said. “It affects every single American family, we can’t subvert the growing consensus.”

Former U.S. President Barack Obama speaks during a drive-in rally while campaigning for Democratic nominee Joseph Biden, on October 21, 2020 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Biden is polling ahead of President Donald Trump in this battleground state that Trump narrowly won in 2016. (Photo by Michael M. Santiago/Getty Images)
‘There Is No Plan’: Obama Rips Trump’s Healthcare Plan

Former President Barack Obama hit the campaign trail for Democratic nominee Joe Biden Tuesday and didn't hold back what he thinks about Republicans' lack of a health care plan.

U.S. Sen.Bob Casey, speaks to reporters in 2018, in the studio of KDKA-TV in Pittsburgh. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)
Sen. Casey Is No Fan of SCOTUS Nominee Barrett, Calls Her a Threat to Medicare

Pennsylvania's senior senator pointed out that Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett wouldn't say whether she thought Medicare was constitutional.

Portraits of Pennsylvania 1st Congressional District Democratic candidate Christina Finello (left) and Republican US Rep. Brian Fitzpatrick (right). (Photos courtesy of the candidates' campaigns.)
Finello Goes After Fitzpatrick’s Healthcare Record in Debate

Democratic congressional candidate Christina Finello assailed Republican incumbent Brian Fitzpatrick for his vote for the Trump tax bill, saying it "gutted the Affordable Care Act" and took money from the district's working families.