Stories tagged: "health care"


Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro speaks with members of the media during a news conference in Darby, Wednesday, June 2, 2021. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
Shapiro Among Attorneys General Challenging South Carolina Abortion Law

Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro is voicing his support for Planned Parenthood’s lawsuit challenging South Carolina’s new abortion law.

Watched by police, protesters await the arrival of Pennsylvania's US Sen. Pat Toomey outside the studios of WHTM-TV, Wednesday, July 5, 2017 in Harrisburg, Pa. (AP Photo/Marc Levy)
PA Democrats Are Betting Big That Voters’ Priority Is Health Care

“If there’s a job that the state should do, it is to make sure that every citizen in the state of Pennsylvania has access to quality affordable health care. It’s not any more complicated than that. Access. And it’s quality. And it’s affordable.”

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COVID Patients Are Slipping Through the Coverage Cracks and Getting Big Bills

Melissa Szymanski spent five hours in a Hartford, Connecticut, emergency room in late March and wound up with bills totaling about $3,200.

President Donald Trump speaks to reporters on his way to Marine One on the South Lawn of the White House on September 30, 2020 in Washington, DC. President Trump was traveling to Minnesota for a fundraising event and a campaign rally, one day before getting diagnosed with COVID-19. (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)
The Average American Spends 15 Times More on Health Care Than Trump Paid in Federal Income Taxes in 2017

The average person spent $11,172 on health care in 2018, according to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services—15 times the amount Trump paid in federal income taxes a year earlier.

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We Asked Senate Candidates How They Plan to Protect Access to Affordable Health Care

With the general election approaching quickly, it’s important to know how candidates differ on issues like health care that affect everyone in the state.

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‘Absolute Game Changer’: How the Affordable Care Act Helped Save the Lives of People With HIV

If the conservative-leaning Supreme Court ultimately strikes down the healthcare law, it could set America back years in its fight against HIV/AIDS, taking the country back to a time when the virus posed a deadlier threat than it currently does.

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Biden Has Detailed Plans That Could Help Women in America. Trump Has Nothing.

How the two campaigns differ on health policy, plans for child care, and violence against women.