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December 1st, 2008
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Health Care: It's Time for a Major Overhaul  

Health Care: It's Time for a Major Overhaul
By Alexander Zaitchik, AlterNet
A huge coalition of progressive and union forces is gearing up for political battle on the health care front. Read more »

 

The United States is crying out for guaranteed health care coverage, and a burgeoning movement is ready to make it happen. Established in July, Health Care for America Now!, a national grassroots campaign and coalition of community groups, small businesses and individual activists, has made impressive headway in the fight for universal health care. Visit their Web site at healthcareforamericanow.org or check out this week's top Health & Wellness story by Alexander Zaitchik to learn more.

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Heather Gehlert
Managing Editor

 

Obama's Plan to End the HIV/AIDS Crisis  

Obama's Plan to End the HIV/AIDS Crisis

Obama promises to leave behind ideology-driven debates over how to spend money, and instead put common sense and science first. Read more »

Worried Sick: How Vulnerable Are You Really to Heart Attack, Stroke or Breast Cancer?  

Worried Sick: How Vulnerable Are You Really to Heart Attack, Stroke or Breast Cancer?

Americans are bombarded with messages that death and danger are just around the corner. Reality is usually much different. Read more »

Health Care Game-Changer Underway?  

Health Care Game-Changer Underway?

America is a decidedly center-left nation, especially on the issue of health care. Obama now has a budget imperative to reform it immediately. Read more »

Work: The Key to Anti-Aging?  

Work: The Key to Anti-Aging?

Relaxation is important, but retirement may well be overrated. Read more »

Cigarette Consumption Down 28 Percent in 10 Years  

Cigarette Consumption Down 28 Percent in 10 Years

It's hard to believe that as recently as 2000, people could smoke on planes. Read more »

Disturbing Diabetes Trends  

Disturbing Diabetes Trends

The incidence of type 2 diabetes has almost doubled in the last decade. And Hispanics are disproportionately affected. Read more »

Weekly Pulse: What Obama's Cabinet Picks Will Mean for Our Health  

Weekly Pulse: What Obama's Cabinet Picks Will Mean for Our Health

Your weekly guide to the progressive media's best reporting on health and health care. Read more »

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World AIDS Day: It Is Time to Stop 'Aidsism'  

World AIDS Day: It Is Time to Stop 'Aidsism'

We must put an end to the discrimination that people living with HIV/AIDS experience every day. Read more »

Cholera Outbreak in Zimbabwe a Humanitarian and Water Crisis  

Cholera Outbreak in Zimbabwe a Humanitarian and Water Crisis

Just one more painful reminder that the call for clean, safe water for everyone is a must. Read more »

 

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