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Anti-abortion advocates come out against Medicare for All

More than 50 anti-abortion organizations on Tuesday urged Congress not to support any healthcare bills unless they include language banning federal funding for most abortions. The anti-abortion organizations, in a letter sent to House members, mainly objected to the Medicare for All Act, the bill from Rep. Pramila Jayapal, D-Wash., and Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt.,… Read More »

Pharma Execs Dig In For A Fight Against Outraged Senators

Use Our Content This story can be republished for free (details). Senators got their first opportunity Tuesday to prod drugmakers about the wallet-emptying prices they charge for prescription drugs. Almost in unison, the executives expressed support for eliminating rebates that flow to industry middlemen instead of patients; for increasing transparency about how they set prices;… Read More »

California wildfires: The best smoke masks that protect against poor air quality

This is a Kaiser Health News story. Toby Lewsadder stepped outside an Ace Hardware store wearing a simple one-strap dust mask. He knew it wasn’t the right defense against the wildfire smoke lingering in the air, but it was all he could find. The local hardware stores he checked Tuesday didn’t have the more substantial… Read More »