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Whether you have CFS, ME, CFS/ME, or CFID you now have increased validity as someone with an actual physical disease: SEID (Systemic Exertion Intolerance Disease). The Institute of Medicine (IOM) ...
by Besame
Comment Count 31 comments on Sun Mar 15, 2015 at 04:00 PM PDT with 17 Recommends
Robert Lowes - Dec 10, 2014 - Medicaid managed-care plans are obliged to offer enrollees an adequate network of clinicians, but half of those listed in provider directories were unavailable for an ...
by mettle fatigue
Comment Count 10 comments on Thu Dec 11, 2014 at 03:07 PM PST with 21 Recommends
Boy, did Republican'...
by Joan McCarter
Comment Count 13 comments on Wed Apr 30, 2014 at 12:34 PM PDT with 44 Recommends
(Cross-Posted at The Makeshift Academic ) Coverage for U.S. Mental health care just got a big boost yesterday. Via the New York Times : The regulations, which specifically put into effect the ...
by Fake Irishman
Comment Count 13 comments on Sat Nov 09, 2013 at 07:00 AM PST with 37 Recommends
by Joan McCarter
Comment Count 17 comments on Wed Oct 30, 2013 at 11:28 AM PDT with 36 Recommends
More bad news for House Speaker John Boehner, who thinks that the premium rate shock people are going to experience in the first few weeks of Obamacare enrollment will strengthen his hand in ...
by Joan McCarter
Comment Count 91 comments on Tue Sep 17, 2013 at 10:16 AM PDT with 46 Recommends
It's 2013, gay men still can't give blood, and Sen. Elizabeth Warren is pushing for a long overdue change . Warren, responding to a ...
by Laura Clawson
Comment Count 74 comments on Fri Aug 02, 2013 at 12:09 PM PDT with 39 Recommends
It might be touch and go right now, but for the moment, the sky has not fallen and the nation has not yet devolved into godless, Supreme Court-sanctioned, freedomless socialism. But be prepared, ...
by Joan McCarter
Comment Count 94 comments on Wed Jan 30, 2013 at 11:21 AM PST with 44 Recommends
Rep. Jack Kingston The new chairman of a key heath care committee in the House, the Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, wants you know that even though he wants to ...
by Joan McCarter
Comment Count 40 comments on Sat Jan 05, 2013 at 04:00 PM PST with 27 Recommends
Republicans are continuing their giant hissy fit over the Obama administration's states' rights move on welfare-to-work. If you're confused, thinking "but don't Republicans always want states to get ...
by Laura Clawson
Comment Count 27 comments on Wed Jul 18, 2012 at 02:11 PM PDT with 27 Recommends
"Look what I did!" (Leschnyhan/Dreamstime.com) Last Friday, the Department of Health and Human Services announced that they would be informing the State of Texas that the state would lose basic ...
by Joan McCarter
Comment Count 91 comments on Thu Mar 15, 2012 at 04:10 PM PDT with 151 Recommends
Rick Perry's prayers won't help fund health care for low-income women. (Jonathan Ernst/Reuters) As many as 130,000 Texas women will lose access to basic health and family planning services ...
by Joan McCarter
Comment Count 8 comments on Mon Mar 12, 2012 at 01:14 PM PDT with 12 Recommends
This is a lightly updated reprint of a diary I published in late October . Since it is as relevant now as it was then, and there have been thousands of new Kossacks in the intervening months, I ...
by jpmassar
Comment Count 19 comments on Sun Feb 19, 2012 at 09:19 AM PST with 26 Recommends
By Marcia Greenberger, Co-President, National Women's Law Center Cross-posted ...
by National Womens Law Center
Comment Count 3 comments on Wed Feb 01, 2012 at 10:55 AM PST with 1 Recommend
I might have saved a life, as I detailed some weeks ago .
by jpmassar
Comment Count 116 comments on Sat Nov 26, 2011 at 09:17 AM PST with 277 Recommends
It doesn't take a poll to know that Congress is unpopular, but it doesn't hurt either :
by jpmassar
Comment Count 19 comments on Fri Sep 16, 2011 at 02:16 PM PDT with 14 Recommends
I’m sure most of TSM readers remember when the George W. Bush administration approved Viagra prescriptions to be covered by health insurance. The bitter irony was that health insurance companies ...
by TheSolipsisticMe
Comment Count 3 comments on Wed Jul 20, 2011 at 03:12 PM PDT with 3 Recommends
There is no definitive laboratory research that proves smoking marijuana makes people flat out stupid. But there is ample evidence that you don't have to smoke weed to get that way. Last week, in a ...
by Crashing Vor
Comment Count 179 comments on Mon Jul 11, 2011 at 02:02 PM PDT with 289 Recommends
Don't misunderstand me: high-risk pools are working for those who are enrolled in them! They are saving lives, preventing bankruptcies and relieving gut-wrenching anxiety. It's just that the ...
by jpmassar
Comment Count 80 comments on Wed Nov 24, 2010 at 10:19 AM PST with 18 Recommends
Weekly Pulse: The Religious Right vs. Birth Control by Lindsay Beyerstein, Media Consortium blogger Does health care reform's promise of preventive care extend to free birth control? ...
by The Media Consortium
Comment Count 16 comments on Wed Jul 14, 2010 at 04:50 PM PDT with 9 Recommends