The Quality Of Health Care You Receive Likely Depends On Your Skin Color

29 Jun

Unequal health care continues to be a serious problem for black Americans. More than a decade after the Institute of Medicine issued a landmark report showing that minority patients were less likely to receive the same quality health care as … Read More »

5 Important Things You Didn’t Know About Obamacare

26 Jun

SAUL LOEB via Getty Images The Supreme Court ruled in favor of the Affordable Care Act on Thursday, preserving nationwide tax subsidies to help poor and middle-class Americans retain full coverage under the exchange system. The 6-to-3 ruling saved as … Read More »

Florida House Rejects Plan To Expand Health Care For Hundreds Of Thousands

6 Jun

Florida Gov. Rick Scott gives the opening remarks during Rick Scott’s Economic Growth Summit in Lake Buena Vista, Fla., Tuesday, June 2, 2015. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack) | ASSOCIATED PRESS The Florida House of Representatives voted Friday to reject a … Read More »

Mental Illness Is A Much Bigger Problem For The Poor, New Study Shows

28 May

Shutterstock / altanaka If you want to talk about inequality in America, you should be talking about mental illness — and the ability of people to get treatment for it. On Thursday, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention … Read More »