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Jesus Is Your Flu Shot, According to Trump’s Wacko Evangelical Adviser’s Really Bad Advice

February 6, 2018

Trump Advisor Copeland: ‘Flu, I bind you off of the people in the name of Jesus’  – Feel Better now? There is “widespread flu activity“ in all 48 continuous United States. Infectious disease experts have warned that the 2017-2018 influenza…

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Congress Needs to Fund Community Health Centers Right Away – By Senator Elizabeth Warren

December 18, 2017

“Health care is a basic human right.” I love community health centers. They do wonderful work and enjoy widespread support. But I’m worried because Republican leaders in Congress have held these centers hostage by halting federal funding while they focus…

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The Top 10 Most Heavily-Armed States In America (Is Yours On The List?)

October 25, 2017

Which state has the most firearms per capita? he U.S. has the most firearms per capita of any country in the world. in 2015, the Deseret News reported reported Americans own guns at a staggering rate of 88.8 firearms per 100 people.…

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Trump’s Death Panel: White House Official Says Diabetes Sufferers Don’t Deserve Health Insurance

May 14, 2017

During a speech in California, Mick Mulvaney, Trump’s budget director, took time to browbeat people who suffer from Type 2 diabetes, saying that they lead lifestyles that cause the disease, Share Blue reports. Full disclosure: this is a hot-button issue…

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Healthcare Providers Slam Republicans For Massive Cuts To Disease Control In Obamacare Repeal Bill

March 10, 2017

Republicans Face An Uphill Battle In a session that dragged on for more than 16 hours and lasted until well after 4 a.m. Thursday, the House Ways and Means Committee approved the GOP replacement for ObamaCare in a 23-16 vote.…

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Abortion Rates Show Steep Decline In U.S. And That’s Good News With Trump As President

November 24, 2016

Abortions in the U.S. have hit a milestone, and fortunately, it’s a positive one. The number and rate of abortions have dropped to their lowest level in decades, according to tallies by federal authorities. The new data was released Wednesday,…

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Big Pharma Cartels & Drug Dealer Doctors – Groundbreaking Lawsuit Strikes Heart Of US Opiate Crisis (VIDEO)

August 30, 2016

An enormous legal battle is brewing between dozens of survivors of opiate addiction and the medical industry — and a groundbreaking lawsuit has been filed on their behalf. Opiate addiction means more money for Big Pharma The lawsuit alleges “a veritable rogue’s…

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Victory For Planned Parenthood — Florida Judge Permanently Blocks Abortion Law

August 20, 2016

Planned Parenthood in Florida received some good news this week after a federal judge permanently blocked an abortion law that would have severed state funding for preventative health services at women’s clinics where abortions are also provided. And a provision in…

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Ignoring Zika Threat, Texas Diverts Critical Women’s Health Funds To Bogus Anti-Abortion Group

August 12, 2016

Zika Alert On High For Texas Texas has a uniquely stupid response to the looming Zika threat. As Texas is put on “high alert” because of the Zika virus, which causes severe birth defects, the state has channeled critical women’s health funds…

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Elizabeth Warren To The CDC: Cannabis Could Reduce Opioid Addiction (VIDEO)

February 11, 2016

Cannabis For The Soul: Elizabeth Warren writes To the CDC. On Monday, February 8 Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) wrote a letter to Thomas Friedman of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) requesting the Center to include a study of “how medical and…

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