2020 Democrats talk health care, free college, impeachment

MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — The fight for the Democratic Party’s soul played out Monday as some of the leading presidential contenders clashed in a series of prime-time town halls over free college, free health care and whether President Donald Trump should be impeached. Five 2020 hopefuls representing different wings of the party were set to

Single-Payer Health Care: Rhetoric Versus Reality

“Single-payer” health care is increasingly popular with some Members of Congress and the public at large.REF This should come as no surprise: Proponents of a single-payer system in the United States make numerous claims about the benefits of such a system. Among them are: Single-payer health care can effectively build on the Medicare program via

Public Opinion on Health Care Policy

Health care remains a top priority for Americans (69 percent of U.S. voters),REF who are concerned about cost, accessREF and choice.REF Many current health care proposals shift control and decision-making to the government—and do not provide what Americans want. A majority of Americans oppose a plan that would, under a Medicare for All health care system,

Mounting Health Care Cuts

Here is a list of the Ford government health care cuts to date: ● Cut OHIP+ so families with sick children will have to seek private coverage first and pay deductibles and co-payments. (June 2018) ● Cut planned mental health funding by more than $330 million. (July 2018) ● Canceled all new planned overdose prevention

Transforming health care: How artificial intelligence is reshaping the medical landscape | CBC News

You can already find it in some emergency rooms — and soon we’ll see it in every aspect of health care. Artificial intelligence in health care carries huge potential, according to experts in computer science and medicine, but it also raises serious questions around bias, accountability and security.   “I think we’re just seeing the tip of the iceberg right now,”

Barrasso is wrong choice to ‘fix’ health care

President Trump has asked Sen. John Barrasso and two other Republican U.S. senators to take the lead on crafting a “spectacular” health care system to replace the Affordable Care Act. This is not good news. It would in fact be laughable if health care was not such a serious issue affecting all Americans. Barrasso is