Top doctors agree: treatment, not jail, for nonviolent drug abusers

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In deciding to bring back the heavy-handed “war on drugs”, Attorney General Jeff Sessions is ignoring the advice of the 148,000... Read more

Republicans think they know how to regulate health care as thoroughly as Democrats

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The failure of the House Republican proposal to repeal and replace Obamacare has turned the attention of Republican members of the Senate to... Read more

The ACA lives on, but key parts still face danger

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With the failure of the Republican plan to repeal the Affordable Care Act, the law has lived to see another day. But while individuals and... Read more

Trump’s proposed health spending cuts could wreak economic havoc

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The demise of the American Health Care Act leaves the Affordable Care Act (aka Obamacare) in place for now, but the stability of American health... Read more

What happened to the idea of preserving Medicaid for those most in need?

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The proposed American Health Care Act, specifically the part that imposes per capita caps on Medicaid spending, will have a profoundly negative... Read more

What’s in the Republican health care bill?

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House Republicans released the American Health Care Act last night. For the first time, we have a strong sense of what repeal and replacement... Read more

Four ways Obamacare has improved the insurance you get through work—and without driving up premiums

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Obamacare (officially, the Affordable Care Act) gave a big helping hand to one in 12 Pennsylvanians who now have health insurance because of... Read more

An uninsured clown is no laughing matter

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Andrew Scharff doesn’t clown around when it comes to taking care of his health. Scharff, who works as a professional clown, has needed... Read more