What’s missing in Newsom’s budget that has public health officials worried.

By MELODY GUTIERREZSTAFF WRITER  MAY 20, 2021 5 AM PT SACRAMENTO — Healthcare advocates in California are pushing back against Gov. Gavin Newsom’s budget plan released last week, saying it follows a dangerous pattern of underfunding local public health agencies despite glaring funding inadequacies exposed during the COVID-19 pandemic. Health leaders asked that

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Medicine and Social Justice

Scamming Medicare: It’s the providers and insurers, not the patients!
I have often written about universal health care and favored a single-payer system, or, in its current incarnation, Medicare for All. I still do and will have some more to say about it in a bit, but wanted to begin by providing some recent examples of the outrageous abuses of our non-system of health care. More important, abuses of the people who are supposed to be receiving health care. Actually, it is not so much that these are examples of new practices, but rather that there have been important recent articles exposing them.

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The Takeover Live! | With Erika Feresten

Welcome back! Today we’ll be talking to Chrstine Olivo who is running for Florida 24th district to discuss her campaign for congress. Following that we’ll be talking to Erika Feresten of Healthcare For All – Los Angeles to discuss California’s single payer legislation “CalCare” which was recently tabled until further

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Medical Tourism

Medical Tourism Association President Renee-Marie Stephano shares which counties she believes are best when considering a foreign medical procedure. Plus, Harvard professor and author of “Patients with Passports” Glenn Cohen shares his tips to consider before traveling abroad for a procedure.

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