public health

Wendell Potter, senior analyst for the Center for Public Integrity and former head of public relations for CIGNA, joins Current TV’s John Fugelsang to weigh in on recently released Medicare data that reveals drastic disparities in what different hospitals charge for the same procedure. Read more...
Attorney Susan Burke and retired Air Force Staff Sgt. Colleen Bushnell join Current TV’s John Fugelsang to react to a Pentagon report that shows an increase in the number of reported sexual crimes in the military between 2012 and 2011. Read more...
Is the war on women ramping up? Restrictive abortion laws emerge in several states. Read more...
I guess John Boehner believes that whoever yells the loudest wins, because he decided to throw another temper tantrum on the floor of the House this Friday -- John Boeher On ‘War On Women’: ‘Give Me A Break’: Read more...
My home state is fast approaching Wisconsin for sheer right-wing nuttery, especially when it comes to the energy industry. Gov. Tom Corbett, whose campaign was largely underwritten by the energy industry, has gone out of his way to see that the Read more...

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Improving Health And Welfare Of The American People - 1941
(Then - as now, only there's an Albatross in the living room) (Note: This is a repost from July 7th and September of last year in answer to several Read more...
UPDATE: NYC health authorities say at least eight cases of flu in Queens are probably swine flu (they eliminated types A and B) and two cases were c Read more...
[media id=7016] [H/t Heather] The environmental disaster first disclosed a few days ago is growing much bigger than authorities described: A coal as Read more...
naked capitalism: Bear Hearings: A Charade Threat Level: U.S.funded search engine, run by the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, is blo Read more...
Comment is free: Rather than taking advantage of this extraordinary opportunity to reduce inequality and educate the public about how the economy real Read more...