Tag Archives: Care

Why Doesn’t America Have Universal Health Care? One Word: Race – The New York Times

The 1619 Project examines the legacy of slavery in America. Read all the stories. D’Angelo Lovell Williams for The New York Times The smallpox virus hopscotched across the post-Civil War South, invading the makeshift camps where many thousands of newly freed African-Americans had taken refuge but leaving surrounding white communities comparatively unscathed. This pattern of… Read More »

Examining Biden’s Health Care Pitch – NPR

New York Times health reporter Sarah Kliff tells NPR’s Lulu Garcia-Navarro about Joe Biden’s health care plan and how it differs from “Medicare for All.” LULU GARCIA-NAVARRO, HOST: We’re going to talk policy now – health care policy. That’s because there’s another prescription for the American health care system in the mix among the Democratic… Read More »

Doctors describe black box of medical care in detention facilities: ‘That is not medical care. That’s malpractice’

“That is not medical care. That’s malpractice,” said Gutierrez, who has helped treat families received by Annunciation House, a nonprofit that runs temporary residential centers that receives migrants released by US Immigration and Customs Enforcement or US Customs and Border Protection. During a press conference on Tuesday in El Paso, the doctors said they know… Read More »