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Congress facing health care questions at town halls

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Congress facing health care questions at town halls – CBS News Watch CBSN Live Congress is back in session this week. But during a two-week break, many congressional members heard from angry constituents at town halls. Nancy Cordes followed......

Biden proposes spending $1.8 trillion on child care, education, paid leave

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Detroit News – For more and to sign up click here Washington —  President Joe Biden declared Wednesday night in his first address to a joint session of Congress that “America is rising anew” on the verge of overcoming the historic pandemic. Looking to the future, he urged a $1.8 trillion......

Biden plan omits major health care measures pushed by Democrats

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Peter Sullivan President BidenJoe BidenF-35 program embodies the problems with defense acquisition — here’s how we fix them Cindy McCain talks about Hunter Biden, sacrifices and Meghan in new interview Senate Democrats push Biden over raising refugee cap MORE’s......

Big Investors Push Nursing Homes to Upgrade Care and Working Conditions

KHN
Nursing homes and long-term care facilities, where 182,000 Americans perished during the covid pandemic, have taken heat from government regulators, residents and their families. Now the industry is hearing it from an unexpected source: their investors. Investors who own large shares of nursing home companies now are demanding that the......

Global Cancer Institute Study Finds Patient Navigation Improves Access to Palliative Care in LMICs

@BreaknNews
Study explored Mexican patients with advanced cancers; results published in The Oncologist BOSTON – April 26, 2021 – — Global Cancer Institute (http://globalcancerinstitute.org/) (GCI), which is focused on improving survival rates for underserved cancer patients worldwide, announced today the results of a new study (https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/33210345/) recently published in The Oncologist on......

President Obama speaks out in defense of Affordable Care Act

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here President Obama speaks out in defense of Affordable Care Act – CBS News Watch CBSN Live In an interview Friday, President Obama said he’d welcome Republican ideas to improve Obamacare, but warned that the GOP shouldn’t repeal it without......

Number of COVID patients in intensive care rises in France

Reuters
People wearing protective face masks walk on the Champs Elysees Avenue near the Arc de Triomphe, as non-essential stores remain closed across the country amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in Paris, France, April 23, 2021. REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes France reported on Sunday a rise in the number of patients with......

Biden will seek to raise taxes on richest Americans to fund sweeping education and child care proposals

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Multiple sources familiar with the discussions underway tell CNN that Biden’s forthcoming American Family Plan could nearly double the capital gains tax for people who make more than $1 million a year by taxing it like wages and salaries,......

Virtual Care Spreads in Missouri Health System, Home to ‘Hospital Without Beds’

KHN
Eric Berger When Tom Becker was diagnosed with an irregular heartbeat in March 2020, the 60-year-old EMS helicopter pilot from Washington, Missouri, worried he would never fly again. This story also ran on U.S. News & World Report. It can be republished for free. But his cardiologist, Dr. Christopher Allen,......

Biden Will Seek Tax Increase on Rich to Fund Child Care and Education

New York Times
WASHINGTON — President Biden will seek new taxes on the rich, including a near doubling of the capital gains tax for people earning more than $1 million a year, to pay for the next phase in his $4 trillion plan to reshape the American economy. Mr. Biden will also propose......

Ex-Bucs, Noles LB Hayes, 33, in hospice care

ESPN
Former Tampa Bay Buccaneers and Florida State linebacker Geno Hayes, 33, has been moved to hospice care at his parents’ home in Georgia after fighting liver disease for the last two years. Hayes told ESPN before entering the hospital last month that he had been placed on a waiting list......

Report: Former NFL LB Geno Hayes Under Hospice Care

Sports Illustrated
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Number of COVID-19 patients in French intensive care edges up

Reuters
Medical staff members work in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) where patients suffering from the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) are treated at ELSAN’s private hospital Clinique Oceane in Vannes, France, April 7, 2021. REUTERS/Stephane Mahe The number of coronavirus patients in intensive care units in France edged up on Sunday, the......

France reports daily decline in COVID-19 patients in intensive care

Reuters
The number of coronavirus patients in intensive care units in France has fallen and the figure for patients in hospital has also dropped, the health ministry said on Saturday, in a sign pressure on the medical system is easing. Health ministry data showed that 5,877 people were in intensive care......

As Biden Pulls Out of Afghanistan, How Much Do Americans Care?

New York Times
When President Biden announced on Wednesday that he would pull American troops out of Afghanistan by Sept. 11, he was following through on a pledge that he’d made on the campaign trail — and perhaps just as important, he was making good on a promise to himself. Biden has long......

Biden Takes On Sagging Safety Net With Plan to Fix Long-Term Care

New York Times
President Biden’s $400 billion proposal to improve long-term care for older adults and those with disabilities was received as either a long overdue expansion of the social safety net or an example of misguided government overreach. Republicans ridiculed including elder care in a program dedicated to infrastructure. Others derided it......

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