Hospitals Are Leaving Rural America. Rural Americans Are Staying Put.
By Debbie Weingarten for Talk Poverty Kendra Colburn spent a decade uninsured. During those years, she worked as a carpenter near her hometown in rural Vermont, earning just enough that she didn’t qualify for low-income health care, but not enough to afford health insurance on her own. While uninsured, she suffered two major work injuries […]
National Improved Medicare for All lifts the Burden of Health Injustice
By Margaret Flowers, Health Over Profit for Everyone. Washington, DC – On Monday, April 9, as part of World Health Day, National Improved Medicare for All (NIMA) advocates marched through the streets of Washington, DC dragging a 12-foot tall ball and chain to symbolize the burden that the US healthcare system puts on everyone. From […]