Tag Archives: Health Care
I see myself in some virtual Kafka novel. By Anne Lewis | The Rag Blog | January 18, 2018 January 10 4:53 p.m. Today I found myself suddenly unable to afford Jim’s basic medications. Rasagiline went from $24.38 to $716.00 … finish reading :
Report from the weeds: My struggles with the pharmaceutical pusherman
Austin protesters vote with their feet against a bill that would be disastrous for health care and a bonanza for wealth care. By Alice Embree | The Rag Blog | July 12, 2017 AUSTIN — On Thursday, July 6, more … finish reading :
METRO | Demonstrators say ‘No’ to Trumpcare; Seven arrested outside Sen. Cornyn’s office
‘Mercy Killers’ is merciless is in its very personal indictment of the American health care system. By Alice Embree | The Rag Blog | April 26, 2015 Event: Mercy Killers Date: Tue-Wed, May 12-13, 2015 Time: 8 p.m. Where: The … finish reading :
METRO EVENT | Michael Milligan brings one-man ‘Mercy Killers’ to Texas audiences
Jeff, who had triple bypass surgery, talks about heart health, holistic health, and our health care system. Interview by Thorne Dreyer | The Rag Blog | March 12, 2015 Jeff Shero Nightbyrd, who was a major figure in the ’60s … finish reading :
RAG RADIO PODCAST | Heart attack survivor Jeff Shero Nightbyrd on how not to have one!
The U.S. has 550 military personnel in Africa on counterterrorism missions while over 5,000 Africans have succumbed to the non-military threat of Ebola. By Tom Hayden | The Rag Blog | October 26, 2014 In what a New York Times … finish reading :
Battling Ebola: Cuba leads while U.S. lags
Have fun, celebrate live music, and support a great cause during HAMM Benefit Day throughout Austin, Tuesday, September 23. By Beverly Baker Moore | The Rag Blog | September 22, 2014 Event: HAAM Benefit Day Sponsor: Whole Foods Market Benefiting: … finish reading METRO EVENT | Beverly Baker Moore : Support your local musicians’ health
Visionaries in the field for decades, Pliny and Gail have made significant contributions to the sustainability movement. Interview by Thorne Dreyer | The Rag Blog | March 2, 2014 Pliny Fisk and Gail Vittori, co-directors of the Center for Maximum … finish reading :
PODCAST | Pliny Fisk and Gail Vittori talk sustainable design on Rag Radio
Doctors provide free medical care at the Riverside County Fair Grounds in California’s Coachella Valley earlier this year. Image from KESQ.com. California tops in most uninsured: Is there a doctor in the house? The insurance industry has a preexisting condition … finish reading Paul Krassner : Is There a Doctor in the House?
Sewers under construction, north bank of the Thames looking west. Image from End of More. The end of more:Can we ‘downsize’ and survive? We continue to delude ourselves that ‘downsizing’ will somehow allow us to carry on with our current … finish reading Norman Pagett and Josephine Smit : Can We ‘Downsize’ and Survive?
Art from PBS NewsHour. CPR and end-of-life decisions Since the story of the 87-year old woman first appeared, more information has come to light. She was aware of and had agreed to the policy of the center where she lived … finish reading Lamar W. Hankins : CPR and End-of-Life Decisions
Image from WNYT.com.‘Death with Dignity’ defeated:Freedom denied by Massachusetts voters If I decide that it is time for my life to come to an end for reasons important to me, that should be my decision. By Lamar W. Hankins | … finish reading Lamar W. Hankins : ‘Death with Dignity’ Defeated
Photo by Glyn Lowe Photoworks / Flickr. Image from OtherWords.The pressures moving the U.S. closerto a single-payer health care system There will be a huge pressure to reform Medicaid — and the only way to reform it adequately is to … finish reading Ted McLaughlin : Are We Moving Towards Single-Payer?