Perhaps next to Wall Street, the pharmaceutical industry is the most powerful political force in this country. They have spent more than $3 billion lobbying since 1998, and they have spent hundreds of millions of dollars on campaign contributions.Enough is enough! In the year 2017, it is time for Congress to stop catering to the demands of the pharmaceutical companies and their lobbyists, and start listening to the American people
Canada has the highest proportion of patients reporting excessively long waits in an emergency department, a report released Thursday by the Canadian Institute for Health Information (CIHI) shows.The report, part of a survey of residents in 11 countries sponsored by the U.S.-based Commonwealth Fund, shows 29% of Canadians had to wait four hours or longer before being seen by a practitioner
The question came from CNN: “What is the greatest national security threat?” Pundits criticized and mocked him for weeks after he answered “climate change”. But he was right.And it’s not just Sanders pointing out the imminent threat posed by climate change to global and national security. CIA analysts and our nation’s military strategists are rightfully naming it as a contributor to refugee flows, the spread of disease, and conflicts over basic resources like food and water.