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2010-10-12 10:00:00

Activists, Celebrities Encourage Voters to "Stop the Lies" From U.S. Chamber of Commerce and Industry Front Groups WASHINGTON, Oct. 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Health insurance industry front groups and their allies are flooding the airwaves with political ads presenting false information about health reform and its supporters, so Health Care for America Now (HCAN) is using laughter to fight back. HCAN, the coalition that led the successful fight for health reform, collaborated with...

2010-08-02 06:57:00

CINCINNATI, Aug. 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- HealthWarehouse.com, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: HEWAD), a leading retail mail-order pharmacy and Health Care Access Now, a nonprofit Ohio corporation established to improve access and delivery of healthcare for Greater Cincinnati's underserved populations, have partnered to provide an affordable prescription program allowing people in need the ability to purchase 300 medications for $3.50 with delivery to their home or apartment. The...

2010-03-21 21:32:00

WASHINGTON, .March 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Health care reform is on its way and here to stay - but the work toward building a health care system that serves the people instead of the special interests has just begun, USAction said Sunday. USAction Executive Director Jeff Blum praised the House for what he called a "courageous, history-making vote that will make Americans stronger and more secure." "This is a small step for today and a giant step for tomorrow," Blum said. "But make...

2010-03-08 14:53:00

Health Care Reform Supporters to Gather Outside Ritz-Carlton WASHINGTON, March 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- USAction members will come together Tuesday and demand that big insurance companies and their CEOs be held accountable for their efforts to thwart health care reform. The protest, organized by Health Care for America Now (HCAN), the nation's largest health care campaign, will include 25 survivors of health insurance industry abuse and more than 50 major labor, grassroots and...

2009-09-09 20:53:00

Without a public option that will hold the insurance companies accountable, no meaningful health care reform WASHINGTON, Sept. 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Responding to President Obama's address to Congress Wednesday evening, USAction President William McNary called on Congress to represent the interests of the American people - not the insurance companies - and pass quality, affordable health care reform with a public health insurance option. "We support the President in his call for...

2009-08-31 15:45:00

WASHINGTON, Aug. 31 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As Congress prepares to return to work, USAction affiliates and partner organizations are participating in at least 102 rallies and other events in 20 states in support of quality, affordable health care with a public health insurance option. Events began Aug. 29 and will continue through Sept. 8, the day Congress returns to Washington, D.C.. They are taking place in California, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Iowa, Maine, Maryland,...

2009-06-24 14:00:00

United American Nurses Endorses Single-Payer Plan, Encourages Dialogue among Supporters of Universal Health Care SILVER SPRING, Md., June 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On the eve of an unprecedented and historic health care reform rally on Capitol Hill (Upper Senate Park, 11:30 a.m., June 25), nurse members and leaders of the United American Nurses, AFL-CIO join with other groups in the Health Care for America Now! coalition to urge Congress to enact a public health care option that is...

2009-06-23 13:26:00

New Report by Health Care for America Now Shows Health Care and Insurance Premiums Increasingly Unaffordable, Forcing Millions To Go Without Needed Care WASHINGTON, June 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Former Labor Secretary Robert Reich today urged Senate Finance Committee Democrats to condemn false "bipartisanship" standing in the way of President Obama's overhaul to the nation's health care system. Reich said Democrats must support a public health insurance option because it's the best way...

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2009-06-02 06:30:00

On Monday, an alliance of liberal activist groups in the U.S. announced plans for an $82 million campaign designed to help Barack Obama pass his healthcare reform plans into law. "The election of Barack Obama was the beginning, it's not the end," said former presidential candidate and Democratic National Committee chairman Howard Dean to a group of reporters at a conference sponsored by the activist group Campaign for America's Future. "It was important to win the presidency so that there...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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