Latest Health care reform debate in the United States Stories

2009-11-24 15:20:40

Success depends largely on how funds are used and who gets them.

2009-11-12 09:01:09

Slowing the growth in US health care spending will most likely require adoption of an array of strategies as well as an improved approach to moving promising strategies into widespread use.

2009-11-09 18:31:00

House action backs President Obama's promise to not expand abortion Senate must follow House example Bishops still concerned for poor, elderly WASHINGTON, Nov.

2009-11-07 19:59:00

WASHINGTON, Nov. 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Speaker Nancy Pelosi spoke on the House floor today in support of H.R. 3962, the Affordable Health Care for America Act. The House will vote on the legislation later tonight.

2009-11-05 12:20:00

An international survey of primary care doctors released on Wednesday found that Americans are more likely than people in 10 other countries to have trouble getting medical treatment because of insurance restrictions or cost.

2009-11-03 12:08:04

A vast majority of leaders in health care and health policy believe Medicare has been successful in providing access to care and stable coverage to the elderly and disabled individuals; however only a small percentage think the program has realized its potential to achieve other important goals, like using its leverage as the country's largest purchaser of services to control costs and promote a high performance health system.

2009-10-29 12:59:00

WASHINGTON, Oct. 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Speaker Nancy Pelosi, House Democratic Leaders, Committee Chairs, Members of Congress and Americans who are struggling under the current health care system held a rally on the West Front of the Capitol this morning to unveil H.R.

2009-10-27 09:17:00

Sixty-nine Percent Want Liability Reform Included in Health Care Reform Legislation WASHINGTON, Oct.

Word of the Day
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.