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Castor amendment would help businesses provide health care directly to employees listen

07/27/09 Seán Kinane
WMNF Drive-Time News Monday
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Congress is not expected to vote on a major health care overhaul until after they return from an August recess. This morning in New Tampa, U.S. Representative Kathy Castor announced details of an amendment she has proposed. If it’s included in the bill known as America’s Affordable Health Choices Act of 2009, the amendment would give grants to companies that provide wellness pro...

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Nurses organize for better patient care and working conditions

04/30/09 Robert Lorei
Radioactivity: Live Call-In (Thursday)
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Good afternoon, welcome to Radioactivity. On the first part of today's program we'll meet several local nurses who say staffing issues are affecting health care here in Florida and across the U.S. Later, we'll look at how factory farming methods might have caused the swine flu outbreak.

Tanya Runfola and Libby Devlin are with the National Nurses Organizing Committee, a group that advocates on behalf of nurses and patents, favors health care reform and was founded by the California Nurses...

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