Despite the growing demand for home healthcare as an alternative for the aging US population, home-care workers often struggle to making a living off their wages, which on the low end can be as little as $17,000 a year. Many of these caregivers are joining the growing movement of low-wage workers who are calling for… Read more »
Tampa fast-food workers will travel to Mcdonald’s HQ to protest working conditions
Young Invincibles group advocate for over 300,000 millennials in the healh care coverage gap
WEDU’s Florida This Week looks at the battle over medicaid expansion, Amendment 1 funds, and same-sex adoption
King v. Burwell could push as many as 7.3 million Americans out of health insurance
Governor Scott wants feds to keep funds flowing for low-income heath care
In Tampa yesterday, industry workers spoke up and announced they are looking for union representation to aid them in the fight
Debt forgiveness for struggling countries, Nurse Practitioner autonomy, and education as civil rights on today’s Radioactivity
Activists and local doctor discuss efforts to cover the ‘healthcare gap’ for thousands of Floridians.
More than half (51 percent) of the nearly 1.1 million uninsured Floridians who would benefit from the state’s expansion of health care—nearly 551,000 residents—are working Floridians employed in occupations that most people rely on daily and are critical
League of Women Voters &Florida Nurses Association hold candidate forum on healthcare
United for Care’s Ben Pollera pushes back on new poll that shows Amendment 2 losing
Pensacola senior challenges Paul Ryan on Medicare vouchers
Sarasota journalist uncovers hospital privatization plot
Governor Rick Scott’s wife, Ann Scott, supports lack of action toward Medicaid expansion
Sun Coast Tiger Bay panel gathered in St. Petersburg today to discuss the potential positive and negative outcomes in Medicinal Marijuana is made legal in November.
Obamacare, Medicaid and dentists – how are they affecting your health and pocket book?
Free dental care rescues more than 1500 from pain
Manatee County sales tax referendum to fund indigent health care draws Tea Party opposition
Tuesday night, members of the Pinellas County Medical Association met at Bayfront Medical Center in St. Petersburg where two doctors debated health care reform and the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. Dr. David McKalip and Dr. Mona Mangat went head-to-head for nearly two hours. McKalip, a neurosurgeon, calls for its repeal. Mangat, a physician… Read more »
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… Read more »