Es hora de controlar Medicaid antes de que Medicaid nos controle a nosotros. Si no actuamos—y hay pocas pruebas de que vayamos a hacerlo—Medicaid se convertirá cada vez más en un mecanismo por medio del cual el gobierno desvía gastos de los jóvenes hacia los ancianos.
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Revisions offer more generous tax credits for older people, earlier repeal of tax increases on higher earners and hand Medicaid powers to states.
What we learned from the latest “score” by the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) of Obamacare and the Trump administration’s “repeal and replace” plan is what we should have known all along.
Lo que aprendimos del último “análisis” de la Oficina de Presupuesto del Congreso (CBO, por sus siglas en inglés) sobre Obamacare y el plan de “revocar y reemplazar” del gobierno de Trump es lo que deberíamos haber sabido siempre.
The Republican proposal to overhaul health care in the United States could cause as many as 24 million people to lose their coverage over the next nine years, the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office said Monday.
Hundreds of women across America, and the whole world, stayed at home from work yesterday to demonstrate how much women contribute to the U.S. economy. This kind of strike may be an example of how Trump’s presidencycould be revitalizing American democracy.
Congress was the scene on Wednesday of a bitter start to the debate on the new healthcare law with which Republicans hope to replace the healthcare reform of former President Barack Obama, and the acrimony among lawmakers presages a tough road toward approval for the plan, which is backed by President Donald Trump.
Harvard scholar and professor of preventive medicine Miguel Ángel Martínez-González explains El País the challenge of keeping society healthy in face of aggressive food industry tactics
American Health Care Act would shrink government role in healthcare and could leave more people without insurance despite Trump administration promises
According to a recent United Nations report on Narcotics, South America continues to lead global cocaine production and consumption. But the situation is expected to improve thanks to the peace process in Colombia, reported El País.
In his speech to Congress, the president finally clarified his views on replacing the Affordable Care Act, laying out four cornerstones of a new plan
President Donald Trump on Wednesday reversed a regulation proclaimed by his predecessor, Barack Obama, obligating public schools around the country to allow transgender students to use the bathrooms and dressing rooms they prefer according to the gender with which they identify.
If culture can be used as a currency to understand and serve a community, it can also be a trap, if the culture is painted with too broad a brush. We think we “know” the so-called Hispanic community -- generalizing to certain tropes about language, love of family, deference to authority figures, etc. -- and we rarely stop to question whether our initial assessments still hold true.
Si la cultura puede utilizarse como una moneda para comprender y servir a una comunidad, también puede ser una trampa, si se pinta esa cultura con una brocha demasiado gorda. Pensamos que “conocemos” a la así llamada comunidad hispana--generalizando ciertos rasgos como la lengua, el amor a la familia y la deferencia a ciertas figuras de autoridad, etc.--y nunca nos detenemos a preguntarnos si nuestras evaluaciones iniciales aún son verdaderas.
Spyware targeted proponents of Mexico's soda tax. There are worries the government used spy tools to fight policy changes.
Ciudad Juarez, the border city in northern Mexico which between 2008 and 2011 had the dubious reputation of being the murder capital of the world, has seen its homicide rate fall since 2012. But as the BBC reports, the city's high levels of violence have had long-term psychological effects on its residents, especially its youth.
El Baile del Corazón de Filadelfia, que contó con más de 800 asistentes de las comunidades corporativa, médica, farmacéutica y social de Filadelfia, es la gala anual en beneficio de la misión de la Asociación Americana del Corazón, construyendo vidas más saludables, libres de enfermedades cardiovasculares e infartos.
The Philadelphia Heart Ball, which is attended by more than 800 individuals from Philadelphia’s corporate, medical, pharmaceutical and social communities, is the annual black-tie gala benefiting the American Heart Association’s lifesavin
Un estudio reciente de 31.000 pacientes con diabetes en el norte de California ha determinado que el 60% de los pacientes Latinos hispanohablantes no llenaron sus prescripciones el 20% de las veces. Esto sucedió en un período de dos años después de que les fue indicada la medicación para controlar la enfermedad.
A research study of 31,000 patients with diabetes in Northern California found that sixty percent of Spanish-speaking Latino patients did not fill their prescriptions around twenty percent of the time. This was during a two-year period after they were told they needed the medication to control the disease.
El País runs an exclusive story about drug selling inside Mexican prisons.
Peru, one of the hotspots for tuberculosis, has some of the highest global recovery rates thanks to a community-based method for fighting the disease, reports The Guardian.
Spanish newspaper El Mundo runs a story about how thousands of Venezuelan families are struggling with poverty and food shortages under the regime of Nicolas Maduro. The crisis has led milions of venezuelan to flee the country in the last three years.
CityLab spoke with Alan Morgan, the director of the National Rural Health Association, about why housing infrastructure will be a key player in solutions to the opioid epidemic in the years to come.