As the “social determinants of health” move into focus, we must reach beyond vital signs, the histories, the medication lists: We now ask patients about housing stability, transportation access, family relationships, caregiving challenges, friendships, food security.
In a new video ad, “Make You Sick,” released this week by the Catskills Freedom Network, animated rapper DJ Faso again turns the tables on the real Faso, imagining him as a rapper trying to explain his betrayal to his voters.
In his letter to the editor, John Breasted writes: “BHS should fully disclose the magnitude of the extra costs incurred in its four-day lockout, and the terms of its contract with the company that supplied its strike labor.”
Community health centers, numbering nearly 1,300 in the 50 states and with decades of federal funding support, are the primary medical homes for more than 25 million people in 9,800 rural and urban communities in the U.S.
The rally at Park Square in Pittsfield, Mass., in support of the Affordable Care Act, Social Security, Medicaid and Medicare is one of hundreds of similar events being held across the country this Saturday.
“Social Security is the bedrock of retirement security – a benefit that seniors have earned through contributions over a lifetime of work. We should be strengthening Social Security, not cutting it.” — Massachusetts U.S. Rep. Richard Neal