As long as health insurance firms and drug companies continue to “gouge people,” the US will not be equipped to handle a pandemic, physician Dr. Margaret Flowers has told RT’s ‘On Contact.’ With 12 million people infected and 255,000 dead in the US, Dr. Flowers told ‘On Contact’ host Chris Hedges on Saturday that “it’s […]
As the entire world has become the frontline of the fight against the Covid-19 coronavirus, the US State Department is headhunting foreign doctors to assist the US, promising they can skip to the front of the immigration queue. In a message posted on its website on Thursday night, Foggy Bottom encouraged medical professionals who have […]
Russia’s approach to the spread of Covid-19 has been quite effective, partially because it began taking preventive measures long before the World Health Organization labeled it a pandemic, the WHO’s chief in Moscow has told RT. “Russia started with the measures very early, before the famous ‘pandemic’ word was spelled out by [WHO] Director General Tedros […]
A hospital built specifically to treat those infected with coronavirus is set to open in Wuhan, China. Astonishingly, the large medical facility was constructed in less than two weeks. The 25,000-square-meter Huoshenshan Hospital, one of two new facilities commissioned in response to the coronavirus outbreak, is scheduled to begin operations on Monday. The hospital is something of […]
It sounds almost unbelievable, but a number of US citizens are deciding to cash out of the elusive ‘American dream’ as they settle down in foreign places, such as Vietnam, where many of them were once loathed as invaders. Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia. For many Americans, those names invoke powerful memories and images of unspeakable violence, […]
Millions of Americans receive a surprise medical bill every year, bankrupting families and raising health care costs for everyone. RT’s Keiser Report says the reality of America where people live paycheck to paycheck is “legalized plunder.” The health industry is one of the largest employers in the entire nation, Stacy Herbert says, explaining that around 19 […]
For anyone triggered by my criticism of Cuomo, here’s a different video (linked at the end of my comment) where I give him credit. This issue with Cuomo’s questioning to AOC is the context – he never presses on politicians about “how can we afford to cut taxes for the wealthy,” “how can afford to […]
One of the main concerns of any person looking to retire overseas is the quality of healthcare. Is it possible to get medical treatment as good as what’s available in the U.S. and Canada? The answer…a resounding yes. Sometimes it’s even better than what’s on offer at home, and at a more affordable price too.
Utah state employees will get some relief from insane prescription drug prices, with their insurer’s offer to fund their travel costs to Mexico and to throw in $500 cash, because it’s still cheaper than buying the drugs in the US. The unusual offer is being presented by PEHP, which insures 160,000 state employees and their […]
In this episode of the Keiser Report, Max and Stacy discuss Trump blaming China for election interference, and the Fed warns that healthcare costs have set America on an ‘unsustainable fiscal path.’ They look at the data that shows American incomes have not been rising because more and more is being eaten up by their […]
US citizens are joining up to save a few bucks on food, but when it concerns unity over affordable healthcare they call it socialism, says Max Keiser of Keiser Report. He thinks they are brainwashed by the mainstream media. In this episode of the Keiser Report, the show’s hosts, Max Keiser and Stacy Herbert, discuss […]
Work requirements, time limits, and drug testing could significantly shrink America’s largest health insurer. A dozen states are applying for or entertaining work requirements and other restrictions on Medicaid — putting the lifeline for millions of poor Americans at risk.
Stephen Hawking is backing a group of campaigners in bringing Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt to the High Court over a new policy which they claim will lead to the privatization of the NHS. The acclaimed physicist is joining campaigners in challenging the health secretary over his introduction of Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs), partnership organizations between […]
US President Donald Trump attacked Britain’s “broke” National Health Service (NHS) in a tweet that came just minutes after Brexiteer Nigel Farage appeared on Fox News to blame immigrants for stretched UK health services.
Deep and immediate cuts to National Institutes of Health and other agencies would amount to “throwing progress out the window” Lawmakers, scientists, and advocacy groups are decrying President Donald Trump’s proposed cuts to the National Institutes of Health (NIH), saying they represent another broken campaign promise and a “heartless” attack on critical medical research.