2017

2017

PhRMA Companies Offer a Holiday Gift of Hope

If you or someone you love are one of the millions of Americans with a chronic disease or a life-threatening condition, pharmaceutical manufacturers and their …

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2017

Why Won’t Republicans Act to Help Our Community’s Poor Get Health Care?

I spent some years proudly working in the United States Senate for three Republican senators. The world was different then. The desire to work on …

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2017

A Mental Health Hero: Pastor Amanda Oppenhuizen

As a society, each of us is challenged every day.  Our children face challenges that much greater.  The forces of evil pulling at them are …

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2017

Healthcare Hero: Betty Lopez

In healthcare, when you find someone who is incredibly competent and smart, cares deeply about her patients and places their well-being above all else, you …

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2017

True Health Care Reform Must Address Rising Drug Prices

Rising drug prices are one of the top three health care challenges we face today. Considering that President Donald Trump and state elected leaders in …

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2017

John Heinz: He Fought for the Nation’s “Shadow” Caregivers

Twenty-Six years ago, this week, United States Senator John Heinz was tragically killed – a grievous loss not only for his family but also for …

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2017

California Should Create Its Own Health Insurance Plan

More than 1 million Californians have gained health care under Covered California, the state’s health insurance marketplace, created under President Barack Obama’s Affordable Care Act. …

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2017

$550,000 in Grants Awarded to Promote Health in Stanislaus, Merced Counties

The Legacy Health Endowment is providing $550,000 in grant funding to promote health and wellness in Stanislaus and Merced counties. These are the first grants …

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2017

Wellness Program First to Reap Benefits from Legacy

Legacy Health Endowment, the health care philanthropy created in 2014 as a result of the sale of Emanuel Medical Center to Tenet Health, announced its …

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2017

Building a Bipartisan Bridge with Housing for the Elderly

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has never been a high-profile agency, but it now has a high-profile Secretary in renowned neurosurgeon …

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