As the Senate floor debate on health care reform legislation continued into its fifth day, three moderate senators came together to offer an amendment they said would bolster cost controls in the bill. Maine Republican Susan Collins, Connecticut Independent Joe … Continue reading
Updated December 4, 2009, 11:35 am In its fourth* day of debate on a health care reform bill Thursday, the Senate cast the first of many votes on amendments to the legislation. Senators agreed to safeguard coverage of mammograms and … Continue reading
Christian Benefiel brings out an old bent steering wheel and proudly places it on the floor of the classroom studio. He rolls the lopsided wheel around on the concrete, and it does lazy circles, wobbling hard as it makes a full rotation.
Two years ago, when artist and fashion designer Megin Sherry returned from London after an internship at haute fashion house Alexander McQueen, her health care coverage on her parents’ plan had lapsed.
Ray Suarez sits down with medical experts to talk about possible changes to the U.S. health care system as Congress prepares to vote on a major overhaul. Continue reading
Women can delay their first screening for cervical cancer until age 21, and be screened less often than recommended in the past, according to new guidelines issued Friday by the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. Betty Ann Bowser reports. Continue reading
In other news, Senate Democrats won over a key moderate as they move to bring health care reform to the floor, and a congressional ethics committee has formally admonished Illinois Sen. Roland Burris. Continue reading
Newly-released guidelines on when, and how often, women should be screened for breast and cervical cancer stirred questions — and confusion — this week. Margaret Warner talks to health experts for insight. Continue reading
The Senate on Thursday inched closer to debating Majority Leader Harry Reid’s $848 billion health care reform bill, despite stiff GOP resistance. After a report from Betty Ann Bowser, Susan Dentzer explains the details. Continue reading
There are at least 2.2 million working artists in America, 300,000 of whom don’t have health insurance, according to federal statistics. Some are self-employed and can’t afford individual plans. Some work for non-profits or part-time jobs that don’t offer insurance plans.