The TRUTH: What GOP Health Bill Does to Medicaid

Republicans in the U.S. Senate released their secret ‘Better Care Reconciliation Act’ that repeals and replaces the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare). The real story is the impact on Medicaid, a healthcare program for the poor, disabled, and elderly. We identify the 3 most important ways the GOP health bill defunds Medicaid and who experts are saying will suffer and possibly die without their coverage.

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Amazon’s Purchase of Whole Foods Probably Won’t Mean This

Amazon.com announces its intent to purchase the natural foods behemoth of supermarkets, Whole Foods, and the Internet responds. Theories on what happens next for the two giants of their own industries flooded Twitter and foodie blogs today. We saved the funniest for this post.

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How Jimmy Kimmel’s Story Did More For Obamacare Than Politicians Ever Could

By now, you’ve probably seen nighttime talk show host Jimmy Kimmel’s emotional monologue about his newborn son. Kimmel took the opportunity to link his family’s medical experience to the national debate about saving or repealing the Affordable Care Act, dubbed Obamacare by many.

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Trump EPA OKs Chlorpyrifos, Pesticide Known to Cause Neurological Damage

Before Donald Trump was elected, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) seemed destined to ban the pesticide chlorpyrifos. Young children exposed to the chemical showed pronounced attention problems, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, autism spectrum disorder (previously referred to as pervasive development disorder or PDD), psychomotor delay, and mental delay.

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New Obamacare Replacement Plan from GOP

GOP Congressman Mark Sanford (SC) announced Republicans’ newest Obamacare repeal and replace plan. His bill does more than return U.S. healthcare to pre-ACA standards. It overhauls it completely. How will Americans respond to the law’s controversial ideas?

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