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Submitted by Administrator on September 25, 2017
Single payer supporters

California Needs SB 562 to Guarantee Health Care For All

Amid attacks by the Trump administration and Congress on the Affordable Care Act, Medicare and Medicaid that will further drive up costs for care and push more people out of health coverage entirely, California legislators should stop talking about universal coverage and act.

Deborah Burger, RN; Commentary in The San Diego Tribune
January 24, 2018
Argentina: Massive protest in the Posadas

International Nurse News Round-Up

See a collection of links to news stories about nurses in other nations, and how they are advocating for their patients.

Global Nurses United
January 23, 2018

Nurses’ unions of the Pascasio Toribio Piantini Hospital halt work

International Nurse News Round-Up

See a collection of links to news stories about nurses in other nations, and how they are advocating for their patients.

Global Nurses United
January 16, 2018

IV bag

Hospitals face critical shortage of IV bags due to Puerto Rico hurricane

Hurricane Maria crippled a key maker of fluid bags, and as ‘wellness’ clinics pay a 600% markup, hospitals unable to afford them scramble to make do without

Julia Carrie Wong writing for The Guardian
January 10, 2018

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Puerto Rico

Dennis Kucinich joins Affinity nurses’ rally

Dennis Kucinich joins Affinity nurses’ rally

Families and nurses shared testimonies of times when the staff of Affinity Medical Center stepped up and provided excellent care to them or loved ones.

Samantha Ickes, CantonRep.com
January 9, 2018

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