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With Federal Health Bill Stalled, California Senate to Vote On Medicare for All

With prospects for national healthcare reform dimming following Tuesday's election in Massachusetts, a major bill that would establish universal healthcare, through a Medicare-for-all style reform, has been cleared today for a new vote in the California legislature.

Press Release
November 22, 2010
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Michigan healthcare workers set to go to Haiti

Kyle Martin has traveled to Haiti since he was 12 years old as part of local mission groups. Now 26 and a second-year osteopathic medical student at Michigan State University, he has traveled to the impoverished Caribbean nation eight times in the past year to work at a medical clinic in Gressier, a town southwest of Port-au-Prince.

Detroit Free Press
November 22, 2010
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More than 7,000 US nurses volunteer for Haiti

More than 7,000 nurses in the United States have volunteered to go to Haiti to help injured survivors of the devastating earthquake.

Associated Press
November 22, 2010
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New Illinois law expands protection when medical claims are denied

More than 3 million Illinois residents, particularly those who buy health insurance on their own or get it from a small employer, will have the right to get their denied medical claims reviewed by outside health experts under legislation signed into law by Gov. Pat Quinn today.

Chicago Tribune
November 19, 2010