Medicaid expansion supporters drown out Kansas Senate proceedings – News – The Topeka Capital-Journal – Topeka, KS

Medicaid expansion supporters burst into chants and song during Senate proceedings Wednesday morning, bringing the chamber to a halt.The Rev. Sarah Oglesby-Dunegan, of Topeka, and eight others were apprehended after about 20 minutes of protesting. News reporters were ordered to leave before the arrests under threats from the Senate president’s staff of losing access to future Senate proceedings.Oglesby-Dunegan launched the demonstration by standing up in the gallery above the Senate floor and
— Read on www.cjonline.com/news/20190529/medicaid-expansion-supporters-drown-out-kansas-senate-proceedings

Summer Bummer: A Young Camper’s $142,938 Snakebite | Kaiser Health News

The snake struck a 9-year-old hiker at dusk on a nature trail. The outrageous bills struck her parents a few weeks later.
— Read on khn.org/news/april-medical-bill-of-month-143k-snakebite-antivenin/

Healthcare reform is the #1 issue for 2020 in the United States. Americans have the shortest lifespan of all developed nations and pay more than any other nation on the planet 🌎 for healthcare.

Medicare-for-all: Where Democrats stand on health-care issues – Washington Post

The major Democratic presidential contenders have been vocal about the need to expand health-care coverage for more Americans. But they have split on how to do so.
— Read on www.washingtonpost.com/graphics/politics/policy-2020/medicare-for-all/

Lyme Disease: An Even Bigger Threat Than You Think – WSJ

Lyme disease is a common tick-borne illness, but its actual number of cases way outstrips the official case count. That’s a problem because public-health authorities formulate prevention strategies and allocate resources.
— Read on www.wsj.com/articles/lyme-disease-an-even-bigger-threat-than-you-think-1529672401