Healthcare

A national healthcare company has come under fire for an advertisement that bans Haitians for applying for the position of a registered nurse. According to Pix11, staffing agency Interim HealthCare posted an ad in a New City Pennysaver distributed in West Havernstraw, New York, asking for a “laid back nurse” for the position of a “Female LPN/RN.” They also […]

Facing its third and likely most serious legal challenge since it became law in 2010, Obamacare is slated to head back to the U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday. CNN reports: Justices will hear oral arguments in a case challenging a central provision of President Barack Obama’s signature health care law. They’ll focus on just a […]

GOP leaders have vowed to continue to challenge President Barack Obama on several issues. On Wednesday, The White House issued more vetoes against top-priority legislation of the predominately Republican Congress. One of the major changes that the GOP leaders are looking to make is to the Affordable Care Act, which would change the requirements of […]

Saturday Night Live‘s cold open featured President Barack Obama (played by Jay Pharoah) passionately kissing Justin Bieber (played by Kate McKinnon) in a last ditch effort to boost healthcare enrollment. RELATED: POTUS Does Skit, Traffic Surges To Obamacare Site White House Extends Obamacare Enrollment Deadline Lampooning President’s Obama’s hilarious and effective appearance on “Between Two Ferns” […]

The Affordable Care Act deadline is fast approaching. NYC-based celebrities and community leaders banned together Friday to organize a #GetCovered tour through three of the city’s five boroughs, share their personal healthcare stories and spike enrollment in New York City by the March 31st deadline. The one-day tour travelled to Brooklyn, Harlem and the Bronx. […]

The White House has extended healthcare enrollment as a huge flurry of consumers rush to weigh their options before the previously stated March 31st deadline. RELATED: Va. Senator Compares Obamacare To ‘Tar Baby,’ Swears It’s Not Racial 4-Year-Old Health Care Law Is Still A “Big F—–g Deal” L.A. Times reports: The Obama administration plans to allow […]

Need help with your taxes and help signing up for health care? Now you can do both at the same time, reports NBC News’ Dan Mangan. SEE ALSO: Philly Cop Defends Former Sex Business In an effort to help customers sign up for health insurance under the Affordable Care Act, H&R Block and Jackson Hewitt […]

I’ve spent my life as a civil rights activist and anti-violence advocate, I hear from folks all over the country about how fed-up they are—how much they want change—but they don’t know where to start. It’s not enough just to be informed, we’ve got to work tirelessly to do better. With the “The Lookout,” I’ll […]

Community Heroes: an in-depth series on the lives and impact of people giving back to our global communities. Nana Eyeson Akiwowo Age: 36 Place of Residence: New York, N.Y. Why she is a Community Hero: Akiwowo helps to provide adequate health care in her parents’ homeland of Ghana via her African Health Now NGO. Although Nana […]

The United States prides itself on “exceptionalism” and being the world’s “super-power;” unfortunately those bragging rights do not extend to how we treat many groups, including our mothers, reports Clutch Magazine. While nations such as Finland and Australia ranked in a top ten based on such factors as maternal mortality, healthcare and maternity leave, the […]

In this exclusive opinion piece, actor Gabrielle Union issues an impassioned and very personal plea to spare the Affordable Care Act, now under attack by politicians. ———— I am going to do something that most people in my position don’t do often – tell you my age.  I am 39 years old.  I am at […]

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama’s health care law created a $5 billion fund to shore up coverage for early retirees, and some of that money is flowing to places you might not expect. Also read: Bistro Chez Lucienne: French in the Heart of Harlem Also read: Ex-Cop To Be Sentenced For Cover-up Of Hurricane Katrina […]