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WWJ News
November 18, 2019 - 4:29 pm
"This is an unconscionable action beyond my wildest imagination," the mayor said.
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Johnny Lopez
November 05, 2019 - 9:15 am
Krystle Evans thought her unborn twins were putting pressure on her ribs when she experienced extreme shortness of breath during the eighth month of her pregnancy. After twenty minutes, the pain subsided and everything appeared to be back to normal. But she knew something was up when it happened...
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FILE - In this Sept. 23, 2019, file photo a sign is posted during a demonstration outside a General Motors facility in Langhorne, Pa. General Motors now says striking workers will get company-paid health insurance, nine days after saying coverage would be cut off. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)
WWJ News
September 26, 2019 - 12:24 pm
DETROIT (AP) — General Motors now says striking workers will get company-paid health insurance, nine days after telling the union that coverage would be cut off. The automaker said in an emailed letter to the United Auto Workers that it will keep benefits in place due to "significant confusion"...
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FILE - In this Sept. 3, 1949, file photo, Brigadier Gen. Wallace Harry Graham, right, personal physician of President Harry S. Truman checks his blood pressure in the president's office in Washington. Seventy years ago, before Medicare existed to inspire “Medicare for All,” a Democratic president wrestled with a challenge strikingly similar to what the party’s White House hopefuls face today. Harry Truman, then in his fourth year of pressing for a national health insurance system, parried criticism of his approach in terms that a single-payer health care advocate might use in 2019.(AP Photo/Henry Griffin, File)
August 05, 2019 - 11:27 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Seventy years ago, before Medicare existed to inspire "Medicare for All," a Democratic president wrestled with a challenge strikingly similar to what the party's White House hopefuls face today. Harry Truman, then in his fourth year of pressing for a national health insurance...
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President Donald Trump speaks during a event on medical billing, in the Roosevelt Room of the White House, Thursday, May 9, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
May 09, 2019 - 3:13 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Thursday called for an end to "surprise medical bills," the astonishingly high charges insured patients can face when a member of a medical team that treats them is not in their insurer's network. "Not a pleasant surprise," Trump said of bills that arrive...
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May 08, 2019 - 10:13 am
Those ever-present TV ads for prescription drugs will soon carry prices, too.
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President Donald Trump
President Donald Trump speaks at the Major County Sheriffs and Major Cities Chiefs Association Joint Conference in Washington, Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2019. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
February 22, 2019 - 4:12 pm
"This rule intentionally strikes at the heart of the patient-provider relationship, inserting political ideology into a family planning visit, which will frustrate and ultimately discourage patients from seeking the health care they need," Clare Coleman, head of the National Family Planning &...
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January 10, 2019 - 12:02 pm
RICHMOND, Mich. (WWJ) - There's been a security breach involving a rehabilitation center in Macomb County. Sacred Heart Rehabilitation Center -- a provider of HIV/AIDS care services and substance abuse treatment with a location in Richmond, Michigan -- says a "limited number of patients" had their...
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