HEALTH CARE HEADLINES

April 28, 2020

By: Aileen G., Bay County 

In 2013, I was unemployed and ended up hospitalized for appendicitis. I had difficulty accessing my medical benefits through the Department of Veterans' Affairs (VA).  I’m a Veteran and should have had full health benefits when I got discharge...

April 28, 2020

By: Stephen C., Martin County

I was diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes in 1964, when I was one and a half years old. I’m 57 now.  When I was 12 years old, a nurse told me that I probably wouldn’t live to see 40 because of my diabetes. Imagine a nurse telling a New York City...

I worked as a Pediatric Nurse for nearly 50 years.  In all my years of working in the healthcare field I have never seen the cost of medications as high as they are now.  Some people need medications to survive.  Their medications should not ever be out of reach financ...

My mom lost her life in the 80's because she didn’t have health insurance.  Growing up my parents were self-employed which made insurance difficult. None of us were insured. We weren’t used to using public systems, but for a short time we were on food stamps.  My paren...

People loved my brother, Peter.  He was a people’s person. He had worked in the restaurant industry most of his life, and he knew a lot of people.  I hadn’t realized how many lives he had touched until he was gone.

In the early part of March, my brother developed a...

Last week, over 74,000 Floridians filed for first time unemployment benefits.

Our country is unique among first-world countries in that we rely heavily on employers to voluntarily provide health coverage for workers and their families. We know this system fails to cover...

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