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    The Real News reports on Health Care


    One-Man Show "Mercy Killers" Reveals Dark Side of Healthcare System
    With 60 percent of bankruptcies caused by medical bills, performer Michael Milligan joins us to discuss his new play "Mercy Killers"

      July 28, 2014

    TRNN Debate: Is Obamacare In the Interest of Workers?
    In round two of our debate with Dr. Margaret Flowers and economist Dean Baker, we discuss whether CBO's prediction that Obamacare will trigger reduction of work hours will negatively affect workers

      October 3, 14

    Nurse Says He Was Fired After Speaking Out Against Hospital Merger
    Nurse and activist Tim Thomas alleges he was wrongfully terminated for speaking out against a merger that would hurt quality of service and increase prices for customers at the hospital where he worked for three decades

      October 3, 14

    What Would Universal Healthcare Look Like in the U.S.?
    Dr. David Himmelstein: The goal would be to expand Medicare to all, considering private insurance costs seven times as much to administer compared to Medicare

      October 3, 14

    Disastrous Rollout of Obamacare Should Shift Focus to Universal Healthcare pt 2
    As a new study finds most Americans want fundamental change in the US healthcare system, Wendall Potter discusses what concrete steps could improve it.

      October 3, 14

    Disastrous Rollout of Obamacare Should Shift Focus to Universal Healthcare pt 1
    Wendell Potter: Though the media has wrongly focused on some of Obamacare's shortcomings, the U.S. needs to make healthcare a human right

      October 3, 14

    While Media Focuses on Obamacare Glitches, Hundreds in MD Call for Universal Healthcare
    Hundreds march in Baltimore calling for the passage of a single-payer, universal healthcare system

      October 3, 14

    Obamacare Debate: Flowers vs. Baker
    Economist Dean Baker and Dr. Margaret Flowers debate the merits of the Affordable Care Act

      October 3, 14

    Nurses Union President: Obamacare Falls Short
    Jean Ross: As Obama's Affordable Care Act leaves tens of millions uninsured, now is the time to push for health care for all

      October 3, 14

    Healthcare Industry Has the Most Workplace Injuries but is the Least OSHA- Regulated
    Public Citizen: Healthcare industry's lack of worker safety standards and OSHA inspections resulted in 650,000 workplace injuries or illnesses in 2010.

      October 3, 14

    37 out of 42 Clinics To Be Cut in Round Two of Anti-Abortion TX Bill
    Rocio Villalobos: Abortion regulation would disproportionally affect reproductive health clinics for poor women of color

      October 3, 14

    Community Victory over Major Healthcare Corporation
    A community and labor coalition has just won a years-long battle against the largest private healthcare provider in San Francisco

      October 3, 14

    Why Are People with Health Insurance Going Bankrupt?
    Dr. Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese: Obama care will not put an end to medical bankruptcies - 80% of people going bankrupt due to healthcare costs had insurance

      October 3, 14

    A Grimmer State of the States
    Bob Pollin: New study shows states are paying more for medicaid as workers lose jobs with insurance; no help in sight from federal government

      October 3, 14

    Advocates of Universal Healthcare Protest Obama and Romney
    New York Doctors protest lack of single-payer activists in presidential debates

      October 3, 14

    What a Single Payer Health Insurance Plan Looks Like
    Gerald Friedman: A single-payer plan in Maryland would cover everyone, improve outcomes and make business more competitive

      July 31, 2012

    The Health-Care Debate Redux
    Medicare For All -- advocate Donna Smith debates libertarian Shikha Dalmia

      January 18, 2011

    Progressives debate health care "victory"
    PNHP: 23 million people will remain uninsured nine years out under the new health care bill.

      March 25, 2010

    McCain attacks Canadian and European health care
    Is McCain right when he says Canadian and European health care not as good as US? Pt. 2

      October 31, 2008

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