Stories tagged: "health care"


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This Michigan Zoomer Is Voting Because of Her Pre-Existing Condition

I’m a 19-year-old first time voter and I’m voting for health care this election.

President Donald Trump and Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden participate in the final presidential debate at Belmont University, Thursday, Oct. 22, 2020, in Nashville, Tenn., as moderator Kristen Welker of NBC News listens. (Jim Bourg/Pool via AP)
5 Debate Moments That Will Make You Vote ASAP

Michigan is being mischaracterized and its small businesses owners need help to continue supporting the community. Here are the debate takeaways that affect us most.

President Donald Trump speaks to reporters on his way to Marine One on the South Lawn of the White House on September 30, 2020 in Washington, DC. President Trump was traveling to Minnesota for a fundraising event and a campaign rally, one day before getting diagnosed with COVID-19. (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)
The Average American Spends 15 Times More on Health Care Than Trump Paid in Federal Income Taxes in 2017

The average person spent $11,172 on health care in 2018, according to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services—15 times the amount Trump paid in federal income taxes a year earlier.

Underinsured Michiganders encounter difficulties when it comes to trying to receive affordable care. (Shutterstock/AP)
The Shocking Price of Staying Alive While Underinsured in Michigan

Underinsured Michiganders face such grim realities that Garret Levis moved 400 miles just to afford the care to keep him alive.

Healthcare is one of the reasons Harmony Lloyd's mother, center, is voting for Joe Biden. (Photo provided by Harmony Lloyd)
My Parents Are Lifelong Republicans, but Healthcare Is Bringing Them to Biden

Here's how a Michigan family's journey to care for their paraplegic wife and mother has led to life changing decisions and first-time discussions in 2020.

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Biden Has Detailed Plans That Could Help Women in America. Trump Has Nothing.

How the two campaigns differ on health policy, plans for child care, and violence against women.

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Trump Plans to Gut Healthcare. How Much Would One Michigander’s $200 3-Minute Appointment Cost Without Insurance?

In the midst of a pandemic, President Donald Trump is trying to eliminate heath insurance programs Michiganders like Flint’s Carol-Anne Blower rely on.