Articles of Interest to Health Care Reform Activists in Virginia

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Balloon launch scheduled to support teen battling seizures

By Kim Walter
The Northern Virginia Daily, August 8, 2012

Improve Medicare to help address health care system

By Raymond Feierabend, M.D.
Bristol (Va.) Herald Courier, Letters, July 29, 2012

Fear and Waiting: What the Wise County Clinic Means This Year

By Marcella Mroczkowski
The Huffington Post: The Blog, July 22, 2012

First day of Wise RAM clinic draws 1,700

By Steve Igo
Kingsport Times-News, July 20, 2012

Motorcyclist hurt in crash faces high bill for helicopter ride

By Alex Bridges
The Northern Virginia Daily, June 30, 2012

Cuccinelli says Constitution, states' sovereignty preserved

By Sally Voth
The Northern Virginia Daily, June 28, 2012

Marina will host fundraiser to help cover healthcare costs for local boy

By Staff Reports
Elizabethton Star, June 25, 2012

Hoagie Sale/Gas card raffle fundraisers July 12 will benefit John Huffman of Troutville Fire Department

By Dee Dee Bruce, The Botetourt View
The Roanoke Times, June 22, 2012

A stronger prescription for what ails health care

By Eugene Robinson, March 29, 2012

Health care law proceedings have clinic director's attention

By Joe Beck
Northern Virginia Daily, March 28, 2012

Brief on Behalf of Single Payer Action, It's Our Economy, and Fifty Medical Doctors Who Support Single Payer as Amici Curiae in Support of Respondents (Minimum Coverage Provision)

By Oliver B. Hall, Counsel of Record
February 13, 2012

Healthcare costs decrease over time when low-income uninsured are provided coverage

Press Release
UC Irvine TODAY, February 09, 2012

Park City Vantage Point Puts Tragedy of American Health Care in Vivid Relief

By Wendell Potter
Huffington Post, January 23, 2012

Transcript of Interview with Wendell Potter

By Bill Moyers
Bill Moyers Journal, July 10, 2009

Virginia Right! Blogger Visits Occupy Richmond and is Shocked by What He Finds

By Tom White
Virginia Right!, October 28, 2011

St. Luke Community Clinic chief willing to try something new

By Joe Beck
Northern Virginia Daily, September 14, 2011

Soylent Greenbacks: David Brooks Wants Some People to Die for Debt Reduction

By James Ridgeway
Unsilent Generation, July 15, 2011

Supervisors approve office building for UVA health system

By Sean Tubbs
Charlottesville Tomorrow, July 14, 2011

Kaine celebrates Medicare anniversary, offers criticism of Ryan plan

By Wesley P. Hester
Richmond Times-Dispatch, July 1, 2011

Virginia named America's Top State for Business in 2011

By Scott Cohn
USA Today, June 28, 2011

Cantor: Democrats have no plan to save Medicare

By Felicia Sonmez
The Washington Post, May 20, 2011

'Save' would kill Medicare

By Theodore Fuller
The Roanoke Times, May 13, 2011

Cuccinelli: Some state payments to Va. charities were unconstitutional

By Rosalind S. Helderman
The Washington Post, April 15, 2011

State Health Law Waivers: Where Will They Take Us?

By Margaret Flowers, MD
truthout, March 8, 2011

UnitedHealthcare insurance firm expands Roanoke facility

By Sarah Bruyn Jones
The Roanoke Times, February 19, 2011

Rescue squad seeks medical director

By Lerone Graham
The Roanoke Times, February 15, 2011

Centra seeks funds for new children's health care unit

By Jessie Pounds
The News & Advance, February 15, 2011

Health care reform tops HABCC session

By Jim Ridolphi
The Mechanicsville Local, February 09, 2011

Virginia Agrees To Implement Key Provision In Health Care Law

By Brian Beutler
Talking Points Memo, February 4, 2011

Health care reforms guidelines a moving target for employers

By Jim Ridolphi
The Mechanicsville Local, February 02, 2011

New Va. bill would narrow plan coverage for abortions

By James Heffernan
Northern Virginia Daily, February 1, 2011

Catholics gather to discuss abortion, education, health care

By Jillian Quattlebaum
The News Leader, January 31, 2011

Checkup on Health Care

By Eve Marie Barner Gleason
Bearing Drift, January 20, 2011

Dr. King and Bradley Manning Show the Way to a Revolution of Values

By Margaret Flowers, MD
Bradley Manning Support Network, January 18, 2011

Community rallies to support Sandy Hook student battling cancer

By Alex Bridges
Northern Virginia Daily, December 21, 2010

In Vermont, Single-payer Health Care in a Single State

By Josh Goodman
Lexington Herald Leader, December 20, 2010

HIV/AIDS patients scrambling to cover cost of medications

By Amy Jeter
The Virginian-Pilot, December 19, 2010

Federal Judge Finds Individual Mandate Unconstitutional

By David Dayen
Firedoglake, December 13, 2010

The doctor is in: Devine brings diverse background to role with Lord Fairfax Health District

By Amber Marra
Northern Virginia Daily, December 16, 2010

Study gauges health care needs

By Amber Marra
Northern Virginia Daily, December 15, 2010

Virginia may seek expedited health-care legislation ruling

By Jim Nolan
Richmond Times-Dispatch, December 5, 2010

Virginia judge rejects challenge to health care law

By Larry O'Dell
The Associated Press, December 1, 2010

29th Annual Boar's Head Turkey Trot Benefits Barry and Bill Battle Building at UVA Children's Hospital

By Lindsay Neese
Medical News from UVA, November 23, 2010

Single Payer Ballot Questions Pass in All Fourteen Massachusetts Districts!

By The Massachusetts Campaign for Single-Payer Health Care, November 3, 2010

Virginia struggling to counter decline in physicians

By Amy Trent
The News & Advance, October 25, 2010

Free clinics find federal funds fickle

By Alex Bridges
Northern Virginia Daily, October 22, 2010

Judge in Va. to rule on health law by year's end

By Larry O'Dell
The Associated Press, October 19, 2010

Golf tournament to offset burn victim's medical bills

By Amber Marra
Northern Virginia Daily, October 15, 2010

Editorial: Doctor shortage coming to Virginia

By Editor
The Roanoke Times, September 30, 2010

Model behavior

By Alex Bridges
Northern Virginia Daily, September 8, 2010

Independent candidate in 5th has debt history

By Brian McNeill
Richmond Times-Dispatch, August 29, 2010

Valley Health forced to cut

By James Heffernan
Northern Virginia Daily, July 29, 2010

Augusta Health cuts U.Va. cardiologists

By Bob Stuart
The News Virginian, June 25, 2010

Winchester girl faces kidney problems after E. coli infection

By Alex Bridges
Northern Virginia Daily, June 22, 2010

League of Women Voters US Endorses Improved Medicare for All

By Healthcare-NOW!, June 17, 2010

3rd Largest Labor Council in Ohio Endorses HR 676

By Healthcare-NOW!, May 12, 2010

Ten Things You Can Do for Healthcare Reform

By The Editors
The Nation, May 5, 2010

Pushing WellPoint Back to Nonprofit?

By Linda Greene
CounterPunch, April 7, 2010

The state's single-payer solution

By Benjamin Day and Peter Hiam
The Boston Globe, March 29, 2010

A Near-Death Experience, and On From Here

By Rep. Alan Grayson
Huffington Post, March 22, 2010

Statement of Governor Bob McDonnell on Passage of Federal Health Care Bill

By Gov. Bob McDonnell
Press Release, March 22, 2010

Medicaid cuts hit health-care providers

By M.K. Luther
Northern Virginia Daily, March 16, 2010

HR 4789 and The Public Option: The Way Forward

By Rep. Alan Grayson
Huffington Post, March 12, 2010

Obama's Reprehensible Rhetoric Against Single-Payer

By Matthew Rothschild
The Progressive, March 3, 2010

Colorado Could See Single-Payer Healthcare

By David Swanson
After Downing Street, March 3, 2010

More States Move Toward Single-Payer Healthcare

By David Swanson, February 17, 2010

Remarks by the President in State of the Union Address

By Barack Obama
The White House, Office of the Press Secretary, January 27, 2010

How Wall Street Destroyed Health Care

By Paul Craig Roberts
CounterPunch, January 22, 2010

Consequences of the Privatized Funding of Medical Care and the Privatized Electoral Process

By Vicente Navarro, M.D.
American Journal of Public Health, January 14, 2010

A Call for Health Reform

By Stefan Hard
Times Argus, January 13, 2010

GOP: Va. senators shouldn't support bill

By Garren Shipley
Northern Virginia Daily, January 12, 2010

Vermont Health Care Debate

By Rachel Kent
Fox44News, January 12, 2010

White House Believes "Liberal Angst" Over Healthcare Will Go Away

By Donna Smith
Mike & Friends blog, January 11, 2010

Medicaid to be hot Richmond topic

By Garren Shipley
Northern Virginia Daily, January 9, 2010

Va. official signs letter protesting 'kickback'

By Garren Shipley
Northern Virginia Daily, January 7, 2010

Single-Payer's Last Stand?

By Greg Kaufmann
The Nation, December 31, 2009

A Patient's View of the Senate Christmas Healthcare Gift

By Donna Smith, December 28, 2009

Warner, Webb vote with fellow Democrats on health-care bill

By Tyler Whitley
Richmond Times-Dispatch, December 25, 2009

Senate Speech Heralds New Social Movement

By Margaret Flowers and Andy Coates, December 20, 2009

Keck Students Voice Health Care Concerns

By Sara Reeve
USC News, December 18, 2009

Bodies Delivered to Senate Offices for Human Rights Day

By Mobilization for Health Care for All
December 11, 2009

Senator Sanders Offers Medicare-for-All Amendment in Senate

Press Release, December 3, 2009

Sitting in for Healthcare

By Diana Novak
In These Times, November 16, 2009

Solidarity, Individualism and Public Goods

By Alan Nasser
Counterpunch, November 16, 2009

What next for the single payer movement?

By National Nurses Movement
Daily Kos, November 12, 2009

Statement by CNA/NNOC Executive Director Rose Ann DeMoro on the House bill on healthcare

By Rose Ann DeMoro
November 10, 2009

Is the House Health Care Bill Better than Nothing?

By Marcia Angell, M.D.
The Huffington Post, November 8, 2009

Remember Medicare for All in the healthcare reform debate

By Kay Tillow
The Hill, November 3, 2009

Four Arrested at Baltimore Health Insurance Protest

By Sharmina Manandhar
Southern Maryland Online, October 29, 2009

States Permitted to Worsen But Not Improve Healthcare?

By David Swanson, October 27, 2009

Senate hopeful withdraws support of healthcare, trade bills

By Ian Swanson and Aaron Blake
The Hill, October 22, 2009

Pennsylvania First in the Nation for Single Payer?

October 18, 2009

Group Pickets Health Care Provider in 9-city Protest

By News Channel 8
October 15, 2009

The Lesson of State Health-Care Reforms

By Peter Suderman
The Wall Street Journal, October 7, 2009

Docs as Props

October 5, 2009

The Single-Payer Alternative

By Ashley Smith
Dissident Voice, September 30, 2009

Price of care: Woman's insurance costs soar after surgery

By James Heffernan
Northern Virginia Daily, September 29, 2009

Doctors walk for health care

By Sean Rose
Courier Journal, September 23, 2009

Single Payer Activists Build Memorial on National Mall

By Russell Mokhiber, September 22, 2009

Medicare for All? 'Crazy,' 'Socialized' and Unlikely

By Katherine Q.Seelye
The New York Times, September 19, 2009

It's Simple: Medicare for All

By George S. McGovern
The Washington Post, September 13, 2009

The Health Insurers Have Already Won

By Chad Terhune and Keith Epstein
BusinessWeek, August 6, 2009

Rallying for "Medicare for All," Union Activists Shift Focus to States

By Chris Garlock and Mischa Gaus
Labor Notes, August 1, 2009

Healthcare and Free Press: Two Human Rights We Lack

By David Swanson
July 23, 2009

Why we must vote on the public plan

By Rep. Anthony Weiner
Politico, July 22, 2009

Uninsured Travel from Across US for Free Healthcare from Relief Group Remote Area Medical

By Amy Goodman
Democracy Now!, July 22, 2009

Massachusetts Takes a Step Back From Health Care for All

By Abby Goodnough
The New York Times, July 15, 2009

Health Insurance Whistle-Blower Knows Where the Bodies Are Buried

By Amy Goodman, July 14, 2009

A doctor fights for a single-payer plan

By Elizabeth Strother
The Roanoke Times, June 28, 2009

The Health Care Industry vs. Health Reform

By Wendell Potter
Center for Media and Democracy, June 24, 2009

State cuts its health coverage by $115m

By Kay Lazar
The Boston Globe, June 24, 2009

The Rise of Single-Payer Health Care

By David Swanson
Truthout, June 12, 2009

Mass. Model for Health Overhaul 'Not Viable,' Expert Tells Lawmakers

By Alex Wayne
CQ Today Online News - Health, April 23, 2009

New California Single-Payer Bill Passes First Hurdle

By California Nurses Association
Press Release, April 17, 2009

Campaign for Guaranteed Healthcare for All Begins in Illinois with New Single-Payer Bill

By California Nurses Association
Press Release, March 23, 2009

Massachusetts Faces Costs of Big Health Care Plan

By Kevin Sack
The New York Times, March 15, 2009

National Nurses Movement Applauds Loudon County Supervisors for Rejecting HCA's Broadlands Proposal

By California Nurses Association
Press Release, February 4, 2009

Single Payer Moment

By David Swanson
January 30, 2009

Uninsured left in the lurch

By Louis Llovio
Richmond Times-Dispatch, July 28, 2008