Posts Tagged ‘Faces’

New Jersey Democrat Faces Criticism For Goldman Sachs Investment In Abusive Company

Phil Murphy, the front-runner in New Jersey’s Democratic gubernatorial primary, faces new questions about his tenure at Wall Street giant Goldman Sachs with the election just days away. The campaign of attorney Jim Johnson, Murphy’s closest competitor in the race, criticized Murphy for serving as president of Goldman Sachs Asia at a time when the […]

The Many Faces and Phases of Addictive Behaviors

Humans have been using drugs, alcohol, tobacco, excess food and other substances for centuries. When taken to extreme levels, such behaviors can adversely affect physical health, emotional well-being, relationships, work, school, finances and future goals.  In recent years, excessive use of screens, sex, porn, gambling, shopping and exercise have been added to the list of […]

Youre the First One I’ve Told’: New Faces of HIV in the South

Youre the First One I’ve Told’: New Faces of HIV in the South In the second wave of the HIV epidemic, those with the disease are more likely than ever to be female, younger, heterosexual, a racial minority, and rural-living. Vital to the development of user-friendly health care systems is an understanding of the vastly […]

NCAA Ban On Paying Athletes Faces More Threats

Fresh off a ruling that Northwestern University football players can’t form a union, the NCAA is about to face a more direct challenge to its longstanding policy of not letting schools pay athletes like they’re professionals. A federal judge who issued a landmark decision against the NCAA last year is considering whether to grant class-action […]

Controversial Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio Faces Contempt Hearing In Profiling Case

PHOENIX (AP) — The sheriff for metro Phoenix begins a four-day hearing Tuesday that could bring him fines, damage his credibility and make him politically vulnerable for his acknowledged violations of a judge’s orders in a racial profiling case. Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio has acknowledged disobeying the judge’s pretrial order that barred his immigration […]

Faces of Bigfoot

Faces of Bigfoot Do you know Bigfoot? Everyone has heard of the mysterious creatures known as Bigfoot or Sasquatch, yet their very existence remains unproven. What then can we really know about Bigfoot? In this collection of short fiction, explore the unexpected aspects of the Sasquatch as everyday humans encounter a legend – and see […]

The Faces of Health Care: Naomi R.

"I had no health insurance. I visited our local doctor but could not afford x-rays, much less any type of surgery. The affordable solution was pain medication. … Then the ACA happened." Naomi is a 62-year-old organic farmer living in rural Georgia. She has had Rheumatoid Arthritis — diagnosed when she was in high school […]

The Faces of Health Care: Christopher S.

"Thank you ever so much Mr. President for getting my back." Christopher S. from New Jersey wrote the President in October to thank him for the Affordable Care Act. Before the new law, Christopher "found health insurance to be a luxury," and couldn't afford to see a medical practitioner. But thanks to the ACA, he […]

The Faces of Health Care: Christopher T.

"I cannot thank you enough for doing what you can…to help the American people." Christopher T. from Santee, California signed up for quality, affordable health insurance under the Affordable Care Act in January of 2014 — and he's "loving it." read more White House.gov Blog Feed SPECIAL NEWS BREAK!-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to […]

The Faces of Health Care: Christopher T.

"I cannot thank you enough for doing what you can…to help the American people." Christopher T. from Santee, California signed up for quality, affordable health insurance under the Affordable Care Act in January of 2014 — and he's "loving it." read more White House.gov Blog Feed SPECIAL NEWS BREAK!-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to […]

The Faces of Health Care: Carolyn S.

"Mr. Obama is one brave man." Carolyn S. from California wrote the White House in October to share how much she appreciates the Affordable Care Act — and to thank President Obama for his efforts to see it through. read more White House.gov Blog Feed SPECIAL NEWS BREAK!-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal […]

The Faces of Health Care: Darlene W.

"Thank you again for the Affordable Care Act…I am truly grateful." read more White House.gov Blog Feed SPECIAL NEWS BREAK!-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. Charles Myrick ,the President of American Consultants Rx, announced the re-release of […]

The Faces of Health Care: Bill S.

"Dear Mr. President, you saved my life and I can never thank you enough." For 12 years, Bill, a 55-year-old man from New Jersey, wasn't able to afford health insurance as a self-employed person. After the passage of the Affordable Care Act, however, his state decided to expand Medicaid, and Bill became eligible for health […]

The Faces of Health Care: Loren C.

"I want to THANK YOU for legitimately improving the quality of life for me, and I'm sure thousands of others across America." This past October, Loren C. wrote the President simply to thank him for making health care affordable. Prior to the Affordable Care Act, Loren, a self-employed woman from Kihei, Hawaii, had a difficult […]

The Faces of Health Care: Maria V.

"Thank you so very, very much for giving people like me, who have a pre-existing condition, Obamacare!" read more White House.gov Blog Feed SPECIAL NEWS BREAK!-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. Charles Myrick ,the President of American […]

Jose Luis Abarca, Former Mexican Mayor, Faces Kidnapping Charge In Case Of 43 Missing Students

MEXICO CITY, Jan 13 (Reuters) – The former mayor of the southwestern city of Iguala has been charged with last year’s kidnapping of 43 students who are feared to have been killed, a top security official said on Tuesday. Tomas Zeron, director of criminal investigations at the federal Attorney General’s office, said that prosecutors had […]

The Faces of Health Care: Tyrona R.

"Our budget is very [tight] and we live month to month. So having this coverage is a huge relief for us." Tyrona — a self-proclaimed conservative from Saint Clair, Missouri — wrote the President to thank him for the Affordable Care Act. read more White House.gov Blog Feed SPECIAL NEWS BREAK!-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans […]

The Faces of Health Care: Shannon K.

"I cannot begin to express the relief and decreased stress this has brought me. Know that you are doing good work and making a positive change in the world." Shannon K. from Great Falls, Montana recently wrote the President to express her gratitude for the Affordable Care Act. After losing her father this past December, […]

The Faces of Health Care: Regina M.

"I remember breaking down in tears because no longer was I going to be punished for a disease I never asked for." read more White House.gov Blog Feed SPECIAL NEWS BREAK!-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. Charles […]

The Faces of Health Care: Marjorie F.

"I was quoted $ 800 a month … and then was promptly denied, due to my pre-existing conditions. When I signed up this month through Covered California however, the process was virtually painless, and now I have insurance that I can afford." read more White House.gov Blog Feed SPECIAL NEWS BREAK!-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high […]

The Faces of Health Care: Peter M.

"…I've felt strong enough to liberate some of my extra savings that I'd been holding onto for healthcare emergencies, so I'm now able to help more with my son's college expenses … My guess is that there are many more Americans whose new health insurance is already allowing them to contribute more fully to the […]

The Faces of Health Care: Mavis C.

"I have never wanted to ask anyone for anything, but when [the Affordable Care Act] made this surgery possible for me, I just had to write you a thank you letter." read more White House.gov Blog Feed SPECIAL NEWS BREAK!-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of […]

87-year-old Faces Challenging Surgery | Surgeon Oz | Oprah Winfrey Network

Tune in Thursdays at 10/9c Grace Diaferia suffers from aortic stenosis, an abnormal narrowing of the aortic valve, and she’ll certainly die if Dr. Oz doesn’t operate soon. He applauds her for recognizing the symptoms and coming in for treatment right away, as many people fail to do so and don’t survive this treatable condition. […]

The Faces of Health Care: Don E.

"His mother and I would have had to make the very cold calculation: Do we spend our own retirement savings on his medical care trying to extend his life, or do we cast him adrift to save what we can for our own later years? Because, what company would have ever insured him without the […]

The Faces of Health Care: Don E.

"His mother and I would have had to make the very cold calculation: Do we spend our own retirement savings on his medical care trying to extend his life, or do we cast him adrift to save what we can for our own later years? Because, what company would have ever insured him without the […]

Wisconsin Couple Faces $300 Daily Fine For Allowing Homeless People To Sleep On Porch

A Wisconsin couple’s act of compassion could end up costing them big time. Throughout the past year and a half, Brenda Konkel and Robert Bloch of Madison have been allowing homeless people to store belongings in lockers on their front porch and letting those without shelter sleep there, too, according to the Madison Capital Times. […]

Rahm Emanuel Faces Public Pension Crisis

CHICAGO (AP) — Rahm Emanuel has been a force in politics — the mastermind behind a Democratic takeover of Congress, dealmaker in two White Houses and now the hard-charging mayor intent on fixing what ails the nation’s third-largest city, no matter whom he ticks off in the process. But less than a year before asking […]

The Many Faces of Gay Activists Who are Changing the Nation

The Many Faces of Gay Activists Who are Changing the Nation A comprehensive exploration of the gay experience, this book depicts in rich detail the coming out experiences of some sixty lesbians and gay men. The interviewees are of varied ethnic, religious, and racial backgrounds, and of different ages, educational levels, and vocations; they include […]

Faces of GOTV – OFA Pennsylvania

Get out the vote: http://OFA.BO/x2ySHc Pennsylvania, now is the time to get involved, click here to get started: http://OFA.BO/nqsNNr Uploads by BarackObamadotcom Additional news-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. Charles Myrick ,the President of American Consultants Rx, […]

100 Faces of Health Care

100 Faces of Health Care New – Richly illustrated with photographs throughout, insightful articles from the editors and staff of AHA News portray a century of the most notable health care providers, patients, leaders, and community health activities. From horse-drawn ambulances and the discovery of x-rays to Franklin D. Roosevelt’s fight against polio and the […]

Creative Faces: Make Your Own Makeup

Creative Faces: Make Your Own Makeup Used – These days, more and more people are careful about what products they use on their skin. With this attractively photographed beauty guide at hand, they’ll never have to wonder anymore about those 10-syllable ingredients that appear on the label of commercial brands. Instead they’ll whip up their […]

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