Healthcare

Congress must help the MillionsMissing

We need Congress' help to end the decades of government neglect of millions of disabled Americans with the serious neuro-immune disease Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (ME), commonly known as Chronic Fatigue Syndrome -- a belittling name eschewed by...

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Personal care oversight measure would hurt small businesses

Innovation is not just for Silicon Valley – every day, thousands of small cosmetics businesses create new products that will help millions of Americans look and feel their best, and create jobs in the process. But a new bill threatens to stifle...

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A better way to police

A man with schizophrenia barricaded himself inside his apartment after breaking into a neighbor’s house. Instead of breaking down his door, responding officers instead used their new mental health training to deescalate the crisis.

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The unfulfilled promise of mental health parity

Earlier this summer, the House of Representatives passed a bipartisan bill aimed at fixing this country’s broken mental health system. It contained some good proposals and was a welcome, if small, step forward. However, the bill failed to...

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