Sunday, January 22, 2017

Hepatitis C and President Trump

Hepatitis C and President Trump
Lucinda Porter, RN
Formerly hep C+ nurse, author, and speaker working to make the world healthier and free of viral hepatitis

For 20 years, I’ve been advocating for people living with hepatitis C. I was diagnosed with hep C (formerly known as non-A, non-B hepatitis) in the early days of George H.W. Bush’s presidency. Clinton was president during my first treatment; George W. Bush resided during my second treatment. Obama held the office when I was cured.
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Of Interest
Health News From NPR
Republican Plan To Replace Obamacare Would Turn Medicaid Over To States
January 22, 2017
Alison Kodjak
Kellyanne Conway, a counselor to Trump, told NBC News's Sunday Today with Willie Geist, that the health care law that will replace Obamacare will turn Medicaid — a joint state-federal health insurance program for the poor — into a block grant program. The change would mean the federal government would give money to the states to implement Medicaid as they see fit.
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