Awareness: The Breast and Cervical Cancer Treatment Program

By: Sunday October 6, 2013 5:20 pm

If you know someone who needs care for either breast or cervical cancer and has no insurance, the Breast and Cervical Cancer Treatment Program (BCCTP) is available in most states. It is easier to get into these programs because the folks who lobbied for it made the eligibility wider than is normally found in medicaid. My information might be outdated since the GOP has been waging their war against both cancer victims and women. Check with your individual state to see the status of this important health care solution. If you or someone you know needs care, please check it out. It can save lives. It saved mine. You can also find more links about breast cancer here.

Chevron Refinery Fire: Poor Community Still Sickened by the Oil Industry

By: Wednesday August 8, 2012 8:07 pm

Look for Chevron to say that the reason for the fire was because they had not been allowed to go forward with plans for a new, updated refinery. This new plan would bring in a much more toxic and thick oil and create even worse conditions for the residents of Richmond, and the rest of California.

Obama: My Work Here Is Done!

By: Sunday July 31, 2011 7:00 pm

Wall Street Presents Barack Obama

These Heroes Among Us

By: Sunday July 25, 2010 5:00 pm

There are many, many people working to either save the Gulf of Mexico ecosystem or trying to get the images and message out about it. We all know that we cannot rely on our own government, MSM or British Petroleum to tell us the truth. The powerful cannot overcome the good. Right now it just seems that way. With photographers like Nick Zantop and Jerry Moran_Native New Orleans Photography and organizations like the American Birding Association and On Wings of Care willing to take risks and get dirty there is hope for the gulf and us.

Grand Isle and the Illusion of Health

By: Friday July 16, 2010 12:35 pm

I am in town for a week to visit with my family here in Louisiana and am curious to see if there was evidence of the BP tragedy in my hometown. What I do find is very interesting and consistent with a place that lives with the tangible possibility of danger and excitement on a seasonal basis. The two seasons that come to mind are hurricane and Mardi Gras.

Today’s Nurses: Too Few, Overworked, Stifled, And At Risk Just Like Patients

By: Saturday April 3, 2010 8:00 am

Nurses stand up for patients. Nurses point out dangerous situations in hospitals. Nurses report negligent doctors. Nurses are the first line of defense in protecting the quality of health care in this country.

The Key Is to Find Out All You Can and to Fight Back

By: Sunday January 10, 2010 5:00 pm

This is a story about duplicitous collection agencies.

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