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Fighting for Patient Protections While Attacking ACA — Hard to Have It Both Ways

Alex Sakariassen October 7, 2020 Throughout the 2020 election cycle, candidates’ positions on health care have been particularly important for voters with underlying and often expensive medical needs — in short, those with preexisting conditions. It’s no surprise, then, that protections for people who have […]

Protection Against Workplace Violence for ALL NURSES

Violence against nurses and healthcare workers is a chronic problem in the United States. This week RN Jane Sandoval joins us to talk about the new California Workplace Violence Prevention Measures. Violence like this is on the rise. Sometimes there’s not enough security, sometimes we’re […]

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SHARE OUR NEW “SCHOOLHOUSE ROCK!” INSPIRED VIDEO EXPOSING INSURANCE “MIDDLEMAN” TODAY! Today we join with California Nurses Association and Musicians Local 47 to launch our first in a series of “Schoolhouse Rock!” inspired music videos created by a Los Angeles musician, Clifford Tasner, in support […]

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Minnesota Nurses Buy and Forgive $2.6 million of Medical Debt

Nurses Repay Community for Help During Strike For Immediate Release Contact: Rick Fuentes (o) 651-414-2863 (c) 612-741-0662 rick.fuentes@mnnurses.orgBarbara Brady (o) 651-414-2849 (c) 651-202-0845 (St. Paul) – June 19, 2017 – Members of the Minnesota Nurses Association purchased the past due accounts of 1,800 families […]

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A Renowned Humorist and Oral Cancer Survivor Shares Her Inspirational Story.

How do you keep going when the doctors give you a two percent chance of survival? For Terri Tate, it was a blend of faith, perseverance, prescription-strength humor—and most of all, a heart that never quit. “A Crooked Smile”, Terri’s memoir, is the irresistible story […]

Tough Pill To Swallow. Why you should vote YES on Prop 61

New study sites price gouging trends by BIG PHARMA will continue. Director of Government Relations for California Nurses Association/National Nurses United. Don Nielsen, talks about California’s Proposition 61. Vote YES so Californians can have access to the same discount pricing available to the Department of […]

Hospitals and “merger mania”. Latest brings unanimous strike vote from nurses.

[et_pb_section admin_label=”section”][et_pb_row admin_label=”row”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text” background_layout=”light” text_orientation=”left” use_border_color=”off” border_color=”#ffffff” border_style=”solid”] As two large, Catholic hospital chains—St. Joseph Health and Providence Health and Services—celebrate their official merger last week, nurses at three of the chains’ California hospitals marked the alliance with a strike vote. RN, Susan […]