No matter who we are, what we look like, or how much money we have, every person deserves access to affordable medicine. Whether it’s a vaccine or treatment for COVID-19, insulin, or chemotherapy, we’re all at risk when we can’t get the medicine we need.
As the economy teeters, elected officials are racing to make changes to the nation’s Unemployment Insurance system. But in a country that ties health insurance to employment, we need to ask: what about health care?
There’s no question about it. Everyone needs health care, period. Especially in a pandemic.
ST. PAUL, MN—Today, the Minnesota House advanced a bipartisan solution to address out of control prescription drug prices. The bill would establish a Prescription Drug Affordability Commission to evaluate drug prices and protect Minnesotans from out of control drug costs.
Travis Paulson, a type 1 diabetic from Eveleth who runs a patient advocacy organization and organizes caravans to pharmacies in Canada testified in support of the bill. Paulson is facing long-term health complications from rationing insulin, which at times cost him $1,500 per month.
No matter we live, what we look like, or how much money we have in our pockets, everyone gets sick. Illness reminds us that at our core, we’re all human. Life and health should not be for sale. Everybody deserves the best possible chance to live a healthy life, no exception. Join us this Tuesday,
I’m thrilled to share that the first committee hearing for the Prescription Drug Price Affordability Commission bill is tomorrow.
Republicans are still trying to repeal the ACA through the Texas v. US lawsuit We believe that no matter where we live, what we look like, or what’s in our wallets, everyone deserves care, access to medicine, and the opportunity to live a good life. Today, Republicans are still actively working to repeal the Affordable
At TakeAction Minnesota, we believe our health care system should make us healthier, be people-centered, and leave nobody out. We’re clear that the pathway to universal, affordable, accessible health care is through the public health care, not the failing private market.
The only abortion clinic in Northern Minnesota, WE Health Clinic, is situated in downtown Duluth. The unassuming stone building is distinguished only by the large words on the front: “Building for Women.” WE Health Clinic has provided reproductive health care since 1981, co-founded by Tina Welsh and Dr. Jane Hodgson. Jane was one of the first and only doctors in the country to be convicted for providing an abortion in
By: Performer Justin Uranus My name is Andy, but my stage name is Justin Uranus. I have been a performer for my whole life, but my burlesque journey started out as a drag king in the St. Cloud community. Eventually I found my way to burlesque as I worked to find my comfort zone when
At a young age, I recognized how the systems we live in limit the choices we have about our bodies. I grew up believing the implicit (and sometimes explicit) messages telling me that I had no decision over my body and sexuality. In general, society made those decisions for me. I was told what I