obamadoctorsPresident Barack Obama gathered doctors from all 50 states of the nation to fill the Rose Garden as he once again pushed his version of healthcare reform in an October 5 speech.

Health Equity for AllThe coalition Health Equity For All is launching a series of television commercials and print ads to promote Obama's healthcare reform. The ads appeal to minorities, linking the healthcare debate to the civil rights movement. It places the blame of high health costs on insurance companies that are supposedly only concerned about profits. And it asks viewers to contact their senators, urging support for healthcare reform legislation before the U.S. Senate.

newbornPopular support for legal abortion is shrinking nationwide, and we may have Obama to thank for it, according to results released on Thursday of an August 2009 survey from the Pew Forum on Religion and Public Life (PF).

swine vaccineHealthcare workers in the state of New York are resisting and protesting government-mandated vaccinations against the seasonal and swine influenzas, drawing a great deal of media coverage.

leg in castThe Senate Finance Committee led by Max Baucus (D-Mont.) on September 29 voted 15-8 against including a public health insurance plan in the panel’s proposed healthcare reform legislation.