Tag Archives: healthcare

  • The Journal of Steffanie Rivers: Ebola: More Questions Than Answers

    Nov 3, 14 by riversteff 4 Comments


    *I’m no alarmist, but it should be evident to anyone who’s been paying attention that the Center for Disease Control is behind the curve when it comes to having all the information needed to effectively fight the Ebola virus in the United States. There’s conflicting information about how Ebola is transmitted from one person to […]

  • Some Christians Don’t Like Obama (Care) Law

    Apr 30, 13 by Brittney M. Walker 2 Comments


    *The U.S. Supreme Court upheld  the entire Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (which some have termed Obamacare), says Christianity Today. In a case unprecedented in its scope, the court said Congress may require citizens to purchase health insurance because it is a form of taxation. Most evangelicals will likely be unhappy with the ruling, according […]

  • Healthcare Costs Often Get In the way of Treatment

    Oct 9, 12 by EurPublisher Leave a comment


    *As a doctor, one of the first questions I ask people when they come into my medical practice is do they have insurance? But the first question, should be “What’s wrong with you?  And how can we make it better.” The problem is in America having healthcare insurance determines the kind of treatment you get […]

  • Obama’s Healthcare Victory: What it Means for Women

    Jun 28, 12 by EURpublisher03 Leave a comment


    *President Obama’s healthcare victory means a lot of things for a lot of people. First off, it means that Republicans all over the country are furious. Like EURweb on Facebook And while many are talking about what this law and it being upheld means, what about the effects it has for women. Here’s an Essence […]

  • The Journal of Steffanie Rivers: What Have Pharmaceutical Companies Done For You Lately?

    Sep 20, 11 by riversteff Leave a comment


    *Would you take a job that underpays just to have health care benefits? Millions of Americans are doing so, because it helps them to afford the rising costs of medical coverage. Although some employers claim to offset lower wages with a healthcare package, the numbers show that more companies are shifting the burden of insurance […]

  • Houston’s First Black Public Health Director Dies

    Jun 1, 11 by Brittney M. Walker 1 Comment


    *James Chestnut Watson, a physician who became the first African-American public health director for the city of Houston, died of renal failure. He was 75. “He was probably the most dedicated, devoted physician to his patients that I’ve ever known” said longtime friend and colleague, Dr. Timothy Anderson. “He was very well respected and appreciated […]