Republicans’ plan to erase Obama legacy starts with chipping away at Obamacare

Congressional GOPs repeal and replace legislation may demonstrate tricky to legislate, while Democrats focus on fighting verification of Trump cabinet nomineesA Republican-dominated Congress convenes on Tuesday with a carefully crafted plan to erase much of what the Obama administration considered to be its main domestic accomplishments, beginning with the healthcare…

House Republicans pass healthcare bill in first step toward replacing Obamacare

Partisan approval with one vote to spare sends American Health Care Act to uncertain fate in Senate, after negotiations reveal fissures in Republican partyHouse Republican narrowly approved a controversial plan to dismantle the Affordable Care Act on Thursday, taking a significant first step toward fulfilling a seven-year promise to repeal…

Tom Price resigns as health secretary over private flights and Trump criticism

Former Georgia congressman resigns after chairwoman says decision imminent, having apologized and refunded some costsThe health and human services secretary, Tom Price, has resigned, after revelations that he spent more than $ 1m of taxpayers' fund on traveling including chartered flights. Reports about such travel by Price and other cabinet…

Healthcare and Trump’s travel ban: data proves success of physicians developed abroad

Research indicates slightly better outcomes for US patients treated by physicians trained outside US and many come from countries affected by Trump orderAmerican patients treated by internationally trained physicians have slightly better outcomes than those treated by their American-educated equivalents, a new survey has determined, as Donald Trumps ban on…
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