Simple solution to include more children in youth sports regardless of parents’ wealth

Playing sports as a kid can bring a lifetime of benefits, physically, mentally, and socially. Not only is it good exercise, it gives ...
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    Organize an emergency committee to defend Medicare

    It may be a challenge to pin down President-Elect Donald Trump’s exact position and intentions on Medicare and Social Security, ...
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      Build more Green Walls: Get cities to plant a crazy number of trees

      Verdant greenery captures more than the eye and enhance more than the beautiful scenery around town. Trees are also good for public ...
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        Overhaul the way medicines are innovated by de-linking R&D costs from drug prices

        Judging by the national headlines in America today, one particularly effective way to make a killing in the corporate sector is to be a ...
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          Why doctors should prescribe legal aid for their patients

          Ask doctors who’ve practiced in underserved communities and they can testify that what happens to their patients can hinge on the ...
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            Open food pantries inside local schools

            When children come to school hungry because their family can’t afford food, they struggle to learn and concentrate in class. ...
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              Require pharmaceutical companies to justify their price hikes

              The level of profiteering and price gouging in the pharmaceutical industry can be downright scandalous, as former drug company CEO ...
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                Big Pharma would hate this simple solution to curbing $3 billion wasted per year on expensive medicines

                Did you know that the United States throws away $3 billion worth of perfectly good, unused cancer drugs annually—because they’re ...
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                  Seattle is rethinking policing by putting social workers on the daily beat

                  The city of Seattle is trying out an unconventional way of policing: team up social workers with police officers to walk the beat ...
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                    To break the cycle of violence, embed violence intervention teams in hospitals

                    Some hospitals are taking an unusual approach to stop the street violence that’s driving the same victims to cycle in and out ...
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                      Global treaty to help save antibiotic medicines from becoming useless against disease

                      We overuse antibiotic medicines to our peril. The problem is that as the microbes make copies of themselves, then copies of copies, ...
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                        Require housing rentals to be free of toxic lead paint

                        The lead poisoning crisis isn’t just limited to Flint, Michigan. It’s a scourge across the country, causing irreparable ...
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                          No Donuts – campaign for healthy campaign food

                          Let’s get the junk food out of our campaigns! We’re smart. We can do it….We’re working hard, we’re ...
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                            Make Medicare and Medicaid a buy-in option on Health exchanges

                            Pretty straight-forward: Make Medicare and Medicaid a buy-in option on the health care exchanges – to correspond with levels in ...
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                              Spread the Vermont universal healthcare model

                              National Economic Social Rights Initiative (NESRI) is partnering with groups in PA, ME, and MD to spread the VT universal healthcare ...
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