Tag Archives: System

Amid Medicare For All Talk, Insurance Industry Poll Says 66% Support 'Existing' System

Senator Kamala Harris, a Democrat from California, reacts while speaking during an event to launch presidential campaign in Oakland, California, U.S., on Sunday, Jan. 27, 2019.  Photographer: David Paul Morris/Bloomberg© 2019 Bloomberg Finance LP A new health insurance industry-backed poll shows two in three Americans “support the existing health care system” over a government-run healthcare… Read More »

Stopping cancer from recruiting immune system double agents

Cancerous tumors trick myeloid cells, an important part of the immune system, into perceiving them as a damaged part of the body; the tumors actually put myeloid cells to work helping them grow and metastasize (spread). A research team co-led by scientists at Rush University Medical Center have discovered a potential therapy that can disrupt… Read More »

Advocate Aurora Health pledges system will operate on 100% renewable energy by 2030

Advocate Aurora Health has pledged to power the system’s operations entirely with renewable electricity by 2030. The health system includes 27 hospitals and more than 500 sites of outpatient care from Northeast Wisconsin to Central Illinois. “Advocate Aurora Health is the first health system in Illinois to publicly announce such a goal,” the system said… Read More »