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National Recap: Republicans propose health care bill

National Recap: Republicans propose health care bill

By Meaghan McElroy, Opinion Editor September 19, 2017
Conservative groups have spoken against the bill, saying that there needs to be a full overhaul of Obamacare — not just a replacement.
National recap: Trump clashes with Republicans

National recap: Trump clashes with Republicans

By Meaghan McElroy, Opinion Editor August 30, 2017
Trump’s relationship with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is the most noticeably divided.
National Recap: Republican health care bill falls flat

National Recap: Republican health care bill falls flat

By Celisa Calacal, Opinion Editor March 29, 2017
Despite promises to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, the GOP's attempt to pass a health care overhaul bill has failed.
National Recap: Unsure future for U.S. health care

National Recap: Unsure future for U.S. health care

By Celisa Calacal, Opinion Editor February 1, 2017
The Affordable Care Act may be repealed as President Donald Trump and the Republican Congress take action to gut the health care law.
Christina Moylan, director of public health emergency preparedness, first began working at the college in 2015 as an assistant professor in the Department of Health Promotion and Physical Education in which she specialized in health policy and management. She then went on to work as associate dean of the School of Health Sciences and Human Performance in 2018.

Commentary: Affordable Care Act rests on shaky ground

By Christina Moylan February 1, 2017
The “replace” options floated so far are rehashed been-there-done-that approaches long favored by conservatives.
Senior Alexis Beebe stands in front of the Hammond Health Center. Beebe is a communication  management and design major with minors in integrated marketing communications and sociology.

Commentary: Hammond Health Center needs more resources

By Alexis Beebe March 4, 2015
It is clear that the center is understaffed and overbooked, resulting in a supply of resources that simply cannot meet the demand that our college presents.

Tensions flare with Obamacare

By Dylan Maloney February 5, 2014

Those who watched President Obama’s State of the Union Address on Jan. 28 may have noticed his wonderful use of anecdotal evidence. The president used the story of Amanda Shelley, a single mother working...

Commentary: How Hobby Lobby can teach us to avoid following laws

By Taylor Palmer December 4, 2013

Hobby Lobby, an arts and crafts superstore, opened up a new location in Ithaca — which isn’t a huge surprise, because people in Ithaca love arts and crafts. But, on Nov. 11, Ithaca residents and students...

Shot at health: marketplace gives young adults insurance options

Shot at health: marketplace gives young adults insurance options

By Emily Masters and Noreyana Fernando, Staff Writer and News Editor October 30, 2013
The recently implemented portion of the Affordable Care Act gives young adults another way to buy insurance, marking a milestone for what experts say is a population that has traditionally had the highest rate of uninsured people in the U.S.

Why young people should care about healthcare

By Kari Beal November 1, 2012
The Affordable Care Act is a hot-button issue this election season. But for students, this new extension allowing them to stay on their parents insurance until the age of 26 isn’t the only health issue they should be concerned about.
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