The demise of single payer started a long time ago — a guest blog by Leftover

For frequent readers of this blog, Leftover needs no introduction. He’s been a vigorous and thought-provoking commenter for years. This is his first Dating Jesus blog post: Single Payer is dead. After a long struggle against the neoliberal commodification of healthcare, Single Payer has succumbed to the demands of our Hayekian market society that dictate …

Girls? Feel the tingle?

As of today, a host of preventive healthcare services for women should be offered without cost, thanks to the Affordable Care Act. From the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, those services include: Well-woman visits. Gestational diabetes screening that helps protect pregnant women from one of the most serious pregnancy-related diseases. Domestic and interpersonal …