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The Precautionary Principle is Paramount

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Photos: Our First Stand: Save Health Care

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NNU Petition Granted to Prevent Workplace Violence

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NNU Endorses Sanders’ Senate Amendment 19

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‘Access’ to Buying Insurance is Not Health Coverage

‘Access’ to Buying Insurance is Not Health Coverage

A signature exchange early in the first Senate hearing Wednesday for Rep. Tom Price in his nomination to be the next Health and Human Services Secretary illustrates a lot about our still damaged healthcare system, and how it could now get much worse. —NNU Executive Director, RoseAnn DeMoro, Contributing to Huffington Post, 01/19/17 More »

Nurses Announce Opposition to Sen. Sessions for Attorney General

Nurses Announce Opposition to Sen. Sessions for Attorney General

National Nurses United is joining with civil rights and civil liberties advocates to oppose the confirmation of Sen. Jeff Sessions to be the next U.S. Attorney General, NNU announced today. NNU will urge the Senate to reject Sessions’ nomination. —National Nurses United, 01/19/17 More »

Nurses Face More Violence From Hospital Patients

Nurses Face More Violence From Hospital Patients

Nurses and other health care workers increasingly face verbal abuse, physical assaults and injuries, often from the patients they're trying to help, according to testimony at a Jan. 10 meeting held by the Labor Department's Occupational Safety and Health Administration on Capitol Hill. —Lisa Esposito, US News And World Report, 01/18/17 More »

As Confirmation Hearing Opens, Nurses Urge Senate to Reject Price

As Confirmation Hearing Opens, Nurses Urge Senate to Reject Price

With the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions scheduled to open a hearing Wednesday on the nomination of Rep. Tom Price as Secretary of Health and Human Services, National Nurses United urged both the committee and the full Senate to reject Price, citing his record of opposition to major healthcare services and advocacy of harmful cuts in in key healthcare programs. —National Nurses United, 01/18/17 More »

The Precautionary Principle is Paramount

The Precautionary Principle is Paramount

More than two years after the West African Ebola outbreak panicked the globe, Ebola news made headlines again when researchers found evidence suggesting that the deadly virus lingers in people’s lungs. —Bonnie Castillo, RN, Director of RN Response Network and Health & Safety at NNU, 01/17/17 More »

HHS Nominee Tom Price Faces Insider Trading Accusations

HHS Nominee Tom Price Faces Insider Trading Accusations

President-elect Donald Trump’s nominee to lead the Department of Health and Human Services bought shares in a medical device company last year and then introduced legislation in the House to help the company less than a week later, CBS News has confirmed. —Rebecca Shabad, CBS News, 01/17/17 More »

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