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Local Residents Demand Rep. Bean’s Support for HR 3200 with the Strongest Public Option


Schaumburg, IL - Small business owners and local residents rallied outside the office of Congresswoman Bean (D-8th) Wednesday to urge her support f

Medical Students, HCAN March on Blue Cross in Chicago


The American Medical Student Association (AMSA) and Health Care for America Now (HCAN) joined in demanding a new future for the health care system – one that does not put the insurance company between doctor and patient. 

Reaction Mixed on Kirk's Town Hall Meeting


A life-or-death issue - 'People should not die because they cannot get health care'


By Nicholas P. Alajakis

It's a situation Lake County Coroner Dr. Richard Keller sees all-too-often.

More online Read President Obama's 615-page health-care plan at

$40 Million Health Care Campaign to Launch in Illinois and Nationwide


Community Leaders in Springfield Join Together to Push for Quality, Affordable Health Care for Every American

Springfield, IL - July 8, 2008 – Today, here in Springfield and in 52 other cities across the country, including 37 state capitols, a new national campaign is bringing together millions of Americans to demand quality, affordable health care for all. Health Care for America Now (HCAN) is being launched by 95 national and local groups that represent labor, community organizations, doctors, nurses, women, small businesses, faith-based organizations, people of color, netroots activists, and think tanks. Health Care for America Now is organizing to assure that the first order of business of the next President and Congress is to pass legislation in 2009 that guarantees quality, affordable health care for all.