Right now, voters are worried about inflation and rising fuel prices, but they ignore the imminent threats to their healthcare. American healthcare continues to be under assault, and unless we address these issues, a severe health issue could bankrupt families.
The mortality rate from lung cancer has dropped in recent decades—by 56% in men from 1990 to 2019 and by 32% in women from 2002 to 2019. In recent years, early detection and treatment improvements have helped boost the 3-year survival rate for lung cancer from 21% in 2004 to 31% in 2015 through 2017. The 5-year survival rate has increased by 6% for distant-stage lung cancer, 33% for a regional-stage disease, and 60% for localized disease. But it’s still the leading cause of cancer deaths. (American Cancer Society’s ACS)
On Donald Trump’s way out the White House door, he did something revealing how he lied and cheated his way into office and about where his allegiances genuinely are. On January 4, 2021, two days before the insurrection and 16 days before Trump’s term ended, his administration proposed a new rule on drug prices, a major issue in both the 2016 and 2020 campaigns.