The financial difficulties younger Americans face are indicative of deeper problems in the U.S. health care system.
Nurses argue for-profit health care artificially deflates staffing levels to protect hospital employers’ bottom lines.
Saddling an overworked staff with inadequate pay and resources threatens employees and patients alike.
“We are kind of at this breaking point. We’re at this cusp,” says health care worker Hannah Winchester.
Health care workers are sounding the alarm on increased threats and assaults in their workplaces.
More than 400 U.S. health care workers have also died since the vaccine rollout began.
The model of service that students are testing opens up many possibilities, limited only by will and imagination.
Currently, four times as many Californians are testing positive for the coronavirus compared with the summer’s peak.
Paid sick leave and a living wage are often out of reach for the average nursing home aide.
This comes as North Dakota faces one of the worst outbreaks of COVID-19 and grapples with health care staff shortages.