Horses take on role as therapists for war veterans struggling with PTSD.

War Veteran Daniel Cooper pats a horse during an equine therapy session.

Horses take on role as therapists for war veterans struggling with post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Australia. http://www.abc.net.au/…/2017-12-12/horses-healing-w…/9248962 http://www.abc.net.au/news/2017-12-12/horses-healing-war-veterans/9248962

Time’s running out. Tell Congress to stop $25 billion in Medicare cuts.

Stop Medicare cuts.  If Congress doesn’t act before December 31, Medicare could be cut by $25 billion. Right now, the House and the Senate are debating a tax bill that would raise the deficit and trigger automatic Medicare cuts – but it’s not too late to stand up for Medicare. Congress needs to know that cutting Medicare is unfair and unacceptable. Send a letter to your legislators today, and demand they pledge to protect Medicare!  https://action.aarp.org/site/Advocacy?cmd=display&page=UserAction&id=6830

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Millions of Children Could Lose Health Coverage Starting Next Month.

Lawmakers have yet to renew funding for the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP), which insures nearly 9 million children in low-income families. Lawmakers have yet to renew federal funding for the Children’s Health Insurance Program, also known as CHIP, which insures nearly nine million children in low-income families. Most states will run out of money in the next few months if Congress does not act. https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2017/12/14/us/children-at-risk-of-losing-health-care-CHIP.html?smid=fb-nytimes&smtyp=cur

3.6 million people signed up for ObamaCare plans in one month.

3.6 million people signed up for ObamaCare plans in one monthNearly one million more Americans have signed up for ObamaCare this year than did last year despite President Trump’s efforts to undermine enrollment by slashing the promotion budget by 90 percent and cutting the federal enrollment period in half. http://thehill.com/policy/healthcare/363527-36-million-people-have-signed-up-for-obamacare-plans-in-one-month

More Medicaid & Medicare cuts from the Republicans are on the way, affecting millions of veterans and their families. 

Ryan pledges ‘entitlement reform’ in 2018. http://thehill.com/homenews/house/363642-ryan-pledges-entitlement-reform-in-2018