Up-and-coming 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Andrew Yang describes his campaign as one of “ideas.” He also puts a large emphasis on math, often using the phrase, “I’ve looked at the numbers.” Some of the campaign posters and hats seen at his rally this week in front of the Lincoln Memorial simply read, “MATH.” Yang is running on many ambitious ideas, from universal basic income — which is perhaps his most popular policy among voters — to socialized healthcare. And while these are not new ideas, Yang is delivering them in a new way.The New York entrepreneur discussed his top five campaign points during a Tuesday evening rally in Washington, D.C. The rally began with the same goal all Democratic candidates have campaigned on so far: 1. Defeating President Donald Trump “This country is going through major problems,” he started. “Now, I am not a career politician. I’m an entrepreneur. I’m a problem … [Read more...] about Meet 2020 Candidate Andrew Yang And His Top 5 Campaign Points
NAPERVILLE, IL — A bird picked up in the Will County section of Naperville has tested positive for West Nile. It is the first confirmed case of the virus in an animal in the county. Kathryn Nelson, Program Coordinator for the Environmental Health Division, said the bird was picked up in Naperville on Aug. 16, according to a news release. In addition, the Will County Health Department said mosquitoes have tested positive for West Nile Virus in seven Will County communities so far this summer, an increase of four since July 22. Joliet, Manhattan, Mokena and New Lenox joined Bolingbrook, Naperville and Shorewood in having WNV-positive mosquitoes collected in monitoring sites. The county has 14 collection sites throughout the county and also receives information from other entities. Positive samples were found in Joliet on July 29 and Aug. 8, Manhattan on Aug. 9, Mokena on Aug. 9, and New Lenox on Aug. 4. Bolingbrook made the list again, with additional positive results from an … [Read more...] about Bird with West Nile Virus Found in Naperville
A Central American migrant family recently released from federal detention waits to board a bus in McAllen, Texas, on June 12. Photo: LOREN ELLIOTT/AFP/Getty Images The third week in June began with a broad political discussion on whether Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s designation of migrant detention centers as “concentration camps” was the correct nomenclature for holding rooms in which 41 detainees live in a cell built for eight. It ended with heinous reports of the conditions at said camps, where undocumented migrant children are being held away from their families in conditions “worse than jail,” according to physician Dolly Lucio Sevier, who wrote up a medical declaration obtained by ABC News after visiting Border Patrol holding facilities along the border in Texas. Here’s everything we’ve learned about conditions in the detention camps in recent weeks. Sevier, a private-practice physician in the Rio Grande Valley, was granted access to a … [Read more...] about Everything We Know About the Inhumane Conditions at Migrant Detention Camps
Democratic 2020 presidential candidate Andrew Yang drew a crowd in Washington, D.C., Monday as he held a rally at the Lincoln Memorial, telling those gathered that the opposite of President Donald Trump is “an Asian man who likes math.” The rally attracted about 500 people, according to the Washington Examiner. Students from George Washington University, American University, and Georgetown University attended the rally wearing Yang 2020 attire and hats that said “MATH,” according to Business Insider, a talking point that Yang emphasized throughout the rally.“The opposite of Donald Trump is an Asian man who likes math,” Yang told the gathered crowds, Business Insider reports. The 44-year-old candidate took the stage shouting, “Yang Gang! Yes, yes, holy crap,” according to the Washington Examiner. Yang is a self-professed entrepreneur who started Venture for America, a non profit meant to “help bring talented young entrepreneurs … [Read more...] about 2020 Dem Candidate Andrew Yang Casts Himself As The Opposite Of Trump Because … Math?
MemorialCare Medical Foundation, the Physician Division of MemorialCare Health System 1st in Orange County to Offer Anthem Blue Cross Enhanced Personal Health Care ACO PPO ProgramMemorialCare Medical Group and Greater Newport Physicians Join New Program That Improves Care and Coordination of Chronic Conditions with Strong Focus on Prevention and Added Services to Improve Health of PatientsAnthem Blue Cross and MemorialCare Medical Foundation, the physician division of MemorialCare Health System, announced that they are collaborating to offer Anthem's Enhanced Personal Care program in Orange County. The initiative, offered for the first time in Orange County, is designed to provide comprehensive, coordinated medical care to Anthem PPO members through an Accountable Care Organization (ACO) partnership with MemorialCare Medical Group and Greater Newport Physicians—MemorialCare Medical Foundation's extensive physician networks in the two-county area. Edinger Medical Group, an … [Read more...] about MemorialCare & Anthem Blue Cross Offer OC’s First Enhanced Personal Health Care Program to Improve Health, Coordination of Medical Services