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Would you work to expand the Affordable Care Act in Florida?

Would you work to expand the Affordable Care Act in the state of Florida to cover those who are too poor to qualify? Would you work for a single payer health care system?

Submitted by: jasonc from FL
April 18, 2016, 6:03 p.m.
Issue area: Health

What will you do to help those with mental illness and/or disabilities?

Mental illness and disabilities are a very real and, seemingly, a growing problem in our country, due to inadequate nutrition, pollution, and child neglect (by parents, teachers, and doctors).

Submitted by: Megan J. Hutton from FL
April 24, 2016, 4:41 a.m.
Issue area: Health

Do you support increased funding for medical research?

Medical research will result in effective treatments for cancer, Alzheimer's disease, heart disease, kidney and lung disease and diseases of children.

Submitted by: Paul C. from AZ
April 19, 2016, 7:38 p.m.
Issue area: Health

What will you do to stop the corporate influence over FDA & USDA policies?

2 agencies control our entire food & health system. They attack our right to choose what we put in our bodies, daily! Gmo labels, vitamins, natural cures & organic.Our health choices are under attack!

Submitted by: Kimberly J. from MD
April 22, 2016, 1:37 a.m.
Issue area: Health

What are you doing to make care for mentall illness accessible, compassionate?

Florida has one of the lowest ratings in the u.s. for mental health care. It affects every family and often includes drug and alcohol abuse. Because we don't usually talk about it, sufferers are margi

Submitted by: Marilyn S. from FL
April 21, 2016, 6:10 p.m.
Issue area: Health

Would you commit to delisting Cannabis and releasing all interned for POT offins

Even the Federal government has a patent on the medical uses of Cannabis. Cannabis as a safe recreational and beneficial medical drug is undeniable.

Submitted by: Jerry Schull from GA
April 25, 2016, 8:26 a.m.
Issue area: Health

Do you agree all veterans should be able to go to Civilian Hospitals/clinics for their care?

Eliminating these hospitals, etc. would save billions of dollars. Civilian doctors save lives and you can get appointments before you die. The VA almost killed my husband.

Submitted by: Irene T. from FL
April 21, 2016, 8 a.m.
Issue area: Health

Would you support expanding health care insurance?

Currently, hearing aids aren't covered and a separate insurance is needed for eye and dental care. Would you support adding these to the basics covered by ALL health insurances?

Submitted by: Debra_VanSandt from MI
April 22, 2016, 4:36 a.m.
Issue area: Health

Would you support cancer treatment that is functional/integrative medicine?

There are many successful, non toxic, non invasion treatments for cancer but are not offered to patients in the US. A patient should be given the choice of alternative or pharmaceutical treatments.

Submitted by: Vivian from NY
April 20, 2016, 12:30 a.m.
Issue area: Health

What will Republicans replace with ObamaCare if they repeal it?

I heard Ted Cruz say on CBS Morning News that he still wants to repeal ObamaCare, but not one Republican have public said what their plans are after they repeal it.

Submitted by: josh from SC
April 19, 2016, 8:44 p.m.
Issue area: Health

What will you do to ensure that poor Floridians & others can afford healthcare?

Currently Florida is one of 19 states to not expand Medicaid which would allow low income/poor citizens to purchase affordable (subsidized) healthcare. AKA close the Medicaid gap.
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Submitted by: Jim from MO
April 21, 2016, 11:14 p.m.
Issue area: Health

Should employers be allowed to opt out of insurance that covers birth control?

If so, should they also be allowed to opt out of insurance that covers Viagra and vasectomies? Why not?

Submitted by: Pwupp from NY
April 24, 2016, 2:08 p.m.
Issue area: Health

How will you increase sexual health education, support, & resources for youth?

Regardless of your opinion on the morality of abortion, outlawing it doesn't keep it from happening. It just drives young, scared women to do it in an unsafe way. Same with abstinence-only education.

Submitted by: Emily from Kansas from KS
April 23, 2016, 11:29 p.m.
Issue area: Health

Will you recall (if legal) Gov Scott for not expanding medicaid for the poor?

Hundreds are dying for lack of access to health care providers. I am personally vulnerable to that fact

Submitted by: Ahmad G. from FL
April 24, 2016, 2:20 p.m.
Issue area: Health

Do you think schools are dodging addressing mental health issues?

There is a stigma surrounding mental health and the stigma has led to youths and adults taking their lives because of mental health issues. Do you support schools dodging teaching mental health?

Submitted by: Michael G. from NY
April 21, 2016, 9:37 a.m.
Issue area: Health

How will you prevent the loss of 8,640 MD's who did not get a residency position

Without a residency a doctor cannot obtain a license. With school loans due these fully educated MD's will have to find other work. The problem only gets bigger each yr.with the backlog of applicants
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Submitted by: LESLIE L. from FL
April 24, 2016, 1:36 p.m.
Issue area: Health

What will you do to work with the President to stop Heroine addiction in the US?

Over 50k American citizens are dying every year due to heroine overdose from drugs coming from the Mexican Cartels and we have to stop them now!

Submitted by: Arizona Jack from AZ
April 20, 2016, 5:52 p.m.
Issue area: Health

What would you do to correct the imperfections in Obamacare?

Will you fight for a reduction of costs of life or a raise of salary, and why?

Submitted by: Henock D from FL
April 18, 2016, 8:29 p.m.
Issue area: Health

Do you support a FEDERAL law requiring SPECIFIC, adequate care in nursing homes?

By 2050, it's estimated 13.8+ million Americans will have Alzheimer's, up to 1 in 4 Americans over 65. Many will need care in nursing homes. Specific, ethical, loophole-free staffing minimums are need

Submitted by: Se D. from NJ
April 21, 2016, 8 p.m.
Issue area: Health

If Cannabis laws are not guided by scientific/medical evidence then what guides

What guides Cannabis prohibition if it is not guided by scientific/medical evidence?
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Submitted by: Luis R. from GA
April 22, 2016, 8:13 a.m.
Issue area: Health

Is it true medicare for all would benifit corporations and small businesses?

If it businesses no longer are obligated to provide Heathcare they can hire more full-time employees and Labor Unions and Corporations wouldnt fight over future Healthcare labor disputes

Submitted by: BillBarney from CA
April 21, 2016, 5:35 p.m.
Issue area: Health

Would you support a repeal or amending the "Affordable" care act?

The middle class cannot sustain the burden of the so called "affordable" care act. It is much too expensive and people will go without healthcare. This is KILLING people instead of healing people!

Submitted by: Cindy S. from PA
April 19, 2016, 7:01 p.m.
Issue area: Health

Support for federal law requiring core disability services in all 50 states?

At this time, Medicaid -funded services for people with ID/DD vary greatly from state to state. Would you support new legislation setting federal minimum standards for these essential services?
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Submitted by: Jacob W. from NY
April 21, 2016, 1:19 p.m.
Issue area: Health

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