Saturday, October 11, 2008

Help us Help Them

How can we help these people?

Real Stories about Real People

Nathan Wilkes

Cynthia Campbell

In a stunning turn around, insurance giant CIGNA has capitulated to community demands, and protests that the California Nurses Association/National Nurses Organizing Committee helped to generate, and agreed to a critically needed liver transplant for Nataline Sarkisyan, a 17-year-old girl in the intensive care unit at UCLA Medical Center. Unfortunately, Nataline passed away yesterday just after six o'clock the same day of the massive protest

Emily Cannon is a young woman in the prime of life, the daughter of a registered nurse, and a former elementary school teacher whose life has ground to a halt since developing a chronic but treatable illness. She is now being denied care she needs to return to the active life she once enjoyed.

Watch this compelling video about a mother and daughter living on a fixed income and having to fight their health insurance provider for coverage.

Retiree Juanita Anderson doesn't just fear the rare disease that attacks her organs and sends her to the ER,she also fears the insurance companies who can change her coverage at any time and destroy her finances.

Linda Peeno-Sicko

Michael Moore-Sicko

Andy Bales: Rescue Mission

Deborah Burger—RN

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