How to Help

If you're like us, your digital life is one big, fast news feed. Some of this news is messed up. How to Help works in the news cycle to connect you with ways to do something about the day's big stories.

We'd Advise Not Getting Sick

We'd Advise Not Getting Sick

Most people would agree that Obamacare isn't perfect. But it has provided coverage to many people who couldn't otherwise get it.

If the majority party in Congress can pull off a Kumbaya moment, tomorrow could mark the beginning of the end. That's when the House plans to vote to repeal and replace.

According to the Congressional Budget Office, this plan would kick 14 million people off their coverage by 2018, and 24 million by 2026.

Older Americans would be especially hard hit. The AARP calls it the "age tax."

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Source:  The Simpsons/Fox

How to help keep health care accessible and affordable

Check out this cool/demoralizing tool to see how many people where you live will lose coverage.

Get more background than you'll ever need here.

Urge your member of Congress (especially your House Representative) to do the right thing by calling 202.224.3121. Some good phone scripts here.

Find local events where you can weigh in here and here.

Say His Name:  Timothy Caughman

Say His Name: Timothy Caughman

Badge of Honor

Badge of Honor