chronic illness http://kcur.org en Ford-UAW Test Could Affect KC Worker Health Care http://kcur.org/post/ford-uaw-test-could-affect-kc-worker-health-care <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Ford Motor and the United Auto Workers Union today rolled out a pilot health care program that might ultimately affect&nbsp; workers at the Kansas City</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;</span>Claycomo<span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Assembly Plant.</span></p><p>The program would help the chronically ill and was also expected to reduce health care costs.</p><p></p><p>Ford, the union and the union’s retiree health care trust revealed the program at the company’s Dearborn, Michigan headquarters.</p> Mon, 24 Jun 2013 21:49:19 +0000 Dan Verbeck 39062 at http://kcur.org Ford-UAW Test Could Affect KC Worker Health Care When Someone You Love Has A Chronic Illness http://kcur.org/post/when-someone-you-love-has-chronic-illness <p>Every individual will face it at one time or another during their lifetime: a chronic illness affecting them, a family member or a close friend.</p> <p>What do we say to a loved one who is battling cancer? How do we best support that person and their family? And how do we interact with others when we're the one who is ill?</p> Wed, 29 Feb 2012 18:51:43 +0000 Stephen Steigman & Steve Kraske 13346 at http://kcur.org When Someone You Love Has A Chronic Illness