care about

care about someone or something

 
1. to hold someone or something dear; to prize someone or something. I really care about you. I care very much about my family.
2. to have even minimal regard for someone or something. (Does not imply any of the tender feelings expressed in {1}.) Don't you care about animals? I care about what happens in Washington.
See also: care
References in classic literature ?
To save you the trouble of wading through a lot of scientific detail, which I know you don't care about, I'll tell you that the story is about a queer idol of solid gold, weighing many pounds, and, in consequence, of great value.
However, if we truly care about that issue, we could mount a parallel effort to require payment of a living wage so that no one but laggards need live in poverty.
Providers had concerns under traditional managed care about plans disrupting the patient-physician relationships that they believe are critical to high levels of care.
But purchasers of health care usually don't know, and often don't care about its quality, and so private health-care providers can't increase their incomes by offering it.
Ultimately, health plans and integrated systems would be caring for a defined population with an incentive to care about the health and wellness of that population.
Kassirer succinctly summarizes this admonition: "These companies can survive, if (they) show that they care about more than profits, that they do not skimp on care, that they support their just share of teaching, research, and the care of the poor, that they no longer muzzle physicians, and that they offer something special (including controlling costs) by managing care.