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One reason for the continued resistance to the Affordable Care Act is a badly distorted narrative of how it became law....
From: The Atlantic | By: Norm Ornstein | Monday, July 6, 2015
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You may have recently seen a TV ad about the "most common eating disorder in US adults": Binge Eating Disorder. The spot features champion tennis player Monica Seles talking about her struggles with BED, which was classified by the American Psychiatric...
From: Mother Jones | By: Julia Lurie | Monday, July 6, 2015
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Hindered by court decisions, the White House and Congress, OSHA's war on health hazards has faltered.
From: Center for Public Integrity | By: Jim Morris | Monday, July 6, 2015
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Say you woke up tomorrow morning and decided you’d like to make sure that women struggling to get pregnant would continue to struggle; that patients on kidney dialysis would never get a break from monthly blood transfusions; or that boys with Duchenne...
From: Boston Business Journal | By: Don Seiffert | Monday, July 6, 2015
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Despite the Supreme Court’s repeated attempts to prop it up, Obamacare is collapsing. This is obvious not merely to the majority of Americans who have always disapproved of the law, but also to an increasing number of progressives. Consequently, we...
From: Free Republic | By: American Spectator | Monday, July 6, 2015
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Tom Tomorrow The average lifespan of an Antarctic emperor penguin is 15 to 20 years. The average lifespan of an American comic strip is probably far shorter. Both are reasons to celebrate the 25th anniversary of This Modern World, Tom Tomorrow's unconventional...
From: Mother Jones | By: Dave Gilson | Monday, July 6, 2015
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Check if you're drinking enough water
From: Time | By: Jennifer So | Sunday, July 5, 2015
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Today’s tech firms have yet to match their predecessors for transformative discoveries.
From: City Journal | By: Mark P. Mills | Sunday, July 5, 2015
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Ebola doctors Heroic efforts admired Angels of mercy!   Genome sequencing Compare normal with patient Secrets revealed   Next-gen sequencing One big issue still out there Interpretation   Republicans rule Eye Affordable Care Act Newly covered screwed?...
From: Xconomy | By: Stewart Lyman | Monday, July 6, 2015
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SUFFOLK At the front of the classroom, officers acted out a familiar scenario. Police had just spotted a suspicious person walking on private property.
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U.S. Republican presidential candidate Chris Christie said on Sunday Supreme Court justices of his liking would not have legalized same-sex marriage and would have struck down a key provision of a national health care law. The two landmark rulings last...
From: The Raw Story | By: Reuters | Monday, July 6, 2015
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The Affordable Care Act has weathered its share of punches in recent weeks, including a Supreme Court challenge that could have led to its unraveling. Its next bout could hit consumers in the pocketbook. In Florida, several big-name insurance providers...
From: Free Republic | By: Tampa Bay Times | Sunday, July 5, 2015
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Heart attack and risk of stroke may be significantly higher in women diagnosed with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), according to an expansive study published in the American Heart Association journal Circulation. Researchers in the Nurses’ Health...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Rachel Lucio | Sunday, July 5, 2015
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In Wisconsin, a healthcare employer shows that the choice between working and not working needn’t be all or nothing....
From: The Atlantic | By: Nancy Cook | Sunday, July 5, 2015
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U.S. Republican presidential candidate Chris Christie said on Sunday Supreme Court justices of his liking would not have legalized same-sex marriage and would have struck down a key provision of a national health care law. The two landmark rulings last...
From: The Raw Story | By: Reuters | Sunday, July 5, 2015
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Republican presidential candidate Chris Christie said on Sunday Supreme Court justices of his liking would not have legalized same-sex marriage and would have struck down a key provision of a national health care law....
From: Reuters | Sunday, July 5, 2015
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I realize our blog was curiously silent when we were all thinking, “gay marriage—in your FACE bitches!” And, “isn’t it a good thing that not quite enough Supreme Court justices were swayed by a ludicrously weak argument first tendered in the...
From: Crooked Timber | By: Belle Waring | Sunday, July 5, 2015
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WASHINGTON, July 5 (Reuters) - U.S. Republican presidential candidate Chris Christie said on Sunday Supreme Court justices of his liking would not have legalized same-sex marriage and would have struck down a key provision of a national health care law....
From: TV Squad | By: Reuters | Sunday, July 5, 2015
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More states are stepping in to cushion the financial pain for patients who need medicine that can cost up to hundreds of thousands of dollars a year....
From: Kaiser Health News | By: Michael Ollove, Stateline | Monday, July 6, 2015
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Commentary: consolidations will mean higher premiums, lost jobs
From: Center for Public Integrity | By: Wendell Potter | Monday, July 6, 2015
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Immigration reform will be a big topic at the 2015 National Council of La Raza Annual Conference, starting Saturday at Bartle Hall. But the Latino population, like the rest of America, is concerned with so much more than that. In addition to meaningful...
From: Free Republic | By: Kansas City Star | Monday, July 6, 2015
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For all the fanfare, Google Glass wasn’t exactly […]
From: Silicon Angle | By: Mike Wheatley | Monday, July 6, 2015
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KUALA LUMPUR: The Malaysia External Trade Development Corp (Matrade) achieved RM39.63mil sales at the incoming buying mission (IBM) held in conjunction with the APHM International Healthcare Conference and Exhibition 2015 here on June 15-16.
From: The Star Malaysia | Monday, July 6, 2015
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Despite the recent Supreme Court ruling upholding ObamaCare subsidies, opponents of the law remain poised to strike a key blow against another component of the health care overhaul in a matter of months. Republicans, with help from Democrats, have gained...
From: Free Republic | By: Fox News.com | Saturday, July 4, 2015
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July 5, 2015 (BENTIU) - South Sudanese rebels allied to former vice president Riek Machar have taken full control of Koch county in Unity state, including the main oil production site at Tharjath, a spokesperson for the rebel-appointed governor disclosed....
From: Sudan Tribune | By: SudanTribube.com | Monday, July 6, 2015
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More and more Chinese people are realizing there is an alternative solution to health care overseas, and the industry is recognized as high potential.
From: China.org.cn | Monday, July 6, 2015
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In less than one year ‒ we've seen a staggering number of data breaches in healthcare. Almost 96 million records were stolen in just 3 high‒profile cases alone ‒ Community Health Systems (4.5 million), Anthem (80 million), and Premera (11 million)....
From: Forbes | By: Dan Munro | Monday, July 6, 2015
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Health care companies paid Minnesota doctors $10 million last year in consulting deals.
From: Minneapolis Star Tribune | Monday, July 6, 2015
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By Brendan Fischer and Mary Bottari America fought a revolution against secret and unaccountable government, but this Fourth of July Scott Walker and the Wisconsin GOP are planning on gutting Wisconsin's open records law, the strongest in the nation....
From: TV Squad | By: Mary Bottari | Saturday, July 4, 2015
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Neighborcare leader sees community clinics and Obamacare as remaking health care to benefit people, rather than systems.
From: Seattle Times | By: Jerry Large | Monday, July 6, 2015
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Devolution can kill. That is the lesson from the country’s attempts to devolve health care.
From: Daily Nation Kenya | Sunday, July 5, 2015
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Now that the Supreme Court has declined to gut President Obama’s health reform, it’s time for Republicans in Congress to re-think how they have been responding to the law. They should begin by asking three questions: 1. What are the worst features...
From: Free Republic | By: Townhall.com | Saturday, July 4, 2015
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 We live in the digital age. You know that already. Two out of three Americans are now smartphone owners, and more than 86 percent of the population is connected online. But while digital has permeated everything from our social lives to how we...
From: TechCrunch | By: Brian Tilzer | Sunday, July 5, 2015
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As a customer service consultant, I do end up working in noncommercial arenas where the term “customer” and “service provider” don’t precisely fit: healthcare customer service (“patient satisfaction”), not for profits (“donor relations”)...
From: Forbes | By: Micah Solomon | Sunday, July 5, 2015
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Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha has urged the public not to link the Universal Coverage Healthcare Scheme (UC) with the planned procurement of Chinese submarines and turn them into political issues.
From: Bangkok Post | Sunday, July 5, 2015
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Filed under: Real Estate, Personal Finance, Early Retirement, Retirement Living Getty ImagesCreating a detailed financial plan is an essential step to retiring early. By Kelly Campbell Retirement is thought of as the time to stop working, start slowing...
From: Daily Finance | By: U.S. News | Saturday, July 4, 2015
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Despite the recent Supreme Court ruling upholding ObamaCare subsidies, opponents of the law remain poised to strike a key blow against the health care law in a matter of months....
From: Fox News | By: Kelley Beaucar Vlahos | Saturday, July 4, 2015
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A lot of activity has taken place in the wearable devices (wearables) world in the last few weeks. Fitbit went public. Jawbone is suing Fitbit. Apple Watch went on sale (for real, this time). If you read the tech news, it might feel like the technology...
From: Forbes | By: Chander Chawla | Sunday, July 5, 2015
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You know where I'm going with this, right? We keep on fighting, that's what. We've won some very important victories in the past few months, in particular on the minimum wage. We've won at the ballot box, where voters and/or legislators—including in...
From: Daily Kos | By: Ian Reifowitz | Sunday, July 5, 2015
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A government funding fight is shaping up as another big partisan brawl
From: Time | By: Dan Hirschhorn | Sunday, July 5, 2015
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Today is the 80th anniversary of the National Labor Relations Act. Of course, the NLRA is hardly working for workers these days, with regulatory capture and unfriendly court decisions creating a regime that keeps all the restrictions on workers and eliminates...
From: Lawyers Guns and Money | By: Erik Loomis | Sunday, July 5, 2015
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I visited WeWork in London recently, the super-hot office rental company that rents trendy space to tech startups. The company just took a new round of $400 million in investment funding, and it is now valued at $10 billion. I also asked the company...
From: Business Insider | By: Jim Edwards | Sunday, July 5, 2015
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Telegraph View: Our analysis of NHS spending indicates that savings are there to be made - from painkillers to toilet roll......
From: Telegraph | By: Telegraph View | Sunday, July 5, 2015
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 Last month I attended the Collision conference in Las Vegas; it served up a hipster/music festival feel with a decidedly tech twist. The event welcomed old-school headliners like PayPal, Dropbox and Facebook, but also brought in hundreds of tech startups,...
From: TechCrunch | By: Jonathan Bush | Sunday, July 5, 2015
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It has been five years since the Affordable Care Act (ACA) became law, and new data and numerous real-life stories are beginning to reveal how close or how far the ACA has come toward meeting its objective in Washington state.
From: Seattle Times | By: Lisa Stiffler | Sunday, July 5, 2015
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According to a study by Axa PPP healthcare, 68 per cent fear their firm’s productivity and revenue would be hit if an employee were unable to come in for four weeks or more. Source:: Dailymail...
From: Palestine Telegraph | By: PT Editor | Saturday, July 4, 2015
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Scott Johnson
From: Power Line | By: Scott Johnson | Saturday, July 4, 2015
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Larry Mishel: Professor Hubbard’s Claim about Wage and Compensation Stagnation Is Not True: ...A New York Times editorial points out ... that Glenn Hubbard, a leading conservative economist and key adviser to GOP candidate Jeb Bush, does not seem to......
From: Economist's View | By: Mark Thoma | Saturday, July 4, 2015
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Employers who reimburse their workers for health care costs will face massive tax penalties beginning Wednesday. Prior to the passage of the Affordable Care Act, with its mandate that all Americans purchase insurance and requirement for businesses to...
From: Free Republic | By: Watchdog.org | Saturday, July 4, 2015
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