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Caitlin Padula

Entries by Caitlin Padula

The Affordable Care Act Upheld: Addressing America's Health Care Crisis

(1) Comments | Posted July 5, 2012 | 1:40 PM

The Supreme Court decision in National Federation of Independent Business v. Sebelius means that the Affordable Care Act remains the law of the land. As Chief Justice Roberts said in the majority opinion, Congress has the power to enact the individual mandate and the Medicaid expansion, the two...

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The Affordable Care Act: Protecting America's Protectors

(1) Comments | Posted May 25, 2012 | 5:48 PM

In 2010, over 22 million men and women who have served our country in the Armed Forces were still alive. That's a sizeable chunk of the population and those veterans have served in every conflict from World War II through the ongoing War on Terror. Veterans are a...

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The Affordable Care Act: Preventing Chronic Diseases

(1) Comments | Posted February 8, 2012 | 12:55 PM

This article was co-authored by Rachel Gielau, Healthy Futures Associate, AmeriCorps VISTA, Sargent Shriver National Center on Poverty Law.

Did you know that switching the focus from treating chronic illnesses to preventing the diseases will not only improve the health of individuals and families all over the country, but will...

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