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Medical Privacy in the Digital Wild

Donna Marie Williams | Posted 12.30.2015 | Healthy Living
Donna Marie Williams

Protect the health information that you control. recommends the following:

Health Insurance Options for Early Retirees

Jim T. Miller | Posted 07.30.2014 | Fifty
Jim T. Miller

If your yearly income falls below the 400 percent poverty level, the Obamacare insurance marketplace is probably your best option for getting health coverage because of the federal tax credits they offer, which will reduce the amount you'll have to pay for a policy.

Can You Really Get Off the Grid?

Sheila Blanchette | Posted 04.24.2013 | Fifty
Sheila Blanchette

My husband and I are off the grid. We no longer own our home, and we are currently living in other people's houses.

Lucia Graves

Senate Dems Push To Reinstate COBRA After GOP Block | Lucia Graves | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Sens. Bob Casey (D-Pa.) and Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio) introduced legislation Tuesday to reinstate the healthcare subsidies for fired workers that expired...

Quinn Signs Bill To Protect COBRA Benefits For Unemployed

Chicago Sun-Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Gov. Pat Quinn on Saturday signed legislation into law that ensures unemployed small business workers in Illinois will receive continued COBRA health ...

Why the Silence on Extending Jobless Health Care Benefits?

Mark Miller | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mark Miller

What's more important: a cost-of-living increase in Social Security benefits for retired people, or health insurance subsidies for the unemployed? The answer depends on your clout in Washington.

As COBRA Subsidies Expire, Unemployed Fear High Insurance Costs

The Huffington Post | Julian Hattem | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

As part of its Bearing Witness 2.0 project, the Huffington Post is rounding up compelling local stories about the victims of the recession. Federal...

Health Insurance Subsidy in the Stim: What you need to know

Mark Miller | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Mark Miller

COBRA is the federal program that allows workers to hold on to their health insurance benefits after a job loss. The measure is a stop on the way toward an envisioned universal health system.

How To Die Happy

Verena von Pfetten | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Verena von Pfetten

We were given some bad, sad, and shocking news yesterday. It was announced that Ted Kennedy has been diagnosed with a malignant brain tumor. Terminal ...