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Health Law Brings Growth In Food Stamps In Some States

AP | Posted 04.22.2015 | Politics

CHICAGO (AP) — President Barack Obama's health care law has had a surprising side effect: In some states, it appears to be enticing more Americans t...

Do You Know Where Your Health Data Is?

Ifeoma Ajunwa | Posted 04.15.2015 | Impact
Ifeoma Ajunwa

The data we generate in our digital lives can reveal important information, particularly about our health. For one, our social networks can be predictive of health outcomes and conditions, in part because of shared attitudes amongst social groups.

Obama Taps Senior Aide To Oversee Policy Execution

AP | By JOSH LEDERMAN and JULIE PACE | Posted 07.16.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama appointed a new White House adviser Friday and charged her with overseeing the execution of major policies ...

Health Law Is Tricky For Parents Of Medicaid Children

AP | HOLLY RAMER | Posted 01.26.2014 | Business

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Some parents shopping for health insurance through the new federal marketplace are running into trouble when their children mig...

Health Care Reform: What's Next?

Emily Spitzer | Posted 01.16.2013 | Politics
Emily Spitzer

The Obama administration has turned from celebrating its victory to moving forward with the rollout of the ACA. The administration and the states have to make decisions on a number of outstanding issues in order for the ACA to be implemented on schedule.

Jeffrey Young

Does Your Health Insurance Company Owe You A Rebate? | Jeffrey Young | Posted 07.16.2012 | Business

When Laird Le found a check for $70.02 in the mail, he wasn't quite sure why. Turns out, he's one of the estimated 13 million Americans that will rece...

Dave Jamieson

Nurses 'Pit Against' Low-Wage Hospital Workers In Union Spat | Dave Jamieson | Posted 06.16.2012 | Business

One labor union’s position on nurse-to-patient ratios in California hospitals has outraged other unions that represent registered nurses in the stat...

Health Care Debate Puts Medicare On The Line

AP | RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR | Posted 07.03.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Medicare's payment system, the unseen but vital network that handles 100 million monthly claims, could freeze up if President Barac...

Opposition To Health Care Law Hits On A Familiar Refrain

The New York Times | David Leonhardt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

"We are against forcing all citizens, regardless of need, into a compulsory government program," said one prominent critic of the new health care law....

AP Poll: Repeal? Many Wish Health Reform Went Further

AP | RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR and JENNIFER AGIESTA | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama's health care overhaul has divided the nation, and Republicans believe their call for repeal will help them ...

Health Care Overhaul May Mean Longer ER Waits, Crowding

AP | CARLA K. JOHNSON | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

CHICAGO — Emergency rooms, the only choice for patients who can't find care elsewhere, may grow even more crowded with longer wait times under t...

Health Law Will Make Calorie Counts Hard To Ignore

AP | By MARY CLARE JALONICK | Posted 11.08.2011 | Home

WASHINGTON -- A requirement tucked into the massive U.S health care bill will make calorie counts impossible for thousands of restaurants to hide and ...