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The Affordable Care Act which many see creating challenges for businesses could benefit a particular group of business people: entrepreneurs.
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Roughly 24 hours after a video was posted Tuesday morning of President Obama sitting down for an appearance on comedian Zach Galifianakis' show "Between Two Ferns," more than 13 million people have watched the interview and some 54,000 of them have taken the President's advice and checked out the government-run insurance exchange HealthCare.gov.
Government officials earlier in the day filed charges accusing the world's largest dairy exporter of processing and exporting products in a way that didn't meet standards and then failing to notify officials quickly enough when it became aware of the lapses.
A U.S. court on Wednesday invalidated the key patent for one of Pfizer's most lucrative medicines, potentially opening the door for cheaper generic versions 18 months sooner than expected and cutting into the drugmaker's profit.
The maker of OxyContin says it has completed testing of an abuse-resistant version of the painkiller hydrocodone, a surprise development that could derail sales of the recently launched Zohydro, which has been heavily criticized for lacking such safeguards.
As budget cuts continue to take a hit on New York City AIDS Service Organizations, two local groups applaud efforts by Governor Andrew M. Cuomo to ensure that people living with HIV/AIDS aren't homeless or hungry.
Scientists have developed an improved test to predict how long women with breast cancer may live and which treatments may work.
Campaigners are calling on Chancellor George Osborne to increase the tobacco "tax escalator" from 2% to 5% above inflation year on year More than 100,000 people would quit smoking in one year alone if the Chancellor increased the tax on cigarettes to 5% above inflation, according to 80 leading health charities and experts.
The lawmakers have long opposed President Barack Obama's signature health insurance law.
The Cefaly device is a battery-powered plastic band worn across the forehead. Using an adhesive electrode, the band emits a low electrical current to stimulate nerves associated with migraine pain.
An innovative hepatitis C drug that was only recently hailed as a breakthrough treatment is facing skepticism from some health care providers, as they consider whether it is worth the $1,000-a-pill price set by manufacturer Gilead Sciences Inc. A panel of California medical experts voted Monday that Gilead's Sovaldi represents a "low value" ... (more)
The Senate has passed Republican-backed legislation to repeal taxpayer funding for political conventions.
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In this Wednesday, March 5, 2014 photo, total knee replacement surgery patient Mary Ann Tuft, 79, walks in her apartment in Chicago.
Columbus Public Health spokesman Jose Rodriguez says officials expect to see more cases because those who contract the virus can be contagious for weeks and about one-third of them generally don't show symptoms.
In this Dec. 11, 2013, file photo, Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington.