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1 hr ago | The Washington Post

Puma's Auerbach Gains on Pfizer Retreat From Breast Cancer Drug

Alan Auerbach specializes in testing drugs that Big Pharma doesn't want anymore, and that has made him a billionaire.


Related Topix: Pfizer, Biotech, Medicine, Healthcare Industry, Health, Breast Cancer, Science / Technology, Law, Johnson and Johnson Merck Consumer Pharmaceuticals

5 hrs ago | The Wall Street Journal

Obamacare Challenges: Where the Conventional Wisdom Falls Short

Since the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit struck down an Internal Revenue Service regulation implementing Obamacare , some observers have predicted that the IRS rule would ultimately be upheld.


Related Topix: Law, District of Columbia Circuit Court of Appeals, US News, Tax, Stephen Breyer, US Politics, Barack Obama

9 hrs ago | Daily Kos

Stephen Colbert on Obamacare ruling from D.C. Circuit

Last night, Stephen Colbert looked at the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals panel's reasoning behind striking down the subsidies for Obamacare in all those red states that have refused to set up their own health care exchange.


Related Topix: District of Columbia Circuit Court of Appeals, US News, Law

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Merced Sun-Star

Administration can't afford to lose on Obamacare subsidies

A federal appeals court in the District of Columbia shocked supporters of the 2010 healthcare law Tuesday by ruling that millions of Americans would no longer be eligible for health insurance subsidies.


Related Topix: Law, Health Insurance, Health, US News, Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals, District of Columbia Circuit Court of Appeals

The Daily Beast

Keep Reading

John Boehner says Republicans are planning their Obamacare alternative. Don't hold your breath.


Related Topix: Tom Coburn, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Law, Health Insurance

Auditor: No federal agency review of alleged fraud

In a letter Thursday to a legislative panel, Balderas said the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services informed him in March it decided not to review state findings of "credible allegations of fraud" against more than a dozen providers.


Related Topix: Law, Medicaid, Health

Click Orlando

Poll: Majority say no to impeachment, lawsuit

There's not a lot of public appetite for a Republican push to sue President Barack Obama, or for calls by some conservatives to impeach him, according to a new national survey.


Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Barack Obama, US Governors, Sarah Palin, George Bush, Law

Windsor Beacon

Texas medical board charges controversial cancer doctor

Fans of Houston doctor Stanislaw Burzynski love him for defying the medical establishment and offering alternative therapies to terminally ill patients.


Related Topix: Medicine, Texas, Law, Food and Drug Administration, Oncology

News Observer

NC Senate passes Medicaid change legislation

The Senate voted 28-17 for the plan that would create a new state agency to oversee and manage Medicaid.


Related Topix: Law, Medicaid, Health, North Carolina Government, North Carolina, Pat McCrory, US Governors

Thu Jul 24, 2014

FDA reviewing what could be first biosimilar drug

The Food and Drug Administration is reviewing research data on what could become the first U.S.-approved "biosimilar" drug, a cheaper, sort-of generic version of a biologic drug.


Related Topix: Law, Food and Drug Administration, Medicine, Neupogen, Filgrastim (generic)

News Observer

Ruling on antibiotics in livestock reversed

The decision by the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals reversed a ruling in 2012 by a district court that sided with several health and consumer organizations that sued the FDA after the agency decided against holding the hearings.


Related Topix: Food and Drug Administration, Law, Second Circuit Court of Appeals, US News

News Observer

House advances lawsuit bill

Republicans say the lawsuit is necessary because Obama is exceeding his authority as president by failing to carry out legislation that Congress passed and he signed into law.


Related Topix: US News, Law, US Politics, Barack Obama

The News Tribune

Varying health premium subsidies worry consumers

But in the process of signing up for a plan, Close said her account showed several different subsidy amounts, varying as much as $180.


Related Topix: Law, Tax, Medicaid, Health


Paul Ryan to spell out proposal to help the poor

Rep. Paul Ryan will lay out his plan Thursday to fight poverty, a pilot program that would combine 11 federal programs into one pool of money for participating states.


Related Topix: US Politics, Republican, Paul Ryan, Senator Marco Rubio, US Senate, Senator Rand Paul, Law

News Times

Michigan governor's campaign met with ambivalence

In a June 20, 2014 file photo, Michigan Republican Gov. Rick Snyder speaks during an interview before signing legislation to provide state funding for Detroit municipal pensions in Detroit.


Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Representative Mark Schauer, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Rick Snyder, US Governors, Michigan, Law

San Jose Mercury News

Puma Biotech soars on positive breast cancer drug results

Puma Biotechnology' stock soared Wednesday after the company reported positive trial results for its breast cancer drug, positioning the company as a potential takeover target.


Related Topix: Medicine, Cancer, Health, Breast Cancer, Biotech, Science / Technology, Law, Johnson & Johnson, Business News

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Fake applicants got Affordable Care Act subsidies

Nearly a dozen fake applicants were able to obtain coverage subsidies under the Affordable Care Act during undercover testing of enrollment controls, a government watchdog said.


Related Topix: Personal Finance, Social Security, Law, Medicaid, Health

WLUK-TV Green Bay

Attorney general hopeful proposes senior advocate

Attorney general hopeful Jon Richards wants to create a new position with the state Justice Department to protect senior citizens.


Related Topix: Family, Elderly (Senior Citizen), Law, Milwaukee, WI, Dane County, WI

Health advocacy groups file lawsuit against state

The lawsuit was filed Wednesday by the Southern Poverty Law Center, the Tennessee Justice Center and the National Health Law Program.


Related Topix: Law, Health, Medicaid


Two hospitalized after near-drowning in Vilas Co.

A federal appeals court has delivered a serious setback to President Barack Obama's health care law, potentially derailing subsidies for many low- and middle-income people who have bought policies.


Related Topix: Law, Eagle River, WI, Marathon County, WI