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2 hrs ago | Journalgazette.net

Research turning drug dosage into exact science

Research scientists at Purdue University have developed what they're describing as a reliable and affordable way for pharmacies to dispense medicine in personalized amounts.

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Related Topix: Purdue University, Medicine, Oncology, Cancer, Health, Law, Printers

7 hrs ago | Bellingham Herald

Lawmakers: Dona t shortchange mental health

Seven million people live in Washington. That translates into 350,000 men, women and children who face schizophrenia, chronic depression, disruptive bipolar disorder and other potentially crippling illnesses of the brain.

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Related Topix: Law, Pacific University, Seattle Pacific University, Tacoma, WA

11 hrs ago | The Campbell Reporter

Obamacare: 'Health care sharing ministries' increase membership in wake of new law

Christian missionary Mike Garner, second from right, leads a training session for Christian counselors on Monday, July 21, 2014, in Pleasanton, Calif.

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Related Topix: Law, Pleasanton, CA, Health Insurance, Health

15 hrs ago | Bellingham Herald

US attorneys turn up heat on health care fraud

U.S. Attorney Brendan Johnson of South Dakota said he has restructured his office to allow lawyers in the criminal and civil divisions to devote "significant time" to investigating medical fraud.

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Related Topix: Law, Criminal Defense Law, Sioux Falls, SD, Medicine, Medicare, Health

19 hrs ago | Bellingham Herald

Plan to simplify 2015 health renewals may backfire

This Nov. 29, 2013, file photo shows a part of the HealthCare.gov website, photographed in Washington.

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Related Topix: Health Insurance, Health, Law

20 hrs ago | Sunherald.com

GOP House bios for Michigan's 8th District

TOP ISSUE AND PLAN TO ADDRESS IT: Our top issue as a nation must be cutting the size and scope of government, including the repeal and replacement of Obamacare with patient-centered reforms.

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Related Topix: Law

Yesterday | Bellingham Herald

Democrats, GOP seek edge in legislative primaries

That's especially so in races for the state House, where the two parties are competitive enough that a shift in the balance of power is a realistic possibility.

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Related Topix: US News, Law

Sat Jul 26, 2014

HeraldSun.com

Legislative leaders say they have budget framework

"Budget framework agreed upon between House & Senate conferees. Final details expected next week," House Speaker Thom Tillis, R-Mecklenberg, and Senate leader Phil Berger, R-Rockingham, said in identical messages on Twitter late Saturday afternoon.

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Related Topix: Law

Windsor Beacon

Surprise! New health plans' limitations anger enrollees

Nancy Pippenger and Marcia Perez live thousands of miles apart but have the same complaint: Doctors who treated them last year won't take their insurance now, even though they haven't changed insurers.

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Related Topix: Santa Clara County, CA, Palo Alto, CA, Law

The Washington Post

A privacy lawa s a oeunintendeda but remarkably convenient results

HIPAA is an arguably well-intentioned privacy law that seems to yield nothing but "unintended" consequences.

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Related Topix: Law, Privacy, Daytona Beach, FL, US Politics, US News

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.

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

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.

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

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.

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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.

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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.

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

Sunherald.com

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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

Thu Jul 24, 2014

NewsOK.com

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.

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

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