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  1. Chronically Ill? Insurers May Be Making Your Drugs PricierRead the original story w/Photo

    57 min ago |

    ... to the tune of $3,000 more per year. It's exactly the behavior being alleged in a complaint to the Department of Health and Human Services made last May, which alleged that Florida insurers participating in the federal marketplace discouraged people ...


  2. Bill requires talking to doctor before opting out of shotsRead the original story w/Photo

    58 min ago | WBNS

    Rep. Mike Freiberg has a bill that would require those parents to learn about vaccines and their impact on diseases from a health care provider. The Golden Valley Democrat's bill was expected to be formally introduced Thursday.


  3. Pet Care in the ColdRead the original story w/Photo

    58 min ago | WTNH

    As the temperatures plummet and snow falls, we prepare by stocking up on food and water and layering up. We have emergency plans for ourselves - and we should for our pets too.


  4. Goodwin Gallery to host collection of artworks by Service VeteransRead the original story w/Photo

    58 min ago | This Is North Devon

    ART created by Armed Forces veterans as a way of masking "flashbacks and intrusive thoughts" will be on show at Petroc's Goodwin Gallery throughout February. The exhibition, Art To Recovery, is running for the second successive year and is a collection of works by veterans and those who support them - such as wives, children and family.


  5. Obamacare's New Reality: The Informed PatientRead the original story w/Photo

    58 min ago |

    The Apothecary, a blog about health care and entitlement reform, is edited by Avik Roy, a Senior Fellow at the Manhattan Institute for Policy Research and a former health-care policy adviser to Mitt Romney. Avik also writes a weekly column on politics and policy for National Review.


  6. Boehner: In This Congress, 'There Will Be an Alternative' to ObamacareRead the original story w/Photo

    58 min ago | The Weekly Standard

    ... you by the end of this Congress?" Boehner: "There are three committee chairmen that have the jurisdiction over the health care policy in our country. And those three chairmen are working together to craft what we believe would be a better approach ...


  7. Arizona monitoring hundreds for measles linked to DisneylandRead the original story w/Photo

    58 min ago | WTNH

    A measles outbreak in Arizona that originated at California's Disney parks is at risk of increasing dramatically in size as health officials keep tabs on 1,000 people, including nearly 200 children who could have been exposed at a Phoenix-area medical center. Those who haven't been vaccinated are being asked to stay home for 21 days, a standard health practice, or wear masks if they have to go out in public.


  8. Obamacare Penalty to Be Owed by as Many as 6 Million TaxpayersRead the original story w/Photo

    58 min ago | WebCPA

    As many as 6 million U.S. taxpayers will have to pay a penalty of as much as 1 percent of income because they went without health insurance in part or all of 2014, the Treasury Department said. The penalty, part of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, is designed to encourage people to sign up for health insurance using the expanded options and financial assistance available under the law, known as Obamacare.


  9. 4.5 Million Young Adults Have Gained Coverage Since 2010, Improving...Read the original story w/Photo

    59 min ago | The White House

    Young adults historically faced unique challenges in obtaining health insurance coverage. In 2009, nearly one-third of young adults ages 19-25 lacked health insurance, more than twice the rate for Americans overall.


  10. Housing warningRead the original story w/Photo

    59 min ago | Southland Times

    Selling off state houses in Marlborough will put pressure on a limited housing stock and push tenants into private rental accommodation, a social worker says. Lauree White, of Maori health provider Te Piki Oranga, said the greater demand for rental homes would push up rental prices.


  11. Ohio State plans new hospital focusing on spine and brainRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago |

    Ohio State University is planning a new hospital building specializing in studying and treating disorders of the spine and brain. The university's board of trustees is expected Friday to approve a proposed $14.3 million renovation of a building that previously housed the hospital's cancer facility, which relocated to the main hospital's new $750 million building.


  12. AP Analysis: Youth concussion laws pushed by NFL lack biteRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago |

    ... where we wanted to get something. A 'B'-level law, as opposed to an 'A'-level law," said NFL Senior Vice President of Health and Safety Policy Jeff Miller, who testified about concussions before Arizona's legislature on Tuesday while in town for the ...


  13. Obama-Care Insurers Discriminate Against AIDS PatientsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Sweetness & Light

    Some insurers selling policies under Obamacare may be structuring drug coverage in a way that dissuades people with HIV-AIDS from becoming their customers, according to a study published on Wednesday in the New England Journal of Medicinea Some [insurance companies]a have found a way to discriminate [against patients with expensive pre-conditions], wrote researchers at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, "resorting to other tactics to dissuade high-cost patients" from enrolling. Traditionally, insurers use formularies [sic], lists of covered drugs and their out-of-pocket costs, to steer patients toward generic drugs or medicine for which a company has negotiated a favorable price.


  14. Liberals, independents win life span sweepstakesRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | WJRT

    ... earlier than girls who don't, Harvard researchers report. West Africa's Ebola epidemic has slowed significantly, but health officials are hesitant to say the lethal virus is no longer a threat. West Africa's Ebola epidemic has slowed significantly, ...


  15. Anne Snelgrove becomes an Arthritis ChampionRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Swindon Advertiser

    Anne Snelgrove today agreed to become an 'Arthritis Champion', supporting Arthritis Research UK in their efforts to find a cure while calling for policy changes to prevent its onset and transform the lives of people that have musculoskeletal conditions. People with these conditions often experience a great deal of pain and a loss of mobility.


  16. Business brief: Baptist honoredRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Commercial Dispatch

    Golden Triangle has received the American College of Cardiology's National Cardiovascular Data Registry ACTION Registry Platinum Performance Achievement Award for 2014. The hospital is one of only 256 hospitals in the United States to receive the honor.


  17. Accidental Alexandria Area Apartment FireRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Fairfax County

    Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Department 4100 Chain Bridge Rd, Fairfax, Virginia 22030 Phone: 703-246-3801, TTY: 711 and Fax:703-385-1687 Duty PIO : 703-877-3702 News Release 15-12 Date: January 29, 2015 Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Department units responded to a garden apartment fire, Wednesday, January 28, 2015, at approximately 11:10 p.m., in the Alexandria area of Fairfax County. The four-story apartment is located at 6480 Cheyenne Drive.


  18. Martin Truex, Jr. and girlfriend, Sherry Pollex, move forward on road to recoveryRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Sporting News

    Martin Truex, Jr. could have skipped the final three months of the 2014 season and not be worried about his job so he could be with his longtime girlfriend Sherry Pollex as she underwent treatment for ovarian cancer. While extremely grateful for that offer from Furniture Row Racing team owner Barney Visser, Truex continued to go to the track and race.


  19. Tim McGraw to Step In for Glen Campbell at the OscarsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | RollingStone

    Tim McGraw has some big shoes to fill on February 22nd. The country superstar has been tapped to perform Glen Campbell's Oscar-nominated " I'm Not Gonna Miss You " at the 87th annual Academy Awards .


  20. Gov. Walker stands firm and largely alone on rejection of Medicaid expansionRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | WXOW-TV La Crosse

    ... if the federal government fails to reimburse the states in future years, something he remains concerned about. But health care advocates say by refusing the $215 million the federal government is currently offering for the expansion, Gov. Walker is ...