The choices offered by the Affordable Care Act are leading some small companies, which don’t have to offer health benefits, to drop their employee plans.
BARACK OBAMA'S health department today announced new enrolment figures for its health-insurance exchanges. The new numbers are far less anaemic than those announced last month. In October 106,185 people chose a health plan, with just 26,794 signing up through the troubled federal exchange. Show More Summary
We liked health care better the old way, a majority of Americans say when asked by Reason-Rupe pollsters about Obamacare. Across the board, Americans disapprove of the president's handling of health care issues, have little faith inShow More Summary
University of Alberta researchers have developed a new web-based tool to aid health professionals in determining the right treatment course for injured workers, helping them feel better and get back to work earlier. Researchers usedShow More Summary
After rumors abound that Novartis will shop its animal health unit, is an asset swap better than a sale?
Rep. Phil Gingrey (R-GA) said on Monday that Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Kathleen Sebelius better come prepared to answer tough questions from the House Energy and Commerce Committee on Wednesday. The hearing is scheduled...Show More Summary
In 2006, Massachusetts was on the same brink that the entire nation is on today: the brink of expanding health insurance to cover far more people than before. Now, a study shows the health of its residents improved measurably, especially among the poor and near-poor, in just the first five years -- compared with the health of neighboring states.
ANN ARBOR, Mich. — In 2006, Massachusetts was on the same brink that the entire nation is on today: the brink of expanding health insurance to cover far more people than before, through government-driven, market-based reform. read m...
CHICAGO -- At the end of a long, cold night in old Solider Field, defensive end DeMarcus Ware was honest about himself. He needs to play better. "Health wise, I'm fine, I feel good, I was running around out there, I didn’t get tired," Ware said after the 45-28 loss to the Chicago Bears on Monday night. Show More Summary
“We believe we’re a better country than a country where we allow, every day, 14,000 Americans to lose their health coverage; or where every year, tens of thousands of Americans died because they didn’t have health care; or where out-of-pocket costs drove millions of citizens into poverty in the wealthiest nation on Earth.” –President Obama, […]
In this weekly series we have been discussing the benefits of a vegetarian diet including: better health (pdf), animal rights, food safety, public health, frugal living, global food crisis, water and land depletion and the staggeringly...Show More Summary
The UK’s animal health agency has announced an improved approach to scanning surveillance to better detect new and re-emerging animal diseases and threats in England and Wales.
Middle-income countries are doing better at saving premature infants, but blindness and cerebral palsy are on the rise among the babies saved.
Evidence for the health benefits of nuts has been accumulating since the early 1990s, and frequent consumption has been linked to a reduced risk of chronic diseases.
Q: I’ve tried in the past to go online to find out what my health insurance options are but gave up because it was too hard to use the Web site. Is HealthCare.gov really working better? A. Yes. Federal health officials say the fixes they have put in place for HealthCare.gov, the main federal health-insurance portal for 36 states, are making a difference. Read full article >>
Better corporate policies around sleep can prevent accidents.
Funny how quickly Obamacare data leaks when it’s reasonably good news. During the initial days of Obamacare’s launch, federal officials repeatedly refused to provide enrollment data. Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius...Show More Summary
The better the access to health care for her constituents, the poorer the odds for South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley's Republican Party. From Joan's earlier piece on South Carolina's expanding Medicaid rolls: Medicaid rolls in South Carolina will grow by about 162,000 people by the middle of 2015. Show More Summary
A McDonald's worker chants during a protest for better wages in Harlem in April. Fast food workers in 100 cities are expected to walk off the job in protest Thursday. Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images President Barack Obama on Wednesday...Show More Summary
Welcome back! Here's hoping your Thanksgiving spread was better than Fiona's styrofoam and raisin stuffing. Since we last left our witches, Fiona (Jessica Lange)'s health has continued to deteriorate, but her relationship with the Axeman (Danny Huston) keeps blossoming. Her...