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(HealthDay)—Under the Affordable Care Act, the Obama administration's controversial reform of health care, states are supposed to assist uninsured Americans in buying health coverage by setting up so-called ...
Health Sep 19, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
With childhood obesity now affecting 17 percent of American children, the nation is rallying around the concept that serious action is required. In 2010, President Barack Obama established the first Task ...
Overweight and Obesity Sep 19, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Less than half of community-based substance abuse treatment programs in the United States currently make HIV testing available on-site or through referral. A new study led by researchers at Weill Cornell Medical College shows ...
HIV & AIDS Sep 09, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(AP)—A new report says the U.S. health care system squanders $750 billion a year—roughly 30 cents of every medical dollar.
Health Sep 06, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
As U.S. college students return to campus in the coming weeks, they'll be showered in the usual handouts of coupons, condoms and credit cards. But some schools are also giving students what a growing body of research reveals ...
Health Sep 04, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Sandra Pico is poor, but not poor enough. She makes about $15,000 a year, supporting her daughter and unemployed husband. She thought she'd get health insurance after the Supreme Court this year upheld President Barack Obama's ...
Health Aug 14, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
A cure for AIDS remains a distant prospect but a host of drug treatments and other advances have fueled fresh hope that new human immunodeficiency virus infections may some day be halted for good.
HIV & AIDS Jul 15, 2012 | 4 / 5 (1) | 1
US lawmakers voted Wednesday to repeal President Barack Obama's health care law, a contentious election-year move by Republicans aimed at striking down one of Obama's key achievements.
Health Jul 11, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
US lawmakers will vote Wednesday to repeal President Barack Obama's health care law, as Republicans unleash a barrage of attacks aimed at inspiring support for wiping out the landmark reforms.
Health Jul 11, 2012 | not rated yet | 2
US health insurer WellPoint is buying Amerigroup, a manager of publicly funded health programs, for about $4.9 billion, the companies said Monday.
Health Jul 09, 2012 | not rated yet | 1
Republican White House hopeful Mitt Romney has appeared to contradict previous campaign statements by saying President Barack Obama's health reform law entails a "tax" and not a penalty.
Health Jul 05, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Chief Justice John Roberts flipped late in the game on the Supreme Court ruling on "Obamacare" and ended up writing both the majority opinion and most of the opposing dissent, sources said Tuesday.
Health Jul 04, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A top aide to White House hopeful Mitt Romney thrust a wrench Monday into the Republican attack line that President Barack Obama's individual health insurance mandate is a tax, arguing it's actually a penalty.
Health Jul 02, 2012 | not rated yet | 1
With Chief Justice John Roberts' decisive swing vote to uphold "Obamacare," the conservative-majority US Supreme Court has seen its reputation as an independent final arbiter restored, experts say.
Health Jul 01, 2012 | 2.3 / 5 (6) | 4
"Every time I see what I pay for me and my family's health it makes me sick," says Fiona, a 46-year-old mother of two who -- unlike some 50 million Americans -- actually has health insurance.
Health Jun 28, 2012 | not rated yet | 1