News tagged with barack obama

Is US health-care reform on track for 2014?

(HealthDay)—At the heart of President Barack Obama's sweeping yet controversial health-reform law is the largest expansion of health insurance in decades, and it's set to take effect on Jan. 1, 2014. But ...

Jul 11, 2013
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US delays health care law mandate until 2015

President Barack Obama's administration announced Tuesday it will not enforce part of the federal health care law until 2015, delaying penalties on employers who do not provide health insurance for workers.

Jul 03, 2013
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Mass murders: Why us? Why the U.S.?

(HealthDay)—The recent rash of mass shootings is raising pointed questions about why America is experiencing such carnage. And, while the answers are complex, policymakers are capitalizing on public fervor ...

Dec 21, 2012
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Many states say 'no' to health insurance exchanges

(HealthDay)—Half of the states in the nation have rebuffed a key provision of the Obama administration's health reform law: the creation of state-based health insurance exchanges, according to data compiled ...

Dec 18, 2012
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Targeting childhood obesity early

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 ...

Sep 19, 2012
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