News tagged with government

Research backlog at NIH due to shutdown

(HealthDay)—It will take some time before research programs return to normal at the U.S. National Institutes of Health after the end of the federal government shutdown, officials say.

Oct 22, 2013
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Catching up on health care

Amid intense political controversy, a federal government shutdown, and technical challenges, health insurance exchanges opened across the country on Oct. 1, a key step in implementing the Affordable Care ...

Oct 14, 2013
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Govt health and safety efforts slowed or halted

The government shutdown has slowed or halted federal efforts to protect Americans' health and safety, from probes into the cause of transportation and workplace accidents to tracking the flu. The latest example: investigating ...

Oct 08, 2013
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Tech glitches add to Obamacare challenges

It's not just politics, but technology issues raising questions about the future of Obamacare, the landmark health reform spearheaded by President Barack Obama.

Oct 06, 2013
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A bumpy first day for new insurance marketplaces

For millions of Americans trying to log in, the online insurance marketplaces that are the center of President Barack Obama's health care overhaul began with a stalled website, an error message or a menu ...

Oct 02, 2013
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Shutdown blocks care for kids with cancer (Update)

The US government shutdown could block hundreds of cancer patients, including children, from entering last-ditch clinical trials for treatment, a spokesman for the National Institutes of Health told AFP Wednesday.

Oct 01, 2013
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