News tagged with mitt romney

Obama to defend health care law's slow start

President Barack Obama is planning to defend his embattled health care law Wednesday in Massachusetts, pointing to the slow start of the state's bipartisan effort to launch a program that was a model for ...

Oct 30, 2013
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Lawmaker looks outside VA to fill mental care gap

(AP)—The head of the House panel that oversees veterans' issues says patients who have trouble getting timely mental health care from Veterans Affairs hospitals and clinics should have another option: access to the thousands ...

Jan 29, 2013
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The health-insurance markets of the (very near) future

With the recent launch of MIT's Institute for Medical Engineering and Science, MIT News examines research with the potential to reshape medicine and health care through new scientific knowledge, novel tr ...

Jan 02, 2013
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Aggressive ads keep abortion in campaign spotlight

(AP)—Polls show that abortion isn't the top issue for most Americans as the presidential election looms next month. But both sides are rallying emotions on the passionate subject in the hopes of making ...

Oct 19, 2012
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Study: Privatized Medicare would raise premiums

A study out Monday says most Medicare recipients—59 percent—would pay higher premiums under a hypothetical privatized system, with wide regional differences leading to big hikes in some states.

Oct 15, 2012
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