Out of America: While all the talk is of shutdown, schemes for those without health cover open for business
As the US government began its partial shutdown on Tuesday morning, the online health insurance marketplaces established under the Affordable Care Act opened for business. Rigid Republican opposition to Obamacare is what led to the gridlock in Washington, yet the nationwide exchanges proved so popular on their first day that their websites struggled and, in some cases, crashed under the weight of the traffic.
The President uses Hollywood ‘experts’ to explain the details of the Obamacare system
A new study has found that eating broccoli could help prevent the most common form of arthritis.
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Retirement can cause a drastic decline in health, according to a study released today.
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As negotiations continue between the Senate and the House on a possible year-end deal to help the financially struggling US Postal Service, a small band of protesters launched its second hunger strike in six months on Tuesday.
Mention private hospitals to most people and it’s likely you’ll conjure up images of enjoying a sunny room all to yourself, smiling nurses in pristine uniforms, flat screen TV on the wall and great food.
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There's a risk that in using choirs for everything from helping fragmented communities to stress relief, we drag them down to the level of the mundane
They could save the NHS – or bankrupt it. New technological advances that are transforming care of patients also risk crippling the health service responsible for delivering them.
Campaign donations were flooding yesterday into the coffers of Mitt Romney, the Republican challenger in the race for the White House, signifying a tidal wave of outrage among conservatives over Thursday's decision by the US Supreme Court to uphold President Barack Obama's controversial healthcare overhaul.
After months of fevered anticipation, the US Supreme Court yesterday upheld the core of the ambitious healthcare overhaul driven through Congress by President Barack Obama in 2010, thus ensuring that provisions to extend health insurance to nearly every American can be implemented as planned.