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Obamacare Not Exactly a Home Run, According to Poll

11:29 am, April 14, 2014

Uninsured rate higher than either Bush or Reagan years, higher than 2012 - despite increased Medicaid enrollment.

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The Truth About In-Network Doctors Offices

4:40 pm, April 10, 2014

Few delve deep into how health insurance companies squeeze smaller medical practices to the point of nearly shutting them down while participating in their robust ...

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Obamacare Hits 7 Million Mark: Does That Mean It's Working?

8:35 am, April 10, 2014

We should measure the success of the ACA by how well it has achieved its two main goals: expanding access to health care and reducing costs. The results are mixed ...


Does Marijuana Induce Psychosis?

1:41 pm, April 09, 2014

Another tale of weed and woe. A teen has jumped to his death -- is marijuana to blame?


Long-Term Care Insurance Can Prevent You From Dying Broke and Miserable

11:01 am, April 08, 2014

Long-term care, and the insurance to pay for it, have broken financial models.


Why Some People Are Refusing Health Care

1:54 pm, April 07, 2014

Employees are opting out of the health insurance plans offered by their companies because they have found cheaper alternatives on a state exchange or private insurance ...


Marijuana Prohibition Mimics Alcohol Prohibition from a Century Earlier

4:22 pm, April 04, 2014

Marijuana prohibition follows the same path as alcohol prohibition.

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Can Obamacare Be Mended?

12:14 pm, April 04, 2014

The problem with reforming the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare, is that there is not yet a consensus that the program should survive.


Are E-Cigs Not Bad For Your Health?

8:51 am, April 03, 2014

Should you stick with the cancer sticks you know or migrate to e-cigarettes in hopes that they're better for you?

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Uninsured Who Passed on Obamacare Said it was Because of Cost but Most Didn't Bother to get a Quote

11:17 am, April 02, 2014

Of those refusing coverage, 85% would have been eligible for a subsidized plan.

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