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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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Medicaid May Deplete the Poor But Elderly In New York Are Protected

3:50 pm, March 31, 2014

One of the criticisms of Medicaid expansion under the Affordable Care Act is that under certain circumstances, those who qualify for coverage may have to pay back ...

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Obamacare Grace Period Brings Added Confusion

10:52 am, March 28, 2014

Many Americans are facing penalties because they have not signed up for health insurance and do not plan to purchase any this year.

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