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Looking at Costs and Risks, Many Skip Health Insurance - New York Times

Looking at Costs and Risks, Many Skip Health Insurance
New York Times
Steve Huber, an affable salesman who is still paying off an unexpected medical bill, was not among the millions of Americans who signed up for health insurance under the Affordable Care Act during the enrollment period that ended March 31. After seeing ...


Acceleration Is Forecast for Spending on Health - New York Times

Acceleration Is Forecast for Spending on Health
New York Times
WASHINGTON — Standing before a roomful of economists, policy makers and health care experts earlier this month, Amitabh Chandra, director of Health Policy Research at Harvard's Kennedy School of Government, closed a presentation about the ...

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Change Your Income, Change Your Health Insurance Plan - NPR (blog)

NPR (blog)

Change Your Income, Change Your Health Insurance Plan
NPR (blog)
Here's our response to the latest reader questions on coverage through the health exchanges. Do you have any idea how the exchanges will administer changes throughout the year? Our current income is about $38,000 per year, which qualifies us for an ...
Can I change my Obamacare health plan?MarketWatch
Cause for ConcernThe New Republic
Insurance Status Affects Where Young Adults Seek Health CareHealth Behavior News Service
Albany Business Review (blog)
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Landrieu: I'll put GOP foe on defensive on health care - Washington Post (blog)

Washington Post (blog)

Landrieu: I'll put GOP foe on defensive on health care
Washington Post (blog)
“That would be a real setback for the people of Louisiana, many of whom are working 30, 40, 50 hours a week but find themselves caught in the Jindal gap because the state refuses to expand health care options to the working poor at little to no expense ...

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Where the Jobs Are: Health Care - Fox Business

Where the Jobs Are: Health Care
Fox Business
Love it or hate it, the roll out of the Affordable Care Act has created more jobs in the medical world. “There are many, many jobs in health care,” says Janet Elkin, chief executive of staffing firm Supplemental Healthcare. “More people are being insured.


Novartis to Buy Glaxo Cancer Drugs, Sell Animal Health - Bloomberg

Bloomberg

Novartis to Buy Glaxo Cancer Drugs, Sell Animal Health
Bloomberg
... total of as much as $28.5 billion today. The transactions, as well as a plan to form a consumer-health joint venture with Glaxo, are part of an overhaul of the pharmaceutical industry spurred by the loss of sales as best-selling medicines lose ...
Lilly eyes emerging markets in Novartis animal-health dealReuters
Lilly to Pay $5.4 Billion for Novartis Animal-Health UnitWall Street Journal
Novartis Animal Health, headquartered in Greensboro, sold to Eli LillyTriad Business Journal (blog)
MarketWatch -Hoosier Ag Today
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Capital Health Care: Camara speaks out on LICH, health costs to rise - Capital New York

Capital Health Care: Camara speaks out on LICH, health costs to rise
Capital New York
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Michigan community mental health centers turning away patients, blame 'flaw ... - MLive.com

Michigan community mental health centers turning away patients, blame 'flaw ...
MLive.com
LANSING — Community Mental Health programs throughout Michigan say they're in the process of turning away thousands of patients due to a gap in funding they say was caused by a flaw in Michigan's expanded Medicaid program. The state launched its ...


Mumps outbreak 2014 puts Illinois health officials on alert - ABC7Chicago.com

Mumps outbreak 2014 puts Illinois health officials on alert
ABC7Chicago.com
April 22, 2014 (CHICAGO) (WLS) -- A mumps outbreak in parts of Illinois has health officials on alert. Most of the mumps cases are in downstate communities, but we have learned about cases popping up in the Chicago area and surrounding states.


Up in Smoke? FDA to Rule on E-Cigarettes - NBCNews.com

Up in Smoke? FDA to Rule on E-Cigarettes
NBCNews.com
A woman smokes an e-cigarette. FDA is expected to issue rules soon governing the products. Health Experts Anxious to See FDA Rules on E-Cigarettes. By Maggie Fox. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is expected to issue its first regulations ...

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