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Democrats Erred by Acting on Health Care in 2010, Schumer Says - Bloomberg

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Democrats Erred by Acting on Health Care in 2010, Schumer Says
Bloomberg
25 (Bloomberg) -- Democrats made a mistake by passing President Barack Obama's health-care law in 2010 instead of first focusing more directly on helping the middle class, third-ranking U.S. Senate Democrat Charles Schumer said today. “Unfortunately ...
Schumer Says Focus on Health Law Was a Political Mistake for DemocratsWall Street Journal
Chuck Schumer says Democrats shouldn't have bothered to reform health careWashington Post (blog)
Schumer: Dems Should Have Pushed Jobs Over Health Care in 2009NBCNews.com
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When Health Coverage Expansion Means Longer Waits for a Doctor - New York Times

When Health Coverage Expansion Means Longer Waits for a Doctor
New York Times
A longstanding finding in the research literature is that uninsured people avoid and delay care more than insured people do, and that this can harm health. According to Gallup, uninsured Americans are about twice as likely as insured Americans to delay ...

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Health Care Delays Lead to Ouster of Veterans Hospital Director in Phoenix - New York Times

Health Care Delays Lead to Ouster of Veterans Hospital Director in Phoenix
New York Times
The inspector general found that similar manipulations to hide waiting times were a problem throughout the V.A. health care administration. Addressing the most explosive allegation — that the deaths of as many as 40 veterans in Phoenix were linked to ...
VA removes Sharon Helman, manager at center of Phoenix health-care scandalWashington Post (blog)

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Great Entrepreneurs, Questionable Health -- 4 Steps to Founder Fitness - Entrepreneur

Entrepreneur

Great Entrepreneurs, Questionable Health -- 4 Steps to Founder Fitness
Entrepreneur
Likewise managing major health issues promptly is wise. Blood pressure or cholesterol tests can produce scary results but they don't cause problems only uncover them. It's critical to know where you stand before developing a course of action to improve ...

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Answers to Every Possible Thanksgiving Health Question, 2014 - The Atlantic

The Atlantic

Answers to Every Possible Thanksgiving Health Question, 2014
The Atlantic
If you accidentally forget to remove the plastic bag filled with giblets from inside your turkey, and cook the whole thing, will the toxic plastic fumes ruin the whole bird, or can a simple airing-out make things both palatable and healthy? —Alan ...


Africa Inspires A Health Care Experiment In New York - NPR (blog)

NPR (blog)

Africa Inspires A Health Care Experiment In New York
NPR (blog)
There's a project in the neighborhood of Harlem in New York that has a through-the-looking-glass quality. An organization called City Health Works is trying to bring an African model of health care delivery to the United States. Usually it works the ...

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How to Arrive at the Best Health Policies - New York Times

New York Times

How to Arrive at the Best Health Policies
New York Times
His experience confirms common assumptions about how health care works. If we can just invest in preventive care, we can reduce the use of the emergency room and lower health care costs, the thinking goes. But it turns out that his experience wasn't ...
Free clinics put bandage on health care gapsCoshocton Tribune
Health care cost hikes were inevitableMinneapolis Star Tribune
The Lancet: Universal health coverage for US military veterans within reach ...EurekAlert (press release)
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What's The Difference Between My Health Insurance Deductible And Out-Of ... - Forbes

What's The Difference Between My Health Insurance Deductible And Out-Of ...
Forbes
This weekly Q&A addresses questions from real patients about healthcare costs. Have a question you'd like to see answered? Submit it to AskChristina@nerdwallet.com. Question: I'm shopping for new health insurance and confused by all of the options, ...
Ask Christina: What's the Difference Between My Health Insurance Deductible ...NerdWallet (blog)

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Schumer: Democrats 'blew' opportunity by focusing on 'wrong problem' — health ... - Washington Post (blog)

Schumer: Democrats 'blew' opportunity by focusing on 'wrong problem' — health ...
Washington Post (blog)
Updated at 7:02 p.m.. Sen. Charles E. Schumer (N.Y.), the Senate's third-ranking Democrat, slammed his party Tuesday for pursuing health-care reform in 2009 and 2010, arguing that Democrats hurt themselves politically by not focusing instead on ...


Facing health law hikes, consumers mull options - Chattanooga Times Free Press

Chattanooga Times Free Press

Facing health law hikes, consumers mull options
Chattanooga Times Free Press
The HealthCare.gov website, where people can buy health insurance. Consumers in most places will see their health insurance premiums go up next year for popular plans under President Barack Obama's health care law. But it will take time to get to a ...
Facing health-law hikesThe Durango Herald

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