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Health Care Reform (2009)

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  • Iowa caucus: Romney win changes nothing

    Iowa caucus: Romney win changes nothing
    As political theater, the Republican Party's Iowa caucuses came through: A photo finish with a mere 8 votes separating winner Mitt Romney from the runner-up, former Sen. Rick Santorum. Throw in a third-place for Rep. Ron Paul as well as a decent showing...
  • $2 million in reimbursements awarded for electronic health records

    Hospitals and other health care providers in Maryland are receiving a total of $2 million in federal money to reimburse them for investments they made in new electronic record systems, state officials said Thursday. The grants were the first in a...
  • Hampton health advocacy group ranked second in nation

    Hampton health advocacy group ranked second in nation
    HAMPTON Fifteen years ago, in a 10-by-10-foot room in Newport News, Nancy Davenport-Ennis went to work to help breast cancer patients get a fair shake from their insurance companies. She was motivated by the death of her friend Cheryl Grimmel, whose...
  • Federal birth control ruling upsets religious groups

    Federal birth control ruling upsets religious groups
    Church officials and other religious-based groups are gearing up to fight an order by the Obama administration that they include birth control in employee health plans — a requirement some say could threaten the protection of other moral beliefs and...
  • Johns Hopkins unveils new hospital

    Johns Hopkins unveils new hospital
    At the new $1.1 billion Johns Hopkins Hospital there will be Xboxes and a basketball court for kids, sleeper-sofas for families, single rooms for all patients, an improved dining menu and extensive soundproofing. It's part of an effort to make the...
  • Will Cuccinelli sue the EPA to stop Chesapeake Bay restoration?

    Will Cuccinelli sue the EPA to stop Chesapeake Bay restoration?
    UPDATE: A House of Delegates subcommittee on Jan. 26 recommended tabling the resolution, which, in Richmond parlance, is a polite way of dismissing the idea.   A House resolution (HJ 129) asks Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli to “explore a...
  • Given the current disappointing field of presidential contenders, Buddy Roemer might not be a bad choice

    I urge my fellow citizens not to give in to despair over the choices being offered in this year's presidential elections. As an independent who is fiscally conservative, socially liberal and believes there is an appropriate role for government in our...
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  • O'Brien says Archdiocese of Baltimore won't offer birth control coverage

    O'Brien says Archdiocese of Baltimore won't offer birth control coverage
    Cardinal-designate Edwin F. O'Brien said in a strongly worded letter that the Archdiocese of Baltimore will not comply with federal law requiring churches to offer birth control coverage even it means dropping health insurance for its 3,500 employees....
  • Local health groups win grants to expand services

    Fifteen local health departments, community health centers and other safety net providers will share $1.1 million in grants from the state to provide more care to needy populations. The grants will focus on reducing infant mortality rates, expanding...
  • O'Brien's quixotic fight

    O'Brien's quixotic fight
    Recently, Cardinal-designateEdwin F. O'Brienwrote a stirring letter to all those who worship in the Baltimore Archdiocese, calling on their help to "regain our religious freedom." The impassioned call to arms suggests the federal government has dealt a...