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Health Care Reform (2009)

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  • U.S. HPV vaccination rates far from goal, officials say

    U.S. HPV vaccination rates far from goal, officials say
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Only slightly more than half of U.S. girls aged 13 to 17 had been vaccinated against a virus that can cause cervical and other cancers last year, and a top U.S. health official said on Thursday that more must be done to bring the...
  • Darden missteps, 'Obamacare' flap dent Olive Garden owner's profit

    Darden missteps, 'Obamacare' flap dent Olive Garden owner's profit
    Darden Restaurants Inc.’s second quarter was far from appetizing, as the owner of Olive Garden and Red Lobster watched its net income plunge 37%. The Orlando, Fla., restaurant company saw the sour numbers coming. Earlier in December, citing a...
  • Obamacare: New fight, old tactics

     Obamacare: New fight, old tactics
    Last month, Americans took pride in celebrating the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington. Unfortunately, we are also revisiting a far darker episode in our history, a civil rights-era conflict that tells us much about the hurdles facing President...
  • Maryland picks model for essential health insurance benefits

    Maryland picks model for essential health insurance benefits
    Under national health care reform, insurance policies in Maryland will be required to cover acupuncture for pain management and chiropractic care in certain cases. The plans won't cover acupuncture for other treatments, such as infertility or stress, and...
  • Health insurers begin to provide user-friendly plan guides

    Health insurers begin to provide user-friendly plan guides
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Obama administration on Monday began requiring health insurers to provide user-friendly guides to patients that explain their benefits, aiming to make buying insurance nearly as easy as scanning packages of food for nutrition...
  • Millions of workers might dump employer plans under Obamacare: study

    Millions of workers might dump employer plans under Obamacare: study
    NEW YORK (Reuters) - As many as 37 million Americans who receive health coverage through employers may be better off with the government-subsidized insurance plans that will be offered under President Barack Obama's healthcare reform law for next year,...
  • Whole Foods' John Mackey: Business is 'fundamentally heroic'

    Whole Foods' John Mackey: Business is 'fundamentally heroic'
    Business, says Whole Foods co-Chief Executive John Mackey, has “a horrible reputation.” But instead of being “selfish and greedy and exploitative,” as it’s often portrayed, business is actually “the greatest force for...
  • Obama won't negotiate on debt limit, Treasury Secretary Lew says

    Obama won't negotiate on debt limit, Treasury Secretary Lew says
    WASHINGTON -- President Obama will not bargain with lawmakers about attaching conditions to an increase in the debt limit, saying Congress has the responsibility to ensure that the nation's bills are paid and the government doesn't default, Treasury...
  • It's an easy call: Sen. Feinstein

    It's an easy call: Sen. Feinstein
    When a public official has been in office as long as Dianne Feinstein has served in the U.S. Senate, voters understandably wonder whether it shouldn't be someone else's turn. But change for the sake of change is seldom a compelling argument for...
  • Restaurants 2013: Sales to exceed $660 billion, challenges loom

    The American restaurant industry is headed into a year full of obstacles, including health coverage costs related to "Obamacare," employee turnover, rising food costs and weak consumer spending. Still, the National Restaurant Assn. predicts that the...
  • Darden won't slash full-timers' hours to cut 'Obamacare' costs [Google+ Hangout]

    Darden won't slash full-timers' hours to cut 'Obamacare' costs [Google+ Hangout]
    Darden Restaurants Inc., the parent of eateries such as Olive Garden and Red Lobster, said it will not bump any of its full-time employees down to part-time status to save on healthcare costs once President Obama’s reforms go into effect. Come...