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  • Younger Americans warm somewhat to Obamacare, poll shows

    Younger Americans warm somewhat to Obamacare, poll shows
    WASHINGTON -- As the deadline approaches for enrolling in Obamacare health coverage this year, younger Americans have warmed somewhat to the president’s healthcare law, but Latinos remain closely split over it. Those findings from a large-scale...
  • Let God do it [Letter]

    Let God do it [Letter]
    If the Supreme Court rules in favor of Hobby Lobby and lets companies off the hook for providing employees health care that doesn't square with the company owners' religious beliefs, that will represent a great financial opportunity for employers ("Don'...
  • Meningitis deaths bring warning for gay men

    Meningitis deaths bring warning for gay men
    Three gay men who contracted meningitis have died of the disease, officials said Thursday, heightening calls in West Hollywood and beyond that people get vaccinated. The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health began providing free vaccinations...
  • Obamacare has led to health coverage for millions more people

    WASHINGTON — President Obama's healthcare law, despite a rocky rollout and determined opposition from critics, already has spurred the largest expansion in health coverage in America in half a century, national surveys and enrollment data show. As...
  • More U.S. consumers are seeking medical care, report shows

    More U.S. consumers are seeking medical care, report shows
    A historic slowdown in U.S. healthcare spending in recent years may be drawing to a close. An industry report published Tuesday and healthcare experts point to a steady rise in medical care being sought by consumers seeing specialists, getting more...
  • Commentary: Patient is in charge in team-based approach to care

    If a computer salesman told you that you needed an $8,000 systems upgrade, you might walk (or run) out of the store, research everything you could about the necessity of his recommendation, shop around for a better price and then decide whether to make...
  • Monday Morning Reads: Rail, Red light cameras and Obamacare fines

    TALLAHASSEE -- Good morning and happy Monday. Here's what we're reading this morning.   * Orlando Sentinel reports that work on the Florida Central Railroad is giving an economic boost to west side of metro Orlando.   * Herald Tribune writes...
  • Pulse quickens on health care hiring for second half of 2013

    Pulse quickens on health care hiring for second half of 2013
    During the back half of the year, employers in health care are looking to add employees in full-time, permanent positions, as well as part-time employees and temporary or contract workers. In CareerBuilder and MiracleWorkers.com's latest national survey,...
  • Do workplace wellness programs work?

    Would you be willing to share with your employer how much you eat, drink, smoke or exercise? And would you be willing to make lifestyle changes in return for a break on the cost of your health insurance? The University of Minnesota offered such...
  • In medicine, more care may not be better

     In medicine, more care may not be better
    The dull whir of the computer running in the background seemed to have gotten louder as the patient fell quiet. She was a young woman, a primary-care patient of mine, seeking a referral to yet another gastroenterologist. Her abdominal pain had already...
  • So much data-gathering, so little doctoring

    So much data-gathering, so little doctoring
    I'm a stomach doc. I've seen thousands of patients, inside and out, for 25 years. I've done research, I've taught, I've been an administrator. And as the years rolled by, I've watched the healthcare industry begin to undo healthcare itself. It's complex,...