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  • Save Obamacare's medical device tax!

    Save Obamacare's medical device tax!
    The one piece of Obamacare that seems genuinely to be on the table in the shutdown standoff is the medical device tax, a 2.3% levy mostly on hospital devices designed to produce $30 billion in revenue over ten years. You can mark down the bipartisan...
  • Student shows heart with pacemaker charity

    Student shows heart with pacemaker charity
    Natasha Harpalani spends at least an hour most weekends cold calling funeral homes with an unusual request. “I’ve started a nonprofit called Keeping Pace and what we do is we recycle pacemakers,” says the 17-year-old senior at Pine...
  • Make a deal where everyone wins

     Make a deal where everyone wins
    It is hard to believe that the Democrats and Republicans can't come up with the following as a way to break the logjam in D.C.: The GOP agrees to this year's budget, the updated debt ceiling and the immigration reform law passed by the U.S. Senate. In...
  • Chipping away at Obamacare: The endgame in D.C.

    This post has been updated, as noted below. The 2010 Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, a.k.a. Obamacare, remains an issue in the endgame over ending the latest fiscal crisis in Washington -- just not a major one. But of course, the House and...
  • Senate leaders close in on deal to end budget standoff

    Senate leaders close in on deal to end budget standoff
    WASHINGTON — Two weeks into a budget impasse that has left Americans dismayed by Washington brinkmanship, an outline of a deal emerged Monday as Senate leaders worked to prevent a potentially catastrophic debt default and end the damage inflicted by...
  • Surgical Tool Manufacturer Hurt And Helped By Obamacare

    Surgical Tool Manufacturer Hurt And Helped By Obamacare
    SOUTHINGTON — Many middle-aged executives-turned-entrepreneurs start working for themselves because they were downsized, or thought they might be laid off soon. By contrast, Carlos Lara, 57, bought a business with a brother so that so that his...
  • Baltimore's global position

    Baltimore's global position
    As reports of an improving economy continue to trickle in, many businesses in the Baltimore area are realizing that global forces could very well positively impact our area and that now is the time to respond to these emerging trends. This area is in...
  • 2014 job growth to ramp up in new and old industries

    2014 job growth to ramp up in new and old industries
    In Palm Beach County, a startup medical device company has plans to expand from 135 employees to about 200 next year, both professional and manufacturing jobs. In Broward, a long-term nursing care and Medicaid provider expects to grow to 800 employees...
  • PASSINGS: Dr. George J. Magovern

    Dr. George J. Magovern Co-inventor of heart valve that saved lives Dr. George J. Magovern, 89, heart surgeon and co-inventor of an artificial valve that marked a key advance in open heart surgeries, died at home in Fox Chapel, Pa., a suburb of...
  • 10 gifts sure to satisfy the wine lover on your list

    10 gifts sure to satisfy the wine lover on your list
    Shopping for the wine lover on your list is always tricky -- you're never sure which bottle they already have or have already dismissed. Coastal Pinot Noir would have been perfect last year, but now they're back into Beaujolais. Here are some ideas that...
  • FDA approves device to treat migraine headaches

    FDA approves device to treat migraine headaches
    The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved the marketing of an electronic medical device intended to treat migraine headaches. In an announcement released Tuesday, officials said the transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation, or TENS, device...