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  • Latinos quieren mejor acceso a la educación

    Latinos quieren mejor acceso a la educación
    MIAMI - Varios grupos proinmigrantes del sur de Florida aprovecharán el debate electoral que enfrentará este viernes al gobernador republicano, Rick Scott, y el candidato demócrata, Charlie Crist, para pedirles mejoras en el "acceso a la educación,...
  • Why we allow Big Pharma to rip us off [Commentary]

    Why we allow Big Pharma to rip us off [Commentary]
    According to a new federal database put online last week, pharmaceutical companies and device makers paid doctors some $380 million in speaking and consulting fees over a five-month period in 2013. Some doctors received over $500,000 each, and some...
  • Wal-Mart to end healthcare coverage for 30,000 part-timers

    Retail giant Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is cutting healthcare benefits for roughly 30,000 part-time employees, citing rising costs. Wal-Mart said Tuesday that it will end coverage for employees who work fewer than 30 hours a week. The decision affects 2% of...
  • A perpetual quagmire

    Sen. Phillip Puckett's resignation handed control of the Senate to the GOP and effectively scuttled the McAuliffe administration's push to expand Medicaid. Leading Democrats accused Republicans of buying the Senate by offering Sen. Puckett a job with...
  • Say no to assisted suicide [Letter]

    Bradley Williams makes a good point about the problems with legalizing assisted suicide, one of them being that people assisting a suicide may have their own agenda ("The perils of assisted suicide," Oct. 2). Mr. Williams gives as an example a recent...
  • Man posed as doctor to treat patients, investigators say

    Man posed as doctor to treat patients, investigators say
    Wellington Liranzo said he was just an office manager for a local family health facility. But patients who knew him as "Dr. Wellington" told a different story, according to a state Medicaid fraud investigator's affidavit. Liranzo, 59, was jailed Tuesday...
  • State's Hospitals Not Catching Billing Break

    State's Hospitals Not Catching Billing Break
    Hospitals everywhere struggle with uncompensated care — both uncollectible bills and charity cases the hospital never expects will pay. The Affordable Care Act is supposed to help lessen that financial burden. And nationwide, it's happening,...
  • Illinois prepares for 2nd round of Obamacare

    Illinois prepares for 2nd round of Obamacare
    Another chance to get insurance under the federal health law is coming, but Illinois officials aren't expecting people who didn't sign up last year to jump at the prospect this time. The Affordable Care Act's first open enrollment period drew what...
  • McAuliffe chides aide over Puckett phone message

    RICHMOND – News that Gov. Terry McAuliffe's chief of staff dangled a state job in front of former state Sen. Phil Puckett in a desperate effort to keep him in the Senate opened a new window this week into the behind-the-scenes machinations that...
  • How do you judge a state budget? A dollar at a time

    How do you judge a state budget? A dollar at a time
    RICHMOND — It's hard to wedge enough nuance into a conversation about the state budget. After all, there are a lot of ways to slice nearly $48 billion in annual spending. Even a close reading of the 500-page budget leaves questions unanswered....
  • Robert Weiner and Evan Baumel: Obamacare haters still hurting public

    Robert Weiner and Evan Baumel: Obamacare haters still hurting public
    The U.S. House of Representatives recently voted for the 55th time to defund or repeal the Affordable Care Act. The repeals would reverse coverage of pre-existing conditions, family plans that include children up to age 26, lifetime benefits, preventive...