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  • Federal audit faults California exchange for lax enrollment practices

    Federal auditors found that California's health insurance exchange was lax at times in verifying consumers' eligibility for Obamacare coverage. The report issued Tuesday by the Inspector General's Office at the U.S. Department of Health and Human...
  • Hobby Lobby ruling not as overreaching as billed

    Abortion-rights protesters gathered outside the U.S. Supreme Court building on Monday holding signs that read "Birth Control: Not My Boss's Business." Much to their chagrin, Justice Samuel Alito agreed in his ruling in the Hobby Lobby case. Of course,...
  • Religious liberty in the balance at the Supreme Court [Commentary]

    Religious liberty in the balance at the Supreme Court [Commentary]
    Shortly, the Supreme Court is expected to issue a highly-anticipated decision that could go a long way in determining the impact of the Affordable Care Act on the religious liberty rights of conscientious family business owners who simply wish to continue...
  • Maltreating Children

    •Children under 1 die from abuse at a rate 19 times higher than children 5 and and older. •80 percent of child maltreatment deaths involved one or both parents. •Up to 30 percent of children who suffered abusive head trauma had less...
  • Mandating preventive care without co-pays is good, but it's not 'free'

    Mandating preventive care without co-pays is good, but it's not 'free'
    The Department of Health and Human Services released a report Friday declaring that 76 million Americans with private insurance became eligible for more preventive services with no out-of-pocket fees as a result of the 2010 healthcare law, the Patient...
  • Five Facts About Child Abuse Deaths In The U.S.

    - Children under one die from abuse at a rate 19 times higher than children five and older. - 80 percent of child maltreatment deaths involved one or both parents. - Up to 30 percent of children with abusive head trauma had other less serious...
  • Peninsula group promotes 'Coverage to Care'

    Peninsula group promotes 'Coverage to Care'
    More than 8 million Americans bought private health insurance for 2014 through the state marketplaces set up by the Affordable Care Act at the urging of the Department of Health and Human Services. Now the federal agency is pushing to translate that...
  • Women face gender-specific challenges in fighting addiction and alcoholism

    MIAMI "Men Are From Mars, Women Are From Venus" trumpeted a popular book in the 1990s. Author John Gray didn't sell 50 million copies of his book and spark a pop culture fire by telling us anything most of us hadn't learned by grade school. Men and women...
  • What Doctors Know: Adequate sleep is critical to your health

    Source: National Institutes of Health whatdoctorsknow.com We have so many demands on our time--jobs, family, errands--not to mention finding some time to relax. To fit everything in, we often sacrifice sleep. But sleep has profound effects on both our...
  • Feds say Floridians paying average $68 per month for Obamacare plans

    Feds say Floridians paying average $68 per month for Obamacare plans
    More than 90 percent of Floridians who bought Obamacare qualified for federal tax subsidies, and as a result their average monthly health insurance monthly premium is $68, according to a new federal report. The report, released Wednesday by the U.S....
  • Port Hueneme to house hundreds of minors who have crossed border

    Port Hueneme to house hundreds of minors who have crossed border
    At least 180 teenagers from Central America since last week have flooded into a makeshift holding facility at Port Hueneme, with the number expected to triple by next week as immigration officials seek to accommodate a surge of unaccompanied youths making...