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  • Commentary: A middle-class safety net

    Commentary: A middle-class safety net
    Spending on the major safety-net programs, including food stamps, nearly quadrupled between 1970 and 2010, but there have been winners and losers during that growth. Liberals are shocked (shocked!) that Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wis., and his co-partisans would...
  • Health care in America: The geek guide to insurance

    MOST Americans view health insurers only slightly more favourably than they do thieves. But a new insurance company, Oscar, wants to be an ally. "We didn't start this company because we love health insurance," explains an advertisement on the New York...
  • Same-sex couples facing illness sue N.C. for marriage recognition

    Same-sex couples facing illness sue N.C. for marriage recognition
    WINSTON-SALEM, North Carolina (Reuters) - Three lesbian couples facing urgent health issues sued on Wednesday to force North Carolina to acknowledge their same-sex marriages and allow access to insurance, tax and inheritance benefits. The women said it...
  • Senate OKs Increased Authority For APRNs

    In a move that would change some aspects of medicine, the state Senate voted late Wednesday night to let nurse practitioners work independently without collaborating with doctors. The advanced practice registered nurses — known in the trade as...
  • Connecticut's Rate Of Uninsured Children Among Lowest In U.S.

    Connecticut had one of the lowest rates of uninsured children in the U.S. at 3.9 percent in 2012, according to a new report released Thursday by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, a public-health philanthropy. Massachusetts had the lowest rate of...
  • House calls, once a luxury, now make business sense for Riverside in Hampton Roads

     House calls, once a luxury, now make business sense for Riverside in Hampton Roads
    Dr. Teresa McConaughy opened the hatch of her SUV, pulled out a blue bag on rollers, and headed up the driveway in a York County subdivision. She knocked on the door and waited a while, concerned her arrival wouldn't be heard over the music playing...
  • Next Assembly speaker's focus on poor is grounded in experience

    It's rather refreshing that the next California Assembly Speaker spent her early years in a house with no indoor plumbing. Her family carried in water from a spring for drinking, cooking and washing. For a bathroom, they trekked to an outhouse....
  • Hawaii's trailblazing healthcare underscores disparity

    Hawaii's trailblazing healthcare underscores disparity
    HONOLULU — When the giant kapok and nawa trees that tower over the Queen's Medical Center in downtown Honolulu were planted more than a century ago, Hawaii faced a health crisis. Many on the islands, including the queen who founded the hospital in...
  • Medicare pays hundreds of millions to Maryland providers

    Medicare pays hundreds of millions to Maryland providers
    Eye specialists, ambulance service providers and clinical laboratories are the biggest recipients of Medicare payments around the country and in Maryland, taking in hundreds of millions of dollars from the federal health program for seniors, according...
  • Watch the right search desperately for bad news on Obamacare

    The peculiar efforts by opponents of the Affordable Care Act to knock down the unquestionably good news about its effects have continued this week, fueled by an omnibus survey released Tuesday by the Rand Corp. We reviewed the report's findings here....
  • Consultant: upgrading Cedarbrook amenities is key

    Cedarbrook nursing home's physical limitations are largely to blame for the Lehigh County-owned facility's slide into the red, a consultant reported Wednesday. The home's shortcomings were outlined in a presentation to the Board of Commissioners in...