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  • Activist's fast is food for thought on immigration

    The first day you fast, says Eliseo Medina, your stomach begs you to reconsider. The second day is worse. "Your body starts asking for food," the 68-year-old local activist told me about his fast for immigration reform. "It becomes more difficult and...
  • Daylight saving time may have health costs

    Daylight saving time may have health costs
    Whether we like it or not (polls say most of us do), it's time to start saving daylight again. Depending on whom you ask, our March Madness of the "spring forward" variety was invented to conserve energy, or to make pleasant summer evenings a little...
  • Kerry has no room to talk on Ukraine [Letter]

    Kerry has no room to talk on Ukraine [Letter]
    How dare U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry talk about freedom for the Ukrainian people after he betrayed his comrades who were being killed to protect the people of South Vietnam, and President Barack Obama and Congress have shown their lack of respect...
  • Md. hospitals need that $30 million [Letter]

    The conclusion of The Sun's editorial, "Investing in lower health costs" (March 7), is that "unless the hospitals start making immediate and fundamental changes to the way they operate …" Maryland will not be successful under the new waiver from...
  • Park Ridge mayor vetoes labor agreement

    Park Ridge mayor vetoes labor agreement
    Park Ridge Mayor David Schmidt vetoed a new labor agreement that would have shifted some health insurance costs from the city to the employees' union, triggering an automatic vote on March 19 to sustain or override him. Aldermen had approved that deal...
  • New data show Obamacare gaining traction

    New data show Obamacare gaining traction
    Here's a rundown of the latest metrics on the Affordable Care Act. -- The percentage of uninsured Americans is falling sharply, reaching 15.9% as of the end of February, according to Gallup. That's the lowest rate the survey firm has measured since...
  • Oberweis reports nearly $103,000 in new donations

    Oberweis reports nearly $103,000 in new donations
    WASHINGTON -- State Sen. Jim Oberweis, who is running for the Republican nomination for the U.S. Senate and has lent his campaign $500,000, collected nearly $103,000 in contributions during the first two months of the year, a new federal report says....
  • Specialty tier payments hurt patients [Commentary]

    Specialty tier payments hurt patients [Commentary]
    Health insurers in Maryland and throughout the country are jeopardizing patient health by dramatically and arbitrarily increasing the cost of vital medications. As insurers increasingly assign cancer treatments to so-called "specialty tier" cost...
  • A look at how many Obamacare enrollees were uninsured: 5.4 million

    A look at how many Obamacare enrollees were uninsured: 5.4 million
    As we observed earlier this week, one of the obsessions of opponents of the Affordable Care Act is the question of how many enrollees in Obamacare health plans already had insurance. The goal is to knock down the latest enrollment numbers by suggesting...
  • Payday in Annapolis [Editorial]

    Payday in Annapolis  [Editorial]
    How easy it is to rail against the salaries of elected officials. Embedded deeply in the human psyche is the near-certainty that somewhere, somehow the people who hold public office are getting away with unarmed robbery. It's a suspicion that's easy to...
  • 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...