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PODCAST | He Who Controls The Food & Means To Healthcare...

Before we get to this morning’s segment on America's Third Watch, I wanted to touch on an item that I believe is getting little coverage in the mainstream media and the coverage it is getting is convoluted.

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The Medicare Advantage Trap

In 46 states, once you choose Medicare Advantage at 65, you can almost never leave.

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How the ‘Unvaccinated’ Got It Right

Scott Adams is the creator of the famous cartoon strip, Dilbert. It is a strip whose brilliance derives from ...

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The Great COVID-19 Vaccine Bribe

Many readers of this Substack have doubtlessly wondered why their “health care providers”—i.e., doctors, repeatedly exhorted them to ...

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US Compensates People Injured by COVID-19 Vaccines for First Time

The United States has for the first time paid people who were injured by COVID-19 vaccines. Three people received ...

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The Federal Government Is Tracking the Unvaccinated

The U.S. government has been secretly tracking those who didn't get the COVID jab, as well as those ...

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CDC Finds Hundreds of Safety Signals for Pfizer, Moderna COVID Vaccines • Children's Health Defense

Information obtained through a Freedom of Information Act request reveals the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention identified hundreds of safety signals for the two most widely administered COVID-19 vaccines.

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Pfizer’s Shots Aren’t Safe and Were Never Shown to Be

mRNA spike protein wasn't the only thing autopsies found in people who died shortly after getting the jab. ...

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Former Senior Researcher: 'It was a mistake to take the COVID vaccine' | Israel National News - Arutz Sheva

'Pfizer vaccine is neither safe nor effective,' says ex-head of Israel Institute for Biological Research, drawing rebuttal from Health Min.

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The Most Important Dataset of the Pandemic Was Just Released

Germany Has Provided The Means To Quantify The Human Cost Of The Experimental Vaccination Program

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When does Medicare open enrollment take place? Here's what to know when picking your plan.

With hundreds of health insurance options to choose from, here's a rundown of things to know about Medicare open enrollment period, beginning Oct. 15.

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Canada: the Country of the Long Wait

A few days ago my wife and I brought her mother, who was suffering from a serious leg infection, to the local ER. We were worried about the possibility of gangrene, which an acquaintance some years ba...

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Does turmeric’s reputation translate into real health benefits? | Medical research | The Guardian

Clinical trials show that curcumin, present in the spice, may help fight osteoarthritis and other diseases, but there’s a catch – bioavailability, or how to get it into the blood

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‘A real crisis’: License backlogs in some states prevent health-care workers from seeing patients

Some health care workers are waiting months longer than normal for licenses, at a time of worker shortages and rising mental health needs.

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The Sleight-of-Hand, Short-Term Memory Deception of the Biden Administration on Prescription Drug Costs

President Biden took to the podium at the end of last month to rail on about the cost of prescription drugs, particularly the costs of insulin and injectable epinephrine, which delivers life-saving treatment to people suffering from severe allergic reacti

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PODCAST: Federal Government Okays Largest Medicare Price Hike in History | Underground USA | United States

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services said the standard monthly premium for Medicare Part B will rise roughly 14.5%, the largest increase ever in terms of dollars and among the largest percentage increases in recent years. Part of that reason for t

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Colorado Hospital Denies Kidney Transplant for Unvaccinated Patient

On Tuesday, the University of Colorado’s hospital system declared that it will no longer allow organ transplants for patients who have not yet received the…

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Biden Wants To Renew Union Skimming From Payments To Home-Health Providers

The Biden Department of Health & Human Services (HHS), wants to reinstate an Obama-era regulation that allowed labor unions to skim an...

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Pentagon To Force Military Members To Vaccinate Under Threat Of Punishment

The Pentagon will require all members of the US military to receive the COVID vaccine by the 15th of September. The FDA is expected to...

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Key House Democrat Admits His Party Wants the COVID Expansion of Obamacare Perks Permanent

With the American public distracted by COVID, gender-identity politics, the economy, and social justice totalitarianism, a key House Dem...

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Biden’s ‘American Recovery Act’ Includes Hidden 150% Obamacare Expansion

Any mention of a temporary expansion that breathes life back into Obamacare was mysteriously missing from a summary of the

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Mark Okrent – My Take on the Israeli Health Provider, Maccabi

Mark Okrent – My Take on the Israeli Health Provider, Maccabi In reflection of the excellent service we receive from our Israeli Health Provider, Maccabi, I sent the following to my friends in North America and the U.K.   ======================

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COVID-19 Vaccine Takers May Feel Ill, So The Government Is Issuing Them Covid Papers Proving They’re Safe

Even as the debate over the potency of the COVID virus continues to be had, Big Pharma – in collusion

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Still More Dem Lies About Obamacare

Then again, Obamacare was built on a Big Lie – “you can keep your plan.”

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Resilience in the age of devastating storms

Psychologists are providing research-based care to stave off long-term mental health challenges and boost resilience among natural disaster victims.

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FACT CHECK: More People Delaying Health Care Over Costs Now Than Pre-Obamacare

A common myth being presented during the Amy Coney Barrett hearings is the notion that many Americans who couldn’t afford healthcare before the Affordable Care Act was passed and implemented suddenly could.

Psychology | Health & Wellbeing

COVID-19: 'Striking' Rates of Anxiety, Depression in HCPs

A significant proportion of healthcare workers treating patients exposed to COVID-19 have symptoms of depression, anxiety, and trouble sleeping.

Politics | Healthcare

Italians over 80 'will be left to die' as country overwhelmed by coronavirus

Coronavirus victims in Italy will be denied access to intensive care if they are aged 80 or more or in poor health should pressure on beds increase, a document prepared by a crisis management unit in Turin propose. Some patients denied intensive care will

Politics | Healthcare

Orthopedic Surgeon: Princess Diana Would Have Lived If It Weren’t For Socialized Medicine

Speaking at CPAC on Thursday on a panel discussion called “Prescription for Failure: The Ills of Socialized Medicine,” an orthopedic surgeon ripped socialized medicine, stating that Great Britain’s Princess Diana would still be alive today if she had not

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‘Dems are out of their minds’: Rep. Pramila Jayapal defends Medicare for All from critics by pushing a condescending, straight-up lie

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Three Healthcare Trends To Watch In 2020

What do these trends mean for health-conscious entrepreneurs in 2020? Big companies will likely make an impact on the healthcare industry, but burgeoning business owners also have a big role to play.

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President Donald J. Trump Stands Against the Lies of Medicare-For-None

President Donald J. Trump will never allow the left’s radical Medicare-for-All to destroy the American healthcare system.

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Column: She's 82. The cost of her long-term care insurance just went up 80%

Premiums for long-term care insurance are soaring as providers grapple with bad guesses about the rising costs of healthcare and nursing homes.

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Families Fight Back Against Surprise Air Ambulance Bills

When a seriously ill child needs air transport, parents don’t hesitate to take the flight. Then comes a bill, sometimes upward of $50,000.

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Rising health insurance deductibles fuel middle-class anger and resentment

Middle-class Americans are bearing the brunt of the rise in health insurance deductibles and medical bills. That's helped widen political divisions.

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How Team Trump is keeping drug prices down

At some point, almost all Americans have been stuck with massive, unexpected medical bills or forced to make health decisions without real information or anyone to guide them. We have worked at the…

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California to provide health care to some living in US illegally

California's move to extend health benefits to some who live in the U.S. illegally is part of an effort to see that everyone in the state has insurance.

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Health insurance deductibles soar, leaving Americans with unaffordable bills - Los Angeles Times

Soaring health insurance deductibles have strained family budgets, saddled many with debt and driven millions to skip care. It's the result of a revolution that has transformed U.S. health insurance, shifting a growing share of costs to workers and their

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What Can the U.S. Health System Learn From Singapore?

Americans argue over insurance while Singaporeans keep perfecting the delivery of care.

Politics | Healthcare

Thousands Of Elderly Patients Go Blind In Britain Due To Eye Surgery Rationing | Daily Wire

Healthcare rationing is a regular part of the United Kingdom, which has nationalized healthcare in a way Democrats in America want to bring here.

Politics | 2024 Election

FLIP-FLOP: Kamala Harris Changes Position On Healthcare In Under 24 Hours After Outrage

Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA) reversed course on her healthcare position on Tuesday, which comes less than 24 hours after she called for the elimination of the free market from the industry and advocated for a complete government takeover.

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When It Comes To Health Care Costs, ObamaCare Was A Massive Failure, IBD/TIPP Poll Shows | Investor's Business Daily

What's the biggest concern in the country right now? Health care costs. That tells you everything you need to know about how ObamaCare failed to deliver.

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Patients suffer when states limit health-care choices | TheHill

These barriers to high-quality health care also impose long-lasting and even fatal harm on America’s most vulnerable patients.

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Ocasio-Cortez calls question about how to pay for Medicare for all ‘puzzling’

Liberal New York congressional candidate Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez says it is “puzzling” to figure out a strategy to fund Medicare for all, despite touting the socialist-like health care plan championed by the far left throughout her campaign.

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Newt Gingrich: A proposed Republican pledge on health care

The best way for Republicans to earn the votes of undecided voters is to clearly articulate how they would fix our broken health- care system.

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Medicaid enrollment falls for first time in 11 years as economy boosts incomes

Medicaid enrollment fell for the first time since 2007, declining by about 0.6 percent in fiscal year 2018, and states don't expect to see much growth in enrollment next year, according to the Kaiser Family Foundation. 

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Trump makes it easier for employers to pay for health coverage - CNNPolitics

The Trump administration is expanding employers' ability to give workers cash to buy heath care coverage elsewhere, including on the Obamacare exchanges, senior officials announced Monday.

Psychology | Parenting and Kids

Medicaid Covers Foster Kids, But Daunting Health Needs Still Slip Through The Cracks | Kaiser Health News

Nearly all children in the foster care system are covered by Medicaid. Yet, foster parents still struggle to meet the extraordinary health needs of their children. To solve this, some states are experimenting with a coordinated approach to care — with m

Politics | Healthcare

Obama: He Was Honest, Eventually

Last week, Barack Obama finally did what Democratic activists had been desperately hoping he would do—he reproached his successor ahead of the midterm election. It was a long, discursive oration, as Obama’s orations usually are, and it contained lots

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Making Healthcare Affordable: A Lost Battle? - Healthcare MBA GWU

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Who is Leading the Medical Automation Technology field in 2018?

Omnicell's automated healthcare solutions improve operational efficiency, patient safety and satisfaction. Inquire about our healthcare software solutions.

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Rapidly Growing Healthcare Solution Keeps Government Out of Medical Costs | Breitbart

The following post is sponsored by Liberty HealthShare. The story of one of today’s most rapidly growing healthcare solutions dates back to the early | Medicine

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Under Attack: Israeli Cyber Experts Warn Of Large-Scale Healthcare Hacks

From MRI machines to pacemakers, insulin pumps to X-rays, healthcare administration systems to medical practice files are all rife with personal information that is easy to access.

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Maryland ObamaCare insurers ask for rate increases up to 91 percent | Fox News

Maryland’s Obamacare insurers are asking for a 30 percent average rate increase for 2019, with some plans seeking hikes as high as 91 percent.

Politics | Healthcare

Why Some Americans Are Risking It and Skipping Health Insurance

Prices and deductibles are rising. Networks are shrinking. And even some well-off Americans are questioning what they’re paying for.

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Why is health care so expensive?

Neither Republicans nor Democrats appear to be addressing why health is fundamentally expensive -- or what to do about it

Politics | Healthcare

Yes, It Was The 'Affordable' Care Act That Increased Premiums

It turns out that across the board, for all ages and family sizes, for HMO, PPO, and POS plans, premium increases averaged about 60% from 2013, the last year before ACA reforms took effect, to 2017. In the four years preceding the ACA, premium increases

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Bright Health cofounder and president on consumer-centric healthcare - MedCity News

At MedCity INVEST Twin Cities, Bright Health cofounder and president Kyle Rolfing talked to Medical Alley Association president and CEO Shaye Mandle about why a focus on patients and consumers is key to success.

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State launches Aetna probe after stunning admission - CNN

California's insurance commissioner has launched an investigation into Aetna after learning a former medical director for the insurer admitted under oath he never looked at patients' records when deciding whether to approve or deny care.

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Newt Gingrich: Trump has made great progress reforming ObamaCare and the media couldn't care less | Fox News

Don’t look now, but President Trump and congressional Republicans are making progress on their promise to repeal and replace ObamaCare with a more affordable, flexible and dynamic health-care system.

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Covered California premiums will rise 12.5%, and Anthem Blue Cross cuts coverage - LA Times

Monthly premiums for California health insurance plans sold under the Affordable Care Act will rise by an average of 12.5% next year, and Anthem Blue Cross plans to end coverage in most of the state.

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19 seconds of drama: McCain's vote

After debating into early hours of the morning, Senator McCain shocked his colleagues by voting "no" on the "skinny repeal" of Obamacare. CNN's Brooke Baldwin points out the various reactions across the room.

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Senate Blocks GOP Health Bill, Scuttling Bid to Repeal Obamacare

Republican Senator John McCain joined with two of his GOP colleagues to block a stripped-down Obamacare repeal bill early Friday, scuttling the party’s months-long effort to pass health legislation.

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McCain returning to Senate in time for health vote | TheHill

“Senator McCain looks forward to returning to the United States Senate tomorrow to continue working on important legislation, including health care reform, the National Defense Authorization Act, and new sanctions on Russia, Iran and North Korea,"

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GOP reeling after healthcare collapse  | TheHill

Republicans offered competing ideas for what to do next on healthcare Monday night, now that the current ObamaCare replacement effort has fallen apart

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A new kind of doctor's office charges a monthly fee and doesn't take insurance — and it could be the future of medicine

Direct primary care is a new movement of doctors and healthcare providers who don't accept insurance — instead relying on a monthly membership fee.

Politics | Obamacare

Betsy McCaughey: The Democrats' Pre-Existing Condition Scam

The House vote on the GOP's ObamaCare repeal bill vote is down to the wire, with dozens of Republicans waffling as "undecideds." What's the hold-up? Ninety-six percent of people who have to buy their own insurance stand to benefit from this bill

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House Republicans release long-awaited plan to repeal and replace Obamacare - The Washington Post

With income-based tax credits, the GOP is considering an approach to health care it has long been against.

Politics | Obamacare

Trump to nominate Georgia Rep. Tom Price as health secretary

WASHINGTON (AP) — President-elect Donald Trump has selected Georgia Rep. Tom Price, a leading critic of President Barack Obama's sweeping health care law, to head the Department of Health and Human Services, according to a person familiar with the

Health & Fitness | Health News

Nurses Are Again in Demand

After years of relative equilibrium, the job market for nurses is heating up in many markets, driving up wages and sign-on bonuses for the nation’s fifth-largest occupation.

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Here's What the Average American Will Pay for Obamacare, by Age, in 2017 -- The Motley Fool

If you're not among the 85% of Americans currently receiving a premium subsidy, then these figures could scare you.

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Rising Obamacare premiums anger those paying full price

As premiums climb, nearly 10 million Americans who buy individual insurance coverage either on or off the Obamacare exchanges and do not receive federal subsidies, are paying a lot more for health insurance.

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How a bite from a stray dog shows the sick state of U.S. healthcare

Jan Kern was bitten by a stray dog while traveling abroad and ended up with a jaw-dropping illustration of why the U.S. healthcare industry is completely sick.

Psychology | Health & Wellbeing

9 Questions Your Doctor Wishes You’d Ask

"Asking questions is one of the best ways to ensure you and your doctor are on the same page."

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One of the biggest problems with Obamacare is only getting worse

It's going to be a lot easier for people to pick an Obamacare plan in 2017, if only because there...

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Brace Yourself: How You Will Pay To Rescue ObamaCare - Forbes

Either through higher premiums or through a taxpayer funded bailout, Americans will pay for the disaster that the ACA is fast becoming.

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Pulled muscle cost him $6,000. What would it cost you?

While the federal Affordable Care Act means more people have insurance, one health care administrator explained, “What is missing in the process is that you have coverage that only kicks in at a certain level.”

Politics | Healthcare

NPR and Harvard Say: Obamacare Is a Complete Failure | Power Line

National Public Radio collaborated with Harvard's T.H. Chan School of Public Health and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation to survey Americans' recent experience with health care. As to the Affordable Care Act, the survey's findings are damning. They sugg

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NPR and Harvard Say: Obamacare Is a Complete Failure

National Public Radio collaborated with Harvard’s T.H. Chan School of Public Health and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation to survey Americans’ recent experience with health care. As to…

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How Much More Do Obamacare Enrollees Cost Insurers? This Much. -- The Motley Fool

When compared to members of employer-based plans, this new study shows just how expensive Obamacare enrollees can be.

Politics | Obamacare

Clinton sees ObamaCare’s ‘crushing’ burden — but has no way to fix it | New York Post

The Clinton campaign is finally owning up to what most Americans learned the hard way: The Affordable Care Act is anything but affordable. In fact, its costs are “crushing” people who have to buy health insurance. Hillary Clinton vows to fix the probl

Politics | Obamacare

CBO Misses Its Obamacare Projection by 24 Million People

Three years ago, on the eve of Obamacare’s implementation, the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) projected that President Obama's centerpiece legislation would result in an average of 201 million people having private health insurance in any given month of 2016. Now that 2016 is here, the CBO says that just 177 million people, on average, will have private health insurance in any given month of this year—a shortfall of 24 million people.

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Baby Boomers

Baby Boomers, by Healthcare Today: updated automatically with a curated selection of articles, blog posts, videos and photos.

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How to Cut Your Health-Care Bill: Pay Cash - WSJ

Hospitals and other providers increasingly are offering prices far below what they charge though insurance.

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

Meet The Top Israeli Startups Revolutionizing Everyday Healthcare

Israeli startups are changing healthcare as we know it, with a host of innovative solutions.

Politics | Interesting Links

How Government Killed the Medical Profession

I am a general surgeon with more than three decades in private clinical practice. And I am fed up.

Politics | Obamacare

The quiet unraveling of ObamaCare

Official site of The Week Magazine, offering commentary and analysis of the day's breaking news and current events as well as arts, entertainment, people and gossip, and political cartoons.

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Obamacare Enrollees Are Reeling from High Deductibles - Yahoo Finance

From Yahoo Finance: First, the administration revealed that enrollments for Obamacare next year will barely hit 10 million, far below previous projections. Then last week, the consulting firm of McKinsey & Company estimated that premiums for policies

Health & Fitness | Health News

Millions facing a hefty increase in Medicare premiums in 2016

From Yahoo Finance: Nearly a third of the roughly 50 million elderly Americans who depend on Medicare for their physician care and other health services could see their premiums jump by 52 percent or more next year. While Congress is largely focused on ad

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Small Businesses Threatened With $36,500 IRS Fines For Helping Employees With Health Costs

Small businesses that reimburse employees for the cost of premiums for individual health insurance policies or pay their health costs directly will be fined up to $36,500 a year per employee under a new Internal Revenue Service regulation that takes effec

Politics | Obamacare

The newest Obamacare fail: penalties of $36,500 per worker

The Internal Revenue Service swoops in with a money grab, writes Diana Furchtgott-Roth.

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Anthem to buy Cigna to create biggest U.S. health insurer - Yahoo Finance

From Yahoo Finance: The deal — the biggest ever in the health insurance industry — comes three weeks after Aetna Inc (AET.N) agreed to buy Humana Inc (HUM.N) for $37 billion and is part of an industry-wide consolidation following the roll-out of Presi

Politics | Healthcare

You're about to pay A LOT more for health insurance

Health insurers are seeking steep rate increases, saying their new customers under the Affordable Care Act turned out to be sicker than expected.

Politics | Obamacare

Obamacare fails to bend the cost curve

The ACA is forcing health insurers to raise rates and consolidate. Will anyone learn their lesson from this?

Politics | Healthcare

‘Does the @WhiteHouse even know how Obamacare works?’ All signs point to NOPE | Twitchy

With all due respect, White House, shut up. This afternoon, the House passed a bill banning abortion — with notable exceptions — after 20 weeks of pregnancy. And that was enough to prompt the White House to weigh in like so:

News | Societal Evolution

An Uber for Doctor Housecalls - NYTimes.com

A number of new apps offer medical consults with doctors via a smart phone, and some of them even make house calls.

Miscellaneous | Potpourri

No association found between MMR vaccine and autism, even among children at higher risk

In a study that included approximately 95,000 children with older siblings, receipt of the measles-mumps-rubella (MMR) vaccine was not associated with an increased risk of autism spectrum disorders (ASD), regardless of whether older siblings had ASD, find

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Moptwo - Portner Medical Corporation

Internal Medicine, Allergy & Immunology integrating prescription medicines, herbals, homeopathics, and other appropriate alternate modalities.

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Kaiser ordered to pay woman more than $28 million

A Los Angeles jury awarded more than $28 million to a woman who said Kaiser Permanente doctors wrongly delayed an MRI that could have detected an aggressive cancerous tumor that caused her to lose her right leg.

Politics | Obamacare

Busted: Obamacare Co-Ops Are Underwater And Sinking Fast

When Democrats were ramming Obamacare down Americans’ throats, many of them wanted a “public option” that was supposed to demonstrate just how efficient and affordable government-run health insurance could be. What they settled for was something called “co-ops”—which stands for Consumer Oriented and Operated Plans.

News | In the News

Disneyland measles outbreak spreads

An outbreak of measles that began at Disneyland before Christmas is now disrupting lives in six states. Contributing: Associated

News | That's News to Me

Whooping Cough Back With a Vengeance in California - ABC News

What California's worst whooping cough outbreak in 70 years means for the U.S.

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Doctor behind vaccine-autism link loses license | TIME.com

It took nearly six months but the General Medical Council (GMC) in the U.K. has pulled Dr. Andrew Wakefield’s license to practice medicine in the United Kingdom. Wakefield is the researcher who nearly single-handedly fueled parental concerns about the l

Politics | Obamacare

Healthcare for Illegals Pushes CA Budget Billions Over Inflation

California Gov. Jerry Brown’s supposed “balanced budget” has no provision for another million illegal aliens.

Politics | Politics

Harvard Ideas on Health Care Hit Home, Hard - NYTimes.com

While Harvard professors oppose changes that will raise their health care costs, the university says the increases are in part a result of the Affordable Care Act, which many Harvard experts championed.

Family & Parenting | Kids

Pediatrician: Vaccinate Your Kids—Or Get Out of My Office

If you won’t trust your doctors on vaccinating your kids, will you ever really trust them at all?

Politics | The American Experiment

The GOP Doesn't Have To 'Replace' Obamacare

You don’t have to replace Obamacare's bad ideas, you just have to get rid of them.

Politics | Healthcare

Rising Health Insurance Costs Thanks To Obamacare Hit Liberal Harvard Faculty, And They Are LIVID

Faculty at Harvard University are complaining that they will have to pay more for their health insurance under Obamacare, even though overall costs to faculty remain modest and employees of the Ivy Le

Politics | Healthcare

Why You Can't Keep Your Plan Under Obamacare, in 3 Minutes

In a video Robert Graboyes of George Mason University's Mercatus Center explains in simple language why insurers cancel plans under the Affordable Care Act.

Politics | Obamacare

Supremes to White House: What about ‘death panel?’

The Supreme Court is telling the Obama administration to present its case for Obamacare’s Independent Payment Advisory Board – the provision that critics have described as a “death panel” – even if it doesn’t want to

Politics | Obamacare

As Medicaid Rolls Swell, Cuts in Payments to Doctors Threaten Access to Care - NYTimes.com

Just as millions of people are gaining insurance through Medicaid, the program is poised to make deep cuts in payments to many doctors, prompting some physicians and consumer advocates to warn that the reductions could make it more difficult for Medicaid patients to obtain care.

Politics | Obamacare

Iowa insurance co-op falters, is taken over by state

CoOportunity Health, a fledgling Iowa health-insurance company set up under the Affordable Care Act, is being taken over by the state health-insurance division because of a financial crunch. CoOportunity

Politics | The American Experiment

Paving the Way to Full Repeal - THE 2017 PROJECT

Under a winning alternative, costs would drop, liberty would be secured, and any American who wants to buy health insurance would be able to do so.

Politics | Healthcare

Congresswoman Lummis’ Heartbreaking Speech At Gruber Hearing [VIDEO]

WASHINGTON - Republican Wyoming Rep. Cynthia Lummis made a powerful personal speech in Tuesday's House Oversight and Government Reform Committee hearing that featured testimony from disgraced Obamacar

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

After Thousands Of Years Of Stitching, Israelis Invent New Wound-Closure Method

TopClosure works by stretching out the skin around the wound, and second by ensuring that the wound scars in an aesthetic and healthy fashion.

Politics | Healthcare

Jonathan Gruber quotes contradict Obama promise - CNN.com

Who is the MIT economist at the center of a new Obamacare scandal and why should you be paying attention?

Health & Fitness | Health Articles

Many Docs Mistaken About Allergies: Study

Survey results show lots of primary care physicians lack knowledge of causes, treatments

Politics | Obamacare

Jonathan Gruber Remains MIA as Obamacare Returns to Supreme Court

Ever since it was announced yesterday that the Supreme Court will once again take up Obamacare in the case of King vs Burwell, one figure has remained noticeably absent: Jonathan "Speak-O" Gruber. Since the case revolves around whether Congress

Politics | Healthcare

Barney, Frank: Admits Key Obamacare Clause Before Supreme Court Was 'Mistake'

Barney Frank lived up to his last name, and might live to regret it in Dem circles. Appearing on this morning's Up with Steve Kornacki, Frank admitted that the key Obamacare clause that the Supreme Court just agreed to consider was a "mistake."

Politics | Obamacare

Obamacare sends health premiums skyrocketing by as much as 78 percent

The Affordable Care Act was supposed to make health care more affordable, but a newly released study of insurance policies before and after Obamacare shows that average premiums have skyrocketed, for some groups by as much as 78 percent.

Politics | Obamacare

King v. Burwell: The new Supreme Court case that could gut Obamacare, explained - Vox

The Supreme Court is going to take up Obamacare again. And it could prove disastrous for the administration — and for millions of individuals and families who have found affordable coverage under the law.

Politics | Obamacare

Andrew Klavan: Obamacare - Lies or Crap?

In the series premiere of The Revolting Truth with Andrew Klavan, our cheerful host asks the really important questions about Obamacare - like is it based on lies or fantasy, and is the President's signature legislation actually the harbinger of Armag

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CDC Unveils New Ebola Gear Guidelines | NBC Chicago

Health officials have released long-awaited new guidelines for how health workers should gear up to treat Ebola patients, calling for protective garb that covers their bodies entirely and for trained monitors to...

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I'm a Hazmat-Trained Hospital Worker: Here's What No One Is Telling You About Ebola

You can't just expect any nurse or any doctor or any health care worker or layperson to understand the deconning procedures by way of some kind of pamphlet or 10-minute training video. Not only is it mentally rigorous, but it's physically exhausting....

News | In the News

Health care cartels limit Americans' options

Certificate-of-need laws keep innovative treatment from patients willing to buy and try it.

Politics | Healthcare

Majority Say They No Longer Trust, Believe in Obama After Obamacare Fiasco | Mediaite

The White House could not be happy with the results of the latest CNN/ORC survey. The poll shows that, as a result of the problematic implementation of the Affordable Care Act, majorities no longer believe in President Barack Obama’s competency or trust

Health & Fitness | Health & Fitness Info

Brain Scans Show Fibromyalgia Patients Process Pain Differently

Activity in certain regions suggests why they're less able to prepare for pain or respond to pain relief

News | In the News

Researchers Shed Light on Asthma's Mysteries - WSJ

As many as half of asthma sufferers have a form of the lung disease known as nonallergic asthma, a particularly confusing type of the lung disease.

Politics | Obamacare

The Obamacare marketplace one year later: How you’re faring - Yahoo Finance

From Yahoo Finance: With the one-year anniversary of Obamacare's Healthcare.gov nearing, Americans tell us how they've been faring.

News | In the News

The Myth of ObamaCare's Affordability - WSJ

In The Wall Street Journal, Casey B. Mulligan writes that the law's perverse incentives will have the nation working fewer hours, and working those hours less productively.

Politics | Healthcare

Foreigners hacked Obamacare website on July 8 but HHS only discovered it 10 days ago | Mail Online

HHS says Healthcare.gov 'was not specifically targeted' and it's beefing up security, but the embarrassing episode shows critics had well-reasoned fears before the site's disastrous launch.

Politics | Politics

LA Restaurants Enact 3% Surcharge For Healthcare Costs | Truth Revolt

On Tuesday, LA Weekly reported that several upscale restaurants in the City of Angels will be adding a 3 percent surcharge to cover their employees' healthcare costs, a trend that has been gaining steam since the Affordable Care Act launched nearly one ye

News | The News

Coverage for End-of-Life Talks Gaining Ground

Medicare may cover advance care planning that was once decried as “death panels,” and some private insurers are not waiting for the political process.

Politics | Obamacare

Obamacare Chief Ordered Official To Delete HealthCare.gov Emails - Yahoo News

From Yahoo News: Obamacare head Marilyn Tavenner told a top press official to delete an e-mail related to HealthCare.gov during the botched launch, according to documents released Friday. House Republicans are seeking emails from Centers for Medicare and

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Obama signs veterans' health care overhaul - Yahoo News

From Yahoo News: FORT BELVOIR, Va. (AP) — Veterans may soon have easier access to government-paid health care under a bill President Barack Obama signed into law Thursday, the government's most sweeping response to date to a public uproar over systemwid

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If You Like Your Obamacare Plan, It'll Cost You

Consumers could be hit with major price increases, without even knowing it, if they don't switch their health care plans.

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Doctors Begin To Refuse Obamacare Patients

Obamacare plans have shrunk payments to physicians so much that some doctors say they won't be able to afford to accept Obamacare coverage, NPR reports. Many of the eight million sign-ups in Obama

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Women-Owned Businesses Hit Hard By ObamaCare Tax

What’s the harm in hitting businesses with another tax and regulation? Conservative economists lecture about costs rippling through, hitting consumers and employees as well as business’s bottom-lines. But their estimates are just numbers on a