Healthcare

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Study on ER Returns Suggests More Need for Follow-Up Care

New research suggests repeat visits to the emergency room are more common than previously thought and surprisingly, people frequently wind up at a different ER the second time around.

06/15/2015

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Senate Adopts GOP Budget Targeting ‘Obamacare’

The Senate on Tuesday adopted a GOP budget that paves the way for an assault on President Barack Obama’s health care law this summer and a partisan showdown over spending bills this fall.

05/05/2015

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HealthCare.gov Gets Steady Traffic; Hits Bump

HealthCare.gov got steady consumer interest and also hit a bump Monday, the first weekday of the new sign-up season under the president’s health overhaul.

11/17/2014

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Maryland to Keep Testing Health Exchange Website

Maryland’s information technology secretary says the state will be testing how well its revamped health exchange website can handle thousands of users over different periods of time.

10/21/2014

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CDC Releases Revised Ebola Gear Guidelines

Federal officials are going on the road with new guidelines to promote head-to-toe protection for health workers treating Ebola patients.

10/21/2014

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What Has The Affordable Care Act Accomplished A Year Later?

With almost a year under its belt, has the Affordable Care Act impact as many people as it originally set out to?

09/18/2014

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A Medical Re-Awakening To Issues Of Domestic Violence

Desiree Cooper, a spokesperson for Planned Parenthood, said many victims of abuse neglect their healthcare needs.

09/17/2014

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Is Your Handshake As Dangerous As Smoking?

A commentary in the Journal Of The American Medical Association says it’s time to say goodbye to the handshake greeting in a health care setting.

05/22/2014

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Faulty State-Run Healthcare Websites Getting Help From Obama Administration

States that have experienced technical problems running their own health care enrollment websites are getting some help from the Obama administration.

02/28/2014

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Poll: Americans Feel Government Is Nation’s Biggest Problem

According to a recent poll, Americans feel that the largest problem plaguing the nation is its government.

01/15/2014

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