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File photo of a doctor wearing a stethoscope. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Gap In Those Who Do, Do Not Support ACA Is ‘Largest Gallup Has Measured’

A recent Gallup poll indicates that only 40 percent of people throughout the United States approve of President Barack Obama’s signature healthcare reform law, known also as Obamacare.


File photo of President Barack Obama. (credit: Marc Piscotty/Getty Images)

Groups Race To Hire, Train ‘Obamacare’ Guides

With the program known as “Obamacare” only weeks away from its key launch date, hectic preparations are in motion in communities across the country to deal with one of its major practical challenges: hiring and training a small army of instant experts who can explain the intricacies of health insurance to people who’ve never had it.


File photo of a doctor wearing a stethoscope. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Study: Doctors Order Fewer Lab Tests When They Know The Price

The findings of a new study indicate that doctors will order fewer laboratory tests for their patients if they know the cost of performing said tests.


File photo of an IV in an operation room. (Photo by BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/GettyImages)

Health Department: Medicare Won’t Cover Sex-Change Operations

According to a recent decision handed down by the Department of Health and Human Services, Medicare will still not to cover sex change surgeries, despite initial plans to reconsider the matter.




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