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If Republicans were writing a movie script for next year's congressional elections, the working title might be "2014: Apocalypse of Obamacare." (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Republicans Await ‘Obamacare’ Disaster In 2014

If Republicans were writing a movie script for next year’s congressional elections, the working title might be “2014: Apocalypse of Obamacare.”

05/26/2013

File photo of Native American tribal dancers. (credit: Getty Images)

AP: Health Reforms Penalize Some Indians Who Aren’t ‘Indian Enough’

When Liz DeRouen needs any kind of health care services, from diabetes counseling to a dental cleaning, she checks into a government-funded clinic in Northern California’s wine country that covers all her medical needs.

05/15/2013

File photo of Secretary of Health and Human Services Kathleen Sebelius, left, and Attorney General Eric Holder. (credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/GettyImages)

89 Charged In Medicare Fraud Busts In 8 Cities

Nearly 100 people, including 14 doctors and nurses, were charged for their roles in separate Medicare scams that collectively billed the taxpayer-funded program for roughly $223 million in bogus charges in a massive bust spanning eight cities, federal authorities said Tuesday.

05/14/2013

President Barack Obama speaks during a concert in honor of Memphis Soul music in the East Room of the White House in Washington, D.C., on April 9, 2013, as part of the "In Performance at the White House" series. (credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama Supporter: ‘This Is Not What I Expected From Him’

Liberal lawmakers from Congress and a coalition of like-minded groups rallied outside the White House on Tuesday, voicing frustration at the Democratic president they say has let them down by proposing cuts to Medicare and Social Security.

04/10/2013

A copy of President Barack Obama's budget proposal for FY 2014 is on display for the media at the Government Printing Office on April 8, 2013 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Liberal Groups Outraged Over Social Security Cuts In Obama Budget

Several liberal grassroots groups are opposing President Barack Obama’s soon-to-be released budget for cutting Social Security.

04/09/2013

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Obama Faces Choice On Morning-After Pill Limits

President Barack Obama supports requiring girls younger than 17 to see a doctor before buying the morning-after pill. But fighting that battle in court comes with its own set of risks.

04/06/2013

The cost of care for Americans living with dementia reaches nearly $215 billion annually. (Photo by Carsten Koall/Getty Images)

Study: Dementia Care Costs US Nearly $215 Billion Per Year, Expected To Double By 2040

The cost of care for Americans living with dementia reaches nearly $215 billion annually.

04/04/2013

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.

04/01/2013

The Pew study showed that these Americans are afflicted with chronic conditions such as diabetes, heart disease, high blood pressure or cancer -- and many are diagnosing themselves through the Internet. (credit: Andreas Rentz/Getty Images)

Scooter Ads Creating False Impression Leads To Scrutiny By Government Doctors

TV ads show smiling seniors enjoying an “active” lifestyle on a motorized scooter, taking in the sites at the Grand Canyon, fishing on a pier and high-fiving their grandchildren at a baseball game.

03/28/2013

The Pew study showed that these Americans are afflicted with chronic conditions such as diabetes, heart disease, high blood pressure or cancer -- and many are diagnosing themselves through the Internet. (credit: Andreas Rentz/Getty Images)

Poll: Races, Genders Sharply Divided on Medicare Expansion in Va.

A new statewide poll in Virginia shows a sharp societal divide over the question of whether to expand Medicaid — something that won’t happen for a while in the state because of reform hurdles Gov. Bob McDonnell has set for it.

03/28/2013

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