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Berkely, California: Passes First Soda Tax

Berkely, California Passes First Soda Tax Voters in Berkeley, Calif., have passed the nation’s first soda tax
2014 Health Ballot Measures

Voters Decide: 2014 Health Care Ballot Measures

Voters Decide: 2014 Health Care Ballot Measures The Affordable Care Act wasn’t directly on the ballot in
Never Try These 8 Diets

Never Try These 8 Diets

The Raw Food Diet Everyday we hear of a new diet technique that guarantees you will loose
Results of one County's Investment in Wellness

Results of one County’s Investment in Wellness

Results of one County’s Investment in Wellness This piece comes from  Stateline. Stateline is a nonpartisan, nonprofit news service
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Study say Discontinue Pelvic Exam

The American College of Physicians said to Discontinue Pelvic Exams In a recommendation that is bound to
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US Leads the world in Obesity

United States Lead the World in Obesity A survey of 188 countries shows that nearly 30 percent

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Obamacare Fines Set for 2015 Tax Season

The Cost of Not Having Health Insurance: Obamacare Fines Obamacare fines to begin in 2015: As most may be aware or not, not having a health insurance plan is going to start costing. The Affordable care Act also known as Obamacare
Obamacare 2015 Enrollment Surge

Obamacare 2015 Enrollment Surge pass 6 Million

Healthcare Market place ends year with over 6 Million Obamacare 2015 Enrollment Surge: January 1st, 2015 starts the next round of individuals either re-enrolling, or getting health care from the Health Insurance Marketplace for the first time. This year getting close
Obamacare Open Enrollment 2014

Obamacare Open Enrollment 2014 Must Know Items

Obamacare Open Enrollment 2014 Open enrollment in the still-new health insurance system resumed this past Saturday November 15,2014, with several changes that have advocates both hopeful and worried. Here is a list of changes and things to know for this years open
Healthcare.gov One Year Later

Healthcare.gov One Year Later

Healthcare.gov One Year Later This past weekend marked the second open enrollment period for the Affordable Care Act. The second open enrollment targeting health plans sold on HealthCare.gov. Healthcare.gov is the online portal to exchanges for 37 states (including Virginia), and state managed health
Obamacare Supreme Court Case

Obamacare Supreme Court Case may break law

Obamacare Supreme Court Case may break law In June 2012 The Supreme Court upheld the individual mandate provision of the Affordable Care Act. Ever since the 2012 Supreme Court decision the individual States, and Supreme Court have been slowly chipping away
HHS Projects Lower Obamacare Enrollment for 2015

HHS Projects Lower Obamacare Enrollment for 2015

HHS Projects Lower Obamacare Enrollment for 2015 The next Obamacare sign-up period will begin November 15, 2014 and runs through February 15, 2015. Today an analysis was released by HHS where it projected between 9 million and 9.9 million individuals to enroll in
soda tax

Berkely, California: Passes First Soda Tax

Berkely, California Passes First Soda Tax Voters in Berkeley, Calif., have passed the nation’s first soda tax with a resounding 75 percent of the vote. The measure aims to reduce the effects of sugar consumption on health, especially increased rates of
Obamacare battle looms ahead with 114th Congress

Obamacare battle looms ahead after 2014 Midterm results

Obamacare battle looms ahead after 2014 Midterm results It’s been over four years since the signing of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, most commonly referred to as Obamacare. The legislative fire that started four years ago over the signing
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