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John Boehner’s view on HealthCare Reform

WASHINGTON — In an interview with ABC News on Thursday, House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) said that the president’s Affordable Care Act was now the “law of the land.” The comments were immediately trumpeted as a turning point in the year-long
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Women Preventive Services & The Affordable Care Act

Before health reform, too many Americans didn’t get the preventive care they need to stay healthy, avoid or delay the onset of disease, lead productive lives, and reduce health care costs. Often because of cost, Americans used preventive services at about
2012-10-17 veterans-benefits

Top Veteran Resource for Financial Help

  American Military Family –  American Red Cross –  American Solider Foundation –  Disabled American Veterans –  Home Front Cares –  Impact a Hero –  Mercy for Me –  Military One Source – 
2012-10-15 care-for-aging-parent-5

Planning to Care for your aging parents

I am in my mid thirties, I have a set of parents in their mid-sixties who live hundreds of miles away. My wife is also in the same situation with her mother. The question I try to avoid asking myself, “What
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What Health Care Reform Means for Hospitals

The Hospitals By By Kate Pickert Thursday, July 30, 2009   Many community hospitals operate on thin margins, in part because of below-cost Medicaid reimbursements and the expense of treating the uninsured. Emergency rooms are overflowing, and many hospitals are struggling

What Health-Care Reform Really Means: If You’re not insured

If You Are Uninsured By By Kate Pickert Thursday, July 30, 2009 Source: Time 5% lack any type of coverage Current Situation: People without insurance typically put off basic medical care and end up in emergency rooms when they get sick.
2012-11-12 how_the_supreme_courts_health_care_ruling_may_change_obamacare

What Health-Care Reform Really Means

If You Are Insured Through Employer By By Kate Pickert Source: Time 53% get health benefits from their job   Current Situation: Employee contributions to job-sponsored health coverage have more than doubled in the past decade. Plans, which are tax-free, are often more
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How Common is PTSD

How common is PTSD? Source: Nebraska Department of Veterans Affair An estimated 7.8 percent of Americans will experience PTSD at some point in their lives, with women (10.4%) twice as likely as men (5%) to develop PTSD. About 3.6 percent of