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For Medicaid Patients, Access To Primary-Care May Not Be As Advertised

About half the time, primary-care providers listed as accepting new patients on Medicaid managed-care organization websites in fact told the "shoppers...
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Old-Fashioned Company With New-Fangled Problem: Obamacare

AmeriMark Direct started its mail order catalog business here in the'60s, and for decades, everyone assumed that health insurance came with the job. T...
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Kelly Rowland marries Tim Witherspoon in secret ceremony

Singer Kelly Rowland has recently secretly married her fiancé Tim Witherspoon in a secret ceremony in Costa Rica.
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Republican advisor Karl Rove denies saying Hillary Clinton had brain damage

Republican strategist and former President George W. Bush's adviser Karl Rove on Tuesday denied saying that presidential aspirant Hillary Clinton has ...
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In Fracking Hotbed, a Muted Approach to Regulation

Ohio annually processes thousands of tons of radioactive waste from hydraulic-fracturing, sending it through treatment facilities, injecting it into i...
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Health Insurer Working Hard To Keep Up With Call Demand

From Jan. 1 through May 2, Independence Blue Cross averaged 25,000 to 30,000 phone calls a day, including a peak of 40,000 calls on one day. That amou...
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In Fracking Hotbed, a Muted Approach to Regulation

Ohio annually processes thousands of tons of radioactive waste from hydraulic-fracturing, sending it through treatment facilities, injecting it into i...
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Merck sells ophthalmology assets to Japan’s Santen

Merck & Co. Inc. has sold some ophthalmology assets to Santen Pharmaceutical Co. Ltd. for distribution in the Japanese market as well as in Europe...
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Cleveland Brew Pub Owner Frustrated That Health Plan Prices Still Jumping

Paul Siperke, co-owner of a Cleveland brewery, plans to keep providing health insurance to his employees. But he's irked by the continual price fluctu...
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Ohio State baseball team tries to help teammate with myeloid leukemia

All 37 team members of the Ohio State baseball team along with coach Greg Beals reportedly went through the process of getting on the national registr...