Category: Health

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Chefs and breeders team with researchers to produce better tasting vegetables

Vegetables will soon taste better as the University of Wisconsin-Madison teams up with chefs and farmers to push the research further. This latest res...
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Johnson & Johnson to sell off medical device maker

According to anonymous sources familiar with the transaction, Johnson & Johnson is selling off one of the companies it owns that makes medical devices...
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Health Law May Benefit More Small Businesses In The Fall

But Askew is in a tiny minority. Only 2 percent of all eligible businesses have checked out so-called SHOP (Small Business Health Options Program) exc...
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Obamacare Exemptions Mean Millions Don’t Have To Sign Up

When she was eight weeks old, Ashlyn Whitney suffered a severe respiratory-tract infection that put her in an intensive care unit for 12 days. "Bec...
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Napa quake injures 120, damages 100 homes

At least 120 people were injured and 100 homes were damaged from the magnitude 6 earthquake that struck Northern California near Napa early Sunday.
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Some Insurers Refuse To Cover Contraceptives, Despite Health Law Requirement

Not much, as it turns out, but that hasn't stopped some from trying.
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Californians Favor Tougher Rules On Health Insurance Rates, Survey Says

Proposition 45 would give California's insurance commissioner the power to veto health insurance rate increases.
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Hospitals Reconsider Charity For Patients Who Decline Health Coverage

The move is prompted by concerns that offering free or discounted care to low-income uninsured patients might dissuade them from getting government-su...
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In Study, Questions About Who Should Perform In-Office Surgeries

Of the more than 4 million procedures office-based nurse practitioners and physician assistants independently billed more than 5,000 times in a year t...
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Experimental Ebola drug shipped to Liberia as WHO okays its use

The U.S. maker of an experimental Ebola drug administered on only three infected people have sent doses to West Africa amid the World Health Organizat...