Senior House Democrats drafting health care legislation are considering slapping an unspecified financial penalty on anyone who refuses to purchase "affordable" health insurance, a key committee chairman said
June 7 (Bloomberg) -- President Barack Obama wants Congress to consider taxing the wealthy instead of workers to pay for a health-care overhaul, as House Democrats discuss a plan to require health insurance for most Americans.
The Obama administration stepped up efforts to influence health-care legislation today as advisers David Axelrod and Austan Goolsbee appeared on televisi
New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin, his wife, Seletha, and a member of the mayor's entourage were being held in quarantine at a hotel in Shanghai after a passenger on Nagin's flight to China came down with suspected swine flu symptoms, a city spokeswoman said Sunday
The White House, backing away from President Barack Obama's "it's-all-on-the-table" approach initially advocated, prepared to get louder and more involved in the details of a health care overhaul that officials once were content to leave to Congress, administration officials said Saturday
There would be a "soft” mandate on individuals to purchase insurance, with a waiver for those who can’t afford it and a “moderate” tax penalty on those who skirt the requirement.
Three years ago, Mass. governor Mitt Romney signed into law one of the most far-reaching experiments promising to reduce health care costs. In reality, however, insurance premiums rose by 7.4%in 2007, 8-12% in 2008, and are expected to rise 9 percent this year.
Tiller performed 60,000 later term abortions. Then for additional revenue, he had the women take pictures with their dead fetus for a memorable family picture. Then he also offered a following baby funeral... wait... I thought it wasn't a baby. link text
About a thousand people marched in an organized event in Seattle on May 30, 2009, to promote socialized healthcare. Nearly 400 regular citizens turned up, many with homemade signs to protest socialized healthcare.
Dr. Paul Offit of the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) received at least $29 million from his share of royalties for Merck’s Rotateq vaccine after using his position with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to ensure that childhood vaccination with the vaccine became compulsory.
With a faltering economy, and skyrocketing costs, healthcare continues to be a critical issue for all Americans. Unfortunately government encroachment into the doctor/patient relationship is poised to exacerbate our problems with healthcare.
Democratic plans for revamping U.S. healthcare are taking shape, with Senator Edward Kennedy soon to announce a proposal which could form the core of the nation's new health system. Kennedy will include both a new government program to provide medical coverage for all as well as a mandate that every American acquire some form of health insurance.
Scientists have identified a lethal new virus in Africa that causes bleeding like the dreaded Ebola virus.“This one is really, really aggressive” he said of the virus.
(FDA) began regulating these products mid-May because "they go inside the human body." I was able to order some of my other products in the "scrape and light cut" size" but none of the larger quantity hemostatics. (Black Mar
Ron Paul on Fox News Radio. They talked about socialized medicine. Keep in mind that Ron Paul is also a doctor so he speaks with some personal knowledge of this issue. In fact, he was a doctor prior to the current HMO system.
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said her chamber would have a sweeping health care bill on the floor by the end of July, an announcement that President Obama hailed. "That's the kind of energy and determination that we need," the president s
President Barack Obama will aim on Monday to build support for a sweeping overhaul of the U.S. healthcare system by highlighting a drive for greater efficiency he predicts could save trillions of dollars.
US scientists say they have successfully reversed the effects of Alzheimer's with experimental drugs.
The race to provide every American with health insurance is leading to a medicine chest that is bare. The Administration in Washington has fashioned an unproven plan to improve the efficiency, coordination, convenience, accessibility and affordabilit
DC officials are unsure whether the cases are related to an unusually late and severe flu season in Mexico in which 20 people have died. "Generally the period of infection ends during the first week of March, but this year there was an atypical
First, it was a ban on artery-clogging trans fats. Then calories were posted on menus. Now the New York City health department is taking on salt. City officials are meeting with food makers and restaurants to discuss reducing the amount of salt in co
During her confirmation hearing, Sebelius avoided endorsing a plan to make people legally responsible for seeing that they're insured. The concept of how, or whether, universal coverage would be mandated is just one of the thorny issues to be dea
While the one reform that could cure what ails America's health care system has attracted plenty of adherents in the House -- 72 members have signed on as backers of House Judiciary Committee chair John Conyers' single-payer proposal and othe
Veterans Affairs officials say 16 patients exposed to contaminated equipment at its medical facilities have tested positive for viral infections, including hepatitis.
Majority Leader Reid indicated he's willing to move sweeping health care legislation through the Senate with a procedural maneuver that would block a filibuster. The prospect has ignited Republicans' ire, and key Democratic chairmen don't
Just curious why an application for a Birth Certificate requires a disease/complication history of both mother and baby???
Planned Parenthood's Phoenix, Ariz., facilities have been caught on video attempting to conceal statutory rape, according to a new undercover production from pro-life activist Lila Rose.