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A new report finds a 10 percent drop in those getting insurance from their employer over the past decade. Many are asking whether the Affordable Care Act will reverse or accelerate that trend.

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Aware that her children were ineligible for the state's health care program, Irina Flores-Montalban, 38, found herself facing a painful dilemma: choosing which of them to insure.

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While the news about her return to work was celebratory for all, Robin Roberts talked about some of the expected and probably didn't realize she also disclosed unexpected information.

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These are the dog days of summer, right? So snuggle up to your air conditioner and check out these recent great health reads.

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Obamacare will intensify the doctor shortage, blood supplies low, babesiosis spreading and more from our Daily Briefing.

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The patients call it simply “the clinic.”  It’s where they go to get their kids’ shots for school.  It’s where they get check-ups and medication for their high blood pressure. It’s where they get advice on finding jobs or apartments....

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I wanted to help my readers understand where the health reform law's Prevention Fund dollars were actually headed and then let them draw their own judgments about the value of those investments.

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The U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to uphold the bulk of the Affordable Care Act last week was a victory for many people currently unable to access care. But one group was excluded from the innovations and improvement of access to care. Undocumented immigrants make up 11 million of U.S. residents.

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With the Supreme Court poised to issue its ruling on “Obamacare” any day now, many of us find ourselves wondering whether our nation’s highest court will ...make it MORE difficult for this country to achieve what virtually every other industrialized nation already guarantees as a fundamental human r
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Think you'll be safe on Medicare? The truth is hospitals can unilaterally rescind - or steal, to put it more bluntly - Medicare coverage from patients for no other reason than to protect their own bottom lines.

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