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  • Feds cap fines for not buying health insurance

    Feds cap fines for not buying health insurance

    Thursday, July 24 2014 9:52 PM EDT2014-07-25 01:52:01 GMT
    Federal officials have capped the amount of money scofflaws will be forced to pay if they don't buy insurance this year at $2,448 per person and $12,240 for a family of five.
    Federal officials have capped the amount of money scofflaws will be forced to pay if they don't buy insurance this year at $2,448 per person and $12,240 for a family of five.
  • Feds cap fines for not buying health insurance

    Feds cap fines for not buying health insurance

    Thursday, July 24 2014 5:53 PM EDT2014-07-24 21:53:45 GMT
    Federal officials have capped the amount of money scofflaws will be forced to pay if they don't buy insurance this year under the new health care law.
    Federal officials have capped the amount of money scofflaws will be forced to pay if they don't buy insurance this year under the new health care law.
  • Varying health premium subsidies worry consumers

    Varying health premium subsidies worry consumers

    Thursday, July 24 2014 1:48 PM EDT2014-07-24 17:48:14 GMT
    Linda Close was grateful to learn she qualified for a sizable subsidy to help pay for her health insurance under the new federal law. But in the process of signing up for a plan, Close said her HealthCare.gov...
    Linda Close was grateful to learn she qualified for a sizable subsidy to help pay for her health insurance under the new federal law. But in the process of signing up for a plan, Close said her HealthCare.gov account...
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  • Virus drugmaker fights pediatricians' new advice

    Virus drugmaker fights pediatricians' new advice

    Monday, July 28 2014 1:54 AM EDT2014-07-28 05:54:22 GMT
    A costly drug given mostly to premature babies is at the center of a clash between the manufacturer and the nation's leading pediatrician's group, which recommends scaling back use of the medicine.
    A costly drug given mostly to premature babies is at the center of a clash between the manufacturer and the nation's leading pediatrician's group, which recommends scaling back use of the medicine.
  • Fist bumps less germy than handshakes, study says

    Fist bumps less germy than handshakes, study says

    Monday, July 28 2014 12:17 AM EDT2014-07-28 04:17:24 GMT
    When it comes to preventing the spread of germs, maybe the president is on to something with his fondness for fist bumps.
    When it comes to preventing the spread of germs, maybe the president is on to something with his fondness for fist bumps.
  • Ruling on antibiotics in livestock reversed

    Ruling on antibiotics in livestock reversed

    Monday, July 28 2014 12:16 AM EDT2014-07-28 04:16:05 GMT
    The U.S. Food and Drug Administration isn't required to hold public hearings to evaluate the health risks of widespread use of antibiotics in animal feed, a federal appeals court ruled Thursday.
    The U.S. Food and Drug Administration isn't required to hold public hearings to evaluate the health risks of widespread use of antibiotics in animal feed, a federal appeals court ruled Thursday.
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  • The 'Hobby Lobby ruling' and what it means for U.S. health care

    The 'Hobby Lobby ruling' and what it means for U.S. health care

    The U.S. Supreme Court's ruling on contraception coverage -- as mandated under the Affordable Care Act -- could lead to a legal quagmire that might allow companies to deny insurance coverage for any medical practice that violates their religious principles.
    The U.S. Supreme Court's ruling on contraception coverage -- as mandated under the Affordable Care Act -- could lead to a legal quagmire that might allow companies to deny insurance coverage for any medical practice that violates their religious principles.
  • Diet changes can alter gut bacteria

    Diet changes can alter gut bacteria

    Dietary changes can dramatically alter the balance of bacteria in the gut on a daily basis, according to a new study.
    Dietary changes can dramatically alter the balance of bacteria in the gut on a daily basis, according to a new study.
  • Lift U.S. ban on blood donations by gay men

    Lift U.S. ban on blood donations by gay men

    The United States should repeal a 30-year policy that bans blood donations from gay and bisexual men, according to a team of medical and legal experts writing this week in the Journal of the American Medical...
    The United States should repeal a 30-year policy that bans blood donations from gay and bisexual men, according to a team of medical and legal experts writing this week in the Journal of the American Medical Association.
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