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PolitiCalSingle-payer healthcare: A proposal to have the state provide healthcare coverage to all Californians hit another snag Tuesday in a legislative committee amid concerns about its cost....
Tribune reporterEven at his most difficult moments, Rasul "Rocky" Clark was determined to live his life as an example for others, said Don Grossnickle. "Didn't Rocky teach us?" Grossnickle asked the hundreds of mourners gathered at Clark's funeral torday, getting head...
On the heels of a Johns Hopkins study that showed telephone and web-based coaching helps patients lose weight and keep it off, medical faculty and staff are now collaborating with a private health care firm to make the system widely available. Healthways...
Connecticut-based Cigna Corp. said Tuesday that it has closed on its $3.8 billion acquisition of HealthSpring Inc., a health care company that specializes in the Medicare Advantage market. HealthSpring bought Baltimore-based Bravo Health last year for...
(AP) Gov. Sam Brownback isn't planning to delay an overhaul of the Medicaid program in Kansas. Officials said Thursday that the Republican governor's administration isn't rushing the changes, having begun discussions almost a year ago. They were...
The lack of physicians, both in general practice and in specialties around Imperial County is a problem that doesn’t seem to be getting much better. That fact has been long established, as local hospitals and physicians’ groups do what they...
Chicago Tribune reporterMelissa Clark sat wide-eyed and agitated in a visiting room at Cook County Jail's Cermak Hospital, rocking her right leg so vigorously that her entire body shook. Why can't you bail me out? she repeatedly pleaded to her mother. Carla Clark leaned...
The following are the remarks of President Barack Obama, as prepared for delivery. Mr. Speaker, Mr. Vice President, members of Congress, distinguished guests, and fellow Americans: Last month, I went to Andrews Air Force Base and welcomed home some of...
Change of SubjectFrom How Obama's Long Game Will Outsmart His Critics by Andrew Sullivan in Newsweek: Since then, the U.S. has added 2.4 million jobs. That’s not enough, but it’s far better than what Romney would have you believe, and more than......
Change of SubjectMichael Lind in Salon: One benefit of the prolonged campaign for the Republican presidential nomination has been the revelation that most of the 20 or 30 percent of Americans who describe themselves as conservatives live in a fantasy world. In......
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