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  • How the GOP's Obamacare alternative is designed to fail

    How the GOP's Obamacare alternative is designed to fail
    Evidently fed up with accusations that their "repeal and replace" plan for Obamacare has consisted of a whole lot of "repeal" and not even a tiny bit of "replace," Senate Republicans last week unveiled an actual, detailed healthcare reform proposal. The...
  • Programs to prevent psychological problems in troops questioned

    Programs to prevent psychological problems in troops questioned
    Many federal programs aimed at preventing psychological problems in military service members and their families have not been evaluated correctly to determine whether they are working and are not supported by science, says a new report commissioned by the...
  • Assembly Democrats seek to restore cuts to Medi-Cal funding

    SACRAMENTO -- Two Assembly Democrats want to restore funding for California's healthcare program for the poor, laying the groundwork for another debate over how to make the best use of the state's financial recovery. The proposal, AB 1805, would reverse...
  • New forecast sharpens Obamacare debate

    New forecast sharpens Obamacare debate
    WASHINGTON — President Obama’s healthcare law will reduce the ranks of the uninsured by roughly 13 million this year and 25 million once the law is fully phased in, but will also result in the equivalent of 2-million people reducing their work...
  • Wal-Mart, amid weak earnings and storms, to focus on smaller stores

    Wal-Mart, amid weak earnings and storms, to focus on smaller stores
    If Wal-Mart Stores Inc.'s fiscal fourth-quarter earnings were any indication, the economy could use some shaping up. The Bentonville, Ark., giant, the largest retailer in the world, said its profit for the three-month period ended Jan. 31, plunged 21%...
  • More Latinos enrolling in Covered California health plans

    More Latinos enrolling in Covered California health plans
    More Latinos are signing up for Obamacare coverage in California after a slow start, and the state is spending millions of dollars more on Spanish-language ads ahead of next month's enrollment deadline. The Covered California insurance exchange said...
  • Balancing family and work shouldn't be hazardous to your employment

    Balancing family and work shouldn't be hazardous to your employment
    Lately we’ve learned from some very powerful companies that trying to balance family and work can be hazardous to your employment. This month, AOL Chief Executive Tim Armstrong incited a firestorm when he blamed rising healthcare costs for...
  • FDA emphasizes 'real costs' of smoking in campaign aimed at teens

    FDA emphasizes 'real costs' of smoking in campaign aimed at teens
    The U.S. Food and Drug Administration wants teenagers to know the “real cost” of smoking – and it’s not measured in dollars. Teens who pick up a cigarette habit will wind up paying with their skin, their teeth and even their...
  • CVS stubs out tobacco sales, a step other companies should take

    CVS stubs out tobacco sales, a step other companies should take
    It's long struck me as odd that drugstores, the places where most of us get our prescriptions filled for all manner of illnesses, also are go-to spots for cigarettes. With the latter, drugstores worsen the nation’s health; with the former, they...
  • Does Obamacare 'distort' the labor market -- or undistort it?

    Does Obamacare 'distort' the labor market -- or undistort it?
    A fascinating debate has broken out among economists and economic pundits concerning the Congressional Budget Office's projections that the Affordable Care Act will allow -- or induce -- some workers to leave the job market. The debate is over whether,...
  • Letters: Mostly applause for CVS' move

    Re "CVS' halt on tobacco wins praise," Business, Feb. 6 The following sign was posted in a small drugstore: "Dear Customers, As we are in business for your health, we no longer sell cigarettes." The year was 1964. I was 13 years old and had helped...