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Health

Ideologues may not like ObamaCare,
but my wallet and health sure do

By Sally Kohn, Fox News.com I signed up. I saved. And so will millions of Americans. Honestly, I couldn’t wait to sign up for ObamaCare — not because I talk about it on television, but because I’m tired of being ripped off by my insurance company. For the past three years, since...
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Distortion of Affordable Healthcare Act Impact on Seniors

Source: Factcheck.org United States Senator Ted Cruz says his “fight against Obamacare must continue,” and so must our fact-checking of claims about the law: Sen. Ted Cruz, Oct. 16: And it provides no relief to all the seniors…who are right now getting in-the-mail...
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Featured Video: Liver Cancer Awareness Month

New Jersey Liver Care: http://njlivercare.org Hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC), also referred to as primary liver cancer, has the highest rate of rise among cancers in the United States. The greatest obstacle to improving patient survival remains the inability to find patients in...
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Planned Parenthood Action Fund of New Jersey Congratulates Cory Booker on Senate Win

Source: http://ppactionnj.org Planned Parenthood Action Fund president Cecile Richards congratulated women’s health champion Cory Booker for his Senate victory this evening in New Jersey. The Planned Parenthood Action Fund, which endorsed Booker, is the advocacy and political arm...
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My Problem With The Affordable Care Act

Source: Democratic Underground.com Two years ago, I was diagnosed with cancer. At the time, I was lucky to be eligible for breast/cervical cancer by Medicaid. I had four cancer-related surgeries and lost my job because my FMLA ran out (my degenerative disk disease severely limits...
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Observations At A Health Fair

Source: Democratic Underground.com I had a very interesting weekend helping out at my first health fair, one entirely run by a student organization of our med school and open to anyone who doesn’t have insurance and needs free medical care. Throughout the day these were the...
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