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Internet programmers build alternative to Healthcare.gov

Source: CBS News.com ….President Obama (has) had this to say about problems with the Obamcare website during a speech in New Orleans: “I promise you, nobody’s been more frustrated. I wanted to go in and fix it myself, but I don’t write code.” But...
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Diabetes Etiquette for NON-Diabetics

Source: Blood Pressure Answered Journal.com DON’T offer unsolicited advice about my eating or other aspects of diabetes: You may mean well, but giving advice about someone’s personal habits, especially when not requested, is not very nice. Besides, many of the popularly held...
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Health Insurance Giant Faces Lawsuit For Allegedly Tricking People Into Canceling

Source: AAATP.org Since Obamacare was voted into law, (its opponents) have joined forces in a massive effort to stop it. They’ve voted 47 times in the House to repeal it. They ran an entire Presidential campaign in 2012 on “bad Obamacare” and conservative media outlets have run...
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Facing a lifetime of paralysis and a ventilator, an injured hunter chooses to die

Source: Omaha.com Tim Bowers got to decide for himself whether he wanted to live or die. When the avid outdoorsman was badly hurt Saturday in a hunting accident, doctors said he would be paralyzed and could be on a ventilator for life. His family had a unique request: Could he be...
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Johnson & Johnson agrees to pay $2.2 billion in drug-marketing settlement

Source: Washington Post.com Johnson & Johnson will pay $2.2 billion to resolve civil and criminal allegations involving the marketing of off-label, unapproved uses for three prescription drugs…The cases, which date from the late 1990s through the early 2000s, involve...
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Some In Military Turn to Liposuction to Pass Fat Test

Source: ABC News.com Soldiers often call plastic surgeon Adam Tattelbaum in a panic. They need liposuction — fast. Some military personnel are turning to the surgical procedure to remove excess fat from their waists in a desperate attempt to pass the Pentagon’s body fat...
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