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Video: Debunking Affordable Healthcare Act "Horror Stories" — Part 2

Sources: Rawstory.com, YourHHRSNews PART ONE On his show Colbert Nation, host Stephen Colbert noted that the Republicans are having a genuinely difficult time finding real “horror stories” related to President Barack Obama’s Affordable Care Act (ACA), also known as...
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Debunking Affordable Healthcare Act “Horror Stories” — Part 1

Source: Los Angeles Times …(T)he latest horror story…(is) the tale of one Julie Boonstra of Michigan, wholesaled by the Koch-founded conservative organization Americans for Prosperity. In a political ad being run by AFP against a Democratic senate candidate in...
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Ten percent of Americans over 40 have a sleep disorder.
80% of them do not know it.

By McCamy Taylor In the 19th century, people could see, smell, and taste that their water was clean. Then Louis Pasteur showed them what they could not see, smell or taste — microbes that caused disease. Once made aware of the danger, people were willing to invest in...
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Christie defends closing developmental centers in Woodbridge and Totowa

Gov. Chris Christie today defended his decision to move ahead with closing two institutions for people with developmental disabilities, saying he “cannot allow a vocal minority to stop progress.” Christie said he expected there to be “a lot of yelling and...
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Report: Each Year, 1 Million Babies Die Within 24 Hours of Preventable Causes

Source: Rawstory.com A million newborn babies a year die within 24 hours, charity Save the Children said in a report out Tuesday which urged governments to tackle preventable deaths. The report by the British-based organization said 6.6 million children around the world died in...
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Christie: ‘proud’ of expanding Medicaid but costs need better management

Source: NJ.com Health Gov. Chris Christie said today he was “proud” of his decision to expand Medicaid through the Affordable Care Act, but plans to introduce better oversight to the $12 billion program so it can serve the 1.4 million people who rely on it for health care,...
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