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Not enough people dive into high-risk pools

Apr 25, 2011
The insurance exchanges for people with preexisting conditions aren't living up to expectations. And politics plays a part.
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Is health reform unleashing an entrepreneurial wave?

Apr 22, 2011
Under the Obama health plan, it's supposed to get easier to find and keep affordable insurance if you leave a job and strike out as an individual entrepreneur. But is that actually happening?
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Health insurance reminder for college students

Apr 21, 2011
The Obama administration urges colleges to remind students they qualify for coverage under their parents' health insurance, to get them accustomed to having insurance before the health care law mandates it for everyone.
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Expired patents mean big losses for Big Pharma

Apr 19, 2011
With drugs now going generic faster than new ones getting developed, some analysts predict big pharmaceutical companies will report the worst drop in quarterly profits in years.
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Health warning issued on popular hair treatment

Apr 18, 2011
The Brazilian Blowout is known in certain circles as the secret to smooth, straight hair. But recent safety concerns have tarnished the once-illustrious treatment.
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New advisory board could help control Medicare costs

Apr 15, 2011
The GOP deficit reduction plan would transform Medicare into a voucher program. But a big part of President Obama's plan relies on a powerful advisory board.
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Medicare on the table

Apr 13, 2011
Cuts really could be coming, and the nation will be forced to have the tough conversation it has avoided for years.
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Doctors take chances with their health

Apr 11, 2011
A Duke University study finds doctors often choose riskier treatments for themselves than for their patients.
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Hospital errors are costing $17 billion a year

Apr 7, 2011
A new study reveals that hospital errors are occurring 10 times the rate previously measured, and are costing billions of dollars a year.
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