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Re-evaluating Masschusett's health care reform

May 12, 2011
Mitt Romney will address health care reform in a speech today. As governor, he shepherded a law in Massachusetts that requires all residents to have health insurance, but today is expected to distance himself from the law and call for a repeal to Obamacare.
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Health care reform, New Orleans-style

May 11, 2011
Hurricane Katrina wiped out all the public hospitals in New Orleans, and gave the city a rare chance to rebuild in a new way.
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FDA cracks down on artificial hip-makers

May 11, 2011
The FDA has ordered 20 makers of certain types of artificial hips to further study the implants, even though they've already been approved.
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Bridging the gap between nurses and IT

May 6, 2011
As hospitals try to reach a federal deadline of 2015 to go electronic, the job field of nursing informatics is in high demand.
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CIGNA reports 52% increase in first quarter earnings

May 5, 2011
David Cordani, CEO of CIGNA, explains the company's recent profits, and how it plans to keep up with potential changes in the health care landscape.
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States squeezed in cutting Medicaid payments

May 5, 2011
Obama administration rule would make it more difficult for states to reduce payments to doctors who treat patients in the program for the poor.
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What a drug shortage means for pharmacies and consumers

May 2, 2011
The pharmaceutical industry is facing a major issue: a growing shortage of commonly used prescription drugs. It could majorly affect the industry and the health legislation.
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J&J buys orthopedic company in $21.3 bil. deal

Apr 27, 2011
Johnson and Johnson has agreed to buy Swiss orthopedic medical device company Synthes -- a move addressing the needs of an aging population.
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Drug maker Forest Laboratories must choose between CEO and sales

Apr 26, 2011
The federal government says it will stop doing business with CEOs whose companies break the law.
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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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