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A health-care reform specialist helps people select insurance plans at an Affordable Care Act Enrollment Fair at California's Pasadena City College in 2013.

Employers must treat ACA stipends as taxable income

May 28, 2014
If companies stop offering health insurance they must treat the stipends as taxable income…or else face fines of more than $30,000 a year per worker.
Posted In: ACA, healthcare, health insurance

These are the highest paid doctors in Medicare

Apr 9, 2014
Doctors who make the most in Medicare, by state and specialty
Posted In: Health, healthcare, Medicare, doctors, pay

What's the deal with presidents and comedy shows?

Mar 20, 2014
Obama has gone on more late-night talk shows than any other president
Posted In: Barack Obama, healthcare, ACA, Obamacare, comedy, television

U.S. may be turning corner in the fight against obesity

Feb 26, 2014
The decrease in youth obesity rates could slow healthcare costs.
Posted In: Health, care, healthcare, youth, obesity

Researchers are finding nuggets of truth in bad jokes

Feb 24, 2014
Bad jokes can be good for you, if they help you access information.
Posted In: Health, doctors, healthcare, Facebook, social media

States face deadlines for Affordable Care Act grants

Feb 19, 2014
ACA grants go unspent in states with governors opposed to the law.
Posted In: Affordable Care Act, Obamacare, ACA, healthcare, Health, care, united states, new jersey

Helium: Not Just the Stuff in Balloons

Nov 22, 2013
Helium is a valuable finite resource that is often wasted just for fun.
Posted In: healthcare, elements, natural resources, helium, global economy

Medical device tax could play a role in spending negotiations

Sep 30, 2013
Lawmakers are running out of options to avoid a possible government shutdown, but a once obscure tax could now play an important role in negotiations.
Posted In: government shutdown, ACA, Obamacare, healthcare

Obamacare premiums: What the price leaves out

Sep 25, 2013
President Obama unveiled the premiums for his new health care plans. But when it comes to the real cost of health care, the premium is just the beginning.
Posted In: Obamacare, hospitals, healthcare

Medical apps face new FDA regulation

Sep 25, 2013
There are nearly 100,000 medical apps available on mobile devices.
Posted In: FitBit, FitBit flex, healthcare, apps

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