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  • Marijuana: From Reefer Madness To Legal

    Dad made it quite clear: If he ever caught my older brother smoking reefer, he'd be out of the house. If Dad ever found the stuff in the house, he'd be out of the house. The word was marijuana would lead to harder drugs because it was a well-known...
  • Hillary Clinton in South Florida tonight

    Hillary Clinton in South Florida tonight
    A crowd of 6,100 is expected for Hillary Clinton’s speech at the University of Miami. About 3,200 tickets went to the students, which works out to more than one in five UM students. Some were lining up at 5 p.m. at the BankUnited Center, where...
  • AMN Healthcare Services at a glance

    The company: AMN Healthcare Services Inc. Headquarters: San Diego Ticker: AHS Employees: 1,900 Leadership: Susan R. Salka, 49, chief executive since 2005 2013 revenue: $1 billion 2013 net income: $32.9 million Stock price: $14.47 at Friday's...
  • AMN Healthcare Services poised for healthy growth under Obamacare

    AMN Healthcare Services poised for healthy growth under Obamacare
    In the age of Obamacare, AMN Healthcare Services Inc. would appear to be in a healthy position. The San Diego company is the nation's largest healthcare staffing firm, and if the Affordable Care Act proves successful in its goal of providing...
  • Humana to hire 140 new workers in South Florida

    Humana to hire 140 new workers in South Florida
    Humana plans to add more than 140 workers in South  Florida including social workers, nurses and other medical professionals based out of its Miramar office to service Medicare and Medicaid patients. Another 20 or so positions will be added in sales,...
  • Do workplace wellness programs work?

    Do workplace wellness programs work?
    Would you be willing to share with your employer how much you eat, drink, smoke or exercise? And would you be willing to make lifestyle changes in return for a break on the cost of your health insurance? The University of Minnesota offered such...
  • In medicine, more care may not be better

     In medicine, more care may not be better
    The dull whir of the computer running in the background seemed to have gotten louder as the patient fell quiet. She was a young woman, a primary-care patient of mine, seeking a referral to yet another gastroenterologist. Her abdominal pain had already...
  • So much data-gathering, so little doctoring

    So much data-gathering, so little doctoring
    I'm a stomach doc. I've seen thousands of patients, inside and out, for 25 years. I've done research, I've taught, I've been an administrator. And as the years rolled by, I've watched the healthcare industry begin to undo healthcare itself. It's complex,...
  • Healthcare industry vested in success of Obamacare

    Healthcare industry vested in success of Obamacare
    WASHINGTON — President Obama's healthcare law, struggling to survive its botched rollout, now depends more than ever on insurance companies, doctor groups and hospitals — major forces in the industry that are committed to the law's success...
  • Molina Healthcare poised for healthy growth

    Molina Healthcare poised for healthy growth
    Molina Healthcare Inc. of Long Beach was looking after the medical needs of low-income people long before Obamacare debuted. Molina Healthcare began 33 years ago after emergency room physician C. David Molina had seen too many poor people with easily...
  • Letters: Obamacare's inefficiencies

    Re "Silence of the insurers," Opinion, Dec. 17 Jonah Goldberg hit the target in describing one of the many foibles of Obamacare: the fact that insurance companies' relationship with the government is put in the limelight, rather than the relationship...
  • Medical device industry absorbing Obamacare tax so far

    Medical device industry absorbing Obamacare tax so far
    WASHINGTON — B. Braun Medical and other makers of medical devices cried foul over a 2.3 percent tax imposed on their industry by Obamacare, saying it could force them to cut jobs, move overseas and stop growth. Seven months since its...