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  • Affordable Care Act navigators holding health insurance event in Osceola

    Affordable Care Act navigators holding health insurance event in Osceola
    Federally-certified Affordable Care Act Navigators are holding a public event for people interested in signing up for Obamacare health insurance Monday, Nov. 4, in Osceola County at the Council on Aging. The event, from 2 p.m. to 7 p.m., will include...
  • Notre Dame re-files lawsuit challenging controversial contraception coverage mandate

    Notre Dame re-files lawsuit challenging controversial contraception coverage mandate
    The University of Notre Dame has re-filed its lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, challenging the controversial mandate that employers cover contraception in the health care benefits they provide workers. Filed today in the...
  • Saving Obamacare from the website disaster: A smart proposal

    Saving Obamacare from the website disaster: A smart proposal
    With dire reports of the Obamacare website's dysfunction rising by the hour--and the deadlines for signing up for insurance moving nearer by the day--the question on everyone's lips is: Has the time come to delay the individual mandate? Health...
  • Anti-smoking group flies to Chicago to present Emanuel with award

    Anti-smoking group flies to Chicago to present Emanuel with award
    A little-known anti-tobacco group that gets money from a federally funded parent organization flew members to Chicago to present an award Tuesday to Mayor Rahm Emanuel for his efforts to pass tougher regulations of menthol cigarettes. Emanuel appeared...
  • Obamacare: Blame insurers for cancellations?

    Obamacare: Blame insurers for cancellations?
    Insurance companies have sent out notices of their plans to cancel policies by the end of the year for hundreds of thousands of Americans who have individual coverage. The companies have blamed mandates for more generous benefits under Obamacare for...
  • Sentara has another records breach

    Sentara has another records breach
    Two former Sentara employees pleaded guilty this month to accessing patients' electronic health records inappropriately in a scheme to file fraudulent tax returns, the health-care system has revealed. Both were nurses' aides, according to Greg Burkhart,...
  • Long-term care is expensive, so know your options

    According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, almost 70 percent of individuals 65 and older will need some type of long-term care. Unfortunately, most families don't have sufficient assets or insurance to cover the cost of this care. The...
  • Few takers for Obamacare in HealthCare.gov's first days: documents

    Few takers for Obamacare in HealthCare.gov's first days: documents
    Only six people enrolled on the opening morning for HealthCare.gov, the troubled Obamacare website, according to documents released on Thursday by a U.S. House of Representatives committee. And only a couple of hundred Americans had signed up in its...
  • MSNBC out of line for crack about Romney adoption

     MSNBC out of line for crack about Romney adoption
    The kerfuffle over comments by "Duck Dynasty's" patriarchal mallard Phil Robertson about gays and blacks grabbed gobs of yuletide ink. Not to be outdone, MSNBC host Melissa Harris-Perry thoughtlessly waded knee-deep into controversy with a wrongheaded...
  • 2013-14 Wrestling dual meet results

    2013-14 Wrestling dual meet results
    Dual meet results from the 2013-14 season will be posted here throughout the season. Please report all corrections and changes to the e-mail listed below. For earlier results from the season, please scroll down. Monday, December 9 Tuesday, December 10...
  • Pictures in the News | October 30, 2013

     
    Wednesday's Pictures in the News begins in the nation's capital, where Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius testifies on Capitol Hill before the House Energy and Commerce Committee about the difficulties plaguing the implementation of the...
  • Health marketplace enrollment at a crawl online

    Health marketplace enrollment at a crawl online
    More than 600,000 uninsured Virginians are eligible for subsidized health plans through the state's federally run insurance marketplace, but one month into the signup computer glitches continue to thwart potential enrollees on the Peninsula as elsewhere....