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  • What doctors know: Ongoing stomach discomfort could be gastritis

    Whatdoctorsknow.com Your stomach lining has an important job. It makes acid and enzymes that help break down food so you can extract the nutrients you need. The lining also protects itself from acid damage by secreting mucus. But sometimes the lining...
  • Orlando: Some of the highest Obamacare costs in the country

    Orlando: Some of the highest Obamacare costs in the country
    There may be deals out there for Obamacare insurance but Orlando residents aren't going to find anything as sweet as their friends and relatives in Miami or most other cities. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services finally released some...
  • Alan Grayson: GOP has 'locked up stupid vote'

    Alan Grayson: GOP has 'locked up stupid vote'
    U.S. Rep. Alan Grayson, D-Orlando, repeatedly ripped into the Republican Party on Friday's edition of "Real Time With Bill Maher." Maher quoted polls about Republicans that show 45 percent believe President Barack Obama wasn't born in this country and...
  • Excuse me? GOP to blame for ObamaCare?

    The Affordable Care Act — aka ObamaCare — is off to a very rocky start, and according to the law's biggest defenders, the blame falls squarely at the feet of Republicans. It's an odd claim. Republicans did not write the law. They did not...
  • Signing up for Affordable Care is a slow process

    Signing up for Affordable Care is a slow process
    Three days into the government shutdown and Obamacare remains the key sticking point for lawmakers. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services says Americans have been signing up for insurance coverage since the online marketplace opened Monday. ...
  • The real story behind all those Obamacare waivers

    Readers have been asking why The Times' editorial board has been so critical of House Republicans for trying to defund or delay key provisions of the 2010 healthcare law without faulting President Obama for supposedly granting Congress and hundreds of big...
  • Obama admin: Obamacare insurance costs lower than expected

    WASHINGTON - Hoping to gain the high ground in an escalating war of words over Obamacare, the U.S. administration on Thursday forecast sharply lower than expected insurance costs for consumers and small businesses in new online state healthcare exchanges....
  • Healthcare law's renewal loophole divides health insurers

    Ahead of next year's healthcare overhaul, some major insurers and consumer advocates want California lawmakers to bar companies from renewing most individual policies beyond Jan. 1. At issue is a loophole in the federal Affordable Care Act that...
  • Florida program to help residents quit smoking without gaining weight

    Florida program to help residents quit smoking without gaining weight
    If you want to quit smoking but are worried about gaining weight, the Florida Department of Health may be able to help. The state's Tobacco Free Florida program recently began offering all participants who enroll in Florida Quitline telephone counseling...
  • Feds: Glitches Expected in Rollout of Alaska Healthcare Market

    Feds: Glitches Expected in Rollout of Alaska Healthcare Market
    The regional director of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services says there will likely be some glitches associated with Tuesday's scheduled rollout of the online health insurance marketplace in Alaska. Susan Johnson says there may be surges in...
  • Obama: Shutdown won't delay healthcare exchange launch

    Obama: Shutdown won't delay healthcare exchange launch
    (Reuters) - President Barack Obama said on Friday that the new state insurance exchanges created by his healthcare reform law will launch as scheduled on Tuesday even if the federal government shuts down due to Republican efforts to defund Obamacare. The...
  • Archbishop Thomas Wenski

    Archbishop Thomas Wenski
    Last week: The extraordinary call of Pope Francis for prayer and fasting to avert the folly of U.S. military intervention in Syria. He called for a political — not a military solution to the humanitarian crisis that is Syria today, with two...