By David M. Drucker | 09/19/14 03:03 PM
The House has hired a new lawyer to prosecute its lawsuit against President Obama after previous counsel bowed out, citing political pressure, the House Administration Committee confirmed on Friday. William A. Burck has been retained as the lead outside attorney in a House Republican initiated...
By Charles Hoskinson | 09/19/14 01:59 PM
U.S. troops will arrive in Liberia's capital this weekend to set up a headquarters and begin evaluating where to build treatment centers to help fight the deadly Ebola virus, Pentagon spokesman Rear Adm. John Kirby said Friday.
09/19/14 09:15 AM
SAN DIEGO (AP) — California's first cases of the uncommon respiratory infection enterovirus D68 have been reported by San Diego County health authorities. The Health and Human Services Agency says three local children and a fourth visiting from Ventura County were hospitalized earlier this...
By Washington Examiner | 09/18/14 06:01 PM
Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services administrator, Marilyn Tavenner, defended healthcare.gov to the House Oversight Committee — noting that no one's personal data has been compromised in a “malicious attack” — before acknowledging the massive security flaws that initially plagued the site.
09/18/14 04:57 PM
Schneiderman ALBANY, N.Y. (Legal Newsline) – New York Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman filed an antitrust lawsuit against pharmaceutical manufacturer Actavis P.L.C. and its New York-based subsidiary Forest Laboratories on Monday, alleging that they are forcing Alzheimer’s...
09/18/14 03:30 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Sens. Jay Rockefeller and Bob Casey unveiled legislation Thursday aimed at ensuring fairer treatment for coal miners with black lung disease who are pursuing benefits claims. The bill by the two coal-state senators comes after an investigation by the Center for Public...
By Charles Hoskinson | 09/18/14 02:18 PM
The Pentagon has asked Congress to shift $1 billion from the Army's budget to pay for President Obama's dispatch of 3,000 troops to west Africa to help limit the spread of the Ebola virus.
By Kelly Cohen | 09/18/14 12:35 PM
As of August, there are 7.3 million people enrolled through the Obamacare exchanges, a top Obama administration official said Thursday.
09/18/14 11:33 AM
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (Legal Newsline) — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey has filed a motion for summary judgment in a lawsuit West Virginia filed against the Obama Administration and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Morrisey Morrisey said the lawsuit, which was...
By Kelly Cohen | 09/18/14 10:36 AM
In the one-minute ad airing statewide, Grimes and her grandmother Elsie tell the story of how her grandfather struggled with medical bills after a stroke.
By Philip Klein | 09/17/14 08:26 PM
In addition to the 2 million already at potential risk, the study predicted that the number affected "will likely increase as the employer mandate goes into effect."
09/17/14 06:30 PM
Walgreen provided enough flu shots last season to protect a population roughly twice the size of Los Angeles. CVS doled out more than 5 million, or double its total from a few years ago. And Wal-Mart, the world's largest retailer, offers flu shots at more than 4,200 of its U.S. stores that have...
By Philip Klein | 09/17/14 05:05 PM
In contrast, just 25 percent of those surveyed gave President Obama's healthcare law an 'A' or a 'B.'
By Mark Flatten | 09/17/14 03:59 PM
A government watchdog's claim that delays in care did not "conclusively" cause patients' deaths at a Phoenix veterans hospital is based on medical records that cannot be trusted, the chairman of the House Veterans Affairs Committee said during a heated hearing Wednesday.
09/17/14 10:15 AM
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — When Superstorm Sandy slammed into the Northeast nearly two years ago, hospitals found themselves dealing with surges in patients, lost power supplies and employees who couldn't get to work — problems that a new federal report finds they were not prepared to handle. The...
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