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Crunch Time Again for Health Insurance Sign-Ups

HEALTH | By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar | Dec 15
President Barack Obama's push to cover America's uninsured faces another big test Monday. This time, it's not only how the website functions, but how well the program itself works for millions who are starting to count on it.

Health Law Impacts Primary Care Doc Shortage

HEALTH | By Kelli Kennedy | Dec 9
A survey this year by The Physicians Foundation found that 81 percent of doctors describe themselves as either over-extended or at full capacity. At the same time, insurance companies have routinely limited the number of doctors on their plans.

The Dirty Dozen: Fighting Germs During Flu Season

NATIONAL | By EDGE | Dec 9
Take a look at the top 12 'dirty dozen' of hidden germs and learn how you can stay healthy during flu season

Health Law Sign-up Season Opens Amid Hopes, Fears

HEALTH | By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar | Nov 15
The second sign-up season under President Barack Obama's health overhaul opened Saturday, with hopes that this time consumers will have a positive experience.

What's Covered, What's Not in Health Overhaul

HEALTH | By Judy Lin | Nov 15
As the federal government and states launch a second round of enrollment under the health care law, consumers should be aware of what's covered and what's not when buying health coverage through insurance marketplaces.

HRC Demands End to LGBT Discrimination at Hospitals

NATIONAL | By EDGE | Nov 12
The HRC's new reports reveals that LGBT Americans are still facing discrimination in health care. They demand that facilities adopt inclusive non-discrimination policies.

Passport Health Launches FluFree.com Website

NATIONAL | By Winnie McCroy | Oct 14
As flu season approaches, Passport Health is looking out for your health with FluFree.com, a website that aims to increase awareness of the dangers of influenza.

Are You At Risk for Osteoporosis?

HEALTH | By John Maroussas | Sep 21
Osteoporosis is a very common condition that makes bones weak and more likely to break easily. Whether or not you think you may be at risk, here are some tips to keep your bones dense and strong as the years pass.

Hurdles Ahead for Obamacare's Second Signup Season?

FINANCE | By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar | Sep 14
It's clear the health care law has filled a need for millions of people. The second year will show whether the full program is workable for the people it was intended to serve.

Health-Care Fears Loom Large in Gay Marriage Cases

NATIONAL | By Rick Callahan | Aug 25
Dozens of same-sex couples are challenging Indiana's and Wisconsin's gay marriage bans in a case being heard Tuesday in the 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Chicago. Looming large in the case is the issue of medical emergencies they face.

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