President Obama signs changes to the recently passed health overhaul into law.
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March 31, 2010 Opponents of health overhaul aren't so sure seeking its repeal will win them favor with voters this fall.
March 30, 2010 Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius told insurers she is getting regulations ready to make clear that under the new health law insurers cannot deny children care because of preexisting conditions. The head of an insurance trade g...
March 26, 2010 At issue is the elimination of a tax deduction for federal subsidies toward companies' prescription drug benefits for retired workers. AT&T, Caterpillar and Deere & Co are among the companies affected.
March 26, 2010 The full import of the new health law will take years to fully realize. This week was the time to watch history being made, Julie Rovner writes.
March 26, 2010 A $1.2 billion health lobbying spree helped fill the coffers of some of Washington's biggest firms. Sometimes clients that don't see eye to eye were in the same lobbyist's tent.
Tanning early can raise the risk of skin cancer later on.
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March 26, 2010 An expert panel recommended the Food and Drug Administration step up the regulation of artificial tanning equipment and even consider a prohibition on its use for people younger than 18.
March 25, 2010 An informal survey at a popular online site just for doctors shows they're not very optimistic about the effect of health overhaul on the future of medicine.
March 25, 2010 In the wee hours Thursday, the Senate parliamentarian found that two small parts of a House fix-it bill for health overhaul have to be removed. The changes will require another House vote, but that's not expected to derail the package of changes.
March 24, 2010 The health bill signed into law this week will expand insurance coverage to 32 million people, but still won't achieve universal coverage.
March 23, 2010 Attending the signing of the health bill into law wasn't quite what our health correspondent expected — it was more fun.
Vice President Biden had a secret for President Obama at Tuesday's overhaul signing ceremony.
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March 23, 2010 Vice President Joe Biden may have come up with a new name for health overhaul in a remark he thought was just a whisper in President Obama's ear.
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March 23, 2010 President Obama will sign the Senate version of the health overhaul bill into law today. Then, the Senate will take up the changes House Democrats want made, a process that will give Republicans one last, limited chance to fight.
March 22, 2010 Putting everyone, including young people and the healthy, into the insurance pool is one way to reduce the cost of coverage. But, some opponents of health overhaul are crying foul, saying a federal insurance mandate is unconstitutional.
March 22, 2010 An expansion of insurance coverage to 32 million under health overhaul will increase the strain on the already short supply of primary care doctors. What's more, American med students still prefer more lucrative specialties.
March 22, 2010 Consumers, drugmakers and, yes, even insurers have something to gain in the overhaul legislation that's moving toward President Obama's desk for signature.
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