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A third of Americans don't know Obamacare and ACA are the same

A sizable chunk of the American public seems to have some confusion about the Affordable Care Act, the healthcare law better known as Obamacare.

Op-Ed: UK NHS under further attack from Tory led government

Kingston Upon Hull - Saturday news that UK Health Minister Jeremy Hunt is to announce jail terms of up to five years for doctors, nurses and NHS managers who are found to have willfully neglected or mistreated patients paints a terrible picture of the NHS.

Costs and efficiencies of Affordable Care Act in question Special

A new study revealed a 32 percent increase in costs under the Affordable Care Act, and the question of treatment efficiency versus costs remains an uncertainty.

Healthcare reform voting postponed due to Arizona shooting

Washington - House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-VA) announced that all legislation scheduled for consideration next week are postponed in light of the shooting that left six people dead and 12 injured including Democratic Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords.

Op-Ed: Federal judge healthcare reform and political neophytes

Washington - Hippocrates would be ashamed of what has happened to his oath. The one with more of a foundation in reality than the gang in Washington has put together so far.

Federal Judge Finds U.S. Healthcare Reform Constitutional

Washington - On Thursday, a federal judge in the state of Michigan ruled that the new American healthcare reform legislation is constitutional.

Health care reform too late for baby Houston Tracy

Pre-existing conditions have been the reason many in America do not qualify for life-saving health care. That is the case for a baby born last month in Texas; Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas say the infant's heart problems are pre-existing.

Report: Democratic Senate bill will not have a public option

The Gang of Six, a group of Republicans and Democrats on the Senate Finance Committee, apparently has been working on their own piece of healthcare legislation, which according to reports will not have a public option.

Rep. Eric Massa (D-NY): I will vote against the voters opinion

This weekend during the Netroots Nation Convention, Congressman Eric Massa (D-NY) stated that he would "vote adamantly against the interests of my district," when discussing the healthcare reform debate.

Democrats appear willing to drop the public option in healthcare

Today, it looks like the Obama Administration is likely to drop the public option that is included in most versions of healthcare reform in Congress.

Experts fear for Pres. Obama's safety as hate groups thrive

Experts across the country are beginning to fear for President Barack Obama's safety due to the fact that hate groups are thriving due to anger towards the administration's policies.

Sarah Palin claims win on 'death panels' in healthcare reform

Sarah Palin, who earlier this week sparked a firestorm over her "death panel" remarks, is claiming victory over the controversy.

Video: Nancy Pelosi supports 'distruptors' at town halls in 2006

A video was released today that shows Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) praising anti-war protesters in 2006 at an event, which appears to contradicts her comment earlier this week.

Pres. Obama faces possible raucous town hall tomorrow in Montana

President Obama will be holding his second town hall meeting this week tomorrow in Bozeman, Montana. Many believe that this town hall event will be much rowdier than Tuesday's meeting in New Hampshire.

Sarah Palin defends her 'death panel' remarks, blasts Pres. Obama

Late Wednesday night, Sarah Palin posted another Facebook posting defending her controversial comments about health care reform containing provisions for "death panels" and further slams President Obama.

Op-Ed: Policy Thugs, Are Attacks Only About Healthcare?

There is no doubt that legitimate differences in public opinion exists over President Obama’s proposal for universal health care. It should be expected when there is a public policy issue of such critical importance discussed on Capitol Hill.

New Poll: Support for Healthcare Reform Plan Drops to Record Low

A new Rasmussen Reports Poll, just released this afternoon, show that public support for healthcare reform has fallen to a new low.

Rangel promises to tax the rich through healthcare reform package

As Democrats seek to push through a healthcare reform plan that features 'graduated surtaxes' as early as Monday, Republicans are quick to cite the impact on small businesses.

U.S. Senate proposal avoids healthcare taxes for union workers

Senate Finance Committee Chairman Max Baucus is determined to put forward a proposal to tax Americans for their employer-sponsored healthcare coverage - except unionized Americans.

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