Despite already widespread shortages of U.S. primary care doctors, less than 25 percent of new physicians are entering the primary care field, and less than five percent head to rural areas.
On Thursday the Supreme Court ruled unanimously that patents on human genes are now void, while the successful creation of synthetic genes may continue to be patented. Both sides of the lawsuit celebrated victory.
In November 2010, a significant number of members of Congress were ousted from their posts because of their votes for the passage of ObamaCare earlier that year. This year, a number of lawmakers may also be leaving their jobs as a result of the healthcare legislation — except this time it’s voluntary: in fear of the rising costs of their health insurance premiums.
President Obama used his fundraising trip to California today to promote the Affordable Care Act — popularly known as ObamaCare. Obama arrived in California on Thursday evening, June 6, to attend Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee (DSCC) fundraisers in Palo Alto and Portola Valley.
Health insurance data released by California's insurance exchange indicate that individual insurance premiums will increase significantly when ObamaCare takes effect in 2014.
Though the CDC claims 20 percent of U.S. children may have a mental disorder, critics have pointed out several other reasons for the allegedly higher numbers.
HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius told the World Health Assembly on May 20 that "universal health coverage" is a "right" that "national governments" must enact.
A class action lawsuit alleges that the IRS illegally stole the medical records of more than 10 million Americans in the course of investigating a single individual.
Thursday's House vote was strictly political. As implementation of ObamaCare takes place over the next couple of years, Americans will finally be able to "see what's in the bill," and Republicans want to be on the right side of that issue come 2014 and 2016.