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Landmark US Health Care Law Faces Crucial Court Session

Posted March 27th, 2012 at 3:05 pm (UTC-5)
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The conservative justices on the U.S. Supreme Court have questioned a key provision of the U.S. health care reform law, raising doubts about whether the government can require Americans to purchase insurance. The oral arguments Tuesday were the second of three days on President Barack Obama’s signature domestic policy, the Affordable Care Act. Justice Antonin […]

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Landmark US Health Care Law Faces Crucial Court Session

Posted March 27th, 2012 at 12:05 pm (UTC-5)
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The U.S. Supreme Court is holding another day of discussions on whether a key provision of President Barack Obama’s health care reform, the individual mandate, is permitted under the U.S. Constitution. Tuesday is the second of three days of arguments on Mr. Obama’s signature domestic policy. Under the law, nearly every American will be required […]

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Landmark US Health Care Law Faces Crucial Court Session

Posted March 27th, 2012 at 8:35 am (UTC-5)
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The U.S. Supreme Court will hear arguments Tuesday on whether the key provision of President Barack Obama’s historic heath care reform effort, the individual mandate, is permitted under the U.S. Constitution. Under the law, nearly every American will be required to buy a health insurance plan beginning in January 2014, or face a financial penalty. […]

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US Supreme Court Completes Day One of Health Care Arguments

Posted March 26th, 2012 at 1:50 pm (UTC-5)
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The Supreme Court has completed its first day of arguments on President Barack Obama’s health care overhaul, a landmark case that could affect the lives of nearly every American. During the nearly 90-minute hearing Monday, the justices’ intensive questioning indicated that a legal issue with the potential to derail the case will not stand in […]

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US Supreme Court Begins Hearing on Landmark Health Care Case

Posted March 26th, 2012 at 11:50 am (UTC-5)
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The Supreme Court began hearing arguments Monday on President Barack Obama’s divisive health care overhaul, a landmark case that could affect the lives of nearly every American. Supporters of the measure say the provision is needed to spread the cost of health care among all Americans. Opponents are arguing the measure violates the Constitution and […]

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US Health Care Battle Moves to Supreme Court

Posted March 26th, 2012 at 4:00 am (UTC-5)
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President Barack Obama’s divisive health care law comes before the U.S. Supreme Court Monday, as opponents argue the measure violates the Constitution and tramples on individual liberties. The court will hear a challenge by attorneys representing private parties and 26 states, whose main argument is against a provision in the law requiring nearly all Americans […]

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US Health Care Battle Moves to Supreme Court

Posted March 25th, 2012 at 7:45 pm (UTC-5)
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Two years after it was signed into law, President Barack Obama’s divisive health care law comes before the U.S. Supreme Court Monday. The court will hear a challenge by attorneys general representing 26 states who argue that the health care law violates the Constitution and tramples on individual liberties by requiring nearly all Americans to […]

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US Prepares Rules for Disclosing Drug Company Payments to Doctors

Posted January 18th, 2012 at 1:00 am (UTC-5)
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The United States is preparing to require drug makers and medical supply companies to disclose payments they make to doctors and teaching hospitals. The rule is part of a sweeping reform to the national health care system signed into law by President Barack Obama in 2010. It is intended to make the companies relationships with […]

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Study Shows Gains in Afghan Health

Posted December 1st, 2011 at 2:35 am (UTC-5)
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A new survey says health care has improved in Afghanistan, helping more women survive childbirth and leading to fewer infant deaths. Afghanistan’s health ministry says data from more than 22,000 households shows the number of women dying from pregnancy-related causes is at its lowest point in seven years, while adults in general are living longer. […]

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US Supreme Court to Hear Arguments on Health Care Reform

Posted November 14th, 2011 at 7:40 pm (UTC-5)
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The U.S. Supreme Court has agreed to review President Barack Obama’s health care law and issue a ruling on the historic overhaul just before the presidential election next November. The court said Monday that the case will be presented next March and that the justices will hear more than five hours of oral arguments regarding […]

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