Category Archives: politics

Uninsured rate continues to decline

The uninsured rate among US adults continues to decline, currently standing at 11.9% for the first quarter of 2015.  The rate is 1 percentage point lower than the fourth quarter in 2014 and is 5.2 points lower than 2013, when … Continue reading

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Sono Pronto

She may not have always been the most ardent supporter… but she’s evolved.

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Government and the exam room

While the US headlines have been largely dominated by “religious freedom” laws, there have been a few states that are pushing regulations that affect patients and physicians.  Just last week, two bills were introduced – one in Arizona and one … Continue reading

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tweet of the week

hey Indiana and Arkansas – take note   

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Caption this…

I’m taking a cue from my good friend BosGuy and asking my readers to caption this photo.  I’m curious what hilarious captions my readers – on both sides of the political aisle – can come up with.  A few of … Continue reading

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just four little words…

The Affordable Care Act was front and center at the Supreme Court once again yesterday, but this time the health law’s fate may be dependent on just four words. The case before the Supreme Court, King v Burwell, is not … Continue reading

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Marriage Equality in Nebraska

Earlier today, federal Judge Joseph F. Bataillon in Nebraska struck down the state’s ban on same-sex marriage, ruling in favor of marriage equality.  In striking down the marriage ban, Judge Bataillon’s ruling requires all state officials to treat same-sex couples equally … Continue reading

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