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Obamacare Hearing Ends In Disarray: GOPers Leave After Numbers Don't Back Their Faulty Claims

Obamacare Hearing Ends In Disarray: GOPers Leave After Numbers Don't Back Their Faulty Claims
An anti-Obamacare hearing ended in disarray when Republicans didn't hear the answers they were fishing for. Right wing House members left the committee hearing early, leaving the floor open for Democrats to celebrate Obama's signature achievement without any Republican response.
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Now That Obamacare is Up and Running, New HHS Sec Pick Makes the Rounds

Now That Obamacare is Up and Running, New HHS Sec Pick Makes the Rounds
Sylvia Mathews Burwell will have to run a Senate committee gauntlet before being confirmed as Health and Human Services Secretary. But detractors will have to call attention to Obama's now-successful healthcare overhaul, better known as Obamacare.
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Of Mice and Boys: Studies Say Young Blood Reverses Aging in Old Rodents

Of Mice and Boys: Studies Say Young Blood Reverses Aging in Old Rodents
Research has shown that the effects of aging in old mice are reversed by young blood, indicating that the blood transfusion could awaken stem cells and rejuvenate aging tissue. What does this mean for humans though?
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KS Bills Approaching Gov's Desk Double-Down on Extreme Anti-Woman Agenda

KS Bills Approaching Gov's Desk Double-Down on Extreme Anti-Woman Agenda
Kansas Governor Sam Brownback is as right wing and ideologically-driven as they come, and nowhere is this more evident than in the sustained attacks he's made on women's health and reproductive rights in the Sunflower State.
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Obamacare Hater Now Loves Obamacare After It Saves His Life

Obamacare Hater Now Loves Obamacare After It Saves His Life
A 57-year-old logger, who had been uninsured since 2009, has learned that that darned Obamacare ain't so bad after all. When a valve in his pacemaker failed, the man had to either sign up for insurance through the Affordable Care Act or die. The man now agrees that Obamacare is better than death.
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New Study Could Be the End of Diet Soda and Aspartame

New Study Could Be the End of Diet Soda and Aspartame
As concerns about health epidemics plague the nation, demand and sales of diet soda have plunged as consumers try to make better choices. As we reported, aspartame–the main sweetener for diet soda–is one of the most dangerous ingredients used in our food supply, causing seizures and a host of other health issues.
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Why Conservatives Are Willing to Let People Like Charlene Dill Die

Why Conservatives Are Willing to Let People Like Charlene Dill Die
Obamacare didn’t come with ”death panels, like conservatives claimed it would.” So, Republican governors and state legislatures formed their own. Until the death of Charlene Dill, the victims of those death panels were invisible.
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Koch Group's Dubious 'Obamacare Victim' Has Donated Thousands to Conservative Causes

Koch Group's Dubious 'Obamacare Victim' Has Donated Thousands to Conservative Causes
Both with efforts and money, Carol Perry has been a staunch ally in the conservative cause — everything from gun control to rallying like-minded voters. Now, she's being marched out by Americans for Prosperity as the poster of Obamacare victims. Considering the source (and the source of the source) can we really consider Perry's story to be reliable?
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Obamacare Success Means Now is the Time for Universal Healthcare

Obamacare Success Means Now is the Time for Universal Healthcare
It's official - the Affordable Care Act is a success by every one of the law's measures. Healthcare costs are rising at the slowest rate in 50 years, and healthcare deficit spending is falling.

VIDEO: VA Gov McAuliffe Blasts State Delegates for Inaction on Health Care

VIDEO: VA Gov McAuliffe Blasts State Delegates for Inaction on Health Care
Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe was on The Politics Hour Sunday, and had some strong words for the House Republicans refusing to expand Medicaid, saying they were playing politics and that "they have failed to do their job" of governing.
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