Tag Archives: Healthcare

Obama Outlines Healthcare Goals Before Congress

President says public plan won't be deal breaker

Seeking to shift the vitriolic and partisan tenor of the debate over healthcare reform to…

By Joyce Jones

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How Healthcare Reform Affects You

Separating fact from fiction

The ongoing debate over healthcare reform is as intense as ever, but nothing has been…

By Joyce Jones

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Recession-Proof Healthcare Jobs

Opportunities for franchising, self-employment

The number of employees on company payrolls continues to decline in most industries. But in…

By Cliff Hocker

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Finding Compromise in a Tough Healthcare Reform Debate

How congressional proposals would impact small businesses

Here’s a look at how provisions in healthcare reform legislation and a bill from the…

By Joyce Jones

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How to Make the Most of Your Doctor’s Visits

Internist talks reform, diligence, open communication

Dr. Virgie Bright Ellington, a board certified internist, believes that basic healthcare for every citizen…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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Ovarian Cancer: Risks & Facts

The Facts
— Occurs in 1 in 72 women
— About 10% of ovarian cancer cases are…

By Shahdai Richardson

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Save Money on Healthcare Costs

Stay healthy—and wealthy—by using these cost-cutting moves

In May and June of this year, Alisa Toney took her 22-month-old daughter, Camille, to…

By Leslie E. Royal

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All in the Family

As more GenXers care for aging parents, creative planning can help beat high costs

Five years ago Jan Bryant found herself in the sandwich generation—those who are furthering their…

By James A. Anderson

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Insurance Lapse

Small business owners still find it difficult to offer healthcare packages

As the Congressional debate over healthcare reform persists, small business owners are left to fend…

By Simone Richards

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When the Killer Is Not So Silent

Ovarian cancer was long thought to be asymptomatic and mostly a threat to older white women. One survivor learned the hard way that there's no such thing as a typical victim

For Chana Garcia, being healthy used to mean fitting in a lunchtime workout at the…

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Presidential Proclamation: National Ovarian Cancer Month

President Barack Obama proclaims September 2009 as National Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month.

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Making Long-Term Care Plans for Elderly

Six steps to usher aging relatives into their golden years

People who want to help aging parents can use common sense and a little bit…

By James A. Anderson

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News Roundup

Robert Johnson in bid for Aqueduct Contract; Poitier, Bishop Tutu among Medal of Honor recipients

JohnsonHard Rock International announced a strategic alliance with entrepreneur Robert L.  Johnson, and also said…

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Obama Takes Healthcare Reform to AARP

THE PRESIDENT: Thank you. Thank you so much. (Applause.) I am just…

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Weekly Address: Health Insurance Reform

I recently heard from a small business owner from New Jersey who wrote that he…

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Obama on the Record: Healthcare Reform Town Hall

THE PRESIDENT: Hello, everybody. Thank you. Thank you. Thank, please, everybody…

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Obama Takes Case for Healthcare Reform to the Airwaves

CBC lawmakers want to do it right, not do it fast

President Barack Obama held his fourth primetime press conference to make the case to the…

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Obama on the Record: News Conference on Healthcare Reform

THE PRESIDENT: Good evening. Please be seated. Before I take your questions,…

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News Roundup

Blacks have higher prevalence of obesity; credit card use declining; racial achievement gap persists

News Roundup

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