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Highly infectious chikungunya virus poised to infect US

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A virus that was once contained to Asia and Africa has spread into the Caribbean and is set to break out in the United States. The chikungunya (chik-un-GUN-ya) virus causes immobilizing pain, high fever, headache, nausea, vomiting and rash. Chikungunya means “to become contorted,” in reference to the hunched posture infected people get from the severe joint pain. Those infected may suffer recurring joint pain long ...

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Rescuing the poor: The GOP’s Obamacare alternatives

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When Barack Obama was crisscrossing the country in 2008 and 2009 “selling” Obamacare to the masses, one of his oft-repeated claims was that as a result of his signature legislation, health insurance rates would decrease by $2,500 a year: That claim, along with several others Obama has made regarding the Affordable Care Act, has, of course, proven false. Did the ...

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Kathleen Sebelius resigns amidst Obamacare fail

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Kathleen Sebelius resigns as Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS). President Barack Obama will announce the resignation of Sebelius and the appointment of Sylvia Mathews Burwell Friday morning, though it’s been reported that Sebelius offered her resignation earlier this week. Sebelius oversaw the disaster of the 2010 Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) and is associated with its ...

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Release of Medicare information reveals corruption in government health system

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The release of information in the Medicare claims database could be the next big thing in the realm of patients’ rights. While Big Medicine operatives contested the release of the information, opening the records has already shed light on misappropriation of money and political favoritism. The Medicare claims database is a collection of organized data displaying what physicians or health ...

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USDA Pushes Propaganda on the Grandparents of America

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USDA Food Pyramid or “Food Push”? As part of the Obama administration’s push to tell you what you and your family should eat, the USDA posted a short article on their blog yesterday directed towards grandparents. The message? Grandparents of America, you don’t know how to spend time with your grandchildren… so we’re going to tell you how! null As ...

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Problems with Obamacare Extends Deadline AGAIN

It was announced today that the Obama administration has granted yet another deadline date for those being forced to enroll in Obamacare. Anyone that has begun the process of applying for health care but hasn’t completed his or her application by Monday is eligible for an extension, marking the last March 31st deadline futile. The problems with Obamacare extend even ...

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