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White House Rejects Claims About Job Losses Under Obamacare

Posted On February 04, 2014

(Washington, DC) -- The White House is rejecting claims that the healthcare reform law will lead to widespread, full-time job losses. In making the claim, Republicans are citing a new report from the Congressional Budget Office. White House spokesman Jay Carney accuses Republicans of misreading the CBO's report. Carney says the report finds "no compelling…

White House Refutes Claims About Job Losses Under Obamacare

Posted On February 04, 2014

(Washington, DC) -- Chief White House economist Jason Furman is refuting claims that the healthcare reform law will result in widespread, full-time job losses. A new report from the Congressional Budget Office projects Obamacare will prompt a reduction in work hours and a loss of roughly two-million full-time jobs in coming years. In a White…

Study Concludes HPV Vaccinations Don’t Lead To Sex

Posted On February 03, 2014

(Undated) -- HPV vaccinations haven't led to teenaged girls becoming more sexually active or engaging in unsafe sex. That's the bottom line of a new study out today that reports "the vast majority" of girls and young women surveyed thought it's still important to practice safer sex after vaccination. A number of parents had expressed…

NYC Hospitals Try New Approach With Teen Patients

Posted On February 03, 2014

(New York, NY) -- New York City Hospitals are trying a new approach with teen patients. They're trying to get doctors to ask more open-ended questions and let teens speak without interruption.   David Stevens is Senior Director of the Health and Hospitals Corporation Healthcare Improvement Office. He says it's important to make teens feel…

HealthCare.Gov Enrollment Appeal Hearings To Start Soon

Posted On February 03, 2014

(Washington, DC) -- Hearings are being set up for patients who encountered errors while enrolling on HealthCare.Gov, the government website for the new health insurance exchanges. A statement from the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, CMS, says consumers who encountered errors while enrolling will get help completing applications for coverage without formal appeals.…

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    Hereford cow and calf missing Dillsboro

    Posted on July 13, 2016

    Hereford cow with down turned horns and her 5 month…