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Supreme Court Ponders Major Challenge To Healthcare Law

Posted On March 04, 2015

(Washington, DC) -- The U.S. Supreme Court is considering a major challenge to Obamacare. Justices will be thinking about arguments in a case challenging taxpayer subsidies in the healthcare law. A decision is expected in late June. Outside the court, plaintiffs attorney Michael Carvin said a favorable ruling for his side would "vindicate the rule…

McDonald’s To Stop Buying Chickens Raised With Antibiotics

Posted On March 04, 2015

(Undated) -- A big change is coming to McDonald's. The company announced that it will gradually stop buying chickens raised with human antibiotics, a move wildlife and environmental advocates are calling a "tipping point" for the poultry industry. Public health experts have been warning for years that the continued use of antibiotics in chickens and…

NFL Players To Donate Brains To Science

Posted On March 04, 2015

(Undated) -- Two more NFL players are promising to donate their brains for medical research on concussions. New York Giants punter Steve Weatherford and former Seattle Seahawks wide receiver Sidney Rice say they want their brains studied after their death to determine the effects of concussions. Rice, who retired at the early age of 27,…

Supreme Court Hears Major Challenge To Obamacare Today

Posted On March 04, 2015

(Washington, DC) -- The Supreme Court hears arguments today in a case that could cripple the Affordable Care Act. The key issue involves taxpayer subsidies for health insurance. The law states that the federal government will provide subsidies to low-income people through exchanges that have been set up by states. However, the federal government is…

Possible 2016 Presidential Contender Says Being Gay Is A Choice

Posted On March 04, 2015

(Washington, DC) -- A potential Republican presidential candidate says homosexuality is a choice. Retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson made the argument this morning on CNN. Carson's argument is that people who go to prison, go in straight and come out gay, which thwarts the notion that homosexuality is not a choice. Carson also addressed the issue…