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USDA: Americans Eating Fewer Calories

Posted On January 17, 2014

(Undated) -- Americans are eating better by taking in fewer calories each day. A new Department of Agriculture survey of ten-thousand working age adults found that people are eating diets with less calories, less saturated fats, and more fiber. The survey was conducted between 2005 and 2010, which included the recession that stretched from 2007…

Study: Obamacare Could Cause Emergency Doctor Shortage

Posted On January 17, 2014

(Washington, DC) -- Emergency care in America is getting a near failing grade because of increased demand under Obamacare. The American College of Emergency Physicians has released its latest "report card" and says because of reduced access to emergency care, the nation gets a grade of "D-plus." The group says shortages and reduced hospital capacity…

UnitedHealth’s Quarterly Profit Rose In Fourth Quarter

Posted On January 16, 2014

(Undated) -- America's largest health insurer is reporting higher fourth-quarter profits along with the addition of 170-thousand members. UnitedHealth Group's income increased to one-point-four-billion dollars, or one dollar and 41 cents a share. That's up from one-point-two-billion dollars, or one dollar and 20 cents per share, one year earlier. Earnings and revenue both came in…

Experts Warn HealthCare.gov Website Not Secure

Posted On January 16, 2014

(Washington, DC) -- A group of cyber security experts is warning the HealthCare.gov website is vulnerable to attack. Some three months after problems were first noted, they say the site remains unprotected from hackers. More than 20 issues exist that hackers could use to steal personal information, modify data or attack the personal computers of…

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Posted On January 15, 2014

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