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ObamaCare rates set to skyrocket for most New Yorkers

Via NY Post: About 350,000 New Yorkers who have individual policies under ObamaCare are going to get whacked with an average 16.6 percent premium increase next year… 180 more words


Humana pulls out of ObamaCare exchange plans

Going as planned…

Via NY Post: Count it as another nail in ObamaCare’s coffin: Humana, one of the country’s top insurers, announced Thursday that it’s pulling out of ObamaCare exchange plans in all but a few states next year… 299 more words


Rising health premiums rattle consumers paying their own way

To the shock of no one who understood the consequences of Obamacare.

Via Seattle Times (AP): Millions of people who pay the full cost of their health insurance will face the sting of rising premiums next year, with no financial help from government subsidies. 805 more words


Are We Getting Closer To A Myalgic Encephalomyelitis Biomarker?

In #MEAction‘s latest announcement, we’ve learned that the National Institute of Allergy and Infection Diseases (NIAID) of NIH recently funded Dr. Derya Unutmaz’s latest grant application.  292 more words


The FDA Has Finally Unveiled The New Nutrition Facts Label

The FDA has finalized the new Nutrition Facts label on packaged foods with changes that will make it easier for consumers to make informed choices about what they’re eating. 44 more words

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Washington State rates going way up in 2017 for individual health-care plans

Shocker, not.

From the Seattle Times: Health insurers in Washington are requesting a sharp jump in rates for individual plans next year — up 13.5 percent, on average — and fewer options will be offered through the state-run insurance exchange… 465 more words


Give a Legislator a Cookie and His Staff Will Tell You to Give Up Your Rights And Get Paid

So what happens when you reach out to a Maryland legislator who is running for Congress after seeing his commercial on television about how he helps the little guy – in this case the little guy with a sick baby? 876 more words

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