Poll: 59% Support Utah Medicaid Expansion Amid Red State Momentum
Nearly 60% of Utah voters support Medicaid expansion under the Affordable Care Act as Republican-leaning states warm to expanded health coverage under President Barack Obama's signature legislative achievement. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - December 30, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Bruce Japsen, Contributor Source Type: news

Trump administration terminates Obama-era HIV/AIDS council members
It isn't unusual for a new president to terminate a predecessor's council membership (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - December 30, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

IDIOCY: Two university profs claim that “Farmer’s markets” are harbingers of WHITE racism
(Natural News) There are photos of former first lady Michelle Obama shopping at one of them. Throughout the country, depending on the region, many vendors are minorities at them. But to hear a couple of lunatic professors from San Diego State University tell it, farmer’s markets are inherently racist because they are strictly the construct... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - December 28, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Appeals Court Orders E.P.A. to Update Lead Paint Rules, Quickly
A federal panel told the agency to revise its standard for dangerous levels of lead in paint within a year. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - December 28, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: LISA FRIEDMAN Tags: Environmental Protection Agency Lead Paint Appeals Courts (US) Poisoning and Poisons Pruitt, Scott United States Politics and Government Trump, Donald J Obama, Barack Source Type: news

E.P.A. Wanted Years to Study Lead Paint Rule. It Got 90 Days.
A federal panel told the agency to revise its standard for dangerous levels of lead in paint within a year. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - December 28, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: LISA FRIEDMAN Tags: Environmental Protection Agency Lead Paint Appeals Courts (US) Poisoning and Poisons Pruitt, Scott United States Politics and Government Trump, Donald J Obama, Barack Source Type: news

NY Times FAIL: Paper heaps praise on “MERCY” of NYC bomber, while hailing “Army of Darkness” group as “peaceful” Muslim org
(Natural News) It’s becoming more and more clear that The New York Times’ editors and reporters, like the president they adored — Barack Obama — have more love and affection for America’s avowed enemies than for America or Americans themselves. In a recent “news” article, reporter Jeffrey Gettleman gushed over a “mysterious act of mercy”... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - December 27, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

More than 4 in 5 enrolled in 'Obamacare' are in Trump states
An Associated Press analysis finds that Americans in states that President Donald Trump carried in last year's election account for most of those who signed up under the Obama health care law (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - December 22, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Top 10 Mesothelioma News Stories of 2017
Every year, mesothelioma specialists and researchers make strides to advance the standard of care, improve treatment strategies and develop new diagnostic practices. Mesothelioma remains a rare cancer, with an estimated 3,000 people diagnosed each year in the U.S., but the fight to find a cure only grows stronger. And while researchers are busy finding breakthroughs in care, advocates are hard at work campaigning for a ban on asbestos, the main cause of mesothelioma. This was a memorable year on both fronts. Immunotherapy continues to be the hot topic among emerging treatments. Drugs such as pembrolizumab (Keytruda) and ni...
Source: Asbestos and Mesothelioma News - December 22, 2017 Category: Environmental Health Authors: Daniel King Tags: canada asbestos ban Food and Drug Administration Furthering Asbestos Claims Transparency Act keytruda Medical marijuana mesothelioma mesothelioma vaccine Opdivo Scott Pruitt talcum powder lawsuit yervoy Source Type: news

Fossil Fuel Industry Pushes For Clean Power Plan Replacement
The industry declared victory when the Trump administration reversed President Obama's signature climate plan. Now, fearing a legal challenge, they're in the odd position of pushing for a replacement. (Source: NPR Health and Science)
Source: NPR Health and Science - December 21, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Obamacare Sign-ups at High Levels Despite Trump Saying It ’ s ‘ Imploding ’
Sign-ups at Healthcare.gov reached 8.8 million, just shy of last year ’ s levels, despite an open enrollment period that was half as long and far less advertised. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - December 21, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: ROBERT PEAR Tags: Health Insurance and Managed Care United States Politics and Government Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (2010) HealthCare.gov Trump, Donald J Obama, Barack Source Type: news

Strong showing for Obama health law as nearly 9M sign up
The government says about 8.8 million people have signed up for coverage next year under the Affordable Care Act, in a strong showing (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - December 21, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Congress deals pair of blows to 'Obamacare'
Congress is dealing two blows to President Barack Obama's health care law (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - December 20, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Congress deals 2 blows to 'Obamacare'
Congress is dealing two blows to President Barack Obama's health care law (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - December 20, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Peace Prize-winning Obama exposed for aiding Hezbollah terrorist drug-running scheme that smuggled cocaine into the USA
(Natural News) For eight years I stood back helplessly and watched as I saw an American president and his Democratic Party do everything they could to weaken our country. Whether it was via destructive, anti-growth regulations and policies like Obamacare domestically or foreign policy initiatives and objectives that left the United States far more vulnerable... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - December 20, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Restaurant owner apologizes for Trump Jr. Instagram
Donald Trump Jr.'s Instagram photo of him cringing with a Barack Obama frosted cookie cake went viral (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - December 19, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Crazed leftists pushing for widespread anarchy and civil unrest if Trump fires "dirty cop" Robert Mueller
(Natural News) As President Donald J. Trump becomes more successful in reviving our country after it was rendered moribund by former President Obama and his top-down, bureaucracy-heavy, one-size-fits-all, economy-killing approach to government, the far-Left is getting more and more unhinged. And angry. You see, they were all in for Obama’s “transformation” of America from a... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - December 19, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Sign-ups show health law's staying power in Trump era
With a burst of sign-ups at enrollment deadline, Obama health law shows resiliency in Trump era (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - December 18, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

FBI exposed as an Obama-esque "KGB" operation to bring down America - time to disband the bureau?
(Natural News) Over the summer we began to hear reports of anti-Trump malfeasance involving agents and officials with the FBI and Department of Justice, the agency to which the FBI answers. In recent weeks, reports have intensified and in recent days hard evidence has emerged proving, beyond a doubt, that the FBI was overtly politicized... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - December 14, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

OCRs bind: administrative rulemaking and campus sexual assault protections - Caldwell S.
During President Barack Obama's Administration, significant light was shed on the depth of the United States' campus sexual assault problem. As a result, the Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights increased enforcement of Title IX provisions by ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 14, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Poles apart: how do we save society? - Science Weekly podcast
Divisions between left and right, young and old, metropolitan and rural have never been greater. How can we connect with those we disagree with? And what happens if we fail?Subscribe& Review onApple Podcasts,Soundcloud,Audioboom,Mixcloud&Acast, and join the discussion onFacebook andTwitterIn October 2017, the Pew Research Center in America published areport showing that the partisan divide on political values had grown. The division between Republicans and Democrats had already reached record levels under President Barack Obama, but now the gap has widened further to the largest in recent history. It ’s not j...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - December 13, 2017 Category: Science Authors: Presented by Ian Sample and produced by Max Sanderson Tags: Science Psychology Politics Source Type: news

Republicans propose to delay, pause Obamacare taxes
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. House Republicans proposed on Tuesday to delay or suspend several taxes under former President Barack Obama's healthcare law, including a tax on medical devices and the so-called "Cadillac" tax on generous health insurance plans. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - December 12, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Thanks, Mr President! Bloomberg Says Trump Pulling Out of Paris Agreement Has Been a ‘Rallying Cry’ for Green Lobby
More than six months after President Donald Trump announced he would pull the U.S. out of the global climate deal known as the Paris Agreement, about 50 world leaders, as well as major U.S. business executives and U.N. officials gathered in the French capital for a daylong climate summit, insisting that Trump’s decision had no impact—and indeed, might well have mobilized the rest of the world to unite on a key issue. “The fact that President Trump has a different view has been a rallying cry for the pro-environmentalists groups. And that has been very helpful,” former New York Mayor Michael Bloomber...
Source: TIME.com: Top Science and Health Stories - December 12, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Vivienne Walt / Paris Tags: Uncategorized Environment France Source Type: news

Trump Wants to Send Astronauts Back to the Moon. Will That Really Happen?
The easiest part about going to the moon is, well, going to the moon. Once you’ve got your funding in place, your crew trained and your rocket and spacecraft on the launch pad, it’s just a matter of gassing it all up and going. We’ve done it before — nine times in fact; we can surely do it again. The trick is all that other stuff that has to come first — especially the money, the rocket and the spacecraft. Details like that are worth keeping in mind in the wake of President Donald Trump’s just-signed Space Policy Directive, setting NASA on a path to return Americans to the moon and to us...
Source: TIME.com: Top Science and Health Stories - December 11, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jeffrey Kluger Tags: Uncategorized Apollo program Mars moon NASA onetime space Space Policy Directive trump Source Type: news

BUSTED: The EPA spent millions in taxpayer dollars to push climate change propaganda via social media
(Natural News) Under the Obama administration, the Environmental Protection Agency was one of the most tyrannical, lawless institutions in the entire country, spitting out tens of thousands of unconstitutional regulations each year and compelling businesses to abide by the left’s radical climate change agenda. Mind you, these are regulations that the American people did not... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - December 9, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Increase in accidental deaths follows spike in gun sales, study finds
After 26 children and educators were gunned down at Sandy Hook Elementary School in 2012 and President Barack Obama talked about increasing gun control, Americans bought more guns. But instead of offering protection, at least in some cases, the sales increased the chances that people would be accidentally shot and killed, according to a study published Thursday in Science magazine. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - December 7, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

U.S. Senate tax bill accomplishes major Obamacare repeal goal
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The sweeping tax overhaul that passed the U.S. Senate on Saturday contains the Republicans' biggest blow yet to former President Barack Obama's healthcare law, repealing the requirement that all Americans obtain health insurance. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - December 3, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Senate tax bill accomplishes major Obamacare repeal goal
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The sweeping tax overhaul that passed the U.S. Senate on Saturday contains the Republicans' biggest blow yet to former President Barack Obama's healthcare law, repealing the requirement that all Americans obtain health insurance. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - December 2, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Health care fallout: Fate of 8M low-income children in limbo
The collateral damage from Congress' struggle to repeal President Barack Obama's health care law could include a program that covers over 8 million low-income children (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - December 1, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Jury acquits defendant in shooting death of Medtronic rep
A San Francisco jury yesterday acquitted the defendant of charges that he killed former Medtronic (NYSE:MDT) sales rep Kate Steinle. Steinle, 32, was walking along the waterfront of the Embarcadero in San Francisco with her father and a friend on July 1,. 2015, when she was shot in the back, allegedly by Jose Ines Garcia Zarate, an illegal immigrant and seven-times-convicted felon who had been deported to his home country of Mexico five times. Initial reports at the time had Garcia Zarate as Francisco Sanchez and indicated that she had been shot in the chest. The jury’s ruling, which reportedly sh...
Source: Mass Device - December 1, 2017 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Brad Perriello Tags: Legal News Medtronic Source Type: news

NET NEUTRALITY is a total scam by liberty-crushing leftists: The real censorship of the internet is already being carried out by Google, Facebook and Twitter
(Natural News) Many people are getting all bent out of shape over a newly proposed reversal of so-called “net neutrality” laws that were put into place during the Obama administration to “keep the internet open and free.” But Federal Communications Commission chairman Ajit Pai says that the internet as people currently use it is already... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - November 30, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Trump administration halts school lunch salt reduction
Same amount of salt, fewer whole-grains: Trump administration halts Obama-era school lunch plans (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - November 29, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Health secretary nominee Azar says lowering drug prices a top priority
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Alex Azar, a former drug industry executive and lobbyist nominated to run the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, promised on Wednesday to lower drug prices and said he was unaware of any efforts to sabotage the healthcare law passed under former President Barack Obama. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 29, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

The Latest: Trump's health pick says drug prices 'too high'
President Donald Trump's pick to be the health secretary says people "pushed out or left out" by the Obama-era health law also need help (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - November 29, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Trump Open to Dropping Healthcare Provision in Senate Tax Bill Trump Open to Dropping Healthcare Provision in Senate Tax Bill
U.S. President Donald Trump would not insist on including repeal of an Obama-era health insurance mandate in a bill intended to enact the biggest overhaul of the tax code since the 1980s, a senior White House aide said on Sunday.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - November 21, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news

President Trump Says Ban on Elephant Remains Will Stay For Now
(WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump said Friday he’s delaying a new policy allowing the body parts of African elephants shot for sport to be imported until he can review “all conservation facts.” The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service said Thursday that it will allow the importation of body parts from African elements shot for sport. The agency said encouraging wealthy big-game hunters to kill the threatened species would help raise money for conservation programs. Animal rights advocates and environmental groups criticized the decision. On Friday, the Republican chairman of the House Foreign Affairs ...
Source: TIME.com: Top Science and Health Stories - November 18, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Associated Press Tags: Uncategorized onetime White House Source Type: news

Michelle Obama Just Gave The Best Life Advice For The Trump Era
A mental health expert breaks down how effective her tips are. (Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post)
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - November 17, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Middle-Class Families Confront Soaring Health Insurance Costs
In Virginia, premiums on policies sold under the Affordable Care Act are pushing health coverage out of reach, and customers see political forces at work. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - November 17, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: ROBERT PEAR Tags: Health Insurance and Managed Care Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (2010) United States Politics and Government Obama, Barack Trump, Donald J Charlottesville (Va) Source Type: news

Obama health mandate now target of GOP in big tax bill
The Obama health care law's requirement that Americans get insurance coverage is now pinned as a target of Republican lawmakers, as they look to end the individual mandate to help pay for tax cuts. (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - November 15, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

The Grass Is Green for Medtech on the Emerald Isle
You don’t have to be a medtech veteran to have heard of Ireland’s ties to the industry. Still, even those who have spent years working in medical devices and diagnostics may be surprised to learn that 14 of the top 15 global medtech companies—including Boston Scientific, DePuy Synthes, Medtronic, Teleflex, and many more—have facilities in Ireland. Why Ireland? Just what is drawing medtech to Ireland? The country has gained recognition as a frequent target for corporate inversion deals that enable companies to fall under more favorable corporate tax rates, but a 12.5% tax rate is just part of what br...
Source: MDDI - November 14, 2017 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Marie Thibault Tags: Medical Device Business Source Type: news

Sessions open to idea of Clinton Foundation special counsel
Attorney General Jeff Sessions is leaving open the possibility that a special counsel could be appointed to look into Clinton Foundation dealings and a uranium deal during the Obama administration (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - November 14, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Politics Source Type: news

Trump Health Agency Challenges Consensus on Reducing Costs
The Obama administration sped up programs aiming to pay doctors based on quality instead of quantity. The Trump administration is slowing them down. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - November 12, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: ABBY GOODNOUGH and KATE ZERNIKE Tags: United States Politics and Government Medicare Doctors Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Source Type: news

Eurek-baa: Scientists Say Sheep Can Recognize Celebrity Faces
The sheep were able to recognize Emma Watson, Barack Obama and Jake Gyllenhaal. (Source: Science - The Huffington Post)
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - November 9, 2017 Category: Science Source Type: news

Is it ... Baa-rack Obama? Sheep able to recognise celebrities, say neuroscientists
Sheep able to distinguish pictures of celebrities from unfamiliar faces with near-human accuracy, with implications for research into Huntington ’s diseaseIt has all the makings of a pub quiz teaser: what do Barack Obama, Emma Watson, Jake Gyllenhaal and the British TV presenter Fiona Bruce have in common? The answer, courtesy of neuroscientists in Cambridge, is that all have been recognised by sheep.The unlikely connection emerges from work on the face recognition skills of a Welsh Mountain breed that belongs to a university flock. Having trained the animals on mugshots of the four, scientists found the sheep could ...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - November 8, 2017 Category: Science Authors: Ian Sample Science editor Tags: Medical research Science Genetics Neuroscience Biology Source Type: news

Trump administration moves ahead with Obama menu-label law
The Trump administration is moving ahead with a law from the Obama years that will require calorie counts to appear on menus at restaurants, supermarkets, convenience stores and pizza delivery chains nationwide (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - November 7, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Mainers set to vote on whether to expand Medicaid
Voters in Maine are headed to the polls Tuesday to decide if they want to join 31 other states and expand Medicaid under former President Barack Obama's Affordable Care Act (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - November 7, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

People use conspiracy theories as 'emotional remedies'
Conspiracy theories tend to be believed by those who have lost influence. When President Obama was elected, a conspiracy surrounding his birth place arose and some demanded to see his birth certificate. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 6, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Ryan says health insurance mandate part of GOP tax talks
House Speaker Paul Ryan says Republicans are discussing whether their tax plan should include a repeal of the Obama health law's requirement that people have insurance coverage or pay a penalty. (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - November 5, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Health care enrollment counselors facing stiff challenges
Nonprofits and health care groups around the country are feeling the pressure in what is shaping up as the most challenging enrollment season for former President Barack Obama's health care law (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - November 2, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news