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Debate heats up surrounding Oregon Meas. 101 on hospital, healthcare provider tax

Oregon voters will be deciding on Measure 101 this January; a bill that would repeal a tax on health care providers and could impact coverage for hundreds of thousands of residents. If passed, the mea... read more

Washington pertussis outbreak is very, very bad

I did, and my whole family is up-to-date with their vaccinations. I refuse to be a part of spreading a disease that can kill anyone, let alone babies, and I refuse to be silent about it. read more

Tax minimisation brings government maximum pain

The anger generated by Wednesday's Senate committee hearings into corporate tax avoidance makes the government's budget and political challenges that much harder, writes Barrie Cassidy. It's problemat... read more

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Nobody, Gay or Straight, Has the Right to a Wedding Cake

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MinnesotaCare At Risk In State’s $5B Problem

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Hospital workers fired for refusing vaccinations

NBC is reporting that several workers at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia were fired for refusing to get vaccinated. CHP cares for very sick children, many of whom have compromised immune syste... read more

Let's welcome the insurance industry to Daily Kos

My original title for this diary was, Insurance industry to America: Up your A$$, I just couldn't resist, since I'm going to tell you about the newest assault on your health, high read more

HP TouchPad Needs 6 to 8 Weeks for Additional Shipments

HP needs 6-8 weeks to ship additional TouchPads, according to a leaked email sent to customers. HP is prepping one last run for its defunct tablet. Hewlett-Packard will apparently need close to two mo... read more

Examine Inequality’s Causes Before Prescribing Solutions

By 2010 that gap had widened to 22 times. Part of that disparity is the result of payroll taxes that take about 12.4 percent (half from the worker, half from the employer) of every dollar of earned in... read more

Is the President's Health Bill Worth Supporting?

In this week's JOURNAL, Bill Moyers spoke with two prominent advocates of health reform with very different perspectives on the President's health bill. Wendell Potter ... but I don't think we're gonn... read more

Thank you, President Obama.

Follow me below the fold if you want to see what's really happened to average Americans thanks to a DEMOCRATIC president in the White House: You saved my friends' under 26-year-old children from havin... read more

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