CNU Poll: Virginia voters oppose Medicaid expansion
NEWPORT NEWS— Virginians are changing their minds about using federal Medicaid funds to expand health insurance coverage for the poor, with a majority now opposing the notion, according to a Christopher Newport University poll released Thursday.
Adults may be wise to get mumps shot
If you’re a child of the 1960s, ’70s or ’80s, there’s a decent chance you aren’t fully immunized against mumps, and unless your mom and dad kept meticulous records, it probably makes sense to think about a shot, health officials say. The central Ohio mumps outbreak is persisting, with 263 people sickened as of yesterday.
Obamacare: Covered California extends deadline to April 15
In a flood of last-minute sign-ups, hundreds of thousands of Americans rushed to apply for health insurance Monday, but deadline day for President Barack Obama's overhaul brought long, frustrating waits and a new spate of website ills.
Here's something worse than Obamacare
The Affordable Care Act falls far short of meeting its intended goal of lowering health care cost and bringing the uninsured into the health care system. There is no doubt that something needs to be done. But to repeal the health care law would leave us in a much worse situation. Before you once again urge your elected officials to repeal Obamacare, there are some things you need to understand ...
Pet insurance: When do you need it?
Pet insurance is growing in popularity, but it's no less confusing than insurance for humans. However, the right pet insurance policy can take a big bite out of your best friend's veterinary expenses.