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Health insurance for dummies: Why we cover pre-existing conditions

August 6, 2018 |

It never fails to astonish that the biggest critics of Obamacare seem to have no clue how insurance works.

They wrap their criticism in high-minded declarations of “choice” and “personal freedom,” but the bottom line is that insurance — all insurance, not just health coverage — is a tool for risk…

L.A. Times – Business

Top Trump health official takes swipes at ACA, single-payer in enemy territory

July 26, 2018 |

Stepping into the land of the Trump resistance, Seema Verma flatly rejected California’s pursuit of single-payer healthcare as unworkable and dismissed the Affordable Care Act as too flawed to ever succeed.

Speaking Wednesday at the Commonwealth Club here, the administrator of the Centers for Medicare…

L.A. Times – Business


Josh Gordon To Miss Start Of Browns Camp, Working On ‘Overall Health’

July 23, 2018 |

Josh Gordon will miss the start of Browns camp as he continues to receive treatment for issues that kept him out of the NFL entirely in 2015 and 2016 … the wideout said in a statement Monday. “Rest assured this too is a part of my overall health…

Michelle Williams Reveals Mental Health Treatment

July 18, 2018 |

Michelle Williams of Destiny’s Child has sought treatment for mental health struggles, the singer revealed on Instagram Tuesday. “For years I have dedicated myself to increasing awareness of mental health and empowering people to recognize when it’s time to seek help, support and guidance from those that love and care…


Destiny’s Child Michelle Williams Checks into Mental Health Facility for Depression

July 18, 2018 |

Michelle Williams of Destiny’s Child has checked herself into a mental health facility to seek help for her struggle with depression … TMZ has learned. Sources tell us Williams is getting treated in a facility just outside of Los Angeles and has…

More Marital Battles, More Health Problems for Men

July 18, 2018 |

Disagreeing too often with your spouse could be bad for your health—a finding that might be used to sway arguments in favor of women, as it especially applies to men. It comes from a 16-year study of 373 heterosexual married couples in the US, presented at a recent meeting…

Tech, Health Care Lead Gains for Stocks

July 17, 2018 |

Stocks shook off a weak start and ended higher on Wall Street, led by gains in technology, health care and consumer products companies, the AP reports. Johnson & Johnson added 3.5% Tuesday after reporting a strong quarter thanks to solid growth in its prescription drug business. Technology companies are…

Couple May Divorce to Pay for Daughter’s Health Care

July 15, 2018 |

Six-year-old Brighton Grey has a rare illness that costs her parents $ 15,000 a year and may force them to file for divorce, KTRK reports. Maria and Jake Grey make sure Brighton has full-time care because her rare disorder, Wolf-Hirschhorn Syndrome, limits her vision and hearing and keeps her at…

Verity Health may sell St. Vincent and its other hospitals

July 12, 2018 |

The nonprofit Verity Health System is considering selling one or more of its six California hospitals because of financial pressures.

Just a year ago, Nantworks, the Culver City company controlled by Dr. Patrick Soon-Shiong, bought Integrity Healthcare, the management company that provides guidance…

L.A. Times – Business