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Poll Shows Baucus Individual Mandate To Buy Health Insurance Unpopular

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Nov. 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Consumer Watchdog countered Senator Max Baucus' (D-MT) contention that the mandatory purchase of health insurance was popular with Americans by pointing to a poll showing that voters overwhelmingly reject requiring proof of private healt...

Avalere Estimates Medicare Part D 'Donut Hole' Will Be Obsolete in 2023

...he wide variety of patient needs," said Jennifer Snow, a senior manager at Avalere Health. "The proposal we evaluated charts a path toward ending the unpopular donut hole, but does impose burdens on many chronically ill beneficiaries." Avalere researchers point to other areas for future research relate...

'America's Future Now' Straw Poll: Progressives See Health Care Reform With Public Option As Top Priority

...see Congress investigate the fraud and excesses of Wall Street that led to the financial crisis. Not surprisingly, Rush Limbaugh is incredibly unpopular with "America's Future Now" conference participants. Greenberg said Limbaugh's favorability rating -- with only 3 percent of participants rating him f...

Pet Owners Avoid a Tax on Their Pet's Health Care in California's Budget

... pets," Grant said. "We believe the overwhelming number of calls delivered an emphatic message to the governor that taxing pet owners would be hugely unpopular and inequitable." The budget proposal to extend the sales tax to veterinary services could have added up to 10 percent to the cost of caring for ...

Lazy eye treatment times could be drastically reduced, new research shows

...rmal eye for lengthy periods to 'train' the affected eye is the main treatment for amblyopia. However, this method can be distressing to children, is unpopular with parents and can adversely effect educational development. This type of therapy has been used in various forms since 1743 and has long been consid...

Consumer Watchdog Comments on Health Insurer's Self-Serving Support of 'Individual Mandate'

...rers is not universal health care, it's full employment for HMO executives." Not surprisingly, the mandatory purchase of health insurance is unpopular with middle-class Americans when they are told they could have to pay some of the premium costs, according to a 2008 Campaign for Consumer Rights poll...

NEWSWEEK International Editions: Highlights and Exclusives, Oct. 1, 2007 Issue

...ignaling that France will no longer seek to constrain U.S. power as a matter of principle. Even as other European leaders keep their distance from the unpopular hyperpower, France is pursuing a revolution in foreign policy that could transform the transatlantic relationship. http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/20919...

More Evidence of Racial Discrimination in the NHS

...erseas origin, many from the Indian subcontinent who have been propping up the health service in huge numbers. They are the ones taking posts in unpopular specialties like A&E, geriatrics, psychiatry and O&G to keep the service running on the off chance that they would obtain a higher training post in op...

Democrats Balk at Bush's Health Insurance Proposal

...t health insurance. But Democrats, who've long championed the cause of America's uninsured, were loath to concede the political high ground to an unpopular lame-duck president on one of their most potent domestic policy issues. One by one on Wednesday, key Democratic leaders made it clear that they wo...

Ukrainian Invents a Musical Condom

...cker to put his musical condom, currently in the experimental stage, into mass production. Condoms and other birth control devices are generally unpopular in Ukraine, a country suffering one of the highest HIV-infection rates in the world. Source-IANS...
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Pedophilia

...stories from hundreds of publications. Newser provides up to date Pedophile coverage from several resources. The pedophile movement was a small, unpopular fringe movement during the late ... cases in relation to other pedophile activists. 4 See also. 4.1 Advocate ... How to article - how to report ...
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Natural seed treatment could drastically cut pesticide use

...etic modification (GM) technology has been touted as the best hope for increasing crop yields without using excessive pesticides. But GM has long been unpopular in many countries. What makes jasmonic acid so exciting is that it is a more natural way to protect plants. In addition to cutting pesticide use, th...

Genetic surprise confirms neglected 70-year-old evolutionary hypothesis

... Biologists at the University of Rochester have discovered that an old and relatively unpopular theory about how a single species can split in two turns out to be accurate after all, and acting in nature. The finding, reported in today's issue ...

Air travel and pandemic flu

..., it is important to estimate how useful restrictions on air travel might be in controlling the spread of a flu virus. Travel restrictions are usually unpopular and could themselves be harmful. If they are not effective, resources could be wasted on enforcing them. Researchers of the Centre for Infections,...

Jefferson scientists identify gene defect leading to abnormal skin development and cancer

...n contact with, and sometimes fish. The lampricide is tanker-trucked to streams, some of them in populated areas, in an expensive, labor-intensive and unpopular undertaking. The GLFC is eager to use a synthetic form of the newly found pheromone to replace the poison by luring lamprey to traps and sterilizing t...

Leading lampreys to slaughter: Pheromone for scourge of Great Lakes identified

...n contact with, and sometimes fish. The lampricide is tanker-trucked to streams, some of them in populated areas, in an expensive, labor-intensive and unpopular undertaking. The GLFC is eager to use a synthetic form of the newly found pheromone to replace the poison by luring lamprey to traps and sterilizing t...

Chernobyl: The true scale of the accident

...ed allowances. Chernobyl benefits deprive other areas of public spending of resources, but scaling down benefits or targeting only high-risk groups is unpopular and presents political problems. Given significant reduction of radiation levels during past twenty years, governments need to revisit the classifi...
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The 3 percent solution: Unpopular drug companies still push discovery

Madison, Wis. - John McNeish gives it a light-hearted spin when he talks about drug companies being one of the least trusted institutions in America. "The polls say only 3 percent of the people in the country have a favorable view of drug companies," Pfizer executive McNeish told a group of ...

NEWSWEEK: Media Lead Sheet/December 10, 2007 Issue (on newsstands Monday, December 3).

...now putting nearly all of their efforts into exploiting each other's vulnerabilities rather than focusing on issues. Many party activists fear that an unpopular war, worries about the economy and Bush fatigue alone won't be enough for Democrats to regain the White House, especially if, like John Kerry, their c...

Hackers & Painters: Big Ideas from the Computer Age

...e computer programs, since this will allow them to enrich themselves and those around them. Graham devotes huge chunks of his book to celebrating unpopular ideas and questioning ideas held by the masses. One of the most interesting chapters is a defense of heretical thoughts, titled "What You Can't Say." ...

Failure of heart drug offers lessons for drug industry

...y clamp down too hard, innovation is discouraged. If they cut corners, the public is put at unnecessary risk. The result is a complicated and often unpopular system that costs a lot and which takes a long time to produce relatively few useful drugs. Tufts luck Consider a recent study by Tufts Unive...
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