Leonard Nimoy isn’t letting a health battle stop him from
enjoying his life.
The “Star Trek” actor recently revealed on Twitter that he’s
been diagnosed with COPD, or chronic lung disease. (The COPD stands
for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.)
What is COPD?
“I quit smoking 30 years ago. Not soon enough. I have
ObamaCare was supposed to help me.
That’s all I could think as I sat in the House of
Representatives last Tuesday night as the guest of my
congresswoman, only a few hundred feet away from President Obama as
he gave his State of the Union address. Four years ago, I’d have
And of course they blame Republicans.
Thanks to a Supreme Court ruling and staunch Republican resistance, Marc Alphonse, an unemployed 40-year-old Marine veteran who is essentially homeless, cannot get health insurance under Obamacare.
via Millions Are Now Realizing They’re Too Poor For Obamacare.
Cancer-stricken Sen. Tom Coburn revealed Tuesday that his health insurance under Obamacare doesn’t cover his oncologist, but said he still is receiving excellent care.
via Obamacare: Tom Coburn loses cancer doctor
A controversial new study claims that decisions made by women
when they are pregnant can affect their babies brains including
determining their sexuality, intelligence and chances of developing
The suggestion that the lifestyle of an expectant mother can
affect their offspring’s development has been put forward in
Professor Dick Swaab’s new...
In a study published in the journal Cell, a team of neuroscientists examined the effects of a drug known as an HDAC2 inhibitor. When used in rats, the drug appeared to help the rodents overcome traumatic memories.
via Fox News.
I don’t see this approach yielding the kind of results they want
and need to make the program viable.
WASHINGTON — After a month of marketing the federal exchange
site as “not broken anymore,” the White House has tossed the ball
to Magic Johnson and Alonzo Mourning in new ads touting
When millions of health-insurance plans were canceled last fall,
the Obama administration tried to be reassuring, saying the
terminations affected only the small minority of Americans who
bought individual policies.
But according to industry analysts, insurers and state
regulators, the disruption will be far greater, potentially
affecting millions of people who receive...
My God, can you imagine? Kidnapper and pervert Thomas R.
Lippert got a job at an in vitro fertilization clinic and used
his sperm without the client’s knowledge. Worse, he may have done
it more than once and the people may not even know.
Who am I?: Annie Branum, 21,
The research team, led by Prof. Pete Kuhn, says that at present
there is no test available that can predict the occurrence of a
heart attack with good accuracy.
But they say their novel test, details of which have been
recently published in the journal Physical Biology, has so far
Well, that sux!!
(Reuters) – Most uninsured adult Americans lack basic knowledge about President Barack Obama’s signature healthcare law and haven’t visited their online insurance marketplace because they think health insurance is unaffordable, according to a survey released on Thursday.
via Most uninsured Americans lack knowledge about Obamacare: survey | Reuters.
Christopher Dolan, the attorney for the girl’s family, said
doctors inserted the gastric tube and tracheostomy tube Wednesday
at the undisclosed facility where Jahi McMath was taken Jan. 5.
The procedure was a success, Dolan said, and Jahi is getting the
treatment that her family believes she should have gotten 28
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo officially unveiled a plan Wednesday to allow medical marijuana in the state to help those suffering from cancer and other diseases.
via Gov. Cuomo announces – Fox News.
Pierce Brosnan has paid tribute to his daughter Charlotte,
who has died of ovarian cancer, aged 41.In a statement Brosnan said
his “darling daughter Charlotte Emily passed on to eternal life” on
It is the same cancer that killed her mother, Cassandra
Harris, who was Brosnan’s first wife.
Finding out what’s in it:
President Barack Obamas signature health care reform law remains
unpopular with the American public just months before it fully goes
into effect, according to the new NBC News/Wall Street Journal
The poll shows 49 percent of Americans say they believe the
Affordable Care Act is a bad...