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A bill known as the Breast Cancer Patient Protection Act, which seeks to require insurance companies to cover a minimum 48-hour hospital stay for patients undergoing mastectomies, is currently before Congress.

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U.S. Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld owns stock in the company that produces Tamiflu.

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E-mail accuses actor from a "black sitcom" of deliberately spreading HIV to his sexual partners.

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E-mail compares U.S. and Canadian health care systems.

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Message lists consequences that will result from passage of the Freedom of Choice Act.

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American consumers risk losing their right to purchase vitamins, minerals and dietary supplements.

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Family of abortion clinic owner dies when plane crashes into Catholic cemetery that houses a "tomb to the unborn."

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Message warns that medical provisions of the stimulus bill will be a "death warrant" for seniors.

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The health care bill currently before Congress mandates that seniors be given euthanasia counseling every five years.

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Article by orthopedic surgeon Dr. Dave Janda criticizes the ObamaCare Plan as "fascist."

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President Obama declined to answer a question about whether he would give up his current health care program.

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House Resolution 615 would require members of Congress to participate in a public health care plan.

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ABC News' 20/20 co-anchor John Stossel was fired for trying to air a piece critical of health care reform.

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Proposed constitutonal amendment seeks to require that laws apply equally to U.S. citizens and members of Congress.

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A "poison pill" amendment inserted into the Health Care Bill by Senator Reid makes the proposed bill unamendable if passed.

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Various states have passed laws requiring that public assistance recipients pass a drug testing program.

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Health care reform legislation passed by Congress requires that patients be implanted with microchips.

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Scientologists, Amish, Christian Scientists, and Muslims will be exempt from requirements to obtain health insurance.

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Letter from Judge David Kithil provides line-item criticism of health care reform legislation.

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Researchers have found a simple cure for cancer, but major pharmaceutical companies are not interested.

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The Obama Health Care Plan disallows advanced neurosurgery for patients over 70.

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Monthly Medicare Part B premiums are set to jump to $247.00 in 2014.

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Pepsi is using cells from aborted fetuses to create flavor enhancers.

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"Obamacare" mandates that no one over 75 will be given major medical procedures unless approved by an ethics panel.

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Hobby Lobby has filed a lawsuit challenging a federal mandate requiring employers to provide insurance coverage for contraceptives.

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Planned Parenthood health centers do not perform mammograms.

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A man with Down syndrome who refused to leave a movie theater died after being handcuffed by mall security.

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Cameron Lyle gave up his collegiate athletic career to donate bone marrow to a young man with leukemia.

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Newborn child declared dead revives after being placed on his mother's chest.

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A provision of Obamacare allows federal agents to conduct forced home inspections.

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Federal government called out National Guard resources to block protesting truckers from using I-495 (the Capital Beltway) in Washington.

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Item describes penalties for non-compliance with the PPACA individual health insurance mandate.

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The toll-free phone number for the "Obamacare national call center" spells out a crude phrase.

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Greek citizens are self-inflicting HIV in order to collect government benefits.

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U.S. law allows Americans to opt out of the Affordable Care Act's individual health insurance mandate.

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As of May 2014, European Union regulations require newborn children to be implanted with RFID chips.

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Under Obamacare, patients 76 and older must be admitted to the hospital by their primary care physicians in order to be covered by Medicare.

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Medical waste that included human tissue was shipped from British Columbia to be incinerated at a power plant in Oregon.

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The CDC has patented the Ebola virus.

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The 2015 Medicare handbook omits rate changes so they will remain secret until after midterm elections.

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"Obamacare architect" Jonathan Gruber recently said that Obamacare only passed due to the "stupidity" of the American voter and a lack of "transparency," and video footage of his remarks was deleted from the internet.

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Child Protective Services in Washington removed three young children from their parents' care because homebirth is considered dangerous.

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It is illegal to be obese in Japan.

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Patient zero in a measles outbreak traced back to Disneyland has been identified as an illegal immigrant or a vaccinated child.

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In the last 10 years no one has died of measles in the United States, but more than 100 people have died due to the MMR vaccine.

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President Obama granted immunity to a CDC whistleblower to allow him to freely testify about the link between vaccines and autism.

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A genetic mutation known as Alexandria's Genesis turns people into "perfect human beings" with purple eyes.

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The California Department of Public Health has issued a warning against measles parties.

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Oranges from Libya have been injected with HIV-positive blood and pose a danger of infection.

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A man in Sweden once received employment benefits for his heavy metal addiction.

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A photograph posted to Facebook depicted an intact gestational sac resulting from a miscarriage.

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A rare condition known as tetrachromacy can be identified with an online test.

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A marijuana cigarette deposits more tar into the lungs than a tobacco cigarette.

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Holding a smartphone incorrectly could result in a finger deformity known as "smartphone pinky."

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CFL light bulbs are more dangerous than conventional incandescent bulbs because they emit more UV radiation.

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HIPAA Laws started because a senator wanted to cover up his wife's plastic surgery.

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In order to work in Antarctica, candidates need to have their wisdom teeth and appendix removed.

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The New York Assembly passed a law making it expressly legal to shoot babies in the heart with poison.

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A recall was issued for Tylenol, Motrin, and Benadryl in 2015.

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