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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.
U.S. Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld owns stock in the company that produces Tamiflu.
E-mail accuses actor from a "black sitcom" of deliberately spreading HIV to his sexual partners.
E-mail compares U.S. and Canadian health care systems.
Message lists consequences that will result from passage of the Freedom of Choice Act.
American consumers risk losing their right to purchase vitamins, minerals and dietary supplements.
Family of abortion clinic owner dies when plane crashes into Catholic cemetery that houses a "tomb to the unborn."
Message warns that medical provisions of the stimulus bill will be a "death warrant" for seniors.
The health care bill currently before Congress mandates that seniors be given euthanasia counseling every five years.
Article by orthopedic surgeon Dr. Dave Janda criticizes the ObamaCare Plan as "fascist."
President Obama declined to answer a question about whether he would give up his current health care program.
House Resolution 615 would require members of Congress to participate in a public health care plan.
ABC News' 20/20 co-anchor John Stossel was fired for trying to air a piece critical of health care reform.
Proposed constitutonal amendment seeks to require that laws apply equally to U.S. citizens and members of Congress.
"Poison pill" amendment inserted into Health Care Bill by Senator Reid makes proposed bill unamendable if passed.
Various states have passed laws requiring that public assistance recipients pass a program.
Health care reform legislation passed by Congress requires that patients be implanted with microchips.
Scientologists, Amish, Christian Scientists, and Muslims will be exempt from requirements to obtain health insurance.
Letter from Judge David Kithil provides line-item criticism of health care reform legislation.
Researchers have found a simple cure for cancer, but major pharmaceutical companies are not interested.
The Obama Health Care Plan disallows advanced neurosurgery for patients over 70.
Monthly Medicare Part B premiums are set to jump to $247.00 in 2014.
Pepsi is using cells from aborted fetuses to create flavor enhancers.
"Obamacare" mandates that no one over 75 will be given major medical procedures unless approved by an ethics panel.
Hobby Lobby has filed a lawsuit challenging a federal mandate requiring employers to provide insurance coverage for contraceptives.
Planned Parenthood health centers do not perform mammograms.
A man with Down syndrome who refused to leave a movie theater died after being handcuffed by mall security.
Cameron Lyle gave up his collegiate athletic career to donate bone marrow to a young man with leukemia.
Newborn child declared dead revives after being placed on his mother's chest.
A provision of Obamacare allows federal agents to conduct forced home inspections.
Federal government called out National Guard resources to block protesting truckers from using I-495 (the Capital Beltway) in Washington.
Item describes penalties for non-compliance with the PPACA individual health insurance mandate.
The toll-free phone number for the "Obamacare national call center" spells out a crude phrase.
Greek citizens are self-inflicting HIV in order to collect government benefits.
U.S. law allows Americans to opt out of the Affordable Care Act's individual health insurance mandate.
As of May 2014, European Union regulations require newborn children to be implanted with RFID chips.
Under Obamacare, patients 76 and older must be admitted to the hospital by their primary care physicians in order to be covered by Medicare.
Medical waste that included human tissue was shipped from British Columbia to be incinerated at a power plant in Oregon.
The CDC has patented the Ebola virus.
The 2015 Medicare handbook omits rate changes so they will remain secret until after midterm elections.
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