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Chargers allow Jahleel Addae to remain in the game despite obvious health concerns

The Chargers made some questionable decisions in allowing the defensive back to continue to play against the Broncos. Lost in the spotlight surrounding Peyton Manning after the Denver Broncos win over the San Diego Chargers on Thursday night is a questionable decision by the Chargers concerning the health of defensive back Jahleel Addae. Addae took a vicious hit on the ...

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Can’t Afford Obamacare? Consider a Health Care Sharing Ministry Instead

Health care sharing ministries offer another insurance option for people who find plans on the marketplace too costly. As many as 2.6 million families lost their chosen health insurance plan in 2013, since their plans did not meet standards required by the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare, according to an analysis by the Urban Institute. And according to ...

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Walmart Drops Health Benefits for Most Part-Time Workers

Filed under: Company News, Health Care, Retail, Health Insurance Jae C. Hong/AP By ANNE D’INNOCENZIO NEW YORK — Walmart Stores (WMT) plans to eliminate health insurance coverage for most of its part-time U.S. employees in a move aimed at controlling rising health care costs of the nation’s largest private employer. Starting Jan. 1, Walmart told The Associated Press that it ...

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Walmart Plans One-Stop Health Coverage Shopping

Filed under: Health Care, Retail, Shopping, Wal-Mart, Health Insurance Kristoffer Tripplaar/Alamy By ANNE D’INNOCENZIO NEW YORK — Walmart (WMT) is taking one-stop shopping to another area: health insurance. The world’s largest retailer plans to work with DirectHealth.com, an online health insurance comparison site and agency, to allow shoppers to compare coverage options and enroll in Medicare plans or the public ...

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Facebook Plots First Steps into Health Care

Filed under: Technology, Health Care, Facebook, Internet Stephen Lam/Getty ImagesFacebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg By Christina Farr and Alexei Oreskovic SAN FRANCISCO — Facebook (FB) already knows who your friends are and the kind of things that grab your attention. Soon, it could also know the state of your health. On the heels of fellow Silicon Valley technology companies Apple (AAPL) ...

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Open Enrollment at Work: 3 Must-Knows About Health Benefits

Filed under: Health Care, Health Insurance Monkey Business Images/Shutterstock More than 43 percent of Americans get health insurance through a current or former employer. For most of them, the open enrollment period — the one time each year that they can change insurance coverage for the following year — is approaching. Here are three things to keep in mind. 1. ...

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Simple, Cheap Health Remedies Cut Child Mortality In Ethiopia

Audio for this story from All Things Considered will be available at approximately 7:00 p.m. ET. i i hide captionAlmaz Acha sits with her baby Alentse at her home in the rural community of Sadoye, in southern Ethiopia. Families in rural communities, like this one, have benefited from Ethiopia’s health extension program. Julien Behal/PA Photos /Landov Almaz Acha sits with ...

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Former Prime Minister Ariel Sharon’s Health Worsens

i i hide captionFormer Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon ‘s condition has taken a turn for the worse, the hospital treating him said Wednesday. Sharon, 85, has been in a coma since 2006 when a devastating stroke incapacitated him at the height of his political power. Oded Balilty/AP Former Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon ‘s condition has taken a turn ...

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Health Insurance Ads Ignore Obamacare Penalty, Cancelled Plans

Health insurance ads being broadcast now are ignoring the Obamacare penalty and how some people are having their health insurance plans cancelled due to the Affordable Care Act. As previously reported by The Inquisitr, the debate over whether the Obamacare penalty is actually a fine or a tax has several court cases still working their way through the system, with ...

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NY’s health exchange one of few Obamacare success stories

nystateofhealth.ny.gov New York’s health exchange is one of Obamacare’s biggest success stories. Here, the exchange website. ALBANY — President Obama has New York to thank for helping to keep his health insurance program afloat. While federal officials have scrambled to fix their glitch-ridden online insurance exchange, New York’s Obamacare rollout — despite some initial hiccups — has become one of ...

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