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The unpopular individual mandate of Obamacare was unnecessary to the program's success, and it's going to hurt Democrats, said former DNC Chairman Howard Dean.
Sanofi's Lemtrada multiple sclerosis treatment has failed to win approval from U.S. regulators, dealing a setback to a drug which was at the heart of the French drugmaker's $20 billion takeover of biotech firm Genzyme.
Some tea party principles are "still very important" to the GOP heading into the midterm elections next year, GOP strategist Chip Saltsman told CNBC.
Outgoing chief White House economic advisor Gene Sperling also said Obama's call for a "grand bargain" on jobs should get another look.
Now that the first round of insurance deadlines have passed, can we all relax and talk about something other than health reform? Nope, say experts.
One of the most common types of knee surgery performed in the US is no more effective than fake surgery, according to a new study.
It may sound a little bit futuristic and far-fetched, but the reality is that ingestible sensors and implantable chips are already in use.
The deadline has been extended by a day for those who want to receive health insurance coverage through the federal exchange beginning Jan. 1, 2014.
As a key enrollment deadline hits Monday, many people without health insurance are picking the cheapest one.
The promise of Obamacare was that more Americans would have health insurance and that many would save money in the process.
Merck issued a voluntary recall of lot of its Gardasil vaccines Friday due to the risk that some of the viles may contain glass particles.
Days before a major Obamacare deadline, so-called "direct enrollment" is dramatically below what it might have been because of technical problems.
President Obama said more than half a million Americans enrolled in health insurance plans through HealthCare.gov during the first three weeks of December.
The only way to get more Obamacare signups is to cut minimum requirements, athenahealth CEO Jonathan Bush tells CNBC.
The Constitution is a straightforward document — and yet we seem to have thrown it out the window with the Affordable Care Act, says Rick Santelli.
The Obama administration is offering a special hardship exemption to patients who want the extremely cheap plans. NBC reports.
California's health insurance exchange enrolled more than 53,000 people in health plans in just the first three days of this week.
AstraZeneca has agreed to buy Bristol-Myers Squibb's stake in the companies' diabetes joint venture in a deal worth $4.1 billion.
Half of the raw chicken breasts in a nationwide sampling carried a "superbug" bacteria, calling for stricter limits on use of medicines on livestock.
Individuals who selected plans under the Affordable Care Act by Dec. 23 will have until Jan. 10 to pay and still receive coverage as of Jan. 1.
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