Archive for 'Health & Life'
Townhall.com – Katie Pavlich Today a mass email was sent to Senate staff informing them the Washington DC Health Link website has crashed. Congressional staffers must sign up for Obamacare through the Washington D.C. exchange. Yesterday Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid exempted his staff from Obamacare.
BBC A major storm has hit northern Europe, leaving at least four people dead or missing, causing transport chaos and threatening the biggest tidal surge in decades. Dozens of flights were cancelled or delayed in the Netherlands, Germany and Scotland, while rail services were shut down in several countries.
BBC A series of attacks at Yemen’s defence ministry have left at least 52 dead and some 162 hurt, officials say. A suicide car bomb blew up at the gates of the complex in Sanaa’s Bab al-Yaman district, at the entrance to the old city, and a gunbattle followed at a hospital inside.
BBC A French-led military operation to protect civilians in the Central African Republic is being launched “immediately”, after scores died in fresh sectarian fighting on Thursday. A contingent of 650 troops in CAR will be “doubled within a few days, if not a few hours,” President Hollande said.
CNN – Ed Payne A South Florida man killed his wife and son with a crossbow, drove 460 miles to try and kill his other son, and then slit his own throat. The violent, long-distance rampage took Pedro Maldonado Sr. from one end of the state to the other.
The Hill – Elise Viebeck Mounting opposition to ObamaCare among young adults is creating a new crisis for the White House. While the federal enrollment website HealthCare.gov appears to be improving by the day, polls show the “young invincibles” key to making the law work are becoming less likely to enroll.
World Net Daily ‘We have drawn a line in the sand. The government is powerless’ Liberty University is shocked the U.S. Supreme Court rejected it’s multifaceted challenge to Obamacare, but it vows to keep resisting components that its leaders claim violate their conscience – even going as far as promising civil disobedience to stay true to […]
World Net Daily – Michael Carl Relatives say life endangered after transfer to even worse prison American pastor Saeed Abedini, jailed by the rogue regime in Iran for his Christian work, has been threatened at knife point even as his physical condition has worsened, according to reports. His relatives, who are in Iran, said he […]
BBC People with dementia who exercise improve their thinking abilities and everyday life, a body of medical research concludes. The Cochrane Collaboration carried out a systematic review of eight exercise trials involving more than 300 patients living at home or in care.
The Hill - Jonathan Easley Former Rep. Mike Kreidler (D-Wash.), the Washington state insurance commissioner, testified on Wednesday that the administration’s proposal to allow people to keep their existing coverage won’t work. Kreidler, a healthcare law supporter, has declined President Obama’s offer to allow states to continue offering plans that don’t meet ObamaCare’s mandated requirements for […]
(CNSNews.com) – The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, which runs the federal government’s major health-care programs as well as the Obamacare insurance exchange, spent $1,113,178,000,000 in fiscal 2013, according to the Monthly Treasury Statement for September, which was released last week. That sets a record for the most money ever spent by a federal […]