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  • Feds cap fines for not buying health insurance

    Feds cap fines for not buying health insurance

    Thursday, July 24 2014 9:52 PM EDT2014-07-25 01:52:01 GMT
    Federal officials have capped the amount of money scofflaws will be forced to pay if they don't buy insurance this year at $2,448 per person and $12,240 for a family of five.More >>
    Federal officials have capped the amount of money scofflaws will be forced to pay if they don't buy insurance this year at $2,448 per person and $12,240 for a family of five.More >>
  • Feds cap fines for not buying health insurance

    Feds cap fines for not buying health insurance

    Thursday, July 24 2014 5:53 PM EDT2014-07-24 21:53:45 GMT
    Federal officials have capped the amount of money scofflaws will be forced to pay if they don't buy insurance this year under the new health care law.More >>
    Federal officials have capped the amount of money scofflaws will be forced to pay if they don't buy insurance this year under the new health care law.More >>
  • Varying health premium subsidies worry consumers

    Varying health premium subsidies worry consumers

    Thursday, July 24 2014 1:48 PM EDT2014-07-24 17:48:14 GMT
    Linda Close was grateful to learn she qualified for a sizable subsidy to help pay for her health insurance under the new federal law. But in the process of signing up for a plan, Close said her HealthCare.gov...More >>
    Linda Close was grateful to learn she qualified for a sizable subsidy to help pay for her health insurance under the new federal law. But in the process of signing up for a plan, Close said her HealthCare.gov account...More >>
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  • Nigeria confirms first Ebola death

    Nigeria confirms first Ebola death

    Friday, July 25 2014 5:13 PM EDT2014-07-25 21:13:41 GMT
    Nigerian officials say a Liberian man died of Ebola in a Lagos hospital Friday after arriving in the country on Tuesday. It is the first case of Ebola to be confirmed in Nigeria since the current outbreak began in...More >>
    West Africa's current Ebola outbreak has spread to a fourth country, after an ill Liberian man vomited, had diarrhea and a high fever on an airplane to Nigeria.More >>
  • APNewsBreak: Study recommends inmate immunity test

    APNewsBreak: Study recommends inmate immunity test

    Friday, July 25 2014 3:53 PM EDT2014-07-25 19:53:56 GMT
    Federal experts are recommending that California test inmates for immunity to a sometimes fatal soil-borne fungus before incarcerating them at two Central Valley state prisons where the disease has killed nearly...More >>
    Federal experts are recommending that California test inmates for immunity to a sometimes fatal soil-borne fungus before incarcerating them at two Central Valley state prisons where the disease has killed nearly three...More >>
  • W.Va. board suspends clinic operator's license

    W.Va. board suspends clinic operator's license

    Friday, July 25 2014 3:08 PM EDT2014-07-25 19:08:23 GMT
    A West Virginia board Friday suspended the license of the operator of a pain management clinic where investigators found syringes were being reused. It was the second disciplinary action involving the doctor's...More >>
    A West Virginia board Friday suspended the license of the operator of a pain management clinic where investigators found syringes were being reused. It was the second disciplinary action involving the doctor's license...More >>
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