Affordable Care Act: Ohio Expands Medicaid

Oct. 24, 2013 — Ohio became the 25th state to expand Medicaid coverage after an extended fight between Republican Gov. John Kasich and the Republican-dominated legislature. The state will now receive funds from the federal government to cover an estimated 275,000 more people who are too poor to buy health insurance in the new health […]




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Top Halloween Costumes for 2013 Include Miley, Meth Dealer, Minions

When you’re young, along with Christmas, Halloween is the most eagerly anticipated day of the year.  It means free candy and that’s like winning a chocolaty, nougat filled lottery if you’re between the ages of three and 12. Once you get older, candy more or less disappears from the equation and the holiday focuses almost […]




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Get a 60-inch LG plasma HDTV for $699.99

The LG 60PN5300 is a bare-bones 60-inch plasma, but it’s also insanely cheap. (Credit: Dell) Christmas shoppers still have two months to find the ultimate family gift, but for those of us who gather ’round the menorah, there’s barely a month left. (Chanukah falls really early this year.) If the family’s been clamoring for a […]




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The Next 10% Correction Could Be 5 Years Away

Jon Markman is the founder of Markman Capital Insight LLC, an investment research and advisory service in Seattle. He is a highly accomplished financial writer and winner of the Gerald Loeb Award for Distinguished Financial Journalism. There has been a lot of concern that stocks have gone too far lately without a 10% correction. The […]




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Your Questions About ‘Obamacare’ Answered

Oct. 23, 2013 — The bungled rollout of HealthCare.gov’s insurance web site has made headlines for the past few weeks. So it’s no surprise that many people had questions about the site and how to purchase health insurance during a live chat hosted Tuesday by WebMD. WebMD holds the chats every Tuesday at noon ET […]




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Senator Calls on Holder to Investigate EPA’s Armed Raid on Gold Mine

Sen. David Vitter (R-La.) sent a letter to Attorney General Eric Holder today requesting that the Department of Justice (DOJ) investigate a U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA ) armed raid on a gold mine in Chicken, Alaska earlier this year. The raid was conducted to investigate alleged Clean Water Act violations. “The EPA’s use of unnecessary […]




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Get a Nyrius Songo Bluetooth receiver for $29.96

(Credit: Nyrius) Some would say I’m easily impressed, because I still get a thrill every time I stream music from my smartphone or tablet to a Bluetooth speaker. I mean, sure, an FM radio also produces music straight out of thin air, but somehow this is way cooler. Of course, there are lots of great […]




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First Windpipe Transplant Holding Up Over Time: Report

First Windpipe Transplant Holding Up: Report By Mary Elizabeth Dallas HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, Oct. 23 (HealthDay News) — Five years ago, researchers performed the first successful transplant of a tissue-engineered airway on a 30-year-old Colombian woman. Today, she’s still doing well, according to a new follow-up report on the surgery. The woman who received the […]




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No-Nonsense Napping Guide for Toddlers

This article is from the WebMD Feature Archive No-Nonsense Napping Guide for Toddlers Napping is an important part of your toddler’s day as well as yours. Your child needs to recharge and reboot or everyone will suffer the consequences. And you count on nap time to get things done you need to do. But why […]




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A $399 iPad Mini? Wrong way, Apple

The new iPad Mini has a maxi-size starting price of $399. Seriously, Apple? (Credit: Apple) Apple, you’ve got yourself some cajones. I mean, when the iPad Mini first debuted a year ago (almost to the day), most observers were surprised by the rather steep $329 starting price — especially considering the much cheaper small-tablet alternatives […]




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