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Posted byon March 22, 2012 at 12:42 PM EDT
Thanks to the Affordable Care Act, Nathan - whose son Thomas has a chronic illness -- is no longer haunted by worries like, what's going to happen if I lose my job? What's going to happen when Thomas hits his lifetime cap? How will we survive?
Posted byon March 22, 2012 at 12:40 PM EDT
Robert and Amy Castaneda have made it their mission to make their community "a peaceful place through sport and play" founding Beyond the Ball in 1998, a youth and community development organization which "uses the power of sport to change lives, give hope, reclaim space and develop a culture of opportunities for youth and families in Chicago."
Posted byon March 22, 2012 at 10:30 AM EDT
The Affordable Care Act includes a number of key provisions designed to help make health care more affordable – in fact, many Americans are seeing lower costs, and health care spending growth in 2009 and 2010 decreased to record lows
Posted byon March 21, 2012 at 4:06 PM EDT
The "Know Your Farmer, Know Your Food" Compass is just one of the many new tools initiated by USDA, designed to enable communities across the country to take part in the making our children and families healthier.
Posted byon March 21, 2012 at 3:44 PM EDT
When this Norfolk, VA mother of five heard that the Affordable Care Act had passed, her first thought was, "Oh my goodness it happened, it really happened."
Posted byon March 21, 2012 at 11:01 AM EDT
One military spouse has a message for all her brothers and sisters in service: Know that you have the support, respect, and sincere gratitude from this nation. Know that Joining Forces was built to help with the burden that military families so proudly bear. Put aside your fortitude for a moment and realize that it’s OK to accept help.
Posted byon March 21, 2012 at 10:20 AM EDT
A provision in the Affordable Care Act has resulted in 2.5 million young Americans gaining insurance through their parents' plans. This new protection means that they will have the freedom to make career choices based on what they want to do, not on where they can get health insurance
Posted byon March 20, 2012 at 6:16 PM EDT
Health and Human Services Cabinet Secretary, Kathleen Sebelius, and Secretary of Education, Arne Duncan, discuss the Affordable Care Act and how it protects America's graduating students.
Posted byon March 20, 2012 at 11:00 AM EDT
Over 20 million women with private health insurance are receiving expanded preventive services with no cost-sharing, including mammograms, cervical cancer screenings, prenatal care, flu and pneumonia shots, and regular well-baby and well-child visits
Posted byon March 9, 2012 at 11:14 AM EDT
More than 6,600 people have reported products that caused harm or have the potential to harm someone in and around the home to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission's website in its first year. Check out the top 10 products most commonly reported.