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Posted byon July 5, 2012 at 6:10 PM EDT
More than 1,300 veterans have been offered jobs in the week since the big event, which was sponsored by the VA
Posted byon July 2, 2012 at 10:29 AM EDT
An Orlando hospital is making sure that interested students from the nearby Valencia College are trained and ready to begin a career in health care.
Posted byon June 29, 2012 at 4:51 PM EDT
President Obama travels to Colorado to view the devastation caused by one of the state's worst wildfires.
Posted byon June 29, 2012 at 2:12 PM EDT
The Supreme Court’s decision this week to uphold the Affordable Care Act is a historic win for the nation’s 6 million small businesses and their 54 million employees who will see fewer administrative headaches, pay lower premiums, and receive help to make the cost of covering employees more affordable.
Posted byon June 29, 2012 at 2:09 PM EDT
Many Americans are already seeing benefits from the Affordable Care Act, from mothers who no longer have to worry about their children with pre-existing conditions losing their health coverage, to young adults who can stay on their parent's insurance plans until age 26, to seniors who are saving money on their prescription drugs.
Posted byon June 26, 2012 at 1:45 PM EDT
As Tropical Storm Debby moves into Florida, the federal government stands ready to offer assistance.
Posted byon June 22, 2012 at 2:32 PM EDT
Carol’s son Justin was born with a rare genetic lung disorder and survived a traumatic brain injury four years ago. He graduated from college last December. Because of the health care law, he’s able to stay on his father’s plan, which means he can consider the possibility of going to law school instead of spending his time and resources trying to find health insurance.
Posted byon June 22, 2012 at 2:17 PM EDT
Caren Calhoun believes that every child deserves a fair shot at a good education, and that's why she devotes her efforts to working for Tulsa Educare, an organization that tries to break the cycle of poverty by working on Head Start initiatives in the Tulsa area and others.
Posted byon June 21, 2012 at 4:54 PM EDT
Graduating from college is an exciting time in every persons life, but in today's economy it often means being cut off from your parent's health insurance and not being able to afford your own. Thanks to the Affordable Care Act though, graduates are able to stay on their parent's insurance until they're 26, an assurance that is most comforting in this unpredictable day and age. Listen to Abby tell her story about how the Affordable Care Act helped her.
Posted byon June 21, 2012 at 3:41 PM EDT
Yesterday I placed a call to the explorers currently undertaking a 12-day mission beneath the waves of the Florida Keys to help us test and prove concepts for outer space missions. The 16th crew of NASA's Extreme Environment Mission Operations (NEEMO) is focusing their activities on helping us understand what a mission to an asteroid will be like.