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Posted byon November 8, 2013 at 1:05 PM EST
Vice President Joe Biden and Dr. Jill Biden hosted the 2nd Annual Breast Cancer Awareness Reception, joined by survivors, caregivers, families, doctors, researchers, and advocates who have all been touched by breast cancer.
Posted byon November 8, 2013 at 12:40 PM EST
Insurance companies must cover mental health and addiction benefits at parity with medical and surgical benefits.
Posted byon November 8, 2013 at 10:08 AM EST
Today we learned that total nonfarm payroll employment rose by 204,000 in October. America’s resilient businesses have added jobs for 44 consecutive months, with private sector employment increasing by a total of 7.8 million over that period.
Posted byon November 7, 2013 at 3:32 PM EST
Welcome to the West Wing Week, your guide to everything that's happening at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue.
Posted byon November 7, 2013 at 1:00 PM EST
The FDA releases its preliminary determination, consistent with science, that Partially Hydrogenated Oils -- the leading source of artificial trans fat -- are no longer “generally recognized as safe."
Posted byon November 7, 2013 at 11:45 AM EST
The Obama administration announces new grants provided to communities under the Affordable Care Act that will help community health centers provide access to primary care services for nearly 1.25 million new patients.
President Obama to Dallas Health Care Volunteers: "Nothing Is Going to Stop Us from Getting This Done."Posted byon November 7, 2013 at 9:48 AM EST
President Obama traveled to Dallas, Texas to meet with local volunteers who have been helping their neighbors enroll in affordable health insurance plans through the Marketplace.
Posted byon November 7, 2013 at 9:30 AM EST
During the third quarter, the economy grew at its fastest pace in a year, an indication that the recovery was continuing to gain traction in the months before the government shutdown. GDP growth was boosted by a positive contribution from consumer durables purchases, the continued recovery in the housing sector, and net exports.
Posted byon November 6, 2013 at 7:26 PM EST
The Employment Non-Discrimination Act, or ENDA, would provide strong federal protections against discrimination, making it explicitly illegal to fire someone because they are lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender (LGBT).
Posted byon November 6, 2013 at 3:15 PM EST
Under the Affordable Care Act, states can choose whether or not to expand Medicaid to cover more of its citizens. If Texas chose to expand, it would cover more than one million of citizens, and save the state's taxpayers $1.7 billion over the next decade in unpaid hospital bills.