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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 7:40 AM EDT
Health insurance is supposed to be there when you most need it, but if your medical issue is considered a preexisting condition, you may be out of luck. Fortunately for Tracy, with the Affordable Care Act, it illegal for insurance companies to deny coverage to children because of preexisting conditions, and so she is able to afford medical care for her son Sami.
Posted byon June 20, 2012 at 2:26 PM EDT
When a child is seriously ill, a parent shouldn’t have to worry that an insurer would deny coverage due to the child’s pre-existing condition. Thanks to the Affordable Care Act, Alycia Steinberg no longer worries that her daughter won't get the treatment she needs
New Guide Highlights Best Practices and Innovations in Helping Veterans Thrive in the Private SectorPosted byon June 11, 2012 at 12:16 PM EDT
More than 30 companies and organizations from America’s private sector share lessons learned in effective recruitment, assimilation, retention, and development of veterans in the civilian workforce
The First Anniversary of Let's Move! in Indian Country Brings Together Renowned Panelists and the Positive Accomplishments in Indian Country’s Quest for Healthier Living and EatingPosted byon June 8, 2012 at 5:01 PM EDT
At an event marking the one-year anniversary of Let’s Move! in Indian Country, a panel showcases leaders from across Indian Country who have made significant contributions in addressing the health concerns of our nation.
Posted byon June 1, 2012 at 5:27 PM EDT
From his first day in office, President Obama committed his Administration to a new era of open government, which includes embracing innovative ways for the public to participate and collaborate with their government.
Posted byon May 29, 2012 at 6:58 PM EDT
The first contingent of 24 women who completed the Navy’s nuclear submarine program met with President Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama at the White House
Posted byon May 24, 2012 at 11:30 AM EDT
A soldiers path in life when returning home is not always clear cut and obvious. Cassaundra learned this the hard way when she completed her service as she began going to college full-time, working full-time, and raising two children. She now serves veterans by reaching out to mentor women leaving the armed forces with her organization F7 group.
Posted byon May 24, 2012 at 11:10 AM EDT
John Reynolds and his organization Veterans2Work seek to educate both veterans and companies on the ways to find and utilize each other. By teaching veterans about going on a job search and teaching companies how best to utilize the mission-oriented mindset of a soldier Veterans2Work hopes to lower the unemployment rate of young and disabled veterans.
Posted byon May 24, 2012 at 11:00 AM EDT
As a Vietnam verteran, Bob Curry saw the opportunity to help out a new generation of soldiers when the Afganistan War and War in Iraq began. He began DryHootch, a non-profit organizaiton, with the goal in mind to give veterans a safe, alcohol-free, drug-free environment to deal with the PTS they might be feeling after returning home.