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Young Doctors OK With Obamacare While Older Docs Bristle

Saturday, 20 September 2014 05:26
Though U.S. physicians continue to have issues with the Affordable Care Act, it appears to be a generational taste developing of the law making sweeping changes to their profession. More than half, or 50.8 percent, of doctors 46 years of age and older give the health law a “D” or “F” while just 37 percent of doctors 45 and younger give the legislation such poor grades, a new survey released last week of physicians commissioned…
Southeastern McNeese team for degree program
Saturday, 20 September 2014 05:06
'Interceptor cellphone towers found near White House, Senate
Developers moving north in Terrebonne
Friday, 19 September 2014 23:21
GRAY, La. (AP) — Development in Terrebonne Parish is heading to higher ground. Developer Henry Richard tells The Courier (http://bit.ly/1maUSY5) the focus has shifted to Terrebonne's northern areas. Richard's Northpark development, just south of U.S. Highway 90 in Gray, is a 146-acre project with 59 residential lots in its first phase and room to expand to 400. Another recently completed subdivision is Williamsburg, off Bayou Gardens Boulevard north of Houma.
After Surgery, $117,000 Bill From Doctor He Never Saw
Friday, 19 September 2014 12:39
Representational Image New York: Before his three-hour neck surgery for herniated disks in December, Peter Drier, 37, signed a pile of consent forms. A bank technology manager who had researched his insurance coverage, Drier was prepared when the bills started arriving: $56,000 from Lenox Hill Hospital in Manhattan, $4,300 from the anesthesiologist and even $133,000 from his orthopedist, who he knew would accept a fraction of that fee.
Geography, Income Determine Health Care in U.S., Report Says
Friday, 19 September 2014 11:46
smallermediumlarger Geography, Income Determine Health Care in U.S., Report SaysWEDNESDAY, Sept. 18 (HealthDay News) -- Low-income Americans' access to health care and the quality of care they receive vary widely based on where they live, according to a new report. Latest Prevention & Wellness News Health Tip: Beware of Household ChemicalsU.S.
Sunday letters
Friday, 19 September 2014 11:20 Written by
Letters to the editor(Photo: Democrat) CONNECTTWEETLINKEDINCOMMENTEMAILMORE Fighting for patients, against Obamacare Despite its obvious failures, Gwen Graham would keep Obamacare. Her rubber stamp for Nancy Pelosi would enshrine government interference between doctor and patient. I stand to protect that sacred relationship. She supports a law that unceremoniously strips $700 billion from Medicare, depriving seniors of benefits they earned and paid for.
Tina Dupuy: It’s a dumb debate: big vs small
Friday, 19 September 2014 10:15 Written by
One of the dumbest points of contention in modern politics is the Big Government vs. Small Government one. It's a fake debate, only meaningful to the privileged: investors, business executives and their cronies. To everyday Americans it's a lofty, largely academic concept. Yet we've been duped into caring about it. Do the Iraqi people note the difference between a U.S.
Dell Computer Corporation (DELL) Message Board
Friday, 19 September 2014 08:28 Written by
LA TIMES HOMICIDE REPORT IN THE LAST 12 MONTHS THERE HAVE BEEN 544 HOMICIDES IN THE LA COUNTY AREA ALONE. SINCE THE BEGINNING OF THE YEAR 277 HAVE BEEN MURDERED. IN THE MOST RECENT WEEK OF REPORTING IN JUST THIS AREA ALONE: Jentoya Jenay Theus, a 24-year-old black woman, was shot and killed Monday, July 7, in the 800 block of West Cherry Street in Compton, according to Los Angeles County coroner’s records.
Health insurance program to deplete its reserve fund
Friday, 19 September 2014 04:15
Sen. Dan Claitor, R-Baton Rouge, questions Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal's chief budget adviser, Kristy Nichols, on Friday in Baton Rouge about changes to the state employee health insurance program.(Photo: Melinda Deslatte/Associated Press) CONNECT 1 TWEETLINKEDINCOMMENTEMAILMORE BATON ROUGE Despite sweeping changes enacted by Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal's administration, the health insurance program for state workers and public school employees will have to use $88 million from its reserve fund to cover its costs this year.
Will Tea Party, GOP establishment be 'mending fences' to win Senate in November?
Friday, 19 September 2014 02:31 Written by
FILE: Nov. 5, 2013: A Tea Party member at a GOP event in Richmond, Va. (REUTERS) After a long, unapologetic effort to defeat Tea Party and other so-called “unelectable” candidates in GOP primaries, the Washington establishment will likely need Tea Party voters in November to help swing several tight Senate races and win control of the upper chamber.
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