Tag Archives: health care

Judge Upholds Constitutionality of Health Care Reform

A United States District Court judge has upheld the health care reform bill, saying that Congress has the authority to require people to have health insurance by 2014. The law had been challenged by a Christian legal group on the…

Equal Rights for Same-Sex Partners?

President Obama has created additional healthcare rights for gay individuals. Although the rule changes do not immediately go into effect, they are designed to help same-sex partners get visitation rights at hospitals. In addition, the rules should make it easier…

State Attorneys General Threaten Suit over Health Care Bill

Republican attorneys general in 13 states say congressional leaders must remove Nebraska’s political deal from the federal health care reform bill or face legal action, according to a letter provided to The Associated Press Wednesday. "We believe this provision is…

Marketing Tactics Put Johnson & Johnson Under DOJ Microscope

Dan Levine The Recorder Four years after the first subpoena, the government’s investigation of health care fraud at Johnson & Johnson has reached zero hour. Lawyers from Quinn Emanuel Urquhart Oliver & Hedges who represent the company are scheduled to meet with…

Canadians can’t afford price of justice

***see the Thin Skull Blog for similar views Sunday, February 15 By: Angelo Persichilli Organization: Toronto Star Opinion – Canadians can’t afford price of justice When provincial NDP Leader Howard Hampton says the $23.4 million the Ontario government spent on…