House bill aims for less e-cigarette regulation
Health / National

House bill aims for less e-cigarette regulation

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Republicans are pushing to ease proposed government regulations for companies that sell e-cigarettes and other new tobacco products, a move that Democrats charge could lead to unsafe products on the market. A spending bill approved by a House subcommittee Thursday would prevent the Food and Drug Administration from requiring pre-market reviews … Continue reading

Report: Higher deficits, more uninsured if health law tossed
Health / Politics

Report: Higher deficits, more uninsured if health law tossed

WASHINGTON (AP) — Repealing President Barack Obama’s signature health care law would modestly increase the budget deficit, while the number of uninsured Americans would rise by more than 20 million, said a nonpartisan government study released Friday. The report from the Congressional Budget Office comes ahead of a highly anticipated Supreme Court ruling that could … Continue reading

Congressional GOP plans to continue health law subsidies
Health / Politics

Congressional GOP plans to continue health law subsidies

WASHINGTON (AP) — Congressional Republicans will move to temporarily continue health care subsidies for millions of people if the Supreme Court overturns the aid, according to plans discussed Wednesday in the House and Senate. In addition, the GOP proposals would dissolve many of the basic requirements of President Barack Obama’s health care law, including mandates … Continue reading