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Obama's unlocking of federal funding ban on gun research yields little upshot in first year
Nearly a year after President Barack Obama ended a 17-year-long virtual freeze on the federal funding of gun-violence research, that thaw has not yet produced scientific breakthroughs because America still lacks the money and minds to churn out pivotal studies on the topic, medical experts contend.
Fri, 13 Dec 2013 09:49:03 GMT
Protecting children from gun violence
Fri, 13 Dec 2013 02:09:59 GMT
Feds offer a bit more time to buy health insurance
Federal officials tried to offer a few extra breaks on Thursday for people struggling to buy health insurance by the new year. They gave people until Dec. 31 to pay their first premiums for coverage starting the very next day, and asked insurance companies to extend other deadlines, too.
Thu, 12 Dec 2013 23:21:38 GMT
Three die suddenly from rare Lyme disease complication
One was found dead in a car that veered off the road. Two others collapsed and died suddenly without warning. All three may have been killed by an infection known for causing long-term misery, but not one usually considered a killer — Lyme disease.
Thu, 12 Dec 2013 20:26:55 GMT
Government extends deadline on insurance pools
The federal government Thursday gave about 100,000 people a one-month extension to stay in a high-risk insurance pool because of the botched roll-out of the federal health insurance websites.
Thu, 12 Dec 2013 19:39:08 GMT
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