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7M Enrolled Doesn't Guarantee Health Law's Success

Updated: 04/05/2014 - WASHINGTON (AP) -- Seven million people signed up, so there is an appetite for President Barack Obama's health care law, but that doesn't guarantee success for the country's newest social program.

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Obama Lauds Health Care Sign-Ups of Over 7 Million

Posted: 04/01/2014 - President Barack Obama says 7.1 million Americans enrolled for health care coverage by Monday's midnight deadline. He's praising the achievement of overcoming lost weeks at the start of sign-ups last fall.

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Health Law Sign-Ups on Track to Hit 7M

Updated: 04/01/2014 - Government officials tell The Associated Press that President Barack Obama's health care law is on track to hit 7 million sign-ups as a result of a deadline-day surge.

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Monday is the Deadline to Sign Up for Health Law

Posted: 03/30/2014 - Monday is the deadline to sign up for private health insurance in the new online markets created by President Barack Obama's health care law. So far, about 4 out of every 5 people enrolling have qualified for tax credits to reduce the cost of their premiums.

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Am I Stuck In My Job's Costly Health Plan?

Updated: 03/21/2014 - The new health care law helps some people, hurts others and confuses almost everyone. Hoping to simplify things a bit, The Associated Press asked its Twitter, Facebook and Google Plus followers for their real-life questions about the program and the problems they're running into as the March 31 deadline approaches to sign up for coverage in new insurance markets.

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Workers Ponder Quitting Because Of Obamacare

Updated: 03/21/2014 - For uninsured people, the nation's new health care law may offer an escape from worry about unexpected, astronomical medical bills. But for people who already had good insurance, the law could offer another kind of escape: the chance to quit their job.

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Doctor Sentenced to Prison in Health Care Fraud

Posted: 03/17/2014 - A North Texas doctor has been sentenced to almost five years in federal prison and ordered to pay about $9 million in restitution to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services after being convicted of health care fraud.

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Doctors Hope for Cure in a 2nd Baby Born With HIV

Posted: 03/09/2014 - A second baby born with the AIDS virus may have had her infection put into remission and possibly cured by very early treatment - in this instance, four hours after birth.

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Obesity Rates Down Among Two to Five Year Old Children

Updated: 03/05/2014 - Dr. Marcia Ory with the School of Rural Public Health at the Texas A&M Health Science Center was on First News at Four Tuesday to talk about their studies on childhood obesity.

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A Look at the Changing Obesity Landscape for Kids

Updated: 03/01/2014 - NEW YORK (AP) -- Is the anti-obesity message finally getting through? A marked drop in the obesity rate among preschoolers in the U.S. has researchers and parents pointing to a variety of possible factors.

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California Senator Seeks Review of Paralysis Cases

Posted: 02/27/2014 - Democratic Sen. Barbara Boxer has asked the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to initiate a formal investigation into what has caused polio-like paralysis in about 20 children in California over the past 18 months.

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