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JOHN STOSSEL
Obamacare includes a rule called the Physician Payment Sunshine Act. It orders companies that make medical products to disclose even bagels they serve doctors and anything valued above $10.
CHARLES LANE
The Constitution is functioning, which upsets Obamacare supporters.
EDITORIAL
Obamacare proponents are angry at a court for making the Obama administration stick to the law, which says so much.
JOHN DUMAIS
The public needs to know fact from fiction when thinking about genetically modified foods.
SUELLEN GRIFFIN
Changing the way we think about treating the mentally ill.
BETSY MCCAUGHEY
Democratic politicians are lying about the Hobby Lobby's ruling, scaremongering and trying to whip up a war over reproductive rights before the fall election.
EDITORIAL
Here come the Medicaid tax hikes.
STEPHEN PARENTE
In three years we will see the real impact of Obamacare on NH, and it will not be good.

Havenstein says he has always opposed Obamacare, though company he led was paid to implement parts of it

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Republican gubernatorial candidate Walt Havenstein says he has consistently opposed the Affordable Care Act, though a tech company he once led received millions to implement parts of Obamacare.

Commissioner proposes capping long-term care insurance rates

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In an attempt to stanch steep rate increases facing consumers for long-term care insurance, New Hampshire Insurance Commissioner Roger A. Sevigny proposes placing limits on future price hikes.

NH medical board suspends Manchester doctor's license

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A local doctor's license has been suspended indefinitely by the New Hampshire Board of Medicine after an investigation revealed she engaged in professional misconduct by knowingly lying on her...

Deal would provide $17b to ease veterans' medical wait times

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Leaders of the Veterans Affairs committees in Congress said on Monday they had struck a rare compromise deal on legislation that provides about $17 billion in funding to ease long waiting times for...

A variety of e-cigarettes on display at a Manchester convenience store.

E-cigarettes find a market in NH

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No longer just a niche market, the sale of e-cigarettes is a booming business that has eluded much further regulation because health experts are still studying the potential risks and possible merits.

Dozens of ill Keith Urban fans treated at concert near Boston

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Forty-six music fans were treated for mostly alcohol-related medical problems at Australian country singer Keith Urban's concert outside Boston on Saturday night, local officials said.

NH’s abortion clinic buffer zone law in legal limbo

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A federal judge did not rule New Hampshire's law creating up to a 25-foot buffer zone around abortion clinics is unconstitutional, but he put all legal action concerning it on hold.

Six years later, Social Security computer system still in design phase

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Social Security computer system still not working after six years

Potential deal between ex-LGC subsidiaries, regulators

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Former subsidiaries of the New Hampshire Local Government Center may have reached an agreement with state regulators that would forgo a hearing to decide whether the public insurance administrators...

As part of a three-day healing workshop in Raymond, Rev. Chris Antal performed traditional Samurai Tea Ceremonies, which is aimed at healing the soul, for several local spiritual leaders, community members and veterans in attendance. Antal, son of a Vietnam veteran who resides in Portsmouth, is Director of Faith Community Development for Soldier's Heart, an organization created to address the the psychological wounds endured by U.S. vets.

Wounded veterans undertake rituals and 'soul care'

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Recently, Rev. Chris Antal presented a three-day workshop at The (W)hole Point Institute in Raymond titled “Restoring Soul to our War-torn Soldiers & Soothing Wounded Hearts of Us All.”

ACA rulings create conflict on Obamacare

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One official for the New Hampshire Insurance Department said if one of the dueling decisions stands, New Hampshire families would eventually lose access to their subsidies through the federal...

HealthTrust's tax-free status still in limbo

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The state Bureau of Securities Regulation and former subsidiaries of the New Hampshire Local Government Center could potentially reach an agreement that would cancel a hearing to determine whether...

0 Berlin doctor enters settlement agreement for improperly prescribing drugs

26 U.S. appeals courts issue conflicting rulings on Obamacare exchange subsidies such as NH's

1 In North Country, hospitals ink deal to join forces

0 Derry council approves grant for suicide prevention

0 Berlin opthalmologist disciplined by state board, barred from prescribing controlled drugs

0 Engineer says contaminated Derry site can be cleaned, redeveloped

0 Berlin opthalmologist given prescription ban by state board

0 UnitedHealth to be big Obamacare player in 2015

1 $17.6b request seeks to cover more efficient veteran care

0 Executive Council approves Medicaid expansion contract

1 Shaheen, Brown tout support for veterans at campaign events

0 Bedford man creates insurance rating system

0 Pharmacy continues to expand in Littleton

0 Hanover co-op to meet on fired workers

16 VA woes across the country led NH to reforms

0 Assisted living facility proposed for Londonderry

0 Portsmouth hospital to host 'Access to Recovery' event

0 Bedbug infestation causes closure of Camp Spaulding

 NH Angle
Links to news and happenings around the world with a Granite State connection updated daily.

0 Vermont, New Hampshire top melanoma charts

0 Shaheen bill would end co-pay for abortion pills, other contraceptives for non-active duty servicewomen, military dependents

0 Some NH veterans have spent months waiting for VA care

0 Nashua Senior Center members rally in dispute over dues, representation

0 Dean Kamen says public not FDA to blame for slow pace of medical device innovation

0 Doctor treating Hudson girl with inoperable brain tumor faces complaint in Texas for controversial treatment there

0 'War on Drugs' remains focused on lucrative marijuana amid deadly heroin/opiate epidemic

0 Shaheen goes to bat for cheap sugar

0 CDC report raises alarm about N.H. drug use

0 U.S. sees profound cultural shift on marijuana legalization

1 Dover patient shocked by $3,766 Wentworth-Douglass charged insurer for tube of cold sore cream

0 New Hampshire’s ‘multistate’ insurance plans sow confusion

0 Father’s group helps NH families cope with addiction

0 Dartmouth scientists test a nanoparticle 'alarm clock' to awaken immune systems put to sleep by cancer

0 NH health facilities face start of state drug-testing mandate

0 Medical marijuana patients sick of state bogarting their remedy

0 Running nun, clinic director at forefront of abortion debate

0 NH celebrates bittersweet anniversary of medical marijuana program

0 State forcing county jails to become makeshift mental health facilities

0 Vaping takes off as smoking's latest alternative

0 NH drops to 4th in child well-being as child poverty spikes

0 Dartmouth researcher finds cat poop cure for cancer

0 Delivery of National Guard services threatened by federal mandate giving vets first dibs on contracts

0 Woman sues St. Joseph Hospital in Nashua over mother's death

0 Fosters: From a position of strength

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