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46 mn Americans live in poverty


September 13th, 2012 - 8:04 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 13 (IANS) About 46 million Americans lived in poverty last year, accounting for 15 percent of the population, the US census bureau announced Wednesday.The poverty rate was not ... Read more...

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Goa to re-negotiate mediclaim scheme with insurer


July 9th, 2012 - 2:59 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, July 9 (IANS) The Goa government will re-negotiate the terms and conditions of its mediclaim insurance scheme with ICICI Lombard and re-launch it within the year, Health Minister Laxmikant ... Read more...

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Spread awareness on health schemes: Dikshit


June 30th, 2012 - 6:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 30 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit said Saturday that the authorities should spread awareness about government health schemes and asked poor people to take advantage ... Read more...

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Khurshid stresses on health insurance


November 2nd, 2011 - 6:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 2 (IANS) Public private partnerships and wider health insurance coverage will be the key for making healthcare widely available in India, union Law Minister Salman Khurshid said ... Read more...

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You shouldn’t have to go India for cheap healthcare: Obama


April 20th, 2011 - 12:29 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 20 (IANS) US President Barack Obama has begun a sales pitch to rein in mounting deficits without cutting down on essentials like infrastructure and Medicare so that ... Read more...

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‘Sarah Palin cost us control of the Senate’: GOP Rep. Bachus


November 9th, 2010 - 3:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 9 (ANI): Alabama Representative Spencer Bachus (R) has alleged that former Alaska governor and vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin was probably the reason for the GOP's failure to take ... Read more...

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One in seven Americans living in poverty


September 17th, 2010 - 2:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 17 (ANI): One in seven Americans was living in poverty in 2009 with a family of four living on less than 21,954 dollars a year, according to the US ... Read more...

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Government mulling health insurance for domestic workers


July 27th, 2010 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) The government is considering a slew of welfare schemes, including health insurance, for domestic workers in the country, Labour and Employment Minister Mallikarjun Kharge informed the Lok ... Read more...

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U.S. Citizens Association files lawsuit seeking overturn of Health Care Law


May 14th, 2010 - 12:37 am ICT by BNO News
AKRON, OHIO (BNO NEWS) – The U.S. Citizens Association announced Thursday that they have filed a lawsuit in federal court to repeal the Health Care Bill signed into law in March.The association ... Read more...

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Manmohan, Tendulkar among world’s most influential: Time (Lead)


April 30th, 2010 - 2:47 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, April 30 (IANS) Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar and Nobel prize winner Amartya Sen are among nine Indians who figure in Time magazine's annual ... Read more...

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Manmohan Singh, Tendulkar among 10 Indians in “Time 100″


April 30th, 2010 - 10:14 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, April 30 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar and economist Amartya Sen are among nine Indians figuring in Time magazine's annual list of 100 most ... Read more...

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Three Chula Vista, CA residents arrested for complex health care fraud


April 16th, 2010 - 1:58 am ICT by BNO News
SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA (BNO NEWS) – Three Chula Vista, California residents were arrested for operating a complex multi-level scheme that bilked over $200,000 from low-income patients and agencies by overcharging and prescribed ... Read more...

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Several states plan lawsuit over Obama’s health care legislation


March 23rd, 2010 - 12:11 am ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- Lawmakers in 38 states have deemed the health care legislation unconstitutional, and are now "redoubling their efforts to pass legislation that would stop ObamaCare at the state ... Read more...

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US Senate unveils health care bill


November 19th, 2009 - 9:21 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 19 (IANS) The US Senate has unveiled a health care reform bill that was estimated to cost nearly $900 billion. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid told a press conference Wednesday that ... Read more...

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Ted Kennedy’s sons bid adieu to their passionate father


August 30th, 2009 - 2:18 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug. 30 (ANI): At the funeral mass of Senator Edward Kennedy, his sons-Ted Kennedy Jr. and Patrick Kennedy-eulogized and shared their personal memories and stories revealing how passionate father he ... Read more...

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Pain-depression link strongest in middle-age women


June 17th, 2009 - 6:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 17 (ANI): While it is known that chronic pain and depression go hand in hand, a new study has shown that the link between pain and depression is strongest in ... Read more...

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Max New York Life Insurance launches ‘Healthy Family’ Floater Plan


June 1st, 2009 - 4:22 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi,June 1 (ANI-Business Wire India): Max New York Life Insurance, one of India's leading life insurance companies, today introduced the 'Lifeline Healthy Family' a health insurance plan, the most comprehensive long ... Read more...

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United India’s restructuring proceeds at good pace


December 31st, 2008 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 31 (IANS) The restructuring initiatives at the city based non-life major United India Insurance Company Ltd are progressing at a good pace, said a top company official Wednesday. "On the ... Read more...

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Saudi insurance firm offers coverage to Haj pilgrims


February 18th, 2008 - 7:16 pm ICT by admin
Dubai, Feb 18 (IANS) Saudi insurance firm Tawuniya has offered health coverage to the millions of foreign nationals who visit Saudi Arabia every year for Haj pilgrimage. The new service, called Manasik, ... Read more...

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Researchers confirm link between job loss and poor health


January 9th, 2008 - 1:39 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Jan 9 (ANI): A new study has found that employees who lose their jobs because of reasons related to their poor health experience more significant depression and harmful health outcomes than ... Read more...

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Depressed moms kids may be prone to behavioural problems, injury


December 4th, 2007 - 1:01 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Dec 4 (ANI): If a mother suffers from depression the chances of her child suffering from behavioural problems and injury are likely to be high, says a research.In the US research, ... Read more...

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Booming healthcare sector needs PPP model, says Kamal Nath


November 14th, 2007 - 10:31 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Nov 14 (ANI): Union Commerce Minister Kamal Nath on Wednesday said that the healthcare revolution is waiting to happen in the country, and called for developing new infrastructure in the ... Read more...

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