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Probe exposes flaws behind HealthCare.gov rollout

Probe exposes flaws behind HealthCare.gov rollout

WASHINGTON — Management failures by the Obama administration set the stage for computer woes that paralyzed the president’s new health care program last fall, nonpartisan investigators said in a report released today....
Updated: 22 hours ago
Weather kills 2,000 a year; cold is top culprit

Weather kills 2,000 a year; cold is top culprit

CDC's dire forecast: Weather causes 2,000 deaths a year in US with nearly two-thirds from cold
Published: 07/30/14

Man suffers serious burns in apartment fire

Man suffers serious burns in apartment fire, 11 people evacuated
Published: 07/30/14
PMC bicycle ride for cancer research hits 35 years

PMC bicycle ride for cancer research hits 35 years

In 35th year, Pan-Mass Challenge bicycle ride approaching half-billion for cancer research
Published: 07/30/14
Chickens share backyards and pests with dogs, cats

Chickens share backyards and pests with dogs, cats

As backyard chickens grow in popularity, pests hitch ride to take a bite out of dogs and cats
Published: 07/30/14

Hospital: No evidence that penis amputated there

Alabama hospital: No evidence that penis amputation was performed at its facility
Published: 07/30/14
Warning issued in Sarasota over ‘flesh-eating’ bacteria

Warning issued in Sarasota over ‘flesh-eating’ bacteria

Officials in Sarasota County have issued a health advisory after a fatal case this month involving Vibrio vulnificus, a “flesh-eating” bacterium that thrives in warm seawater.
Published: 07/30/14

Insurers: 2015 exchange rates likely to spike

State insurance officials are preparing to release figures next week on how much health plans will cost under the Affordable Care Act for 2015, and rate increases seem inevitable as insurers say their new consumers are older and sicker than anticipat...
Published: 07/30/14
US appeals court blocks Mississippi abortion law

US appeals court blocks Mississippi abortion law

Mississippi to decide whether to challenge ruling that keeps sole abortion clinic in business
Published: 07/30/14
NCAA settles head-injury suit, will change rules

NCAA settles head-injury suit, will change rules

CHICAGO — The NCAA agreed on Tuesday to help athletes with head injuries in a proposed settlement of a class-action lawsuit that college sports’ governing body touted as a major step forward but that critics say doesn’t go nearly...
Published: 07/30/14