A Michigan surgeon invented an apparatus that he believes tricks the brain into thinking the stomach is full. His Full Sense Device could be a lifesaver for millions of obese Americans and raises questions about how hunger — our most basic human impulse — even works.
In the final hours of 2015 open enrollment of the Affordable Care Act, a high call volume leads to a waitlist, and assurances that they could still sign up for coverage. UPDATE: Obama administration extends deadline for people unable to complete registrations.
“The survey was posted in error and it was pulled down as soon as it was discovered,” a Facebook official tells BuzzFeed News.
Does college prepare you for the real world?
BuzzFeed News spoke with the President on Staples and the Affordable Care Act.
In 2015, an Affordable Care Act provision requiring large employers to offer health insurance to staff working more than 30 hours a week kicked into effect. Now, some part-time staff at Staples say management has become extra vigilant about limiting their hours.
I was 23 and needed a summer job; he was 21 and needed full-time support. He’s one of an estimated half million children diagnosed with autism who are soon becoming adults — and who society is entirely unprepared for.
The papers are reporting an “A&E crisis” in Britain’s hospital wings. But what do doctors say?
The former nurse has been on trial since September for three murders and two attempted murders, although a court-appointed psychiatrist said he admitted to killing at least 30 patients.
The latest Jonathan Gruber video is less inflammatory, but speaks to a fundamental question about Obamacare: Should Americans get health insurance from their employers?
For months, most clinics and hospitals in Liberia have been closed because of the Ebola crisis. But that hasn’t stopped dedicated health workers from helping their sick neighbors. Jina Moore reports for BuzzFeed News from Liberia.
Enterovirus 68 is suspected of sickening children in more than 40 states, and has now been linked to four deaths, though its exact role still remains unknown.
Please never go away, NHS.
“I don’t want any gay, lesbian, transgender or bisexual ever to hear from a doctor that their normal and healthy sexuality is anything other than that,” he told NBC4.
After taking her son to a London hospital while on holiday, Dr Jen Gunter says there were no “Dementor-staffed death panels, Saxon-age medical equipment, and incompetent care”. Just high-quality treatment free at the point of use.
The U.S. health care system can feel disempowering and intimidating. Here are some ways to take control of your care.
Did I mention it’s FREE and a gift from their government?! BRB moving to Finland.
Thanks to Obamacare, over 315,000 Coloradans and more than 11 million Americans have got the quality health care they need. If you find yourself without insurance, you may still qualify for a “special enrollment period.”
This birth defect is considered to be exceptionally rare.
“Site visits are around a third higher than yesterday at the same time,” says a source. “Not saying the video did that, just stating the fact.”
Plus family photobombs with Jimmy Fallon and Jon Hamm, Bronies will not be reined in by anyone’s judgments, and SXSW fashion.
“Here’s a fistful of Tylenol. Your copay is $500,000.”
Exclusive new dial testing from the State of the Union night explains why the White House is increasingly confident about the Affordable Care Act and may help explain why some Republicans have dropped their “repeal at all costs” rhetoric.
Staples managers are now forbidden to schedule part-time associates for more than 25 hours a week, according to a Dec. 6 memo. A petition against the move is circulating saying the decision is based on the Affordable Care Act.
Michael De Beyer said he couldn’t stand by and do nothing.
A Kentucky doctor took out a newspaper ad saying he was closing his practice “due to the policies of Obamacare.” The reason is a federal requirement that he keep electronic records.
California Democrats say that a website run by the states’ Republican Assembly caucus is misleading, but there are no plans to shut it down, a caucus spokesperson said.
Courtesy of the East Midlands Ambulance Service.
The plan will give insurers the option of renewing plans canceled under the Affordable Care Act. “We fumbled the rollout,” Obama says of launch problems.
“If you’ve lost Jon Stewart you’re in deep trouble.” The comedian slammed cable news outlets for claiming he no longer backed President Obama after the botched rollout of his health care law.