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U.S. looking past Ebola to prepare for next outbreak

By Associated Press  |  November 23, 2014

The next Ebola or the next SARS. Maybe even the next HIV. Even before the Ebola epidemic in West Africa is brought under control, public health officials are girding for the next health disaster.

Pallone picked for key role on House healthcare committee

Pallone picked for key role on House healthcare committee

By Paul Demko  |  November 19, 2014

Rep. Frank Pallone has prevailed in a tightly contested race for the top Democratic slot on the influential Energy and Commerce Committee, which has principal authority over healthcare legislation. The ranking member will play a crucial role in any efforts to amend or replace the ACA.

Bill exempting some expats from ACA plans clears House

Bill exempting some expats from ACA plans clears House

By Paul Demko  |  April 29, 2014

Legislation that would exempt health plans purchased by expatriates living in the U.S. from the coverage requirements of the federal healthcare law cleared the House on a bipartisan 268-150 vote Tuesday. But the bill is unlikely to be enacted in its current form because of concerns from the Obama...

FDA should regulate e-cig marketing, sales, lawmakers urge

FDA should regulate e-cig marketing, sales, lawmakers urge

By Rachel Landen  |  April 14, 2014

Lawmakers once again called for action today by the Food and Drug Administration to regulate the electronic cigarette industry, issuing a congressional report showing increased marketing of e-cigarettes to youth.

House defeats bipartisan fix to 'Obamacare'

By Associated Press  |  April 09, 2014

The House on Wednesday rejected a bipartisan fix to the Affordable Care Act that would exempt U.S. health plans sold to expatriate workers from having to comply with the law's mandates.

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