health insurance

Idaho Gov.: Health Insurance Not That Necessary, Because People Who Have It Die Too

Last week, the Idaho Senate overwhelmingly voted to approve a measure that would have provided health insurance to over 78,000 working poor Idahoans, by applying for a waiver that would…

Robyn Pennacchia | March 29, 2016 - 2:00 pm

Aunt Who Sued Her Nephew Over Broken Wrist Claims Her Insurance Company Gave Her No Choice

Alright, so we were too harsh on Auntie Jen after all.

Amelia McDonell-Parry | October 14, 2015 - 6:01 pm

Father Who Robbed Bank To Pay For Daughter’s Chemo Should Not Go To Prison For Life

Something far more immoral than bank robbery happened here.

Robyn Pennacchia | August 27, 2015 - 2:45 pm

Wheaton College Is Cutting Insurance For All Students So That They Can’t Access Birth Control

Wheaton College, a Christian college in the southwest ‘burbs of my fair Chicago, has decided to stop providing health insurance to its students full-stop because the Affordable Care Act requires…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | July 31, 2015 - 12:20 pm

Wanderlust: A Pit Stop At The ER & Why You Should Travel With Health Insurance

The only thing I didn’t consider when planning this solo traveling adventure is that I might end up in hospital. Sadly, I did.

I woke up in a…

Tiffanie Drayton | February 9, 2015 - 12:40 pm

Study: Some Rape Victims Are Forced To Pay For Their Medical Treatment

A new study has found that many rape victims in the United States are paying medical bills for the aftermath of their assaults, despite the fact that the federal government…

Claire Hannum | June 4, 2014 - 3:30 pm

Forever 21 Cuts Full Time Employees To Avoid Paying Health Care Costs

Forever 21, you just keep getting better and better. In between lowering your prices to make them more “guilt-free” (with little thought, of course, to the workers who actually make…

Julie Gerstein | August 16, 2013 - 11:40 am

Girl Talk: I’m Too Crazy For Health Insurance

Unlike my future captor Tom Cruise, I’m a big fan of psychiatry. Why? Well, it’s given me opportunities I never could have experienced without medical intervention for depression, agoraphobia and panic attacks.

Sara Benincasa | November 2, 2012 - 2:00 pm

Missouri To Allow Employers To Refuse To Cover Birth Control, Abortion

Bad news out of Missouri this week: employers and insurers who personally oppose birth control, abortion and sterilization will be able to refuse to cover those forms of health care…

Jessica Wakeman | September 14, 2012 - 1:20 pm

Supreme Court Upholds ObamaCare

The fate of ObamaCare has been decided—and it’s very, very good news for President Obama and tens of millions of uninsured Americans. The Supreme Court today upheld the Affordable Care…

Newser | June 28, 2012 - 10:30 am
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