‘Nice try, assholes’: Lying WH says insurance companies can’t drop customers

http://twitter.com/#!/bgadbois252/status/396282367435759616 In case there was any remaining doubt that the Obama White House thinks we’re all stupid, check out this tweet: Thanks to #Obamacare, insurers CAN'T: 1. Deny you coverage. 2. Drop you if you get sick. 3. Drop you as a customer. http://t.co/t4KL1i0sds— The White House (@WhiteHouse) November 01, 2013 Ho. Lee. Crap. http://twitter.com/#!/JesseKellyDC/status/396280901014806529 …

‘We just want to live’: Millennials might survive GOP tax plan but are still finding grown-up life impossible

After the Senate passed the GOP tax reform bill early Saturday morning, the mood on the Left was apocalyptic: Newsweek’s Kurt Eichenwald declared America dead, and comic Patton Oswalt tweeted, “There’s no America now.” Once the initial shock passed, in came the statistics. So far we’ve heard from economist Larry Summers that the GOP’s tax bill …

Howard Dean exploits woman as ‘first GOP fatality of Obamacare’

http://twitter.com/#!/GovHowardDean/status/454735379128516609 Former Vermont Gov. Howard Dean is putting that medical degree to work, pronouncing dead the “first GOP fatality” of Obamacare. If only Florida had expanded its Medicaid program, well … there’s really no way to know what would have happened. Would she have lived despite her heart condition if she qualified for Medicaid? That would take …

CVS ends sale of tobacco products; White House, Libs swoon [photos]

http://twitter.com/#!/markknoller/status/507183381747351553 The pharmacy chain formerly known as CVS has changed it’s name to CVS Health to “reflect its broader health care commitment and its expertise in driving the innovations needed to shape the future of health.” http://twitter.com/#!/CVSHealth/status/507106394214891520 Innovative? Hardly. What CVS really did was end the sale of tobacco products a month earlier than it …

I Asked My Mom Why She Didn’t Vaccinate Me

Her answer shows the power of a trusted doctor. “I was totally pro-vaccines, really, until Dr. Taylor.” View this image › Virginia Hughes People are always shocked to learn that I wasn’t vaccinated as a baby. I’m a science journalist, after all, and studied neuroscience in college. I believe in science, and science is unequivocal …

Report: New Jersey 4-year-old first to die from enterovirus D68

http://twitter.com/#!/paulafaris/status/518484580073242625 Tragic news: Officials: Enterovirus D68 claims first child. http://t.co/EHwGNPz5NN — KFOR (@kfor) October 5, 2014 More from KFOR: Eli — a sweet, active, blonde-haired preschooler — had gone to sleep feeling fine, perhaps dreaming of playing with his sisters or having a fun day at school. He didn’t make it through the night. While the …