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This Oct. 21, 2013 photo shows the U.S. government Internet health insurance exchange Healthcare.gov. (credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

More Than 50 Faith-Driven Events Take Place Across Country For Obamacare Enrollments

In an effort to get people signed up for Obamacare across the country, more than 50 faith-driven events took place this past weekend as part of “Health Care in the Pulpit.”

10/28/2013

A pamphlet for the Affordable Care Act, better known as ObamaCare, sits on a table. (credit: Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Obama Administration: We Promise ‘Significant Improvements’ To Website

The Obama administration promised “significant improvements” in accessing the federal health overhaul website this week, after taking down the system for maintenance over the weekend. But many in Florida were still unable to enroll at the start of week two.

CBS Tampa–10/08/2013

File photo of President Barack Obama speaking.  (credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

White House Tells Hispanic Groups Spanish-Language Version Of Health Care Website Won’t Be Ready For Few Weeks

With just 48 hours until the launch of one of the key components of the new federal health law, hundreds of health counselors and volunteers are fanning out across the state, knocking on doors, working phone banks and manning tables at concerts and sporting events to tell people how to sign up for health insurance under the Affordable Care Act.

CBS Tampa–09/30/2013

Obamacare supporters celebrate the Supreme Court ruling on the Affordable Health Act on June 28, 2012 in front of the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington, D.C. (Credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Silver “Obamacare” Plan Costs $328 A Month

Premiums in Florida for a mid-range health insurance plan under the Affordable Care Act will be $328 a month on average and will vary based on where a buyer lives, according to federal figures released Wednesday ahead of the launch of new health insurance markets next week.

09/25/2013

File photo of Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Sebelius: ‘Nobody Will Be Collecting Personal Health Information’ Under ‘Obamacare’

The Obama administration’s top health official made her third visit to Florida on Tuesday and discussed the large number of uninsured Hispanics who will benefit from coverage under the new health law.

09/17/2013

Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius speaks to the National Convention of the NAACP on July 16, 2013 in Orlando, Fla. (credit: Tim Boyles/Getty Images)

Health Department: ‘Shameful Attempts’ By Florida To Block ‘Obamacare’

The Obama Administration is dispatching its top health official to Florida three times in the coming days to promote the Affordable Care Act in a Republican-led state that has been increasingly resistant to carrying out the new federal health law.

09/13/2013

Health Reform Rollout: Today – 2018

While many Americans are aware of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and what may be in store in the near future, some are unaware of the longer term provisions still to come. Below is a […]

08/25/2013

Rafael Cruz, father of Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, introduces his son during a town hall meeting hosted by Heritage Action For America at the Hilton Anatole on Aug. 20, 2013 in Dallas, Texas. (credit: Brandon Wade/Getty Images)

Sen. Cruz’s Father: ‘Through The Ballot Box We Can Make Them Shake In Their Boots’

Opponents and proponents of the federal health care law squared off in Tampa on Wednesday, portraying the impending insurance changes as either a massive disaster or the necessary savior of America’s health.

08/22/2013

File photo of Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla. (credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Rubio’s Name Elicits Boos, Catcalls At Tea Party Rallies

On a recent swing through the most conservative parts of his state, Sen. Marco Rubio told a packed banquet hall at the St. Andrews Bay Yacht Club that major policy issues were threatening the American dream: onerous taxes, burdensome regulations — and, above all, President Barack Obama’s health care law.

08/20/2013

Chocolate, a miniature dachshund receives laser acupuncture therapy to help with lumbar disk herniation.  (credit: Adam Pretty/Getty Images)

Gainesville Vet Provides Holistic Pet Health Care

Acupuncture isn’t just for humans anymore.

08/12/2013

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