Henry Paulson

Former Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson Weighs In on the Need for a Climate Tax

Speaking specifically about climate change, Henry Paulson, who served as Treasury Secretary during the George W. Bush administration, says: “This is a crisis…

Mexico Taxes Soda to Combat Obesity

Mexico has successfully passed legislation placing an 8 percent sales tax on sugary soft drinks in response to their obesity epidemic.
Koch brother fund anti-ACA ads

Climate Trolls Outdo Themselves with Creepy Health Care Ad

The industrialist Koch Brothers, who fund climate change denial, are behind the new "creepy Uncle Sam" anti-ACA ads from Generation America. The question…
Baltimore Ravens will help promote the ACA, aka Obamacare

NFL Wavers, But Baltimore Ravens Will Promote Obamacare

NFL backs away from promoting the Affordable Care Act (aka "Obamacare"), but Baltimore Ravens football franchise steps in to help.

Starbucks CEO: Affordable Care Act No Excuse to Cut Benefits

Howard Schultz, who has often been depicted as a bit of a maverick for his staunch refusal to cut employee benefits - even…
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How Bicycling Cuts Health Care Costs for Businesses

From America’s bicycling hub of Portland to countries around the world, evidence suggests bicycling to work can save companies money on health care…
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New Study Furthers Debate Over Obamacare’s Calorie Labeling Law

Researchers from Carnegie Mellon University found that when participants were given calorie guidance, before eating at McDonald's where calorie labeling is already available,…

Oklahoma Hospital Stirs Controversy with Online Prices

Health care is a hot topic these days – and not just for patients who are struggling to cover medical bills. One Central…
Senators warn pro sports about Obamacare

Two U.S. Senators Warn Pro Sports Leagues Against Aligning with Obamacare

Senators McConnell and Cornyn warn NFL, NBA, NHL, NASCAR, PGA and NBA, not to help publicize Obamacare, warning against potential brand damage.
The U.S. spends more on healthcare than any other country, but does not have the best average quality.

The U.S. is Paying Too Much For Healthcare and Receiving Too Little

When it comes to most things, you get what you pay for. But when it comes to healthcare – a matter of life…

Obamacare: Fast Food Chains See Less Costs Than Predicted

Fast food chains, among the biggest critics of Obamacare, have reassessed. New estimates from several chains — including Wendy’s, Popeye’s, Jack in the…
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Pizza, Profits and Politics: Can an Aggressive Political Opinion Affect the Bottom-Line?

Papa John has recently stated his opposition towards Obamacare, declaring it would increase the prices of his pizzas. Chik-fil-A also announced its political…

Pioneering Sustainable Initiatives in Hospitals; Reform on Our Side?

By Julie Graham We are now well on our way to sweeping changes in American Healthcare.   March 23rd marked the first anniversary of…