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Fewer people are signing up for Obamacare plans, so far

Around 1.17 million people got Obamacare plans through the federally-run healthcare.gov over the first 10 days of open enrollment for 2019, the Trump administration reported Wednesday. That number represents about a 16 percent decrease from the same time period last year, although the administration cautioned that this year’s count covers one fewer day of signups… Read More »

FDA plans to restrict flavored e-cigarette sales, ban menthol cigarettes from market

The Food and Drug Administration plans to limit sales of most flavored e-cigarettes to vape shops and move forward with a ban on menthol cigarettes as it tries to curb “epidemic” levels of teen e-cigarette use, according to senior FDA officials, who asked not to be named because the proposal is not yet public.

Federal judge temporarily shutters Simple Health Plans in Florida

A federal judge has temporarily shut down a Florida organization from selling nationwide what the Federal Trade Commission called worthless health plans, bilking consumers out of more than $ 100 million, according to the FTC. The United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida on Friday granted the FTC’s request to temporarily stop… Read More »