The amount of opioids being prescribed for chronic pain — and the attempt to regulate it — is quickly becoming controversial. The road to limiting who can get their hands on prescription painkillers is going to be a long one.
02.1.13 | Current Events, Healthcare | Jessica Walters
Although the Supreme Court has ruled and the election has been decided, many questions remain concerning how — and if — the ACA program can be implemented as planned.
11.30.12 | Healthcare, Politics | Jessica Walters
No one likes to read pages of fine print, but sometimes skipping over it can lead to a financial disaster. Here’s what to look for when getting yourself into a contract or a loan.
07.16.12 | Consumer protection, Current Events, Economics, Family, Freedom, Government, Healthcare, Lawsuits, Money, Ridiculous lawsuits, Rights, Taxes | Jessica Walters
On March 23, 2010, President Obama signed the Affordable Care Act into law. It’s been over two years since the Affordable Care Act became law, and almost two weeks since the Supreme Court confirmed that the law is constitutional. Find out what this all means and how it may affect you!
07.11.12 | Healthcare, Lisa Bloom's Posts | Lisa Bloom, Avvo.com Legal Advisor and Analyst
Over 6 million Americans, not including military and government personnel, live abroad in more than 160 different countries. Americans who live outside the U.S. are not counted in the U.S. census, so this is an estimate based on limited data; however what is known is that the number of American citizens who choose to live in [...]
05.28.12 | Divorce, Government, Healthcare, Immigration, Taxes | Jen Talley
Both federal and state laws ban discrimination against pregnant women in the workplace, and the Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA) requires employees to accommodate workers, so how could there be any questions?
03.15.12 | Family, Government, Healthcare, Work | Jen Talley
Where should personal responsibility stop and government intervention start? This is a question all over the news these days, and one growing area of concern is that of so-called junk food.
03.12.12 | Government, Healthcare | Jen Talley
So, what does the Affordable Care Act actually mean for the average American? What are the biggest changes, and are they good or bad? Who will be most affected? Is there any chance the opposition could successfully repeal all or parts of it, and why do they hate it so much, anyway?
02.27.12 | Consumer protection, Economics, Government, Healthcare | Laurie Junkins
While a House committee hears testimony from a panel of male religious leaders this week, drawing fire from women’s groups as well as female members of Congress, let’s take a look back at where birth control started and where we’ve ended up.
02.22.12 | Government, Healthcare, Rights | Jen Talley