Tagged: health care


CVS/Pharmacy has stopped selling tobacco products

By Arthi Vijaykumar | Sept. 19, 2014, 1:52 p.m. | In National »

CVS has ended the sale of tobacco products in all of their locations in the United States on Sept. 3, one month earlier than originally planned.


NewsChips: Second Verse, Same as the First

By Samuel Popper | Oct. 31, 2013, 1:22 p.m. | In News Blog »

As many of you know, the government shutdown has recently come to its end, but by no means is the congressional controversy over. The agreement made by the United States Congress on Oct. 17 is not made to settle on a budget. Instead, it is delaying the debt ceiling until Feb. 7.


NewsChips: Montgomery County resourcefully plans for health care reform

By Abir Muhuri | Oct. 20, 2013, 9:34 p.m. | In News Blog »

The MHBE's new Maryland Health Connection program offers individuals, families and small businesses the opportunity to purchase new health insurance programs, compare eligibility for Medicaid and federal assistance as well as obtain tax subsidies to lower costs.


Sex workers don't deserve demoralization

By Abir Muhuri | July 1, 2013, 8:30 a.m. | In Op/Ed »

A recent Supreme Court case will allow organizations to support global anti-HIV/AIDS efforts, without the federal requirement of promoting anti-prostitution.


RECAP: Presidential debate highlights, Obama vs. Romney vs. Lehrer

By Brittany Cheng Hannah Lynn | Oct. 4, 2012, 10:24 p.m. | In National »

For those who haven't watched the debate, Silver Chips Online has compiled a list of the good, the bad and the just plain sassy. Here's a rundown of the Top 10 boldest statements of the night.


2012 Presidential Election candidates on key issues

By Brittany Cheng Hannah Lynn | Sept. 17, 2012, 7:53 p.m. | In National »

Here at Silver Chips Online, we've taken the liberty to read and sum up both major parties' 2012 platforms, so you don't have to.


A constitutionality checkup

By Brittany Cheng | April 14, 2012, 4:43 p.m. | In Op/Ed »

President Barack Obama made a bold move while the U.S. Supreme Court analyzed the constitutionality of one of his laws: he took another shot at the high court. Although the PPACA, including the insurance mandate, is far from perfect (it notably has stirred other controversies), it breaches neither the Commerce Clause of the Constitution nor infringes on our civil liberties.


Pro/Con: Government regulation of contraceptives

By Rachel Auerbach Allison Daitch | April 6, 2012, 12:01 p.m. | In Op/Ed »

Beginning on Aug. 1, 2012, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services will require all health insurance plans to cover women's contraceptives.


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