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Obamacare: Will Bank Accounts Stand Between the Uninsured and Health Insurance?

Most of us take having a bank account for granted, but could a lack of bank accounts cause a major wrinkle with Obamacare:

One in five households in the U.S. have only a tenuous relationship with a traditional bank. Many of 51 million adults in these households rely on check-cashing stores and money lenders, the . . . → Read More: Obamacare: Will Bank Accounts Stand Between the Uninsured and Health Insurance?

Genetic Testing: Dollars and Sense

Great op-ed by Professor David B. Agus of the University of Southern California in the The New York Times:

Unlike routine tests for diabetes or high cholesterol, however, the BRCA gene evaluation — performed by only one company in the United States, Myriad Genetics — is phenomenally expensive, with a “list price” close to . . . → Read More: Genetic Testing: Dollars and Sense