While conservatives are still seething over last week's Supreme Court ruling saving President Barack Obama's health care overhaul, top Capitol Hill Republicans are gleefully using the decision to fire up their base with promises of a repeal in 2013.
Chief Justice John Roberts could have taken down President Barack Obama's entire, massive health care law. He could have prevented the Supreme Court decision that largely disabled the most disputed aspects of Arizona's crackdown on illegal immigrants.
Reaction has been pouring in on the U.S. Supreme Court decision upholding President Obama's health care overhaul. The following statements were issued by Republican Congressman Walter Jones, Democrat Congressman G.K. Butterfield, Republican U.S. Senator Richard Burr, and Democrat Senator Kay Hagan.
On National HIV Testing Day Wednesday Marissa Kleffman with the Brody School of Medicine in Greenville said the number of people testing positive for HIV in eastern carolina is actually higher than the national average.
The Supreme Court's review of health reform means any or all of the law's mandates, such as coverage of adult dependents up to age 26 and protections for people with pre-existing conditions, could be in jeopardy.
African-Americans are 25 percent more likely to die from cancer than white Americans are, and the reasons are numerous, including lower socio-economic status, poorer access to health care, and the cancer diagnosis coming at later, more deadly stages.