Tennessee Attorney General Bob Cooper takes questions from Senate lawmakers on the Judiciary Committee on Feb. 28, 2012, about why his office has chosen to avoid joining a lawsuit against the federal Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, saying it came down to how the state uses its resources. For more, go to www.tnreport.com.
Tennessee Lt. Gov. Ron Ramsey says he still wishes Gov. Bill Haslam had took a stand against the federal Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare. Ramsey is suggesting lawmakers hold a special session after the November 2012 election in the event Obamacare isn’t overturned by the Supreme Court or the presidency [...]
If the US Supreme Court does not overturn so-called Obamacare and Democrats retain the Presidency in the November 2012 election, Tennessee Lt. Gov. Ron Ramsey tells the Nashville Chamber of Commerce he would be interested in calling the Legislature into special session to address how the state would set up the health insurance exchanges required [...]
They are happy to survive their cancer, but then another problem surfaces for breast cancer survivors. Many develop a chronic disease that causes their arms and body to swell with fluid. Called lymphedema, as many as 40 percent of women surviving breast cancer get the debilitating disease up to 10 million people in the United [...]
An interactive TV system is supplying hospital patients with internet, e-mail access and movies. At Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville, Tennessee, hospital officials have started a new program called Skylight. Staffers say the program offers the comforts of home while in the hospital, with even a few surprises for some patients. Barb Cramer has [...]
We get our movies on-line, our news on-line, banking on-line and even order books on-line. Now you can interact with your doctor on-line. At Vanderbilt Medical Center in Nashville, Tennessee, doctors have developed a “revolutionary” tool that gives patients access they have never had before. My Health at Vanderbilt, doctors say, has had amazing results, [...]