Monthly Archives: June 2015

U.S. Doctors, Hospitals Reap $6.5 Billion From Drug and Device Makers: Report by REUTERS


U.S. doctors and research hospitals collected nearly $6.5 billion in payments for services rendered to pharmaceutical and medical device companies in 2014, according to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Open Payments report…

Published: June 30, 2015 at 02:41PM

from NYT U.S.

U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Pushes Debt Relief for Corinthian Students by REUTERS


The U.S. government and former students of Corinthian Colleges, which closed in April, need to promote the government’s loan relief program before asking for a stay on all student debt collections, a U.S. Bankruptcy judge said on Tuesday.

Published: June 30, 2015 at 01:29PM

from NYT U.S.

After ‘Gratifying’ Week, Obama Sees Long To-Do List in Time Left by REUTERS


It did not match the week of his wedding or the weeks his daughters were born, but President Barack Obama acknowledged on Tuesday that last week was a particularly momentous one for him.

Published: June 30, 2015 at 01:11PM

from NYT U.S.

Judge Blocks New Florida Law That Delays Abortions 1 Day by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS


A Florida judge is blocking a new state law that requires women to wait 24 hours before getting an abortion.

Published: June 30, 2015 at 11:02AM

from NYT U.S.

GE Capital CEO Sees Asset Sale Pace Speeding Up in Third Quarter by REUTERS


The head of General Electric Co’s finance unit said Tuesday he expects the pace of GE Capital asset sales will accelerate in the third quarter as the U.S. conglomerate eyes unloading an even bigger chunk of assets.

Published: June 30, 2015 at 08:29AM

from NYT Business Day

Report Shows Widespread Mistreatment by Health Workers During Childbirth by DENISE GRADY


The abuses inflicted on women around the world as their babies are born are forcing some to stay at home instead of going to a hospital.

Published: June 30, 2015 at 08:00PM

from NYT Health

Factbox: Republican 2016 Presidential Field Swells to 14 With Christie by REUTERS


The race for the Republican Party’s 2016 presidential nomination now includes 14 official candidates for the White House with New Jersey Governor Chris Christie’s bid launched on Tuesday. At least two others are still likely to announce bids.

Published: June 30, 2015 at 10:05AM

from NYT U.S.