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NYS Hits 2 Million Enrollees on Health Exchange

By Annie Bui Published February 22, 2015

Governor Andrew Cuomo announced earlier this month that New York State's online health insurance exchange hit 2 million enrollees, a move he deemed a "tremendous milestone." However, an annual tax on premiums purchased on and off the exchange have led some to wonder if this is counterproductive to the state's mission of making healthcare affordable for all.


The HPV Vaccine, Eight Years After its Approval by the FDA

By Annie Bui Published November 9, 2014

Increasing the uptake of the HPV vaccine amongst young men and women in the United States poses a number of issues, including those of financial affordability and moral choices made by American parents on behalf of their children.


Walmart Cuts Health Insurance Coverage for 30,000 Part-Time Workers

By Annie Bui Published October 21, 2014

Following the actions of other large American corporations, the world's largest retailer, Walmart, announced October 7 that it would cut health insurance coverage for approximately 30,000 of its part-time workers. This change will affect around 2 percent of the company's U.S. workforce.