Editorial cartoon: History haunts him
In this cartoon by The Boston Globe’s Dan Wasserman, Mitt Romney is still grappling with the health care law he supported as Massachusetts governor.
Health care ruling fulfills Kennedy’s ‘cause’
Vicki Kennedy said her late husband, Ted Kennedy, would have encouraged the nation to embrace the ruling.
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President Obama, Mitt Romney offer divergent views of ruling
The Supreme Court’s 5-4 ruling on Thursday to uphold the country’s sweeping health care overhaul affected the presidential race almost immediately, with President Obama praising the decision as a landmark boon that will help all Americans and Mitt Romney pledging to make repeal his first priority as president.
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Supreme Court upholds health care law
The court handed President Obama a major victory by upholding the sweeping law, declaring that Obama and Congress acted within their powers in requiring most Americans to obtain health insurance.
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OPINION | MAKING HEALTH CARE AFFORDABLE
In Elinor Ostrom’s legacy, a lesson for Beacon Hill
The work of the Nobel Prize-winning economist, who died last week, should inspire the state as it looks for ways to rein in health care costs, writes former Medicare chief Donald M. Berwick.
The architects of a new kind of health care
The young architects behind MASS Design are bringing their philosophy to health-care projects around the world, from Rwanda and Uganda to Haiti and back home.
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Editorial Cartoon: Conservative health care
Visits to ER rise despite health law
- Emergency room visits have been on the rise in Massachusetts since the passage of the 2006 health care law, much to the chagrin of supporters who projected that the opposite would happen as more people had insurance and were connected with primary care providers.