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Rep. Bart Stupak, D-Mich., who is leading a coalition of anti-abortion Democrats standing in the way of party leadership efforts to pass a health bill, signaled Monday that the impasse may be close to resolution. Read more»

President Obama will travel to Philadelphia on Monday to "try to persuade the public to back his plan to remake the nation's health care system, while also urging uneasy lawmakers to cast a 'final vote' for a massive reform bill in an election year." Read more»

A new Gallup poll asked Americans whom they trusted to reform the nation's health care system. Read more»

GOP officials on Sunday talk shows stressed their belief that health overhaul goes beyond tax and fiscal issues usually reserved for the budget reconciliation tactic. Meanwhile, House Democrats indicated they expect a successful vote on a bill. Read more»

A woman in Oklahoma suffered a massive stroke and although she had a directive specifying no artificial hydration or nutrition if she weren’t going to recover, her nephew insisted the local bishop’s directive on feeding tubes required the Catholic hospital to install one. Read more»

Democratic and Republican lawmakers each have an opportunity to make bipartisan concessions during Thursday's summit, but political pressure will likely push both sides towards their partisan ranks. Read more»

In 1993 Republicans put forth a health care reform initiative that didn't pass, but has been revived, in a sense, this year. Read more»

As legislators prepared to debate health care at President Obama's "summit" on Thursday, a new tracking poll from the Kaiser Family Foundation finds Americans with mixed views on reform. Read more»

The proposal Obama will bring to his Thursday health 'summit' with Congressional leaders contains many of the ideas from the bills already passed by the Democratic House and Senate, including a mandate that individuals buy insurance and a promise to "end discrimination" from pre-existing conditions. The full text inside. Read more»

Steep increases in individual health insurance premiums are sparking reactions across the country. Read more»

President Obama has told lawmakers to bring "comprehensive" ideas to a health care summit set for Feb. 25. Read more»

Two polls show a majority of Americans are happy with their health insurance, yet believe the system needs to be changed. Read more»

As Democrats have pushed for a comprehensive overhaul of the country's health system, much of their plans and rhetoric have focused on providing coverage for America's uninsured. Here's a look at who they are. Read more»

The Lancet has formally retracted a controversial paper published 12 years ago that purported the measles-mumps-rubella vaccine causes autism. Read more»

President Obama's State of the Union speech has so far failed to unite Democrats on a health reform strategy as they "stared down a political nightmare," The Associated Press reports. Read more»

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