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Medical Device Tax: Are Conservatives' goals hampering repeal efforts?

May 21, 2013 by Brian Johnson

Seemingly everyone on Capitol Hill wants to repeal the medical device tax, but efforts to target the Patient Protection & Affordable Care Act as a whole may be getting in the way. coverage of the medical device tax

Last week, the GOP-controlled House of Representatives cast its 37th vote to repeal, de-fund or dismantle the Patient Protection & Affordable Care Act.

The bill, which passed 229-195 along partisan lines, will do nothing to halt the forward progress of the landmark healthcare reform law and amounted to little more than allowing newly minted Republican lawmakers a chance to keep a campaign promise.

A cure for coffee breath?

May 17, 2013 by Brian Johnson

Colgate-Palmolive files for U.S. patent protection for a toothbrush with a caffeine patch.

A cure for coffee breath?

Here's a good way to eliminate coffee breath and still get your morning off on the right foot.