Craft Beers Grabbed by Obamacare's Long Reach

Bottles-of-Craft-Beer The impact of Obamacare is so vast it has restaurants wondering if they may be forced to stop selling locally made “craft beers” and other alcoholic beverages made by small entrepreneurs. A group of trade associations recently wrote the Food and Drug Administration expressing concern regarding a new federal labeling guide for restaurants and urging […] Continue Reading

Feds Spend $149,889 on Yoga for Obese Students in Puerto Rico

BigYoga The Department of Agriculture is spending nearly $150,000 to teach overweight college students in Puerto Rico how to use yoga, “mindfulness,” and meditation to lose weight. The agency provided funding to Florida International University, which began a three- year study in June to try to prevent overweight students from becoming obese in the U.S. territory. […] Continue Reading

Arizona Health Insurance Co-op to Close Shop Dec. 31

474217181-592x299 Executives with Arizona’s nonprofit health insurance co-op said Tuesday that they have failed to come up with additional financial backing and the insurer plans to shut down all operations Dec. 31. The announcement by Meritus Health Partners means 59,000 Arizonans it now covers need to find a new insurer by Dec. 15 if they want […] Continue Reading

Rubio Budget Win is Dealing Heavy Blow to ObamaCare

0212_nclo_marco_rubio_2_t607 Sen. Marco Rubio may have dealt the biggest blow in the GOP’s five-year war against ObamaCare. A 2014 budget measure inspired by the Florida senator and presidential hopeful is pushing some insurers to drop out of the ObamaCare exchanges, experts say. “I think this is one of the most effective things they’ve done so far […] Continue Reading