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Food-Stamp Use Starting to Fall
Wall Street Journal : September 1, 2014, 7:57 am
After soaring in the years since the recession, use of food stamps, one of the federal government's biggest social-welfare programs, is beginning to decline.
California Passes Ban on Plastic Bags
Wall Street Journal : September 1, 2014, 7:54 am
A bill banning plastic bags in California grocery stores, pharmacies, liquor stores and other businesses is headed to Gov. Jerry Brown's desk after the state legislature passed the measure.
Judge Blocks Enforcement of Louisiana Abortion Law
Wall Street Journal : September 1, 2014, 7:49 am
A federal judge has temporarily blocked enforcement of Louisiana's new abortion law, saying doctors or clinics can't be penalized for breaking the law, which goes into effect Monday, while a challenge is heard.
Novartis Heart Drug Beats Rival
Wall Street Journal : August 31, 2014, 9:21 am
A heart drug developed by Novartis reduced cardiovascular deaths by 20% when compared with a rival treatment.
What You Need to Know for Health-Plan Enrollment
Wall Street Journal : August 30, 2014, 8:20 am
The new federal health law could affect your plan.