‘And these folks make significantly less than $250,000, which breaks the president’s pledge never to raise taxes on individuals earning less than $200,000 and families earning less than $250,000 a year’ .This article is republished with kind permission from our friends at The Kaiser Family Foundation. You can view the complete Kaiser Daily Health Policy Report, search the archives, or join email delivery of in-depth coverage of wellness policy developments, discussions and debates. The Daily Health Policy Report is published for Kaisernetwork.org, a free services of The Henry J.The Kaiser Daily Wellness Policy Report is released for Kaisernetwork.org, a free of charge assistance of The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation. Copyright 2009 Advisory Panel Kaiser and Company Family members Foundation. All rights reserved.
Colo. Man wins $7 million in popcorn lung suit A verdict has been reached in the ongoing case of Colorado man Wayne Watson, who sued the maker and retailers of microwave buttered popcorn that caused him to develop popcorn lung after eating two bags daily for 10 years. Watch: Popcorn surprisingly nutritious: study Diacetyl chemical in artificial butter snacks associated with Alzheimer’s plaque build-up Jurors awarded Watson $7 million in damages; the verdict came after a day and half of deliberations in Denver Federal Court, reviews CBS Denver.