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Steris to Fight FTC Move to Block Merger With Synergy Health - New York Times

New York Times

Steris to Fight FTC Move to Block Merger With Synergy Health
New York Times
LONDON — The Steris Corporation, a maker of medical equipment, said on Friday that it would fight a decision by the Federal Trade Commission to block its proposed takeover of Synergy Health, a British company that provides equipment sterilization ...
UPDATE 2-Synergy Health, Steris to contest US FTC decision to block dealReuters
Steris to contest FTC's attempt to block Synergy Health dealCrain's Cleveland Business
Synergy Health, Steris to contest US FTC decision to block dealReuters UK

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Health experts see big price hikes for Obamacare - Politico

Politico

Health experts see big price hikes for Obamacare
Politico
But health insurance experts are predicting that premiums will rise more significantly in 2016 than in the first two years of Obamacare exchange coverage. In 2015, for example, premiums increased by an average of 5.4 percent, according to PwC's Health ...
Leading Health Insurers in These 4 States Just Proposed 25% to 52% Premium ...Motley Fool
Think You've Got Good Health Insurance? Think AgainNew York Observer
Headwinds For Health Insurers As Obamacare StumblesForbes

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Report: Women are more likely to have serious mental health problems than men - Washington Post

Report: Women are more likely to have serious mental health problems than men
Washington Post
Women in every age group in the United States were more likely than men to have serious mental health problems, according to federal health statistics released Thursday. The report from the National Center for Health Statistics, part of the Centers for ...

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Health Insurer Humana Explores Sale - Wall Street Journal

Wall Street Journal

Health Insurer Humana Explores Sale
Wall Street Journal
Faced with pressure to cut costs and find ways to profit from the potential new customers the Affordable Care Act is generating, the big health insurers have long been expected by analysts to turn to mergers that will give them the heft to better ...
Report: Health Insurer Humana Considering a SaleABC News
UPDATE 3-Health insurer Humana explores sale - sourceReuters
Reports: Health Insurer Humana Considering Sale; Cigna InterestedHartford Courant

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Why Can't I Buy Health Care Like I Buy a Cellphone? - Newsweek

Newsweek

Why Can't I Buy Health Care Like I Buy a Cellphone?
Newsweek
Nearly one in three Americans with private health insurance surveyed by the research group got a surprise medical bill in the past two years—defined as when a plan paid less than expected and doctors and hospitals tried to recover the balance from the ...


When Are Employee Wellness Incentives No Longer Voluntary? - NPR

When Are Employee Wellness Incentives No Longer Voluntary?
NPR
Scotts Miracle-Gro makes products for the care and health of lawns. The Marysville, Ohio, company says it wants to nurture its 8,000 employees the same way. "It's very much of a family culture here," says Jim King, a spokesman for the Scotts company ...

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Well | Anxious Students Strain College Mental Health Centers - New York Times (blog)

New York Times (blog)

Well | Anxious Students Strain College Mental Health Centers
New York Times (blog)
Anxiety has now surpassed depression as the most common mental health diagnosis among college students, though depression, too, is on the rise. More than half of students visiting campus clinics cite anxiety as a health concern, according to a recent ...


Frank Colantuono, Independent Health founder, dies - Buffalo Business First

Buffalo Business First

Frank Colantuono, Independent Health founder, dies
Buffalo Business First
The Pennsylvania-born Colantuono, who retired as president and CEO from the health insurer from the organization in 2004 after 20 years as president and CEO, passed away Saturday after a long battle with cancer. He was 66 and is survived by a son, ...


Many VCs believe digital health startups are overvalued - VentureBeat

VentureBeat

Many VCs believe digital health startups are overvalued
VentureBeat
On the top line, digital health funding in 2014 exceeded $4.1 billion, Rock Health said, a total greater than that of the previous three years combined. And while signs show that growth is slowing in 2015, the investment numbers are still climbing ...


This Tool Lets You Read Health and Safety Reports for Any Cruise Ship - Lifehacker

Lifehacker

This Tool Lets You Read Health and Safety Reports for Any Cruise Ship
Lifehacker
Cruise Control, a recent report by Pro Publica on the health and safety issues in the cruise industry, is worth a read, but you might find their interactive tool to search and read all the reported health, safety, and maintenance issues on specific ...

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