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A Health Trade-Off That's Here to Stay: Lower Cost, Limited Choice - New York Times

New York Times

A Health Trade-Off That's Here to Stay: Lower Cost, Limited Choice
New York Times
Traditionally, there were a few ways that health insurers could keep premiums low for individual health plans. They could select people with no prior health problems, to limit the chances of getting stuck with big hospital bills. They could pare back ...
Protect health care for our seniorsLas Vegas Sun
Expert Panel Recommends Sweeping Changes To Doctor Training SystemKaiser Health News
Health law saves Ohioans $581M in drug costsDayton Daily News
Jackson Clarion Ledger -Marietta Daily Journal
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Health premiums soared, Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones says - Los Angeles Times

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Health premiums soared, Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones says
Los Angeles Times
The cost of health insurance for individuals skyrocketed this year in California, with some paying almost twice what they did last year, the state's insurance commissioner said. But Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones predicted that insurers will ease up ...
Jones: Fearful of voters, insurers will temper health rate hikesSacramento Bee
Report: Health premiums rose significantly in 2014KSBW The Central Coast
Report: Fresno health insurance premiums rose most in 2014Fresno Bee

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The Health Benefits of Trees - The Atlantic

The Atlantic

The Health Benefits of Trees
The Atlantic
It is becoming increasingly clear that trees help people live longer, healthier, happier lives—to the tune of $6.8 billion in averted health costs annually in the U.S., according to research published this week. And we're only beginning to understand ...

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As deficit looms, city workers may be asked to pay more of health - Houston Chronicle

Houston Chronicle

As deficit looms, city workers may be asked to pay more of health
Houston Chronicle
The cost of health care for Houston employees, which makes up roughly 10 percent of the general fund budget, has been a source of stress for city finance officials in recent years. Short-term spikes and dips in claims have prompted several changes to ...

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UCSF Medical Center, John Muir Health Collaborating to Develop New ... - UCSF News Services

UCSF Medical Center, John Muir Health Collaborating to Develop New ...
UCSF News Services
UCSF Medical Center and John Muir Health have signed a letter of intent to develop a company that will serve as the cornerstone of a Bay Area health care network intended to provide patients with high quality care and an exceptional experience at an ...
John Muir Health to partner with UCSF Medical Center to form new health care ...Contra Costa Times
UCSF, John Muir Health joint venture to broaden their health-care reachSan Francisco Business Times (blog)
UCSF joins with John Muir HealthSFGate (blog)

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Kurbo Health Raises $5.8 Million To Fight Childhood Obesity Via An App, Live ... - TechCrunch

VentureBeat

Kurbo Health Raises $5.8 Million To Fight Childhood Obesity Via An App, Live ...
TechCrunch
Kurbo Health, a mobile subscription service focused on fighting childhood obesity through the use of simple food diaries and live coaching, is today opening its doors to all families who want to sign up and try its weight loss program, initially ...
Kurbo Health, the mobile weight-loss service for kids, bulks up with $5.8M roundVentureBeat
Mobile-enabled weight loss company for kids Kurbo Health raises $5.8Mmobihealthnews
Kurbo Health raises $5.8mln Series A led by SigniaThomson Reuters' peHUB (press release)

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Zoe Saldana Poses Nude For Women's Health UK - Huffington Post

Us Magazine

Zoe Saldana Poses Nude For Women's Health UK
Huffington Post
Before rumors of her pregnancy surfaced this month, Zoe Saldana stripped down for the September 2014 issue of Women's Health UK. While Saldana has yet to confirm any reports, her cryptic interview with the magazine seems to hint at baby news.
Zoe Saldana Poses Naked in Women's Health UK: "My Body Is Changing"Us Magazine
Pic! Zoe Saldana Poses Naked for Women's Health UKExtra
Zoe Saldana Nude for Women's HealthCelebuzz

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De Blasio's Plans to Reduce Worker Health Costs Have a Carrot and a Stick - New York Times

New York Times

De Blasio's Plans to Reduce Worker Health Costs Have a Carrot and a Stick
New York Times
When Mayor Bill de Blasio announced his first labor agreements with New York City unions this spring, he was sharply criticized for granting long-awaited wage increases in exchange for promises of unspecified though sizable savings on health care ...


King County Public Health chief stepping down - The Seattle Times (blog)

King County Public Health chief stepping down
The Seattle Times (blog)
Dr. David Fleming, director and health officer for Public Health – Seattle & King County, has resigned, effective Aug. 11. In a statement, Fleming, 60, said his “personal plans and needs” don't allow him to make the long-term leadership commitment the ...


Grass-Fed Milk Is Taking Off With Health-Conscious Shoppers - Wall Street Journal

Wall Street Journal

Grass-Fed Milk Is Taking Off With Health-Conscious Shoppers
Wall Street Journal
Shoppers are flocking to premium products with a perceived or real health benefit. As traditional milk continues its decades-long sales slide, sales of organic and plant-based milks made from soy or almonds are rising. Organic macaroni-and-cheese in a ...

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