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CFOs Seek to Avoid Bite of Health Law's 'Cadillac Tax' - Wall Street Journal

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CFOs Seek to Avoid Bite of Health Law's 'Cadillac Tax'
Wall Street Journal
Finance chiefs grappling with rising health-care costs face a new dilemma: how to avoid paying hefty taxes on generous employee health-care plans. The Affordable Care Act calls for an excise tax on high-cost health plans, starting in 2018. The tax is ...

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Why Regular Retirement Saving Can Improve Your Health - TIME

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Why Regular Retirement Saving Can Improve Your Health
TIME
People who save money out of habit are more confident about retirement and better prepared financially, as you might expect. But there's a sleeper benefit, new research shows. Consistent savers also are in better health—no small matter as longevity ...

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Delayed Umbilical Cord Clamping May Benefit Children Years Later - NPR

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Delayed Umbilical Cord Clamping May Benefit Children Years Later
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It is unclear whether the practice could harm infants' health. Some studies have found a higher risk of jaundice, a buildup of bilirubin in the blood from the breakdown of red blood cells. Jaundice is treated with blue light therapy and rarely has ...
Delay in Cutting Cord at Birth Improves Skills LaterYouth Health Magzine

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U. of Michigan student wins national mental health award - USA TODAY College

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U. of Michigan student wins national mental health award
USA TODAY College
Last week, Sonia Doshi, a junior in the University of Michigan's School of Information, was named the winner of The JED Foundation's 2015 Jerry Greenspan Student Voice for Mental Health Award. According to The JED Foundation's website, the award is ...
'Mental Health Walk' this SaturdayDaily Journal Online
May Is Mental Health Awareness Month -- Here's Why Companies Should CareHuffington Post
HR Commission promotes mental health treatment, crisis hotlineCecil Whig
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Beacon Health Systems affected by security breach - WTHR

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Beacon Health Systems affected by security breach
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Beacon Health System says that patient information was put at risk when the South Bend company was the subject of a security breach that gave unauthorized individuals access to employee email. Beacon says in news release that it discovered the breach ...
Beacon Health System alerting patients of security breachWNDU-TV
Beacon Health victim of cyber attack, patient information exposedSouth Bend Tribune
Beacon Health says security breach possibly exposed patient infoWSBT-TV

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UN health agency governing body ends session agreeing 'landmark' reforms on ... - UN News Centre

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UN health agency governing body ends session agreeing 'landmark' reforms on ...
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26 May 2015 – The World Health Assembly wrapped up its work today after giving the greenlight for the United Nations World Health Organization (WHO) to reform its emergency and response capacity to better tackle future disease outbreaks like Ebola, and ...
WHO will lead and who will pay? The World Health Organization, Ebola and the ...PLoS Blogs (blog)
World Health Assembly ends after key decisions on health issuesDaily News & Analysis

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Novartis digs into health tech with bet on 'robotic pill' - Reuters

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Novartis digs into health tech with bet on 'robotic pill'
Reuters
Novartis Chief Executive Joe Jimenez told Reuters last November that health tech was a growing focus for his group. It is already involved in another high-tech pill technology through an agreement with Proteus Digital Health to develop tablets ...

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Four Words That Imperil Health Care Law Were All a Mistake, Writers Now Say - New York Times

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Four Words That Imperil Health Care Law Were All a Mistake, Writers Now Say
New York Times
Who wrote them, and why? Were they really intended, as the plaintiffs in King v. Burwell claim, to make the tax subsidies in the law available only in states that established their own health insurance marketplaces, and not in the three dozen states ...

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Health Insurance Card Bill Clears Senate - Texas Tribune

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Health Insurance Card Bill Clears Senate
Texas Tribune
House Bill 1514, which would add a special label to the health insurance cards of people purchasing health plans on the exchange created by the Affordable Care Act, passed the Texas Senate late Tuesday evening. The bill, which passed the House earlier ...

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Health Costs Hinge on Supreme Court Ruling - Wall Street Journal

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Health Costs Hinge on Supreme Court Ruling
Wall Street Journal
After the Affordable Care Act kicked in, Michael Kole's monthly health-insurance premium to cover himself and his family grew to $848 from $513. Like others, he wasn't happy about it. “It's taking a lot out of pocket,” he said. The 52-year-old sales ...
ObamaCare fallout? Supreme Court ruling sets up potential Obama, GOP battleFox News
'Ugly' Potential Fallout From Supreme Court Health Care CaseHuffington Post
Ruling may gut 'Obamacare,' but Republicans would feel the heat if millions ...Minneapolis Star Tribune

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