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Employers might dump insurance

Jun 8, 2011
A new study says many employers would stop offering workers health coverage under reform.
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Report: One-third of employers will drop health coverage in 2014

Jun 8, 2011
A report by McKinsey & Co. finds that 30 percent of employers say they will stop offering health insurance in 2014, when much of the Obama administration's heath care overhaul takes effect.
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How fake blood and medical dummies could save billions

Jun 7, 2011
The medical simulation industry has exploded in recent years, and that could cut down on errors by doctors and nurses.
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European E. coli outbreak mishandled

Jun 7, 2011
As the European Union prepares to host an emergency meeting concerning the outbreak of E. coli, Michael Osterholm from the University of Minnesota explains the current investigation, and compares Europe's situation to past U.S. outbreaks.
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EU to hold emergency summit to discuss E. coli outbreak

Jun 7, 2011
Health officials throughout Europe continue to hunt for the origin of the deadly E. coli outbreak after early tests failed to identify German bean spouts as the source.
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Well-established hospitals spread infections

Jun 7, 2011
Consumer Reports says more well-known teaching hospitals spread infection than you might think.
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Price chop for vaccines for world's poor

Jun 6, 2011
Western pharmaceutical companies cut prices after UNICEF publicizes what they charge for life-saving vaccines.
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A social network to help you find all the sickos

Jun 1, 2011
You know, people with colds or the flu or something. The startup is called Sickweather and it will mine data from Twitter, Facebook and people who...
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WHO says cell phones are 'possibly carcinogenic'

Jun 1, 2011
The World Health Organization says mobile phone use might increase the risks of certain types of brain tumors, especially in children and teenagers.
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Remember sunscreen -- and your health insurance

May 27, 2011
The White House is reaching out to young adults to make sure as many 20-somethings get health insurance as possible.
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