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Investment banking hard on the mind and body

Feb 15, 2012
New research shows that work 100+ hours a week as an investment banker -- or a lawyer or software engineer -- can be a big hazard.
Posted In: banking, Health

First Lady's 'Let's Move' program expands to military

Feb 10, 2012
Michelle Obama will announce a Pentagon venture to make the food offerings in the U.S. military more healthy. It’s the first change to military rations in 20 years.
Posted In: Food, Health, Let's Move, Michelle Obama, military

President Obama compromises on contraception

Feb 10, 2012
Under the new plan, even women who work for religious employers will have access to free birth control. It's all because of an insurance company workaround.
Posted In: Health, birth control

Rethinking hospital readmissions

Feb 7, 2012
Starting this fall, hospitals that readmit the same patients over and over in a short period of time will be fined. That has medical providers looking for better ways to keep people healthy when they're off hospital grounds.
Posted In: Health, health care, health care reform law

WellPoint announces plan to boost doctor pay

Jan 27, 2012
The health insurer WellPoint today announced a plan to pay primary care doctors as much as 10 percent more, with the hope of reducing the overall cost of health care.
Posted In: WellPoint, doctor, Health, health care

Former head of PIP arrested for faulty implants

Jan 26, 2012
The former head of the company PIP has been arrested for creating breast implants out of non-medical grade silicone.
Posted In: Health, Europe

French authorities investigate dangerous implants

Jan 26, 2012
France, where today authorities arrested the founder of a company that sold faulty breast implants to women all over the world.
Posted In: plastic surgery, Health, Europe

New school lunch guidelines set

Jan 26, 2012
Congress is still allowing French fries and pizza to count as vegetables, but what else is about to change on school lunch trays across America?
Posted In: School, school lunches, Health

USDA announces healthier school lunches

Jan 25, 2012
Fruits, vegetables and whole grains to replace high-fat, sodium-heavy menu items for American school kids.
Posted In: school lunches, Michelle Obama, USDA, Health

Is wine actually good for your health?

Jan 13, 2012
The unmasking of fraud by a leading researcher on the health benefits of wine has called into question the entire body of knowledge about the fermented grape.
Posted In: wine, Health

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