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No deal: CHI Health goes 'out-of-network' for BCBS Nebraska members - KETV Omaha

No deal: CHI Health goes 'out-of-network' for BCBS Nebraska members
KETV Omaha
Some, such as Susan Odom, find themselves in the middle of health care confusion. Odom is pregnant and has been with the same Ob/Gyn for five years. Her current coverage under Blue Cross California requires she either pay out of pocket or go elsewhere.
No talks set as CHI Health-Blue Cross pact expiresBelleville News Democrat
Contract Between CHI Health, BCBS Expires1011now

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High Health Plan Deductibles Weigh Down More Employees - New York Times

New York Times

High Health Plan Deductibles Weigh Down More Employees
New York Times
Next year, nearly a third of large employers will offer only high-deductible plans — up from 22 percent in 2014 and 10 percent in 2010, according to a study by the National Business Group on Health, which included 136 large companies that collectively ...


What Happens When Health Plans Compete - New York Times

What Happens When Health Plans Compete
New York Times
The University of Pennsylvania health economist Robert Town, co-author of a comprehensive review of competition in health care markets, thinks that insurers are being drawn to exchanges by favorable market conditions: “The increase is being driven, ...


Family Worries About Detained Missionary's Health - ABC News

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Family Worries About Detained Missionary's Health
ABC News
The sister of an American missionary held for nearly two years in North Korea said Monday that she is worried about the health and well-being of Kenneth Bae, who's isolated in a labor camp and suffers from severe back pain. In a statement released ...
Americans detained in North Korea call for US help; Bae says health deterioratingFox News
Kenneth Bae's sister: CNN interview shows his deteriorating healthThe Seattle Times (blog)

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The Health Claims Of E-Cigarettes Are Going Up In Smoke - Forbes

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The Health Claims Of E-Cigarettes Are Going Up In Smoke
Forbes
The sales pitch of electronic cigarette manufacturers seemed too good to be true. Could nicotine addicts around the world really get their fix whilst dodging the health risks of puffing away on cancer sticks? Sadly for smokers and “vapers”, the answer ...

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Weight-loss program rewires brain to crave healthy food, scans show - Today.com

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Weight-loss program rewires brain to crave healthy food, scans show
Today.com
But a new study shows it may be possible to eliminate junk food cravings after six months of healthy eating. “Most of America has problems controlling their food,” says Susan Roberts, senior scientist at the USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on ...
Train your brain to crave healthy foodWDIV Detroit

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New health care model tested in Burlington - BurlingtonFreePress.com

New health care model tested in Burlington
BurlingtonFreePress.com
That's unusual enough, but even more so is that this clinic has an educational side as well: the seven primary care-givers are all faculty members at the University of Vermont College of Nursing and Health Sciences. Appletree Bay Primary Care opened Aug.


Obamacare advocates target Hispanics in health care enrollment push - Washington Times

Washington Times

Obamacare advocates target Hispanics in health care enrollment push
Washington Times
This screenshot made Nov. 26, 2013, shows the Department of Health and Human Services' web page for the Spanish language version HealthCare.gov. The nation's largest minority group risks being left behind by President Barack Obama's health care ...


Medical identity theft: How the health care industry is failing us - Fortune

Medical identity theft: How the health care industry is failing us
Fortune
In 2013, the health care industry experienced more data breaches than it ever had before, accounting for 44% of all breaches, according to the Identity Theft Resource Center. It was the first time that the medical industry surpassed all others, and ...

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Editorial: Can rising health care costs be contained? - Dallas Morning News

Dallas Morning News

Editorial: Can rising health care costs be contained?
Dallas Morning News
The cost of health care just goes up and up, right? It probably costs you more every year, and it probably costs your employer more every year. Well, that's not true for everybody. Baylor, Scott & White Health looked at the bottom line of its employee ...