| Jan 25, 2015
| 5:00 AM
Is the practice of mindfulness and meditation ultimately compatible with the cutthroat ethos of capitalism?
This is the question at the heart of David Gelles' intriguing, timely and enjoyable new book, "Mindful Work, How Meditation Is Changing...
| Jan 13, 2015
| 8:17 AM
Aetna Inc., the nation's third-largest health insurer, said it would increase its minimum wage to $16 an hour in April.
The move would boost the pay of about 5,700 workers according to the company.
The average minimum-wage employee will see a pay...
| Feb 1, 2015
| 5:00 AM
Buried in debt, Centinela hospital of Inglewood was on the verge of bankruptcy in 2007. It had lost $50 million in four years, and local officials worried that it might close — following the path of several other South Los Angeles hospitals.
| Dec 16, 2014
| 3:47 AM
Metro-North is on the verge of hiring a company to provide at-home sleep apnea tests for some of its 410 train engineers.
As a new precaution in 2015, the railroad plans to have its health services staff along with New Jersey-based Persante Health...
| Dec 18, 2014
| 8:21 AM
Connecticut started with an innovation, called the "Constitution State" because it formed a formal government with what some say is the first ever such charter – the Fundamental Orders – in the late 1630s.
As the "Provision State," it...
| Dec 18, 2014
| 3:27 PM
Health insurance giant Aetna Inc. is imposing excessive rate hikes on more than 5,000 small employers, according to California's insurance commissioner.
Commissioner Dave Jones lashed out Thursday at the third-largest U.S. health insurer for raising...
| Jan 10, 2015
| 11:59 AM
Palm Beach County residents don't need more reasons to boast.
But here's one to add to the pile: Health-insurance policies for individuals and families sold under the new Affordable Care Act regulations are in most cases priced lower in Palm Beach County...
| Dec 10, 2014
| 2:27 PM
Aetna Chairman and CEO Mark T. Bertolini is joining the board of directors for Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Co. of Springfield.
MassMutual announced three new board members Wednesday. All three will be up for re-election at the April 2015 annual...
| Dec 12, 2014
| 6:17 PM
The head of the financially troubled Waterbury Hospital said Friday that the organization was reserving all its options, including layoffs, to keep its doors open after Tenet Healthcare Corp. walked away from its deal to buy the hospital.
| Dec 23, 2014
| 2:09 PM
A consumer organization and an anonymous HIV/AIDS patient are suing Aetna in federal court, claiming the insurer discriminates against people with HIV/AIDS by requiring them to buy medications through the mail starting Jan. 1.
The plaintiffs say the...
| Dec 28, 2014
| 5:05 AM
The software and Internet explosion in Silicon Valley was still years away when Sukhminder Grewal worked there as a nuclear engineer for General Electric in the '80s.
But when Yale School of Medicine recruited Grewal's wife, a post-doctoral immunologist...