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  • Author looks at how meditation is changing corporate America

    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...
  • Health insurance giant Aetna to boost minimum wage to $16

    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...
  • Hospital chain Prime Healthcare faces a fight to grow

     Hospital chain Prime Healthcare faces a fight to grow
    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. But...
  • Metro-North Reaches Plan To Spot Apnea In Engineers

    Metro-North Reaches Plan To Spot Apnea In Engineers
    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...
  • Connecticut's Nicknames Evidence Of Early Inventive Spirit: A Chronology

    Connecticut's Nicknames Evidence Of Early Inventive Spirit: A Chronology
    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...
  • Aetna rate hike excessive, California insurance commissioner says

    Aetna rate hike excessive, California insurance commissioner says
    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...
  • On open market, Palm Beach County health insurance prices among lowest in state

    On open market, Palm Beach County health insurance prices among lowest in state
    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...
  • Aetna CEO Mark T. Bertolini Joins MassMutual's Board Of Directors

    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...
  • Waterbury Hospital Could See Layoffs, Reduced Services After Tenet Deal

    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. Darlene...
  • Lawsuit: Aetna Drug Policy Discriminates Against HIV/AIDS Patients

    Lawsuit: Aetna Drug Policy Discriminates Against HIV/AIDS Patients
    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...
  • Part 7: Growing Technology In Many Directions

    Part 7: Growing Technology In Many Directions
    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...