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  • Our say: More screening a tool to fight lung cancer

    Our say: More screening a tool to fight lung cancer
    Lung cancer screening, like other types of screening for cancer, hasn't been perfected. Some in the medical profession are worried increased testing means more false positives — detection of noncancerous abnormalities or cancers that will never grow...
  • New study gives more evidence of Obamacare gains for millions

    As congressional Republicans move toward another vote on repealing the Affordable Care Act, new evidence was published Wednesday about the dramatic expansion of insurance coverage made possible by the law. Nearly 17 million more people in the U.S. have...
  • Prudential Financial Reports Sharp Rise In Quarterly Earnings

    Prudential Financial reported strong growth in first-quarter earnings on Wednesday. Net income attributable to Prudential Financial for the quarter was $2.04 billion, or $4.37 per share, compared to $1.23 billion, or $2.59 per share, during the same...
  • Alexion To Pay $8.4 Billion For Synageva

    Alexion To Pay $8.4 Billion For Synageva
    Alexion Pharmaceuticals Inc. of Cheshire will pay a huge premium to buy Synageva BioPharma Corp. in an $8.4 billion deal for a rare disease treatment maker that lost nearly $60 million in the first quarter and has no products on the market. Alexion made...
  • Around South County: South county artists put on a show at Homestead Gardens

    Around South County: South county artists put on a show at Homestead Gardens
    The artists of the Muddy Creek Artists Guild will hold their seventh annual "Artists On the Half-Shell" Spring Art Show and Sale from May 28 to 31 at Homestead Gardens, 743 W. Central Ave., Davidsonville. This is the first time the guild has shown at...
  • Three arrested in Lauderdale-by-the-Sea staged-crash scam

    Three arrested in Lauderdale-by-the-Sea staged-crash scam
    Three Broward men have been charged with staging a Lauderdale-by-the-Sea car crash, recruiting and paying people to feign injuries and undergo sham therapy, authorities announced Wednesday. Ronie Petidos, 34, of Coral Springs, Patrick Logene, 39, of Fort...
  • MetLife Reports Strong First Quarter Earnings

    MetLife, the nation's largest life insurer, reported first-quarter earnings that beat analysts' expectations. Net income for the quarter was $2.13 billion, or $1.87 per share, up from $1.3 billion or $1.14 per share, during the same period a year...
  • Alexion Pharma to pay $8.4 billion for Synageva BioPharma

    Alexion Pharmaceuticals will pay a huge premium to buy Synageva BioPharma in an $8.4-billion deal for a rare disease treatment maker that lost nearly $60 million in the first quarter and has no products on the market. Alexion made the deal, announced...
  • Auto Importer Sues Travelers Over Sandy Claims

    Auto Importer Sues Travelers Over Sandy Claims
    A major automobile importer that suffered severe damage when storm Sandy swept over New Jersey ports in October 2012 has accused The Travelers Indemnity Co. of Hartford of refusing to pay "large portions" of its claims. A lawsuit filed by FAPS Inc.,...
  • Your health insurer won't pay? Try, try again!

    When you're dealing with a medical condition or disease, you want to find the best treatment without a lot of hassle from your insurer. But insurers may deny coverage for the specialist your doctor recommended, or send you a bill for care you thought...
  • Allstate raising auto rates in Illinois by average 3 percent

    Allstate raising auto rates in Illinois by average 3 percent
    Allstate plans to raise its car insurance rates by an average of about 3 percent in Illinois effective June 4. The Northbrook-based insurer disclosed its plans in a filing Tuesday with the state's insurance department. "Some auto customers in Illinois...