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  • Health Care Cost Should Be Clear In Advance

    Health Care Cost Should Be Clear In Advance
    Many readers may be familiar with the story last year about a patient who received a bill for $117,000 from a doctor who had assisted in his surgery. This assistant surgeon — totally unknown to the patient — was not in the network of providers recognized by the patient's insurer, so the patient got stuck with the bill.
  • Paralyzed Boca Raton surfer is 'ambassador' for Red Bull run

    Paralyzed Boca Raton surfer is 'ambassador' for Red Bull run
    Three years ago, spinal cord research in Kentucky was the farthest thing from Brooke Thabit's mind. But on Labor Day 2012, she dove from a Jupiter dock into shallow water and crushed the C-4 and C-5 vertebrae, leaving her paralyzed. That's "paralyzed,"...

    New drugs effective at treating hepatitis C, but at a price

    Rhode Island Department of Corrections officials say that new drugs are effective at treating hepatitis C. But their steep price has made it difficult to decide when to treat inmates and how to pay for their care. The Providence Journal reports (http://...

    Limit College Applications And Save On Stress

    Limit College Applications And Save On Stress
    As the father of a high school senior who suffered this spring through the angst of waiting for college acceptance notices at a time when some top schools reject more than 90 percent of applicants, I have a simple suggestion to reduce some of the...

    European physicist discusses Higgs boson at Brown University

    The historic 2012 discovery of the Higgs boson particle and the particle accelerator that detected it are getting scientists closer to understanding the creation of the universe, the head of the European Organization for Nuclear Research said Monday....