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  • Cigna Agreement For Pharmacy Benefits Management Expected To Save Millions Annually

    Cigna Corp. announced late Monday it has a new 10-year agreement with Catamaran, a company that buys prescription drugs in bulk and provides technological advantages to manage drug inventories for the health insurer. The arrangement builds on an...
  • Life Skill #31: Visiting the doctor

    Life Skill #31: Visiting the doctor
    An apple a day won't keep the doctor away forever. Sooner or later, you'll need to make an appointment. There are ways to make that visit flow smoothly. Fact is, life is moving at a fast pace for everyone, including physicians. When Dr. Paul Griner...
  • Adequate public facilities law leaves a lot to be desired [Editorial]

    Two projects in rather close proximity to each other are getting a lot of attention from the people who live near where they're proposed. While both have the potential to result in similar kinds of traffic problems, one is in keeping with laws already...
  • Statins may reduce benefits of exercise

    Statins may reduce benefits of exercise
    Millions of people take statin drugs to lower their cholesterol. But the medications may also interfere with the positive effects of exercise in some patients, according to a small study published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology....
  • Music device doesn't drop diabetics' blood pressure

    Music device doesn't drop diabetics' blood pressure
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - A device that plays a melody in an attempt to slow people's breathing didn't lower the blood pressure of people with diabetes, according to a new study. "Given the results and the studies available, you can conclude that there...
  • Moby takes sober look at his life as a musician

    Moby takes sober look at his life as a musician
    "In a perfect world, I would be 6-foot-3 and have a perfect head of hair and look like Orlando Bloom," says electronic superstar Moby, who does not. Moby, born Richard Melville Hall, is on the phone to promote this weekend's Spring Awakening electronic...
  • Researchers hail Supreme Court decision on gene patent

    Researchers hail Supreme Court decision on gene patent
    The U.S. Supreme Court decision that Myriad Genetics cannot patent two genes linked to ovarian and breast cancer came as welcome relief to researchers whose work on BRCA1 and BRCA2 genes had been thwarted by legal challenges from the company. But...
  • FloriDUH: Man tried smuggling coke into jail using the old toe trick

    FloriDUH: Man tried smuggling coke into jail using the old toe trick
    Some folks just can 'toe' the line. When Martin Perez, 33, was taken to a Fort Pierce pokey on a battery charge, deputies found a bag of white powder between his toes -- afte he had denied he had had any contraband on his person, reports Will Greenlee...
  • Conniving Legislators Sneaked Keno Into Law

    Can we talk about keno? I can't tell whether I'm just getting older and crankier or whether this is the most lowdown, sneaky, thief-in-the-night edition of the General Assembly I've ever seen. The Democrats who run the joint lost a seat this week in a...
  • Bad news on red meat: Eating more is linked to diabetes risk

    Bad news on red meat: Eating more is linked to diabetes risk
    Nutritionists known for issuing warnings about the health risks of eating red meat reiterated their message this week, confirming a link between red meat consumption and Type 2 diabetes -- and showing, in a new follow-up study, that the association...
  • NASA's new astronauts: Will these men and women fly to Mars?

    NASA's new astronauts: Will these men and women fly to Mars?
    It’s been two years since NASA’s space shuttle program came to an end, but thousands of Americans still dream of becoming astronauts. Eight of them – four men and four women – were introduced Monday as NASA’s astronaut...