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  • Insurers under fire as Obamacare kicks in

    Obamacare's biggest problem isn't the troubled HealthCare.gov website anymore. Consumers are easing up on criticism of government exchanges and turning their frustration and fury toward some of the nation's biggest health insurers. All too often, new...
  • Crack-smoking Toronto mayor reportedly offered porn deal

    Crack-smoking Toronto mayor reportedly offered porn deal
    The craziness that is the Rob Ford saga continues. The Toronto mayor, who made worldwide headlines after his crack cocaine scandal, has reportedly been offered a porn deal. TMZ reported that Vivid Radio is making an offer to Ford to star in his own...
  • 'Breaking Bad' meth lab toy set sparks outrage

    Looking for the perfect Christmas gift for little Johnny or Susie? How about a "Breaking Bad" meth lab toy set? No, I'm not joking. It's astounding that anyone -- even the rabid "Breaking Bad" fans who live for Sundays to see what will happen to...
  • Generic drug industry needs to stand up for patient safety

    The Generic Pharmaceutical Assn. says a proposed federal regulation that would allow makers of generic drugs to inform people about all known health risks would create "dangerous confusion" and have "harmful consequences for patients." And why would...
  • Prioritize university research [Commentary]

    Prioritize university research [Commentary]
    If you Googled something today, you experienced university research in action. In the mid-1990s, Sergey Brin and Larry Page, then doctoral students at Stanford, developed the algorithms that developed into their ubiquitous search engine. Likewise,...
  • Go Away With ... Gary Forbes

    Go Away With ... Gary Forbes
    Born in Colon, Panama, and raised in Brooklyn, N.Y., Gary Forbes had basketball on his mind when he was growing up. When he discovered he had Type 1 diabetes, he worried that it would derail his NBA plans. But, with the help of his diabetic father, he...
  • Go Away With ... David Tutera

    Go Away With ... David Tutera
    After making a name for himself on WE tv's "My Fair Wedding," celebrity wedding planner David Tutera's back with another reality series on the cable network: "David Tutera: Unveiled." An avid traveler, Tutera says, "My travels have always been an...
  • Preparing for your European adventure

    Going to Europe is exciting, but it can be stressful, too. By arranging a few things while you're still at home, you'll greatly increase your chances of having a smooth, enjoyable European vacation. Check your passport. Is it due to expire soon? You...
  • From 'Hotel Impossible,' five tips for avoiding lodging disaster

    From 'Hotel Impossible,' five tips for avoiding lodging disaster
    Anthony Melchiorri, sporting an immaculate blue suit and moving at Manhattan velocity, took a seat in a dismal bedroom near the back of a dreary little Hollywood hotel. Just behind him, the plastic heater/air-conditioning unit, ancient and partly melted,...
  • Monday Morning Reads: Prisons, health care and property insurance

    TALLAHASSEE -- Good morning and happy Wednesday. Here's what we're reading this morning.   * The Sun Sentinel reports that Broward County is defying the governor and letting navigators help sign people up for health care.  The Sun Sentinel also...
  • Mayo Clinic Medical Edge: Research examines use of viruses to fight cancer

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I've read that someday it may be possible for doctors to use viruses to cure cancer. How does it work? What types of cancer could it affect? ANSWER: A considerable amount of research is currently underway that's examining the use of...