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  • New law's health insurance regulations could mean rebates for consumers

    New law's health insurance regulations could mean rebates for consumers
    Millions of Americans might be eligible for rebates starting in 2012 under regulations released Monday detailing the health care law?s requirement that insurers spend at least 80 percent of their revenue on direct medical care. Insurance plans covering...
  • Medicare's policy on therapy comes under attack

    Medicare's policy on therapy comes under attack
    The federal government is illegally denying thousands of chronically ill Americans needed therapies and medical services, five national organizations charged Tuesday in a lawsuit filed in U.S. District Court in Vermont. The class action lawsuit is the...
  • Some states have options to help consumers find health coverage

    Some states have options to help consumers find health coverage
    A reader asks: Are there other health insurance options besides high-risk pools for people who can't get coverage in the individual market because of a preexisting condition? The answer: It depends on where you live. Under the current health insurance...
  • Steaming and boiling face off in annual crab cook-off

    Steaming and boiling face off in annual crab cook-off
    Along most of America's coastline, crustaceans get boiled. Sometimes in plain old Yankee water. Sometimes in spicy Cajun stock. Whatever the liquid, there's a whole pot of it bubbling away. Whatever the seafood — Maine lobster, Carolina blue crab,...
  • Food fights: Locavores, conventional food fans battle over benefits

    Food fights: Locavores, conventional food fans battle over benefits
    Thomas Stern is an unabashed locavore, buying everything from beets and basil to lamb and legumes from nearby producers. "Things like salt and oils are a little harder to source," the 23-year-old Evanstonian said at a farmers market recently. "But I'd...
  • Top weekly dining specials

    Top weekly dining specials
    From the Dining@Large blog: I took your suggestions for Top 10 weekly dining specials, threw in a few of mine, and sorted them by day of the week. I confirmed them all the best I could, by visiting the establishments websites. When I found other weekly...
  • Presidential candidates off to slower fundraising start

    Presidential candidates off to slower fundraising start
    The deadline for filing presidential fundraising reports closed Thursday, with officials from nearly every campaign predicting a relatively low dollar total compared with the historic highs at this time in the 2008 cycle. Campaign aides engaged in the...
  • Book review: 'Decision Points' by George W. Bush

    Book review: 'Decision Points' by George W. Bush
    The first great American autobiographies both appeared in the 19th century, were born of conflict and written by public men — "The Life and Times of Frederick Douglass" and "The Personal Memoirs of Ulysses S. Grant." Since then, what we might...
  • Dining: Cafe Gratitude in L.A., for the vegan Stuart Smalleys of the world

    Dining: Cafe Gratitude in L.A., for the vegan Stuart Smalleys of the world
    Written on the mirror of the women's bathroom at Café Gratitude, a new raw and vegan restaurant, are the words, "I adore myself and everyone else." The sentiment is part of the positivity campaign that the restaurant has been waging since opening on...
  • The Review: Son of a Gun on 3rd Street

    The Review: Son of a Gun on 3rd Street
    Third Street is on its way to becoming the latest restaurant row with a slew of openings slated for the next few months. Already open, a second restaurant from Jon Shook and Vinny Dotolo of Animal in the old Cynthia's space just east of Orlando Avenue....
  • Life is good for Gluten-Free Girl

    Life is good for Gluten-Free Girl
    The long narrow plate arrived at her table, and, like any good food blogger, Shauna James Ahern paused to take it all in: roasted red piquillo peppers — plump with a lentil stuffing — alongside graceful strands of quick-pickled green beans and...