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check on health insurance rates Articles

School Board insurance rates hiked (Opelousas Daily World)
There is no getting around it. St. Landry Parish School Board employees will pay more this year for health insurance, and, as a result, some may have to go without medical coverage.

Homeowners need to keep insurance up-to-date (The Times)
"Many people, if something changes -- if they remodel or something -- they''re not necessarily going to tell their insurance company about it. It might be advantageous to let their insurance company know if they''ve changed something to protect the house."

Bleak future for kids Inactivity, bad diet fuel soaring diabetes, obesity rates (L.A. Daily News)
Today''s youths face a daunting future. Collectively, they are set to become the first generation of Americans to have a shorter life span than their parents.

Practice Prevention (RedNova)
At my last annual physical, I told my doctor, "I''m 61 years old and it''s time for me to have a colonoscopy." Believe it or not, I have never had one! I have had the simple fecal occult blood test (FOBT) each year, but I''ve always known I needed a baseline colonoscopy - especially since I have been employed by UOA for over three years! Take Charge I''m surprised my doctor never suggested it, but he

Employers, beware of health insurance scams (Westchester County Business Journal)
According to a 2004 U.S. Govern-ment Accountability Office (GAO) study, some 15,000 employers fell victim to health insurance scams between 2000 and 2002. The scam artists, who target mostly small and medium-sized companies, collect premiums and may even pay some claims before simply disappearing, leaving employees with uncovered medical bills and employers to deal with the wreckage in their

WellPoint''s 1st-Qtr Profit More Than Doubles on New Customers (Bloomberg.com)
U.S. April 27 (Bloomberg) -- WellPoint Inc., the largest U.S. health insurer, said first-quarter profit more than doubled because of customers gained in the November acquisition that formed the company.

Legislative candidates respond to issues questions (Rapid City Journal)
Voters statewide will elect senators and representatives to the South Dakota Legislature in their respective districts. Each of South Dakota''s 35 legislative districts elects one senator and two at-large House members, except for District 28 in northwestern South Dakota.

Selectmen hopefuls argue over issues (Old Colony Memorial)
PLYMOUTH (Apr 30) - Six candidates for selectmen participated in an open forum in the MPG Newspapers newsroom Monday night. The candidates were encouraged to interact in a free discussion of suggested topics. They were told the conversation would be published in its entirety.

A fair for your health (The Nassau Guardian)
Resolutely settled into the hot, sticky afternoon hours on Monday of last week, most of the vendors at the Clico Bahamas Ltd (formerly British Fidelity) ''Wellness Awareness Health Fair'' watched their lines trickle to an occasional drip.

Classifieds (Sag Harbor Express)
Click here to place a classified ad in our printed and online editions. OUR SINCERE THANKS to the fabulous Dockside Restaurant, our generous local merchants, and the fun-loving crowd who made our Silent Auction a huge success.