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Insurers Overspend Funds, Consumers Get Refunds

Posted On July 25, 2014

(Detroit, MI) -- Health insurance customers across the country might be due for millions in refunds. Under a little known provision of the Affordable Care Act, insurance companies that spend too much on overhead and not enough on healthcare services are required to give some of that money back to customers. This year, insurance companies…

Google Study Will Create Picture Of A Healthy Human Being

Posted On July 25, 2014

(Undated) -- The research arm of Google is launching an ambitious study focused on what a healthy human being should be. It's called the Baseline Study and will involve analyzing genetic and molecular information from thousands of study participants. Google will use its enormous computing power to identify patterns in the data that may help…

GlaxoSmithKline Seeks Approval Of 1st Malaria Vaccine

Posted On July 24, 2014

(Undated) -- British drugmaker GlaxoSmithKline is seeking approval for the world's first malaria vaccine. The drug would be used to immunize children against the often deadly disease. Malaria kills more than 600-thousand people a year, mostly babies in the poorest parts of sub-Saharan Africa. The British pharmaceutical giant says the shot's effectiveness would be evaluated…

Study Says Dogs Can Feel Jealousy

Posted On July 24, 2014

(Undated) -- A new study says dogs can feel jealousy, although at a more basic level than people do. Researchers at the University of California studied puppies that were confronted with rivals for their owners' attention, in the form of stuffed animals. Researchers found that the dogs engaged in what appeared to be jealous behaviors…

Uninsured Americans Decline By 10-Million

Posted On July 24, 2014

(Undated) -- More than ten-million Americans are no longer uninsured. A new study finds a ten-point-three million decline in the number of people who don't have health insurance. The study by the Harvard School of Public Health and the Department of Health and Human Services reports the biggest gains in health insurance coverage are among…

  • Pet Patrol

    2 Lost Cows

    Posted on July 30, 2014
    Location: Mt. Sinai, Indiana

    2 Lost Cows in the Mt. Sinai area. Male is…