Jan 312014
 
Health care insurer rebrands itself as Fallon Health, launches new ad campaign
Boston.com
Fallon Community Health Plan, the Worcester-based health care insurer, said it is shortening its name to Fallon Health and launching a new ad campaign as part of a rebranding effort. The new advertising campaign is Fallon Health's first work from 
FCHP becomes Fallon HealthWorcester Telegram

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Jan 312014
 
California Flu Deaths on the Rise: State Health Officials
KTLA
The number of confirmed influenza deaths in California has hit 147, an increase of 52 from a week ago, according to the latest figures released Friday by the California Department of Public Health. flu shot. A nurse practitioner prepares an influenza shot.
Health Officials: Oregon Flu Season Winding DownOPB News
Eighth flu-related death reported in Tarrant CountyFort Worth Star Telegram
National Institutes of Health paying volunteers for H1N1 flu studyWSMV Nashville
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Jan 312014
 
First medical marijuana dispensary licenses awarded in Massachusetts
Boston.com (blog)
After much anticipation, state health officials Friday revealed the names of the companies that will receive the first 20 licenses to open medical marijuana dispensaries in Massachusetts, although it will likely be summertime before any open their

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Detroit retirees and city reach settlement on health care cuts
Detroit Free Press
The coalition representing 24,000 Detroit retirees — made up of a court-sanctioned retiree committee, a chapter of the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees and others — filed its second lawsuit over health benefits Jan. 9 when
Detroit and retirees reach health coverage dealNBCNews.com
Detroit reaches deal on retiree health careCNN
Detroit retiree health care deal reachedThe Detroit News
MyFox Detroit -Bloomberg
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Jan 312014
 

Yahoo News
Two Obamacare exchanges see more health insurer competition
Yahoo News
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – At least two U.S. states running their own Obamacare health insurance exchanges expect new insurers to enter their marketplaces and bolster competition in 2015, officials said on Friday. Kynect, which is Kentucky's marketplace, 
Nearly half of Kentuckians view ACA unfavorably, survey saysThe Courier-Journal (blog)

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Jan 312014
 
Kaleida Health CEO resigns, interim named
WIVB
There is a major shake up at the largest health care provider in western New York. Kaleida Health and Great Lakes Health Systems President and CEO James Kaskie has stepped down from his leadership position in both organizations. CEO of Erie County 
NY's Kaleida Health removes chief in shakeupMiamiHerald.com
16 Hospital and Health System Executive MovesBecker’s Hospital Review

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Jan 312014
 

CNN
6 healthy Super Bowl snacks
CNN
(upwave.com) — For one day a year, nearly everyone becomes a football fan. Whether the Super Bowl's draw is the halftime show, the commercials or the game itself doesn't really matter: Party snacks are the true common denominator. The problem for 

Jan 312014
 

Last year, the Health Care Select Sector SPDR (NYSEArca: XLV) gained 41.4%, a performance that was good enough to make it the third-best of the nine sector SPDR ETFs. With a run like that, XLV may not …

Jan 312014
 

Fallon Community Health Plan, the Worcester-based health care insurer, said it is shortening its name to Fallon Health and launching a new ad campaign as part of a rebranding effort. The new campaign is Fallon Health’s first work from DeVito/Verdi, the New York ad agency it recently hired. The campaign, which focuses on Fallon Health’s insurance and senior care solutions, is made up of TV, print …