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  • Anthem's tip for better health: Try this ice cream

    Anthem's tip for better health: Try this ice cream
    Anthem Blue Cross wants people to eat better. And to help its members make more healthful food choices, the insurance giant is sending out money-saving coupons. For ice cream. And processed sandwich meat. And mayonnaise. And canned vegetables. And,...
  • Fruitful news from tart cherry studies

    Fruitful news from tart cherry studies
    Take two slices of cherry pie and call me in the morning. OK. That's not quite the advice doctors are wont to give. But it might make at least a sliver of sense. Cherry pie contains the same sort of anti-inflammatory compounds as aspirin and other non-...
  • Cravings could be defeated with two little words

    Cravings could be defeated with two little words
    Why is it that we crave chocolate chip cookies rather than chard? Or bread instead of broccoli? Take heart: It's biological. "Our attraction to sweets — and salt, carbohydrates and fat — is hard-wired from the Stone Age," says Dr. David Katz,...
  • Robby Benson opens up about his heart in many ways in iBook

    Robby Benson opens up about his heart in many ways in iBook
    "I have eclectic fans because I've had a very eclectic career. When someone comes up to me, they may be from the days of 'The Chosen'; it may be completely from Broadway," says actor Robby Benson. "So I'm never sure what might surprise them the most....
  • New Yorkers turn out to argue against, and for, sugary soda limit

    New Yorkers turn out to argue against, and for, sugary soda limit
    NEW YORK -- It’s not often that a Twinkie earns a bit of praise from a nutrition expert, or that a hefty elected official confesses his food vices before a room packed with spectators and the media. But nothing was routine as New York’s Board...
  • Breastfeeding gets a boost

    Breastfeeding gets a boost
    Almost half of all babies born in the United States -- 47.2% to be exact -- are still breastfeeding at 6 months, and the rate at which mothers are initiating breastfeeding of their newborns has had its highest jump in a decade, the Centers for Disease...
  • No on Prop. 29

    No on Prop. 29
    What's to like about taxes? Most people view them at best as a necessary evil to help pay for robust government services — a public benefit. But cigarette taxes are an anomaly. In their case, the tax itself is a public benefit. Proposition 29, which...
  • Khmer Rouge leader dies, eluding war crimes verdict

    Khmer Rouge leader dies, eluding war crimes verdict
    NEW DELHI -- The death Thursday of one of the last senior leaders of Cambodia’s brutal Khmer Rouge regime before his trial concluded underscores flaws in the war-crimes tribunal process that threaten to undermine the pursuit of global justice,...
  • Anthem halts plan to require some drug purchases by mail

    Anthem Blue Cross is backing off a decision to require some policyholders to buy their prescription drugs from a single mail-order pharmacy — a requirement that the California attorney general's office said may be illegal. Anthem, California's...
  • Heart Attack Grill's unofficial spokesman dies of heart attack

    Heart Attack Grill's unofficial spokesman dies of heart attack
    Irony is the main entrée in the news this week: An unofficial spokesman for the Heart Attack Grill in Las Vegas died of a heart attack Monday. John Alleman, 52, who scoffed at healthy heart warnings by waving in customers outside the downtown eatery while...
  • Anthem's mail-order policy may have crossed a legal line

    Anthem's mail-order policy may have crossed a legal line
    Anthem Blue Cross may be breaking California law by requiring some policyholders to buy their prescription drugs from a single mail-order pharmacy, according to the state attorney general's office. Anthem, the state's largest for-profit health insurer,...