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  • Worker hurt in Wyoming natural gas tank blast dies Wednesday, 24 Sep 2014 | 7:05 AM ET

    SALT LAKE CITY— One of four men injured in a blast at a western Wyoming natural gas storage tank has died, a Salt Lake City hospital official confirmed Wednesday. Marissa Villasenor, a spokeswoman for the University of Utah Hospital, said the worker injured in Tuesday's explosion died overnight at the hospital's burn unit.

  • INSIGHT-US hospitals unprepared to handle Ebola waste Wednesday, 24 Sep 2014 | 1:00 AM ET

    CHICAGO, Sept 24- U.S. hospitals may be unprepared to safely dispose of the infectious waste generated by any Ebola virus disease patient to arrive unannounced in the country, potentially putting the wider community at risk, biosafety experts said.

  • Final Glance: Managed Care companies Tuesday, 23 Sep 2014 | 6:03 PM ET

    Cigna Corp. fell $1.72 or 1.8 percent, to $92.98. Humana Inc. fell $2.43 or 1.8 percent, to $132.35. UnitedHealth Group fell $1.18 or 1.3 percent, to $86.59.

  • Midday Glance: Managed Care companies Tuesday, 23 Sep 2014 | 1:20 PM ET

    Cigna Corp. fell $1.02 or 1.1 percent, to $93.68. Humana Inc. fell $1.84 or 1.4 percent, to $132.94. UnitedHealth Group fell$. 81 or. 9 percent, to $86.96.

  • Early Glance: Managed Care companies Tuesday, 23 Sep 2014 | 10:29 AM ET

    Cigna Corp. fell$. 25 or. 3 percent, to $94.45. Humana Inc. fell$. 74 or. 5 percent, to $134.04. UnitedHealth Group fell$. 17 or. 2 percent, to $87.60.

  • Final Glance: Managed Care companies Monday, 22 Sep 2014 | 6:03 PM ET

    Cigna Corp. fell$. 55 or. 6 percent, to $94.70. Humana Inc. fell$. 13 or. 1 percent, to $134.78. UnitedHealth Group fell$. 03 or percent, to $87.77.

  • Midday Glance: Managed Care companies Monday, 22 Sep 2014 | 2:12 PM ET

    Cigna Corp. fell$. 60 or. 6 percent, to $94.65. Humana Inc. fell$. 42 or. 3 percent, to $134.49. UnitedHealth Group rose$. 09 or. 1 percent, to $87.89.

  • Early Glance: Managed Care companies Monday, 22 Sep 2014 | 11:05 AM ET

    Cigna Corp. fell$. 07 or. 1 percent, to $95.18. Humana Inc. rose$. 23 or. 2 percent, to $135.14. UnitedHealth Group rose$. 17 or. 2 percent, to $87.97.

  • After surgery, $117,000 bill from unknown doctor Sunday, 21 Sep 2014 | 12:00 AM ET

    In an increasingly common practice, assistants, consultants and other hospital employees are charging patients or their insurers hefty fees. NYT reports.

  • Final Glance: Managed Care companies Friday, 19 Sep 2014 | 6:02 PM ET

    Cigna Corp. rose$. 04 or percent, to $95.25. Humana Inc. rose $1.73 or 1.3 percent, to $134.91. UnitedHealth Group rose$. 17 or. 2 percent, to $87.80.

  • Midday Glance: Managed Care companies Friday, 19 Sep 2014 | 1:33 PM ET

    Cigna Corp. fell$. 06 or. 1 percent, to $95.15. Humana Inc. rose$. 95 or. 7 percent, to $134.13. UnitedHealth Group rose$. 42 or. 5 percent, to $88.05.

  • Early Glance: Managed Care companies Friday, 19 Sep 2014 | 10:16 AM ET

    Cigna Corp. fell$. 01 or percent, to $95.20. Humana Inc. rose$. 18 or. 1 percent, to $133.36. UnitedHealth Group rose$. 22 or. 3 percent, to $87.85.

  • Final Glance: Managed Care companies Thursday, 18 Sep 2014 | 6:04 PM ET

    Cigna Corp. rose $1.12 or 1.2 percent, to $95.21. Humana Inc. rose$. 66 or. 5 percent, to $133.18. UnitedHealth Group rose$. 64 or. 7 percent, to $87.63.

  • Midday Glance: Managed Care companies Thursday, 18 Sep 2014 | 1:18 PM ET

    Cigna Corp. rose$. 73 or. 8 percent, to $94.82. Humana Inc. rose$. 67 or. 5 percent, to $133.19. UnitedHealth Group rose$. 72 or. 8 percent, to $87.71.

  • Sept 15- Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp struck its biggest deal on Monday, acquiring healthcare IT services provider TriZetto Corp for $2.7 billion to beef up its slowing healthcare business. Shares of the company, which is buying TriZetto from London- based private equity firm Apax Partners LLP, rose nearly 3 percent in premarket trading.

  • SAN FRANCISCO, Sept 15- Two prominent U.S. hospitals are preparing to launch trials with diabetics and chronic disease patients using Apple Inc's HealthKit, offering a glimpse of how the iPhone maker's ambitious take on healthcare will work in practice. HealthKit, which is still under development, is the center of a new healthcare system by Apple.

  • MOSCOW, Sept 8- Russian private healthcare company MD Medical Group said on Monday its first-half net profit more than doubled, buoyed by an increased number of patients and a reduction in its debt. Since then, it has made several acquisitions and ramped up its flagship hospital outside Moscow.

  • SAN FRANCISCO, Sep 3- In January, Linden Texas native Richard Bowden suffered a mild stroke. "They checked me out real good," said the former city councilor, whose East Texas community of nearly 2,000 has relied on the Linden hospital since the 1960 s. Small, rural hospitals like Linden have always struggled to remain viable, but things are getting worse, fast.

  • ATLANTA, Aug 21- Appearing thin but smiling, a Texas doctor who weeks ago entered an Atlanta hospital in a full-body biohazard suit to be treated for Ebola said on Thursday he was "thrilled to be alive" as doctors declared him virus-free and safe for release.

  • ATLANTA, Aug 21- Two American aid workers who just weeks ago were gravely ill with Ebola they contracted in Liberia now pose no health risk to the public after being cleared of the virus and released from an Atlanta hospital, one of their doctors said on Thursday.