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UnitedHealth says Change Healthcare cyberattack cost it $872 million

A cyberattack earlier this year against a UnitedHealth Group subsidiary has proved costly for one of the nation's largest employers. The health insurance giant on Tuesday noted $872 million in "unfavorable cyberattack effects" in its report of first quarter operations earnings....

U.S. to Limit Deadly Mining Dust as Black Lung Resurges

Federal regulators on Tuesday will issue new protections for miners against a type of dust long known to cause deadly lung ailments — changes recommended by government researchers a half-century ago.Mining companies will have to limit concentrations of airborne...

David Egilman, Doctor Who Took On Drug Companies, Dies at 71

Dr. David Egilman, a physician and expert witness who, over a 35-year span, gave testimony in some 600 trials involving corporate malfeasance, resulting in billions of dollars in awards for victims and their survivors, died on April 2 at...

Parkinson’s disease progression slowed by antibody infusions

A drug that targets a build-up of proteins linked to Parkinson’s disease could slow the progression of motor symptoms...

When rogue brokers switch people’s ACA policies, tax surprises can follow

Tax season is never fun. But some tax filers this year face an added complication: Their returns are being rejected because they failed to provide information about Affordable Care Act coverage they didn't even know they had.While the concern...

The Best Exercises for a Stronger Upper Back

We may earn a commission from links on this page.The upper back is an important enough area to train that many gym rats devote two whole days to it each week—this is what “pull day” really means. With strong...

There’s Now an FDA-approved App to Treat Depression

The FDA has approved the first app for treating major depressive disorder, a condition estimated to impact 21% of U.S. adults at some point in their lifetime. The app, Rejoyn, is intended to supplement treatment for major depressive disorder: In...

Bennett Braun, Psychiatrist Who Fueled ‘Satanic Panic,’ Dies at 83

Bennett Braun, a Chicago psychiatrist whose diagnoses of repressed memories involving horrific abuse by devil worshipers helped to fuel what became known as the “satanic panic” of the 1980s and ’90s, died on March 20 in Lauderhill, Fla., north...

24 Hours at a Makeshift Refuge for Migrants in the California Wilderness

It was 1:53 a.m., and Peter Fink was on a barren mountain plateau near Campo, Calif., passing out blankets to people from four continents who had arrived there under the cover of night.This was a nocturnal ritual for the...
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United Airlines says Boeing Alaska blowout cost it $200m

The firm had to ground its Boeing 737 MAX 9 fleet after a mid-air blowout on an Alaska Airlines...
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