Monday, November 12, 2012

Slow and steady was key to weight-loss success

For Kathleen Pennington, slow and steady was key to weight-loss success
Columbia Daily Tribune
Kathleen Pennington works out on an elliptical trainer at Wilson's Total Fitness. She has lost more than 100 pounds through diet and exercise. Advertisement. This is not a story ... "I knew I wanted to lose the weight the right way, slowly, by changing ...

One man's route to weight loss
The Morning Sun
An education administrator at Alma College, the 33-year-old Korson had an “all-you-can-eat “ mealplan on the campus as part of his job compensation. At 6 feet, 3 inches, ... But when he was ready to fly to his vacation, it occurred to him that if he ...

Employers grapple with federal health care reform
... it appears the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, better known as Obamacare, is here to stay. And as annual open enrollment periods get underway at many companies, both employees and employers face changes in health insurance coverage ...

Governor pressured on health-care exchange
Janesville Gazette (blog)
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — An array of interests, including business groups and liberal health careadvocates, is pressuring Gov. Scott Walker to create a state-run exchange under the federal health care law. Walker faces a Friday deadline to tell President ...

Unknowns in health care coverage worry those who may need it
La Crosse Tribune
They also might be helped by the law's health insurance exchanges — virtual marketplaces for people without employer coverage to buy private insurance beginning in 2014, in many cases with government subsidies. The health law, which requires most ...

Letters | Veterans Day gratitude, health care for veterans, salute to Marines
Kansas City Star
Recent articles on the “fiscal cliff” said that veterans benefits wouldn't be affected but neglected to mention federal proposals to triple veterans' health care premiums to help pay down the deficit. That proposal comes as a shock to veterans who ...

Economist's View: 'It's All About Health Care'
By Mark Thoma
The top graph is health care, including Medicare, Medicaid and the Affordable Care Act. The middle graph is Social Security. And then there's literally everything else: Defense, education, infrastructure, food safety, R&D, farm subsidies, the FBI ...
Economist's View

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