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Health insurance costs soar 9% this year

Employers’ spending on health coverage for workers spiked abruptly this year, with the average cost of a family plan rising by 9 percent, triple the growth seen in 2010. Full story

Song Lyrics Getting Sexier. Should We Care?

Popular song lyrics have become much more sexualized in the last decade, says a new study by researchers at the nation's largest religious university, Brigham Young University. Full story

Americans want to "keep Medicaid as it is": survey

More than half of Americans do not want Medicaid funding cut and are skeptical of changing how the federal government funds the healthcare program for the poor, according to a Kaiser Family Foundation survey released on Wednesday. Full story

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Seniors engage in an exercise program at the Fallbrook Senior Center in Fallbrook, California on Friday, October 1 2010. Joblessness and the accompanying loss of health benefits drove an additional 3.7 million people into the Medicaid program last year, the largest single-year increase since the ear

Elderly Fitness Class
Elderly Fitness Class

Seniors engage in an exercise program at the Fallbrook Senior Center in Fallbrook, California on Friday, October 1 2010. Joblessness and the accompanying loss of health benefits drove an additional 3.7 million people into the Medicaid program last year, the largest single-year increase since the ea