Health

The Healthcare Consumer shops for hearing aids

August 19, 2009
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If you’re in the age group that is just now beginning to regret listening to those loud rock concerts of your youth, you’re in good company. About one in six boomers have a hearing loss according to the Better Hearing Institute, a non-profit educational group financed by the hearing aid industry. The AARP reports...

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What if you don't have health insurance?

August 18, 2009
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What if you don't have health insurance?

47 million Americans are without health insurance. If you happen to find yourself among the ranks of the uninsured there are still things you can do. Here are some great tips we’ve come across. Join a discount club Plans like AmeriPlan and Careington Health Systems offer discount cards that are available to most everyone....

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Courant trying to salvage reputation by publishing Sleepy's investigation column

August 18, 2009
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Embarrassed by public disclosure that Courant management – for the first time in its history – is holding up a story of a state investigation into one of its prime advertisers, the nation’s oldest newspaper is now scrambling to get it into print. The column was written by me last month, was scheduled to...

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Courant finally publishes short story on Sleepy's, but leaves out damaging facts about its key advertiser

August 17, 2009
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After getting egg all over their faces, the management of The Courant scrambled Monday to get something in the paper about Sleepy’s so they could prove they weren’t protecting one of their biggest advertisers. In their rush to print, you will notice several things that were in my column that I had posted on...

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