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Former Aetna CEO Mark Bertolini talks about CVS, the Amazon experience and how insurers stay relevant

The $ 69 billion purchase of Aetna helped CVS Health boost third quarter net income by 10% compared to the prior year. The difference was primarily due to higher operating income from the impact of the Aetna acquisition close to a year earlier, CEO and President Larry Merlo said. It was an acquisition put in… Read More »

Former FDA chief Scott Gottlieb says some claims about health benefits of CBD are ‘pretty hokey’

Scott Gottlieb, former Commissioner of the FDA Adam Jeffery | CNBC Former FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb warned Monday that health benefit claims about CBD have gotten well ahead of what science actually knows about the substance. CBD is not a “benign compound,” and regulations will be needed to protect people from possible unknown side effects,… Read More »

Overcoming Overeating: A former food addict’s road to recovery and self care

For award-winning journalist Mara Schiavocampo, the journey to losing 90 pounds began with confronting the truth and writing a single list. (photos courtesy of Mara Schiavocampo.) It’s often said that the journey of 1,000 miles begins with a single step. For me, the journey to losing 90 pounds began with a single list. I remember… Read More »