HealthBiz: Drug prices still top issue

WASHINGTON, June 10 (UPI) -- Drug prices, whether generally or connected to the Medicare drug discount card, remain the focus of healthcare concerns inside the Beltway, a pharmacy benefit manager launches an effort to help health plans encourage members to use generic prescriptions,
ELLEN BECK, United Press International

Solving the uninsured dilemma difficult

WASHINGTON, Sept. 30 (UPI) -- The uninsured ranks continue to grow -- up by 2.4 million from 2001 to 2002 -- and though there is no one solution to this national tragedy, the insurance industry is working to help the poor and small businesses as the government shores up Medicaid so st
ELLEN BECK, United Press International

Mandatory health insurance debate begins

WASHINGTON, June 11 (UPI) -- Sen. John Breaux, D-La., said he is ready to begin persuading his centrist colleagues on Capitol Hill to support the idea of mandatory health insurance for all Americans.

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Americans make a huge mistake by lumping all Islamist movements together, a University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill professor tells United Press International.
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Animal Tales: The all-American bird

Although 45 million million turkeys are eaten in the United States each Thanksgiving, 22 million turkeys are eaten each Christmas and 19 million each Easter, Americans do not eat the most turkey.
ALEX CUKAN, UPI Science News

Chickens more than just dumb clucks

Although chickens tend to be associated with junk cars and shantytowns in the country, the birds recently have acquired a more upscale status, perhaps after Martha Stewart started showing up on late night television crowing about her prize-winning Anaucan
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Karen Davis

Karen Davis is the president of United Poultry Concerns, Inc., which she founded in 1990 as a nonprofit organization that promotes the compassionate and respectful treatment of domestic fowl and includes a sanctuary for domestic fowl.

She has a PhD in English from the University of Maryland, College Park, where she taught for twelve years in the English department.

At the University of Maryland, Davis founded the Animal Rights Coalition in 1989, and she pioneered a course in the University Honors Program on the role of animals in the Western philosophic and literary tradition. Karen is a featured speaker at the annual National Animal Rights and Taking Action for Animals conferences in Washington, DC and Los Angeles. On July 2, 2002, Karen was inducted into the U.S. Animal Rights Hall of Fame "for outstanding contributions to animal liberation."

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