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UMC set to pick third CEO in a year

University Medical Center officials Friday are poised to install their third chief executive in less than a year as the public hospital’s governing board meets to discuss a successor to Larry Barnard, who is taking a similar position in the private sector.

Premiums for Obamacare will increase next year

Many people covered under President Barack Obama’s health care law will face higher premiums next year, the administration acknowledged Thursday. While the average increases are modest, it’s more fodder for the nation’s political battles over health care.

Memory box can help link past for Alzheimer’s patients

More than five million Americans are living with Alzheimer’s disease, according to the Alzheimer’s Association. A progressive, fatal form of dementia, the disease robs those afflicted of their memories. A memory box can help both the patient and his loved ones save a little piece of times gone by.

8 ways to decrease holiday stress

Despite songs written to tell us “It’s the hap -happiest season of all,” stress levels can skyrocket this time of year. It is important to keep stress in check so we maximize our enjoyment during the holiday season.

Are selfies fueling a plastic surgery boom?

Dental hygienist Jennifer Reynolds was always self-conscious about her looks, never took selfies and felt uncomfortable being tagged in photographs posted on social media. She had plastic surgery on her nose and now feels ready for prime time on social media.