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Archive for August, 2013

Pregnancy Diary: The First Trimester

Some women manage to fly gracefully through their first twelve weeks of pregnancy without ever indicating they are pregnant – never caught retching in the office bathroom,   their stomachs remaining  perfectly in place, emotions at least appearing balanced. I am not one of those women. (more…)

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The Truth About the "Ad Wars" Between UPMC and Highmark

Lost in concerns over the so-called “ad wars” between UPMC and Highmark is the fact that virtually every person in this region, come the end of the UPMC-Highmark contracts in 2015, will have the choice of full, in-network access to UPMC. That’s right—despite Highmark’s dubious ad claims—no one will be “denied” access to UPMC. (more…)

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