December 22, 2014

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| 10/15/2012

› Florida TB surge: CDC asked state to tell public
Florida’s TB outbreak, dubbed the worst in the nation in 20 years, flourished as state and federal health officials placed political concerns and protocols ahead of informing the general public, documents and interviews show.

› Column: Darden doesn't help image by cutting hours
Darden Restaurants just became the poster child for the next worker-rights campaign in Orange County. With an experiment designed to test whether it can still serve up Olive Garden breadsticks hot and fast enough with an even larger number of part-time vs. full-time workers, Darden also is dishing up a hearty helping of corporate distrust.

› Marketing medical insurance to individuals
As healthcare reform unfolds and the need for individual coverage increases, medical insurance companies are taking a more retail approach to reaching potential clients.

› Compounding pharmacies under fresh scrutiny amid meningitis outbreak
Revelations that the national meningitis scare was caused by a Massachusetts drug compounder who shipped tainted steroids to doctors across the U.S. has a familiar ring to Ocala residents who watched a local compounding pharmacy dissolve under the weight of its costly and deadly mistakes in recent years.

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