Feds promote artificial turf as safe despite health concerns

Lead levels high enough to potentially harm children have been found in artificial turf used at thousands of schools, playgrounds and day-care centers across the country, yet two federal agencies

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Workers ‘squeezed’ by health insurance costs

Even when there’s good news for health insurance prices, workers still can’t catch a break. A slow-down in growth of premium prices for employer-based health insurance in most of the United States in recent years has yet to translate into

Shire to buy NPS for $5.2 billion

The pharmaceutical buying binge continues globally in 2015. Shire PLC, an Irish-based drugmaker, has agreed to acquire New Jersey-based NPS Pharmaceuticals for about $5.2 billion. Shire executives said the company wants to bolster its rooster with medicines used to treat

McDonald’s tests healthy cafe

Even Ronald McDonald might have to do a double-take in this place. Yes, it’s run by McDonald’s, but this recently-opened Sydney restaurant, dubbed The Corner by McCafe, appears to be anything but a McDonald’s operation. It’s simple. It’s spotless. And

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