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Giving workers more flexibility can extend lives, study finds

Celadon Trucking’s Gordon Day is taking advantage of a new company policy that allows drivers to take their cats and dogs on the road with them. An Indiana University study found that giving workers in high-stress jobs additional freedom isn’t just a morale booster but could also help them live longer. | Photo courtesy of Celadon Trucking

October 27, 2016 - 3:58pm

Tampa Bay dispensaries, doctors preparing for medical cannabis expansion

If approved in Florida, Amendment 2 will dramatically expand access to medical cannabis for treating certain ailments. | Photo courtesy of Trulieve

October 20, 2016 - 3:57pm

In this ongoing series, we ask executives, entrepreneurs and business leaders about mistakes that have shaped their business philosophy.

Lisa Druxman

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Can wearable fitness devices lower healthcare costs?

Wearable devices are used in UnitedHealthcare's wellness programs, which cover about 120,000 people in more than 40 states. | Photo by robin_mosports via Flickr

October 14, 2016 - 10:08am

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Doug Short

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Zika strains nation's blood-collection industry

The aedes aegypti mosquito is the primary carrier of the Zika virus. Its breeding range covers much of the Southern U.S.

Photo courtesy of the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

August 12, 2016 - 5:03pm

In this ongoing series, we ask executives, entrepreneurs and business leaders about mistakes that have shaped their business philosophy.

Amanda Marit

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Brianna Bean

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