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Study: For healthy choices, shop with a cart, not basket July 21, 2011

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Heading to the grocery store?   Then using a shopping cart instead of a basket can help you make healthier choices as you cruise down the aisles. At least that is the suggestion of a recent study in the Journal of Marketing Research.

The researchers, who watched 136 people as they made food choices in the grocery store, found that people who used baskets that they carried instead of carts that they pushed were more than three times as likely to choose unhealthy over healthy food items.

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Health insurance rate hikes to get government review July 12, 2011

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Increases in your health-insurance premiums will soon be reviewed by state or federal government agencies, the Obama administration announced late last week. Starting in September, increases of 10 percent or more in either individual or small business plans will trigger an automatic review to gauge the “reasonableness” of the increase.

Health insurance rate hikes to get government review.