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National Donuts Day 2017: How to Get Free Donuts at Krispy Kreme, Dunkin’ Donuts and More

National Doughnut Day is June 2, with freebies available at Dunkin Brands Group Inc (DNKN), Krispy Kreme Doughnuts (KKD) and other outlets. Read Article

BP Benefits Increased to Cover Autism Therapy, Transgender Surgery and More

BP’s new benefits for U.S. employees include additional parental leave, special therapy for autistic children and gender reassignment surgery. Read Article

Same-Scoop Ban: Why Ben & Jerry’s Is Refusing to Sell Two Scoops of the Same Flavor

Ice cream maker Ben & Jerry's is fighting for marriage equality in Australia by banning customers from ordering two scoops of the same flavor. Read Article

Inovio Pharmaceuticals Inc (INO) Spikes on HIV Vaccine Trial Results

Inovia Pharmaceuticals Inc (INO) jumped more than 30% its HIV vaccine showed some of the highest overall rates of immune response ever. Read Article

Taco Bell (YUM) Again Readies Taco Give-Away for NBA Road-Team Wins

Taco Bell is offering free tacos in the U.S. if the visiting team wins a game during the NBA Finals next month. Read Article

The One-Two Punch of Health Tech Stocks

Health tech is an industry that most investors simply can’t afford to ignore, and it's expected to total $3.8 billion by 2018. Read Article

How Much Do Smokers Cost Employers?

Researchers at Ohio State University estimate that smoking employees cost private employers thousands more than nonsmoking employees. Read Article

Jamba Juice Offering Free Kids Smoothies on July 27

Jamba Juice will be handing out free smoothies to young children this Saturday, July 27 in order to show their commitment to health. Read Article

Skipping Breakfast May Increase Heart Attack Risk

A study conducted by Harvard researchers revealed that men who skip breakfast may be in more danger of getting a heart attack. Read Article

5 Foods Diabetics Should NEVER Eat

Everyone knows you have to limit sugar. But these five foods -- all common in a Western diet -- can wreak havoc on your blood sugar. Read Article

The Best & Worst Bedtime Snacks

If you’re tossing and turning at night, the answer to your problem might lie not in your bedroom, but in your refrigerator. Read Article

Study: This Diet Can Lower Heart Attack Risk

A new study from Spain indicates that those at high risk for heart problems can reduce their risk by adopting the Mediterranean Diet. Read Article

Consumer Reports: FDA Should Limit Arsenic in Rice

Consumer Reports has asked the FDA to limit arsenic levels in rice after finding measurable levels of the carcinogen in rice products. Read Article

Top 10 U.S. States With the Safest Hospitals

These are the 10 states with the safest hospitals, rated from least to most safe. Read Article

2012 Olympics May Spark Measles Outbreak

CDC warns that travelers returning from London could spread infections transatlantic -- and spark a public health crisis. Read Article

Big Pharma Might Already Have Sights on Abbott Spinoff

Abbott's Humira is a dollar-printing temptation for several companies, but Pfizer's tofacitinib could change the rheumatoid arthritis drug landscape. Read Article

Is Abbott’s Spinoff the Beginning of a Trend?

A look at Abbott Labs' (ABT) breakup indicates splitting up may be good medicine for other diversified health care companies. Read Article

Pfizer Crafting a Post-Patent Game Plan

As its Lipitor patent nears expiration, Pfizer considers new uses for Lyrica, its popular painkiller for fibromyalgia. Read Article

FDA Process, Taxes Spurring Exodus of Medical Device Firms

Tax incentives for R&D, quicker FDA approvals needed to stem exodus of U.S. medical device firms, industry studies show. Read Article

Heed the Red Flags at Amedisys

Congressional scrutiny of home health care specialist Amedisys, along with lowered guidance, are sure-fire signs that investors should proceed with care. Read Article