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Seager, Mariners stay perfect in extras, beat Orioles 4-3

BALTIMORE (AP) — Kyle Seager hit an RBI double in the eighth and the Seattle Mariners won their third extra-inning game in as many tries this season, beating the Baltimore Orioles 4-3 Tuesday in the f...

Insurer CEO eyes future filled with telehealth, home visits

Spring break takes on a different meaning during a pandemic when you lead a Florida health insurer that covers about 5 million people. Patrick J. Geraghty isn’t crazy about his state...

American League West Preview Capsules

Capsules of American League West teams, listed in order of finish last year: ___ Oakland Athletics 2020: 36-24, first place, lost to Astros in Di...

One Good Thing: Flight paramedic treats patient medical debt

When flight paramedic Rita Krenz boards a helicopter, she knows her patients are about to face problems she can’t fix — a health care system that buries people in debt after a car accident or stroke. ...

Mariners hope next rebuild step leads to becoming contenders

SEATTLE (AP) — This was supposed to be a quiet offseason for Seattle. The Mariners weren't expected to get noisy until after this season, making the necessary moves to go from rebuil...

Doctors race to find, vaccinate vulnerable homebound people

A group of health care workers hurried out of a Boston hospital on a recent weekday morning, clutching small red coolers filled with COVID-19 vaccines. Their challenge: Beat traffic,...

New enrollment window opens for health insurance shoppers

Health insurance shoppers stuck in a bad plan or unable to find coverage have a new option for help. A sign-up window opened Monday for government insurance markets and runs through...

Anxiety grows as long-term care awaits COVID-19 vaccines

Frustration is building over the pace of COVID-19 vaccinations at long-term care sites, where some homes still await first shots while fending off a virus that can devastate their residents. ...

Insurer Anthem underwhelms Wall Street with 2021 forecast

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Anthem and Wall Street are starting 2021 with different ideas for how the health insurer’s year will turn out. The Blue Cross-Blue Shield insurer said Wednesday t...

Merck ends development of two potential COVID-19 vaccines

Merck is giving up on two potential COVID-19 vaccines following poor results in early-stage studies. The drugmaker said Monday that it will focus instead on studying two possible tr...

Insurers add food to coverage menu as way to improve health

When COVID-19 first swarmed the United States, one health insurer called some customers with a question: Do you have enough to eat? Oscar Health wanted to know if people had adequate...

Mariners avoid arbitration with Crawford, Murphy and Montero

SEATTLE (AP) — The Seattle Mariners agreed to terms with infielder J.P. Crawford, catcher Tom Murphy and right-hander Rafael Montero, avoiding arbitration with all three players Friday. ...

Walgreens tops fiscal 1Q forecasts as it fights pandemic hit

Walgreens Boots Alliance lost $308 million in its first fiscal quarter due to a big charge tied to its ownership stake in the drug wholesaler AmerisourceBergen. The drugstore chain a...

Walgreens to sell drug wholesale business for $6.5B

Walgreens Boots Alliance will sell its pharmaceutical wholesale business to AmerisourceBergen in $6.5 billion cash and stock deal. Pharmaceutical wholesalers essentially act as middl...

Bid to address health costs by 3 corporate giants is over

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A health care venture conceived by Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway, and JPMorgan to attack soaring costs is dissolving. Haven, which was formed in 2018 by the three U...