Intestinal illness spreads in US, CDC warns; IU nurses say coworker was fired over union efforts;

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> International travelers to the United States are spreading a multidrug-resistant intestinal illness, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Report

> Many recent prisoner escapes have involved hospital or hospital transportation settings, according to Newsweek. Article

> Nurses at Indiana University Health say a coworker was fired for trying to form a union, according to The Indy Channel. Article

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> UnitedHealth has spent several years refining its big data strategy, and that has allowed the insurance giant to drive innovation without disrupting normal system operations. Article

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> Nonprofit Highmark Health--formed in 2013 as the parent of Highmark and hospital system Allegheny Health network--last week reported mixed financial results for 2014. Article

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