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Employee health benefits’ costs expected to rise 5% in 2020, new survey says – CNBC

Sripfoto | Getty Images The total cost of worker health benefits is expected to increase 5% in 2020, topping $ 15,000 per employee, according to the National Business Group on Health annual survey of nearly 150 of the nation’s largest employers. To help curb costs, large employers are embracing some of the ideas being debated… Read More »

Bowel cancer on the rise in younger Austs

Bowel cancer has long been linked to older people, but a new study has shown a significant rise in the number of Australians under 50 diagnosed with the disease. The research, published in The Lancet Gastroenterology and Hepatology earlier this month, has prompted calls for a change in the screening guidelines for Australia’s second most… Read More »