Monthly Archives: May 2012

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Elaine Tucker – Customer Service Rep. elaine@lancasterinsurance.biz Our agency financial services are offered by Bob Finberg. Bob has more than thirty years experience as a licensed insurance agent. Our concept for financial planning is based on “your values.” Bob Finberg of Lancaster Insurance has … Continue reading

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Mad cow discovery no threat to food safety state says

BY Courtney Perkes  California officials said Tuesday afternoon that the detection of a Central Valley dairy cow infected with Mad Cow disease poses no public health threat. The U.S. Department of Agriculture announced the finding Tuesday, calling the discovery the nation’s fourth … Continue reading

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Get rid of your old prescription drugs Saturday

 by Courtney Perkes Orange County residents with expired or unwanted medications can safely dispose of them Saturday as part of National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day. The free service, sponsored by the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration, is intended to prevent prescription drug … Continue reading

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If you were a public worker, what would your pension be?

There’s an interesting little tool out from the pension reform camp that lets you pretend you’re a public employee, and calculate how much your pension would be when you retire — and then see how much cash you’d need as a regular … Continue reading

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Weight-loss surgery may be best cure for diabetes

by Courtney Perkes Two studies published Monday in the New England Journal of Medicine have found that bariatric weight-loss surgery can reverse diabetes in obese patients far more effectively than medication and lifestyle coaching alone. In summary, the studies showed some … Continue reading

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Fewer U.S. adults get the health care they need, report shows

May 8th, 2012, 6:00 am by Courtney Perkes A new report released Tuesday has found a jump in unmet medical needs among American adults over the last decade, especially for those who lack health insurance. In a Robert Wood Johnson … Continue reading

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What’s in the Health Care Bill?

Macon Phillips March 23, 2010 04:37 PM EDT Share This Post On the day that President Obama signed health insurance reform into law, a lot of Americans are researching the final legislation and how it affects them.  As the President helpfully pointed out in … Continue reading

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