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2008-09-05 09:00:04

By KATHY ADAMS By Kathy Adams The Virginian-Pilot Workers throughout Hampton Roads and nationwide may see another rise in out-of-pocket health care expenses next year. According to a preliminary report released Thursday by the Mercer consulting firm , the price tag for health benefits is likely to grow by 5.7 percent in 2009, matching the rise that had been projected for this year. The increases would be the lowest in a decade, but with costs steadily rising each year, 59 percent of...


Word of the Day
cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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