- The reality, however, is that this arrangement is probably no more permanent than any other organizational arrangement made in local or regional health care in the past 50 to 100 years, which is to say not very permanent at all.
- Laurel is one of 217 cities throughout the country that earned recognition as a Playful City USA by the Humana Foundation. This is Laurel's fifth consecutive yearly recognition. The Humana Foundation's Playful City USA program honors cities and towns that include access to play as part of their local action plans.
- Aetna's plans to acquire Bethesda-based Coventry Health Care Inc. for $5.6 billion would position insurance giant for changing health care market.