"The protections we are voluntarily extending are good for people's health, promote broader access to quality care and contribute to helping control rising health care costs." _ UnitedHealth CEO Stephen J. Hemsley in a statement after UnitedHealth Group, Humana and Aetna all said Monday that they will continue to cover preventive care such as immunizations and screenings without requiring patients to pay a set fee called a co-payment.
"He is causing everyone a headache. There are daily rumors that he died and where he is held is also a thorny issue. He is definitely feeding the nervousness we are all living in these days." _ Liberal activist Ahmed Badawi in comments as Hosni Mubarak's health worsened Monday, with doctors twice having to use a defibrillator on the imprisoned former leader, adding to the tumult in Egypt before this weekend's runoff election for president.
"No longer will Australia be able to say that dingoes are not dangerous and only attack if provoked." _ Lindy Chamberlain-Creighton after an Australian coroner ruled Tuesday that a dingo took a baby from a campsite in the Outback, settling a notorious 1980 case that split the nation and led to the mistaken murder conviction of Chamberlain-Creighton.