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Aetna 2Q net income climbs 9 percent
San Francisco Chronicle

Aetna says its second-quarter net income rose 9 percent in part because it benefited from a continued slowdown in the use of health care services by its members. The health insurer also raised its full-year operating earnings forecast on Wednesday. Aetna earned $536.7 million, or $1.39 per share, for the three months ended June 30. That’s up from $491 million, or $1.14 per share, in the same period last year.