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express
Still no wedding...41 years after proposal WHEN lovestruck Bill Keena slipped an engagement ring on teenage girlfriend S
Still no wedding...41 years after proposal
express / Posted 8 hours ago
WHEN lovestruck Bill Keena slipped an engagement ring on teenage girlfriend Susan Croft’s finger and popped the question she happily accepted and began planning her dream wedding. Together for four... Read more
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New Kerala
Over 136,000 Indian pilgrims to perform Haj this year A total number of 136,020 pilgrims are expected to take part in the Haj pilgr
Over 136,000 Indian pilgrims to perform Haj this year
New Kerala / Posted 9 hours ago
A total number of 136,020 pilgrims are expected to take part in the Haj pilgrimage this year, of whom 100,020 will be participating through the Haj Committee of India and the remaining 36,000... Read more
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Aliran Online
Haze, haze go awayAs the environment becomes choked with haze, the blame game begins. But instead
Haze, haze go away
Aliran Online / Posted 21 hours ago
As the environment becomes choked with haze, the blame game begins. But instead of knee-jerk reactions, long-term efforts are needed, writes Adrian Lee. It is said that Malaysia has two seasons: the dry season and the monsoon season. Malaysia, in... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
Tamworth asthma sufferer breathing new life into volunteeringCHRONIC asthma sufferer Bob Forrester has joined forces with the local health s
Tamworth asthma sufferer breathing new life into volunteering
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 22 hours ago
CHRONIC asthma sufferer Bob Forrester has joined forces with the local health service to raise awareness of lung disease and help others who might have breathing problems. CHRONIC asthma sufferer Bob Forrester has joined forces with the local health... Read more
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The Star
Harder to breathe - Behind The CageA SOOTY and smoky layer of air envelops us. Eyes are watery, vision blurry, nos
Harder to breathe - Behind The Cage
The Star / Posted yesterday
A SOOTY and smoky layer of air envelops us. Eyes are watery, vision blurry, nose runny, and it is getting a little bit harder to breathe – telltale signs that the haze is back once again. As I write this, my nose is getting reacquainted with lots of... Read more
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Delhi News Record
Bundled care comes to NGHA new bundled care approach designed to help certain patients move smoothly fro
Bundled care comes to NGH
Delhi News Record / Posted yesterday
A new bundled care approach designed to help certain patients move smoothly from hospital to home will soon begin in Norfolk and area. Bundled care sees a group of health care providers given a single payment to cover all the care needs of an... Read more
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Simcoe Reformer
Bundled care comes to NGHA new bundled care approach designed to help certain patients move smoothly fro
Bundled care comes to NGH
Simcoe Reformer / Posted yesterday
A new bundled care approach designed to help certain patients move smoothly from hospital to home will soon begin in Norfolk and area. Bundled care sees a group of health care providers given a single payment to cover all the care needs of an... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Common drug used for treating fungal infections in lung transplant recipients increases risk for skin cancer, deathVoriconazole, a prescription drug commonly used to treat fungal infections in l
Common drug used for treating fungal infections in lung transplant recipients increases risk for skin cancer, death
News-Medical-Net / Posted yesterday
Voriconazole, a prescription drug commonly used to treat fungal infections in lung transplant recipients, significantly increases the risk for skin cancer and even death, according to a new study by UC San Francisco researchers. The team recommends... Read more
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Medical News Today
Potential skin cancer danger for lung transplant recipients with antifungal drugA common drug often prescribed to treat fungal infections in lung transplant re
Potential skin cancer danger for lung transplant recipients with antifungal drug
Medical News Today / Posted yesterday
A common drug often prescribed to treat fungal infections in lung transplant recipients could also increase the risk of skin cancer and death in these patients, according to the findings of a new study. The antifungal drug voriconazole was first... Read more
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Business Standard India
Why India ignores a $16-billion smoking-led health crisisIn January this year, the government asked for public opinion on tougher new la
Why India ignores a $16-billion smoking-led health crisis
Business Standard India / Posted yesterday
In January this year, the government asked for public opinion on tougher new laws to curb smoking: To raise the minimum smoking age to 21 from 18, and to ban the sale of single cigarettes, which account for 70% of nationwide cigarette sales. People... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Researchers develop new method that can target drug delivery to the lungResearchers from Columbia Engineering and Columbia University Medical Center (C
Researchers develop new method that can target drug delivery to the lung
News-Medical-Net / Posted yesterday
Researchers from Columbia Engineering and Columbia University Medical Center (CUMC) have developed a new method that can target delivery of very small volumes of drugs into the lung. Their approach, in which micro-liters of liquid containing a drug... Read more
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New Kerala
New method for targeted drug delivery to lung Treatments of many lung diseases could soon be a lot more effective as resear
New method for targeted drug delivery to lung
New Kerala / Posted yesterday
Treatments of many lung diseases could soon be a lot more effective as researchers have developed a new method that can target delivery of very small volumes of drugs into the lung. The new approach may... Read more
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News Mail
Smokers at risk of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary DiseaseCHRONIC Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) is an umbrella term which describe
Smokers at risk of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
News Mail / Posted yesterday
CHRONIC Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) is an umbrella term which describes long-term lung conditions that progressively worsen over time. This is due to a reduction of air flow in the airways resulting in shortness of breath. The most common... Read more
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The Brantford Expositor
Bundled health-care coming for patientsA new bundled care approach designed to help certain patients move smoothly fro
Bundled health-care coming for patients
The Brantford Expositor / Posted 2 days ago
A new bundled care approach designed to help certain patients move smoothly from hospital to home will soon begin in Brantford and the surrounding area. Bundled care sees a group of health-care providers get a single payment to cover all the care... Read more
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Business Wire
Bristol-Myers Squibb to Present New Data from its Immuno-Oncology Clinical Development Programs at 16th World Conference on Lung CancerPRINCETON, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Bristol-Myers Squibb Company (NYSE:BMY) today
Bristol-Myers Squibb to Present New Data from its Immuno-Oncology Clinical Development Programs at 16th World Conference on Lung Cancer
Business Wire / Posted 2 days ago
PRINCETON, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Bristol-Myers Squibb Company (NYSE:BMY) today announced data from its Immuno-Oncology clinical development programs to be presented at the 16th World Conference on Lung Cancer (WCLC) in Denver, CO from September 6-9.... Read more
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WAVE 3 Louisville
Air Quality Warning issued for Louisville Metro areaLOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - Combine the heat, wind pattern, airflow, the condition
Air Quality Warning issued for Louisville Metro area
WAVE 3 Louisville / Posted 2 days ago
LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - Combine the heat, wind pattern, airflow, the condition of the ozone and the time of year and you'll end up with a situation that may make it hard for some people to breath. The city's air quality forecasters have issued an... Read more
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PhysOrg
Team develops targeted drug delivery to lungA small liquid plug in the bronchus is manipulated by air ventilation to delive
Team develops targeted drug delivery to lung
PhysOrg / Posted 2 days ago
A small liquid plug in the bronchus is manipulated by air ventilation to deliver drug into the most distant alveoli. Credit: Jinho Kim//Columbia Engineering Researchers from Columbia Engineering and Columbia University Medical Center (CUMC) have... Read more
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Senior Journal
Medicare Advantage Plans to test more flexibility for seniors with chronic illsMedicare & Medicaid News Medicare Advantage Value-Based Insurance Design Mod
Medicare Advantage Plans to test more flexibility for seniors with chronic ills
Senior Journal / Posted 2 days ago
Medicare & Medicaid News Medicare Advantage Value-Based Insurance Design Model targets better cafe at less cost Sept. 2, 2015 – Medicare will test the hypothesis that... Read more
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Wilson County News
To smoke or not to smokeSeptember 2, 2015 16 views Post a commentIt was the fall of 1952 and I was atte
To smoke or not to smoke
Wilson County News / Posted 2 days ago
September 2, 2015 16 views Post a commentIt was the fall of 1952 and I was attending Johnson’s Beauty Academy in San Antonio. I had saved enough money from working at Ina Compton’s Beauty Shop for a year to pay for a cosmetology course. But how was I... Read more
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Business Insurance
Medicare Advantage plans to test value-based insurance designThe CMS Innovation Center unveiled a new demonstration program Tuesday that wil
Medicare Advantage plans to test value-based insurance design
Business Insurance / Posted 2 days ago
The CMS Innovation Center unveiled a new demonstration program Tuesday that will allow Medicare Advantage insurers to encourage the use of clinically valuable services by lowering out-of-pocket costs for enrollees. The demo is part of the Affordable... Read more
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Psych Central
Higher Pay Tied to Less Smoking Among Male WorkersNew research has found that a 10 percent increase in earnings leads to about a
Higher Pay Tied to Less Smoking Among Male Workers
Psych Central / Posted 2 days ago
New research has found that a 10 percent increase in earnings leads to about a five percent drop in smoking rates among male workers with a high school education or less. The study, conducted by researchers at the University of California (UC) Davis... Read more
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Daily Herald
Crystal Lake grad raising funds to attend elite auto repair programSince losing his parents, Paul Joseph "P.J." Whipson has worked hard to put him
Crystal Lake grad raising funds to attend elite auto repair program
Daily Herald / Posted 2 days ago
Since losing his parents, Paul Joseph "P.J." Whipson has worked hard to put himself through school and earn a chance to study at an elite automotive technician training program. Friends of the 2014 Prairie Ridge High School graduate, who has been... Read more
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Edison Metuchen Sentinel
Fundraising walk aims to breathe life into girl’s fight against lung ailmentBy JACQUELINE DURETT Correspondent EDISON — It’s easy to take breathing for gr
Fundraising walk aims to breathe life into girl’s fight against lung ailment
Edison Metuchen Sentinel / Posted 3 days ago
By JACQUELINE DURETT Correspondent EDISON — It’s easy to take breathing for granted — most people do it effortlessly all day long. But Olivia Marie Rodrigues isn’t most people. The 7-year-old Metuchen resident was born with a rare heart and lung... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Temple-led study shows benefits of using digital health application for COPD patientsEarly intervention facilitated by a digital health application for reporting sy
Temple-led study shows benefits of using digital health application for COPD patients
News-Medical-Net / Posted 3 days ago
Early intervention facilitated by a digital health application for reporting symptoms of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) provides key benefits for patients, according to the results of a Temple-led, two-year clinical study. COPD is a... Read more
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Calcutta News
Why India ignores a $16 bn smoking-led health crisis In January, the government asked for public opinion on tougher new laws to cu
Why India ignores a $16 bn smoking-led health crisis
Calcutta News / Posted 3 days ago
In January, the government asked for public opinion on tougher new laws to curb smoking: To raise the minimum smoking age to 21 from 18, and to ban the sale of single cigarettes, which account for... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
UC Davis Health System research shows that increasing minimum wage may reduce smoking ratesIn addition to restricting when and where tobacco is used at work, UC Davis Hea
UC Davis Health System research shows that increasing minimum wage may reduce smoking rates
News-Medical-Net / Posted 3 days ago
In addition to restricting when and where tobacco is used at work, UC Davis Health System research shows that employers can do something else to reduce smoking: raise wages. Published in the August issue of the Annals of Epidemiology, the study... Read more
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New Kerala
Why India ignores a USD16 bn smoking-led health crisis In January, the government asked for public opinion on tougher new laws to cu
Why India ignores a USD16 bn smoking-led health crisis
New Kerala / Posted 3 days ago
In January, the government asked for public opinion on tougher new laws to curb smoking People responded enthusiastically; 45,000 emails and 100,000 letters poured in to the health ministry, as... Read more
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New America Media
Meet The Yoga Teacher Who’s Helping Make the Heart of Bayview StrongerSAN FRANCISCO -- As if it were a hidden treasure, the well-known 3rd Street at
Meet The Yoga Teacher Who’s Helping Make the Heart of Bayview Stronger
New America Media / Posted 4 days ago
SAN FRANCISCO -- As if it were a hidden treasure, the well-known 3rd Street at Bayview houses the TriFusion Yoga Studio at the corner of Newcomb Avenue. Mistaken for a gym during its opening, it has become an object of curiosity for passers-by who... Read more
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citybizlist Dallas
Lake Pointe Medical Center Joins Statewide Effort to Improve Breastfeeding RatesLake Pointe Medical Center (LPMC) has joined the Texas Ten Step Star Achiever B
Lake Pointe Medical Center Joins Statewide Effort to Improve Breastfeeding Rates
citybizlist Dallas / Posted 4 days ago
Lake Pointe Medical Center (LPMC) has joined the Texas Ten Step Star Achiever Breastfeeding Learning Collaborative, a five-year quality improvement project aimed at developing facility environments that support a mother’s choice to breastfeed.... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Flu research could bring better vaccine for old and youngEvery year, thousands of seniors across the U.S. die of flu complications. But
Flu research could bring better vaccine for old and young
Baltimore Sun / Posted 5 days ago
Every year, thousands of seniors across the U.S. die of flu complications. But Johns Hopkins University researchers say they are developing a way to boost the power of the seasonal influenza vaccine for elderly patients. "This is a very vulnerable... Read more
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
Gains in life spans seen around the globe(HealthDay News) -- Average life expectancy among people worldwide has risen by
Gains in life spans seen around the globe
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted 6 days ago
(HealthDay News) -- Average life expectancy among people worldwide has risen by more than six years since 1990, and healthy life expectancy has climbed by more than five years, a new report shows. The analysis of data from 188 countries found that... Read more
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CBS 19 Tyler
Gains in life spans seen around the globe(HealthDay News) -- Average life expectancy among people worldwide has risen by
Gains in life spans seen around the globe
CBS 19 Tyler / Posted 6 days ago
(HealthDay News) -- Average life expectancy among people worldwide has risen by more than six years since 1990, and healthy life expectancy has climbed by more than five years, a new report shows. The analysis of data from 188 countries found that... Read more
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KIII Corpus Christi
Gains in life spans seen around the globe(HealthDay News) -- Average life expectancy among people worldwide has risen by
Gains in life spans seen around the globe
KIII Corpus Christi / Posted 6 days ago
(HealthDay News) -- Average life expectancy among people worldwide has risen by more than six years since 1990, and healthy life expectancy has climbed by more than five years, a new report shows. The analysis of data from 188 countries found that... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
ieCrowd announces achievement of major milestone in commercial development of Smart Oxygen deviceieCrowd™ today announced the achievement of an important milestone in the comme
ieCrowd announces achievement of major milestone in commercial development of Smart Oxygen device
News-Medical-Net / Posted 7 days ago
ieCrowd™ today announced the achievement of an important milestone in the commercial development of the company's supplemental oxygen delivery device, Smart OxygenTM. The Smart Oxygen device, being developed by ieCrowd's subsidiary Smart Oxygen... Read more
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Daily Record
'Come back to Easterhouse, Iain Duncan Smith.. nothing is forgiven'Volunteers, support workers and politicians were united in their anger this wee
'Come back to Easterhouse, Iain Duncan Smith.. nothing is forgiven'
Daily Record / Posted 7 days ago
Volunteers, support workers and politicians were united in their anger this week after Duncan Smith launched his latest assault on the poor. And they all have the same message for him: “Come back and see what you’ve done.” Ann-Marie Rennie, 43,... Read more
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KXII Sherman
Contested Hearing to address proposed Van Alstyne power plantVAN ALSTYNE, TX -- Kathy Pliler and her husband live across the street from the
Contested Hearing to address proposed Van Alstyne power plant
KXII Sherman / Posted 8 days ago
VAN ALSTYNE, TX -- Kathy Pliler and her husband live across the street from the location of the proposed Van Alstyne power plant right outside of the city limits on Ballard Road. "We would rather it not be here," Pliler said. Pliler says she is... Read more
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Surrey Leader
Veteran B.C. Lung Association Trekker takes on 19th fundraising rideAs a veteran Trekker, Surrey’s Sonja Mohrsen is joining the B.C. Lung Associati
Veteran B.C. Lung Association Trekker takes on 19th fundraising ride
Surrey Leader / Posted 8 days ago
As a veteran Trekker, Surrey’s Sonja Mohrsen is joining the B.C. Lung Association’s Bicycle Trek for Life and Breath, an annual fundraiser in support of lung health, for her 19th year, this time as a volunteer. “In the past, when I participated as a... Read more
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chroniclelive
Northumbria University expert's study claims people living longer are facing more medical ailmentsPeople who are living longer are coping with more medical ailments in their old
Northumbria University expert's study claims people living longer are facing more medical ailments
chroniclelive / Posted 8 days ago
People who are living longer are coping with more medical ailments in their older years, according to a major new international study co-authored by a North East university expert. An international consortium of researchers working on the Global... Read more
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The Shawano Leader
Suspect in death of Derek Stempa is deadThe driver authorities believe was responsible for the death of highway worker
Suspect in death of Derek Stempa is dead
The Shawano Leader / Posted 8 days ago
The driver authorities believe was responsible for the death of highway worker Derek Stempa at a road construction site in May has died, the Shawano County Sheriff’s Department said Wednesday. Sheriff Adam Bieber said his office was intending to... Read more
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Daily Mail
Global life expectancy has risen by 6 years since 1990... but we spend longer living with illness and disability People born in 2013
Global life expectancy has risen by 6 years since 1990
Daily Mail / Posted 9 days ago
... but we spend longer living with illness and disability People born in 2013 will live 6.2 years longer than those born in 1990 Life expectancy for both sexes has risen in the last two... Read more
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KECI Missoula
Air quality: Health tips for smoky conditionsThe following information comes from "Wildfire Smoke: A Guide for Public Health
Air quality: Health tips for smoky conditions
KECI Missoula / Posted 9 days ago
The following information comes from "Wildfire Smoke: A Guide for Public Health Officials," written, in part, by the Missoula County Health Department, along with other public health agencies and officials. Health effects of smoke The effects of... Read more
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ABC News
How Cast of 'Star Trek Beyond' Is Honoring Leonard Nimoy"Leonard was an actor, a champion of the arts and an inspiration to so many," Q
How Cast of 'Star Trek Beyond' Is Honoring Leonard Nimoy
ABC News / Posted 9 days ago
"Leonard was an actor, a champion of the arts and an inspiration to so many," Quinto says in the video on Omaze.com. "Through his legendary portrayal of Spock, he influenced countless scientists and artists -- myself and the rest of the cast... Read more
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Business Wire
Nine ACOs Led by Primary Care Physicians Generated $27 Million in Shared Savings in Medicare Shared Savings ProgramWHITE PLAINS, N.Y.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Collaborative Health Systems (CHS), a Univ
Nine ACOs Led by Primary Care Physicians Generated $27 Million in Shared Savings in Medicare Shared Savings Program
Business Wire / Posted 9 days ago
WHITE PLAINS, N.Y.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Collaborative Health Systems (CHS), a Universal American company (NYSE:UAM), announced today that nine Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs) that it formed in partnership with primary care physicians earned $27... Read more
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The Charleston State Journal
WV wellness center to receive $200k in federal fundingThe Williamson Health and Wellness Center will receive $200,000 from the U.S. D
WV wellness center to receive $200k in federal funding
The Charleston State Journal / Posted 9 days ago
The Williamson Health and Wellness Center will receive $200,000 from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin announced the funding on Tuesday. The money is designated for enhancing psychological and social health... Read more
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Business Wire
OPKO Letter to ShareholdersMIAMI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--OPKO Health, Inc. (NYSE:OPK) today released the followi
OPKO Letter to Shareholders
Business Wire / Posted 9 days ago
MIAMI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--OPKO Health, Inc. (NYSE:OPK) today released the following open letter from Phillip Frost, M.D., its Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, to its shareholders: Dear Shareholder, I want to take the occasion of OPKO’s recently... Read more
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WVVA Bluefield
W.Va. wellness center to receive $200k in federal fundingCHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) - The Williamson Health and Wellness Center will receive
W.Va. wellness center to receive $200k in federal funding
WVVA Bluefield / Posted 9 days ago
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) - The Williamson Health and Wellness Center will receive $200,000 from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin announced the funding on Tuesday. The money is designated for enhancing... Read more
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WOWK-TV West Virginia
W.Va. wellness center to receive $200k in federal fundingCHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) - The Williamson Health and Wellness Center will receive
W.Va. wellness center to receive $200k in federal funding
WOWK-TV West Virginia / Posted 9 days ago
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) - The Williamson Health and Wellness Center will receive $200,000 from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin announced the funding on Tuesday. The money is designated for enhancing... Read more
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WTRF Wheeling
W.Va. wellness center to receive $200k in federal fundingCHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) - The Williamson Health and Wellness Center will receive
W.Va. wellness center to receive $200k in federal funding
WTRF Wheeling / Posted 9 days ago
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) - The Williamson Health and Wellness Center will receive $200,000 from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin announced the funding on Tuesday. The money is designated for enhancing... Read more
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Rappler
'Star Trek Beyond' cast and crew pay tribute to Leonard NimoyLIVE LONG AND PROSPER. The 'Star Trek Beyond' cast gives a Vulcan salute as par
'Star Trek Beyond' cast and crew pay tribute to Leonard Nimoy
Rappler / Posted 9 days ago
LIVE LONG AND PROSPER. The 'Star Trek Beyond' cast gives a Vulcan salute as part of a touching tribute to Leonard Nimoy. Screengrab from YouTube/Omaze Zach, who played Spock in the newer Star Trek movies, said, "Leonard was an actor, a champion of... Read more
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The Morning Call
Steep Medicare penalty for Coordinated HealthCoordinated Health Orthopedic Hospital in Bethlehem is among a tiny percentage
Steep Medicare penalty for Coordinated Health
The Morning Call / Posted 10 days ago
Coordinated Health Orthopedic Hospital in Bethlehem is among a tiny percentage of hospitals nationally facing a maximum Medicare penalty under a controversial measure of readmissions that some health care administrators say is fundamentally... Read more
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