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Middletown Times Herald-Record
Newburgh comptroller arrested, resigns in grand larceny investigationand payroll clerks, and the city’s tax collector. He had spent 10 years as chie
Newburgh comptroller arrested, resigns in grand larceny investigation
Middletown Times Herald-Record / Posted 10 minutes ago
and payroll clerks, and the city’s tax collector. He had spent 10 years as chief financial officer for New York City's Department of Consumer Affairs. His resume also included positions as budget manager for NYC's police department and public... Read more
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Fortune
Just Making a Toy Pink Raises Its Price Taggirls riding the pink toys and boys on the non-pink toys. That won’t surprise a
Just Making a Toy Pink Raises Its Price Tag
Fortune / Posted 8 hours ago
girls riding the pink toys and boys on the non-pink toys. That won’t surprise anyone who’s seen the recent New York City Department of Consumer Affairs report on gender pricing in the city, which found that toys and accessories marketed at girls... Read more
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Daily Mail
Marathon Runner initially treated for flu left a TRIPLE amputeethe state's consumer protection agency that was created to investigate and disc
Marathon Runner initially treated for flu left a TRIPLE amputee
Daily Mail / Posted 9 hours ago
the state's consumer protection agency that was created to investigate and discipline physicians. An investigator with the Department of Consumer Affairs, which oversees the Medical Board determined the doctor's 'treatment fell below the standard... Read more
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NBC Bay Area
Runner Treated for Flu, Ankle Injury Leaves Hospital as Amputeethe state’s consumer protection agency that was created to investigate and disc
Runner Treated for Flu, Ankle Injury Leaves Hospital as Amputee
NBC Bay Area / Posted 22 hours ago
the state’s consumer protection agency that was created to investigate and discipline physicians. An investigator with the Department of Consumer Affairs, which oversees the Medical Board determined the doctor’s “treatment fell below the standard... Read more
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Crain's New York Business
Hot times for hot sauce | 'Money Monster' boosts local economy | City gives horse-carriage drivers raisesJodie Foster's financial thriller, 'Money Monster', used neighborhood-friendly
Hot times for hot sauce | 'Money Monster' boosts local economy | City gives horse-carriage drivers raises
Crain's New York Business / Posted 2 days ago
Jodie Foster's financial thriller, 'Money Monster', used neighborhood-friendly filming practices that helped drop $300,000 in New Yorkers' wallets during the film's 15-day location shoot. The city Department of Consumer Affairs... Read more
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Daily Mail
Animal activists furious over carriage rides price hikethe first 20 minutes, and $20 for every 10 minutes after. The increases were q
Animal activists furious over carriage rides price hike
Daily Mail / Posted 2 days ago
the first 20 minutes, and $20 for every 10 minutes after. The increases were quietly approved last week by the The city Department of Consumer Affairs. Allie Taylor, executive director of the animal-rights group NYCLASS, told the outlet: 'Mayor... Read more
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Business Standard India
Centre cracks down on food pricesrefrain the Reserve Bank of India from cutting key policy rates next month. On
Centre cracks down on food prices
Business Standard India / Posted 4 days ago
refrain the Reserve Bank of India from cutting key policy rates next month. On chana futures, a senior official said the department of consumer affairs had written a letter to the finance ministry to delist chana from the futures market to stop... Read more
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Staten Island Advance
Heads up! Your Community Board meetings next weekfull monthly board meeting will be held on Tuesday, May 24, at 7:30 p.m. at 107
Heads up! Your Community Board meetings next week
Staten Island Advance / Posted 4 days ago
full monthly board meeting will be held on Tuesday, May 24, at 7:30 p.m. at 1075 Woodrow Rd. The guest speaker will be city Department of Consumer Affairs representative Mahogany Linebarger, who will discuss work-force laws, paid sick leave and... Read more
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Staten Island Advance
NYC Shred Fest comes to Staten Island on Sundayinformation can safely be shredded at the free event. City officials will also
NYC Shred Fest comes to Staten Island on Sunday
Staten Island Advance / Posted 4 days ago
information can safely be shredded at the free event. City officials will also be present to offer identity theft prevention tips. For more Shred Fest locations around the rest of the city, visit the city Department of Consumer Affairs' w... Read more
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WIS News 10 Columbia
Investigators see consistent scams and ID theft, few arrestson her financial records with alerts, hoping to never be that vulnerable again.
Investigators see consistent scams and ID theft, few arrests
WIS News 10 Columbia / Posted 7 days ago
on her financial records with alerts, hoping to never be that vulnerable again. Here are four things the South Carolina Department of Consumer Affairs says you should do immediately if you're the victim of identity 1.) Place a fraud alert and... Read more
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WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans
Broken homes and broken oversight? State owed millions of dollars from contractorssaid. Multiple sources say Blackwell was doing work in New York and New Jersey
Broken homes and broken oversight? State owed millions of dollars from contractors
WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans / Posted 8 days ago
said. Multiple sources say Blackwell was doing work in New York and New Jersey after Hurricane Sandy. The New Jersey Department of Consumer Affairs denied our request for a list of complaints made about work done under their hazard mitigation... Read more
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WYFF 4 Greenville
Upstate officer gets IRS scam call, turns tables on scammerbe wary of anyone requesting a payment over the phone, especially if the reques
Upstate officer gets IRS scam call, turns tables on scammer
WYFF 4 Greenville / Posted 8 days ago
be wary of anyone requesting a payment over the phone, especially if the request is for prepaid cards. The South Carolina Department of Consumer Affairs said victims have also lost $12,280 since January through calls in which scammers made the... Read more
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WIS News 10 Columbia
Missing teen being held against will, in 'imminent danger' officials believeof scam asking for payment by iTunes cardState officials warn of scam asking fo
Missing teen being held against will, in 'imminent danger' officials believe
WIS News 10 Columbia / Posted 9 days ago
of scam asking for payment by iTunes cardState officials warn of scam asking for payment by iTunes card The South Carolina Department of Consumer Affairs is warning residents not to fall for a scam asking for payment by iTunes cards. The South... Read more
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WIS News 10 Columbia
Troopers: Man killed after hitting ex-girlfriend's car, running across I-26of scam asking for payment by iTunes cardState officials warn of scam asking fo
Troopers: Man killed after hitting ex-girlfriend's car, running across I-26
WIS News 10 Columbia / Posted 9 days ago
of scam asking for payment by iTunes cardState officials warn of scam asking for payment by iTunes card The South Carolina Department of Consumer Affairs is warning residents not to fall for a scam asking for payment by iTunes cards. The South... Read more
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WIS News 10 Columbia
RCSD deputy charged with beating ex-boyfriendof scam asking for payment by iTunes cardState officials warn of scam asking fo
RCSD deputy charged with beating ex-boyfriend
WIS News 10 Columbia / Posted 9 days ago
of scam asking for payment by iTunes cardState officials warn of scam asking for payment by iTunes card The South Carolina Department of Consumer Affairs is warning residents not to fall for a scam asking for payment by iTunes cards. The South... Read more
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WIS News 10 Columbia
State officials warn of scam asking for payment by iTunes cardof scam asking for payment by iTunes card The South Carolina Department of Con
State officials warn of scam asking for payment by iTunes card
WIS News 10 Columbia / Posted 9 days ago
of scam asking for payment by iTunes card The South Carolina Department of Consumer Affairs is warning residents not to fall for a scam asking for payment by iTunes cards. The South... Read more
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WIS News 10 Columbia
Pinson trial Federal Judge assigned to Slager caseof scam asking for payment by iTunes cardState officials warn of scam asking fo
Pinson trial Federal Judge assigned to Slager case
WIS News 10 Columbia / Posted 9 days ago
of scam asking for payment by iTunes cardState officials warn of scam asking for payment by iTunes card The South Carolina Department of Consumer Affairs is warning residents not to fall for a scam asking for payment by iTunes cards. The South... Read more
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FOX Business
The Most Revealing Comment in Whole Foods' Q2 Earnings Callcomparable-sales decline from mid-2015 to date. You may remember that a weights
The Most Revealing Comment in Whole Foods' Q2 Earnings Call
FOX Business / Posted 13 days ago
comparable-sales decline from mid-2015 to date. You may remember that a weights and measures audit by New York City's Department of Consumer Affairs, publicized in June of last year, found systemic problems in the company's weighing and... Read more
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FOX Business
The Most Revealing Comment in Whole Foods' Q2 Earnings Callcomparable-sales decline from mid-2015 to date. You may remember that a weights
The Most Revealing Comment in Whole Foods' Q2 Earnings Call
FOX Business / Posted 13 days ago
comparable-sales decline from mid-2015 to date. You may remember that a weights and measures audit by New York City's Department of Consumer Affairs, publicized in June of last year, found systemic problems in the company's weighing and... Read more
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Business Wire
Secretary of Foreign Affairs of Mexico, Claudia Ruiz Massieu, and Mexican Ambassador to the United States, Carlos Sada, Launched the Financial Empowerment Window (Ventanilla de Asesoría Financiera) in Los Angelesprogram, which was first launched at the Consul General of Mexico in New York C
Secretary of Foreign Affairs of Mexico, Claudia Ruiz Massieu, and Mexican Ambassador to the United States, Carlos Sada, Launched the Financial Empowerment Window (Ventanilla de Asesoría Financiera) in Los Angeles
Business Wire / Posted 14 days ago
program, which was first launched at the Consul General of Mexico in New York City in 2014 with the New York City Department of Consumer Affairs (DCA) and Citi Community Development. In just two years of operation, the Ventanilla program... Read more
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Anderson Independent-Mail
Anderson woman toys with IRS scammersscams, a big part of the 2,452 scams that took $1.8 million from South Carolina
Anderson woman toys with IRS scammers
Anderson Independent-Mail / Posted 14 days ago
scams, a big part of the 2,452 scams that took $1.8 million from South Carolina residents in 2015, according to the state Department of Consumer Affairs. South Carolina residents have lost $233,710 in IRS scams alone this year, according to the... Read more
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NBC Los Angeles
Cosmetics Kiosk Sales Tactics Questioneddon't grab credit cards and "without a signature we don't have a sale." Rigo R
Cosmetics Kiosk Sales Tactics Questioned
NBC Los Angeles / Posted 16 days ago
don't grab credit cards and "without a signature we don't have a sale." Rigo Reyes, chief investigator for LA County’s Department of Consumer Affairs, says that any tactics like the ones used on Pardilla are not acceptable. “We need to find a... Read more
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New York Post
Take our test: Are you smarter than an NYC tour guide?one of the most frequently missed questions on NYC’s sightseeing guide exam. (I
Take our test: Are you smarter than an NYC tour guide?
New York Post / Posted 17 days ago
one of the most frequently missed questions on NYC’s sightseeing guide exam. (It’s Broadway shows.) Conducted by the Department of Consumer Affairs, the 150-question test is required for anyone who leads tours in the five boroughs. To pass,... Read more
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Staten Island Advance
Shopping for a used car? 13 tips, including when to 'walk away'(caveat emptor), the ancient Latin adage warns. If you're in the market for a
Shopping for a used car? 13 tips, including when to 'walk away'
Staten Island Advance / Posted 17 days ago
(caveat emptor), the ancient Latin adage warns. If you're in the market for a used car, check out these tips from the city Department of Consumer Affairs (DCA), and take note of three circumstances when you should simply "walk away" from the... Read more
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Orange County Register
Don't hide from reality of legal marijuanareview responsibilities.” The main regulator will be the new Bureau of Medical
Don't hide from reality of legal marijuana
Orange County Register / Posted 17 days ago
review responsibilities.” The main regulator will be the new Bureau of Medical Marijuana Regulation, created as part of the Department of Consumer Affairs. But cities also will have to act. The wrong way is with outright bans, as in Newport Beach,... Read more
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New York Post
MSG complains city’s probe into sick-leave practice is needlessthe city’s sick-leave “witch hunt.” The company that owns the World’s Most Fam
MSG complains city’s probe into sick-leave practice is needless
New York Post / Posted 18 days ago
the city’s sick-leave “witch hunt.” The company that owns the World’s Most Famous Arena says it has already given the city Department of Consumer Affairs more than 2,000 pages of documents to show its compliance with the new Paid Sick Leave Law,... Read more
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KCRA 3 Sacramento
Florists: Websites pose as local, overcharge customers for flowers2013, Kasko and many other florists say the problem continues. On Thursday, Wi
Florists: Websites pose as local, overcharge customers for flowers
KCRA 3 Sacramento / Posted 20 days ago
2013, Kasko and many other florists say the problem continues. On Thursday, Wieckowski said he will contact the state’s Department of Consumer Affairs to ensure that the law is being enforced. "It's fundamentally false advertising,” Wieckowski... Read more
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Spartanburg Herald-Journal
Questions arise about California doctor's response to Princegraduated from Northwestern University's medical school in 1975, according to l
Questions arise about California doctor's response to Prince
Spartanburg Herald-Journal / Posted 20 days ago
graduated from Northwestern University's medical school in 1975, according to licensing information with the California Department of Consumer Affairs. He is listed as certified by the American Board of Emergency Medicine. Kornfeld is a... Read more
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New York Post
City Council approves controversial plastic bag ‘tax’law will be hit with a $250 penalty for the first violation and $500 for each s
City Council approves controversial plastic bag ‘tax’
New York Post / Posted 20 days ago
law will be hit with a $250 penalty for the first violation and $500 for each subsequent violation. There will be a six-month grace period from Oct. 1, 2016, to March 31, 2017, when the city Department of Consumer Affairs will only issue war... Read more
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The Daily Jeffersonian
Doctor called to help Prince is a longtime pain specialistgraduated from Northwestern University's medical school in 1975, according to l
Doctor called to help Prince is a longtime pain specialist
The Daily Jeffersonian / Posted 20 days ago
graduated from Northwestern University's medical school in 1975, according to licensing information with the California Department of Consumer Affairs. He is listed as certified by the American Board of Emergency Medicine. Kornfeld is a... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
Doctor called to help Prince is a longtime pain specialistgraduated from Northwestern University's medical school in 1975, according to l
Doctor called to help Prince is a longtime pain specialist
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 20 days ago
graduated from Northwestern University's medical school in 1975, according to licensing information with the California Department of Consumer Affairs. He is listed as certified by the American Board of Emergency Medicine. Kornfeld is a... Read more
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Hartford Courant
Doctor called to help Prince is a longtime pain specialistgraduated from Northwestern University's medical school in 1975, according to l
Doctor called to help Prince is a longtime pain specialist
Hartford Courant / Posted 20 days ago
graduated from Northwestern University's medical school in 1975, according to licensing information with the California Department of Consumer Affairs. He is listed as certified by the American Board of Emergency Medicine. Kornfeld is a... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Doctor called to help Prince is a longtime pain specialistgraduated from Northwestern University’s medical school in 1975, according to l
Doctor called to help Prince is a longtime pain specialist
The Seattle Times / Posted 20 days ago
graduated from Northwestern University’s medical school in 1975, according to licensing information with the California Department of Consumer Affairs. He is listed as certified by the American Board of Emergency Medicine. Kornfeld is a... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Doctor called to help Prince is a longtime pain specialistgraduated from Northwestern University's medical school in 1975, according to l
Doctor called to help Prince is a longtime pain specialist
Chicago Tribune / Posted 20 days ago
graduated from Northwestern University's medical school in 1975, according to licensing information with the California Department of Consumer Affairs. He is listed as certified by the American Board of Emergency Medicine. Kornfeld is a... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
Doctor called to help Prince is a longtime pain specialistgraduated from Northwestern University's medical school in 1975, according to l
Doctor called to help Prince is a longtime pain specialist
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 20 days ago
graduated from Northwestern University's medical school in 1975, according to licensing information with the California Department of Consumer Affairs. He is listed as certified by the American Board of Emergency Medicine. Kornfeld is a... Read more
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WFMJ Youngstown
Doctor called to help Prince is a longtime pain specialistgraduated from Northwestern University's medical school in 1975, according to l
Doctor called to help Prince is a longtime pain specialist
WFMJ Youngstown / Posted 20 days ago
graduated from Northwestern University's medical school in 1975, according to licensing information with the California Department of Consumer Affairs. He is listed as certified by the American Board of Emergency Medicine. Kornfeld is a... Read more
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KHQ Spokane
Doctor called to help Prince is a longtime pain specialistgraduated from Northwestern University's medical school in 1975, according to l
Doctor called to help Prince is a longtime pain specialist
KHQ Spokane / Posted 20 days ago
graduated from Northwestern University's medical school in 1975, according to licensing information with the California Department of Consumer Affairs. He is listed as certified by the American Board of Emergency Medicine. Kornfeld is a... Read more
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KFDA-TV Amarillo
Doctor called to help Prince is a longtime pain specialistgraduated from Northwestern University's medical school in 1975, according to l
Doctor called to help Prince is a longtime pain specialist
KFDA-TV Amarillo / Posted 20 days ago
graduated from Northwestern University's medical school in 1975, according to licensing information with the California Department of Consumer Affairs. He is listed as certified by the American Board of Emergency Medicine. Kornfeld is a... Read more
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WAVE 3 Louisville
Doctor called to help Prince is a longtime pain specialistgraduated from Northwestern University's medical school in 1975, according to l
Doctor called to help Prince is a longtime pain specialist
WAVE 3 Louisville / Posted 20 days ago
graduated from Northwestern University's medical school in 1975, according to licensing information with the California Department of Consumer Affairs. He is listed as certified by the American Board of Emergency Medicine. Kornfeld is a... Read more
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KCBD-TV Lubbock
Doctor called to help Prince is a longtime pain specialistgraduated from Northwestern University's medical school in 1975, according to l
Doctor called to help Prince is a longtime pain specialist
KCBD-TV Lubbock / Posted 20 days ago
graduated from Northwestern University's medical school in 1975, according to licensing information with the California Department of Consumer Affairs. He is listed as certified by the American Board of Emergency Medicine. Kornfeld is a... Read more
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WTHR Indianapolis
Doctor called to help Prince is a longtime pain specialistgraduated from Northwestern University's medical school in 1975, according to l
Doctor called to help Prince is a longtime pain specialist
WTHR Indianapolis / Posted 20 days ago
graduated from Northwestern University's medical school in 1975, according to licensing information with the California Department of Consumer Affairs. He is listed as certified by the American Board of Emergency Medicine. Kornfeld is a... Read more
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WIS News 10 Columbia
Doctor called to help Prince is a longtime pain specialistgraduated from Northwestern University's medical school in 1975, according to l
Doctor called to help Prince is a longtime pain specialist
WIS News 10 Columbia / Posted 20 days ago
graduated from Northwestern University's medical school in 1975, according to licensing information with the California Department of Consumer Affairs. He is listed as certified by the American Board of Emergency Medicine. Kornfeld is a... Read more
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ABC Montana
Doctor called to help Prince is a longtime pain specialistgraduated from Northwestern University's medical school in 1975, according to l
Doctor called to help Prince is a longtime pain specialist
ABC Montana / Posted 20 days ago
graduated from Northwestern University's medical school in 1975, according to licensing information with the California Department of Consumer Affairs. He is listed as certified by the American Board of Emergency Medicine. Kornfeld is a... Read more
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Live 5 News Charleston
Doctor called to help Prince is a longtime pain specialistgraduated from Northwestern University's medical school in 1975, according to l
Doctor called to help Prince is a longtime pain specialist
Live 5 News Charleston / Posted 20 days ago
graduated from Northwestern University's medical school in 1975, according to licensing information with the California Department of Consumer Affairs. He is listed as certified by the American Board of Emergency Medicine. Kornfeld is a... Read more
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KTVN Reno
Doctor called to help Prince is a longtime pain specialistgraduated from Northwestern University's medical school in 1975, according to l
Doctor called to help Prince is a longtime pain specialist
KTVN Reno / Posted 20 days ago
graduated from Northwestern University's medical school in 1975, according to licensing information with the California Department of Consumer Affairs. He is listed as certified by the American Board of Emergency Medicine. Kornfeld is a... Read more
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KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches
Doctor called to help Prince is a longtime pain specialistgraduated from Northwestern University's medical school in 1975, according to l
Doctor called to help Prince is a longtime pain specialist
KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches / Posted 20 days ago
graduated from Northwestern University's medical school in 1975, according to licensing information with the California Department of Consumer Affairs. He is listed as certified by the American Board of Emergency Medicine. Kornfeld is a... Read more
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WALB Albany
Doctor called to help Prince is a longtime pain specialistgraduated from Northwestern University's medical school in 1975, according to l
Doctor called to help Prince is a longtime pain specialist
WALB Albany / Posted 20 days ago
graduated from Northwestern University's medical school in 1975, according to licensing information with the California Department of Consumer Affairs. He is listed as certified by the American Board of Emergency Medicine. Kornfeld is a... Read more
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
Doctor called to help Prince is a longtime pain specialistgraduated from Northwestern University's medical school in 1975, according to l
Doctor called to help Prince is a longtime pain specialist
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted 20 days ago
graduated from Northwestern University's medical school in 1975, according to licensing information with the California Department of Consumer Affairs. He is listed as certified by the American Board of Emergency Medicine. Kornfeld is a... Read more
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WTVM 9 Columbus
Doctor called to help Prince is a longtime pain specialistgraduated from Northwestern University's medical school in 1975, according to l
Doctor called to help Prince is a longtime pain specialist
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 20 days ago
graduated from Northwestern University's medical school in 1975, according to licensing information with the California Department of Consumer Affairs. He is listed as certified by the American Board of Emergency Medicine. Kornfeld is a... Read more
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