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Denton Record-Chronicle
When a breath is hard to catchKaden Bush faces a long climb back. With his eighth birthday coming up, Kaden’
When a breath is hard to catch
Denton Record-Chronicle / Posted 17 hours ago
Kaden Bush faces a long climb back. With his eighth birthday coming up, Kaden’s odds of making it back to good health are shrinking. He was 5 years old when he came down with respiratory syncytial virus, or RSV. For the many children who come down... Read more
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ABC Newspapers
County wins three national achievement awardsAnoka County earned three achievement awards at the 80th annual National Associ
County wins three national achievement awards
ABC Newspapers / Posted yesterday
Anoka County earned three achievement awards at the 80th annual National Association of Counties conference and exposition in Charlotte, North Carolina, July 10-13. Awards were presented in 21 categories, but Anoka County was one of only five... Read more
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BVI Beacon
EDITORIAL — High hopes for NHIWe eagerly anticipate the implementation of government’s universal health care
EDITORIAL — High hopes for NHI
BVI Beacon / Posted 3 days ago
We eagerly anticipate the implementation of government’s universal health care programme, but much work appears needed in order to achieve the ambitious rollout date of Jan. 1. After more than two decades of promising substantive health care reform,... Read more
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The Inter-Mountain
West Virginia editorial rounduptax cuts It is shaping up to be a busy winter for West Virginia legislators, b
West Virginia editorial roundup
The Inter-Mountain / Posted 3 days ago
tax cuts It is shaping up to be a busy winter for West Virginia legislators, but there is perhaps one thing they can mark off their todo list. That item would be changing the state's tax structure to entice new businesses to the Mountain... Read more
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The Marietta Times
West Virginia editorial rounduptax cuts It is shaping up to be a busy winter for West Virginia legislators, b
West Virginia editorial roundup
The Marietta Times / Posted 3 days ago
tax cuts It is shaping up to be a busy winter for West Virginia legislators, but there is perhaps one thing they can mark off their todo list. That item would be changing the state's tax structure to entice new businesses to the Mountain... Read more
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Arkansas Times
Visionary Arkansans 2015It's time again for our annual Visionaries issue, a celebration of Arkansans wi
Visionary Arkansans 2015
Arkansas Times / Posted 3 days ago
It's time again for our annual Visionaries issue, a celebration of Arkansans with ideas of transformative power. This year's class is filled with people who are devoted to enriching life here, from health care to social justice to good government.... Read more
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Parkersburg News and Sentinel
West Virginia editorial rounduptax cuts It is shaping up to be a busy winter for West Virginia legislators, b
West Virginia editorial roundup
Parkersburg News and Sentinel / Posted 3 days ago
tax cuts It is shaping up to be a busy winter for West Virginia legislators, but there is perhaps one thing they can mark off their todo list. That item would be changing the state's tax structure to entice new businesses to the Mountain... Read more
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PhysOrg
Companies hope cybersecurity experts in the boardroom can counter hacksThe board of directors at construction and engineering company Parsons Corp. ne
Companies hope cybersecurity experts in the boardroom can counter hacks
PhysOrg / Posted 4 days ago
The board of directors at construction and engineering company Parsons Corp. needed to fill a seat two years ago. Naturally, they wanted someone with communication and leadership skills. They also needed someone new: an expert to help them battle... Read more
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MedCity News
RainDance Technologies withdraws $60M IPO, omega-3 might not actually help cognitionmonths after filing for a $60 million IPO. In public filings, the 11-year-old
RainDance Technologies withdraws $60M IPO, omega-3 might not actually help cognition
MedCity News / Posted 4 days ago
months after filing for a $60 million IPO. In public filings, the 11-year-old Billerica company, which makes a unique kind of machine that can do cheaper genetic tests using just tissue and bodily fluids, said that “market conditions” caused the... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Aug. 25 Update: Upcoming meetings and eventsNotices of upcoming events for the CJ Extra Calendar should be sent to The Tope
Aug. 25 Update: Upcoming meetings and events
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 4 days ago
Notices of upcoming events for the CJ Extra Calendar should be sent to The Topeka Capital-Journal at least two weeks in advance of the intended publication date (not the event date). They may be submitted by email to news@cjonline.com; by mail or in... Read more
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Savannah Morning News
ELMO WEEKS: Amateur Tour lets hacks compete like prosThe GolfWeek Amateur Tour is genius based on simplicity. For all the 12-handic
ELMO WEEKS: Amateur Tour lets hacks compete like pros
Savannah Morning News / Posted 6 days ago
The GolfWeek Amateur Tour is genius based on simplicity. For all the 12-handicaps who watch the pros on the PGA Tour every Sunday and wonder what it’s like to play a tournament against your peers with a chance to win, the GolfWeek Amateur Tour is... Read more
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The Daily Sentinel
Water systems sink teeth into debate over drinking itRifle city officials who already had their hands full trying to control costs o
Water systems sink teeth into debate over drinking it
The Daily Sentinel / Posted 7 days ago
Rifle city officials who already had their hands full trying to control costs on a $28 million water treatment plant project were confronted with another complication earlier this year when asked to make the plant capable of adding fluoride to... Read more
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Marietta Daily Journal
Cobb population growth ‘in line’ with region rate - ATLANTA — New figures from the Atlanta Regional Commission show Cobb has 727 600 residents in 2015 an increase of about 10 500 people over last year. Economist Roger Tutterow said the growth rate...ATLANTA — New figures from the Atlanta Regional Commission show Cobb has 727,60
Cobb population growth ‘in line’ with region rate - ATLANTA — New figures from the Atlanta Regional Commission show Cobb has 727 600 residents in 2015 an increase of about 10 500 people over last year. Economist Roger Tutterow said the growth rate...
Marietta Daily Journal / Posted 7 days ago
ATLANTA — New figures from the Atlanta Regional Commission show Cobb has 727,600 residents in 2015, an increase of about 10,500 people over last year. Economist Roger Tutterow said the growth rate is average when compared to the rest of the... Read more
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KSLA-TV Shreveport
Regional NewsFlorida woman says former Subway pitchman Jared Fogle told her years ago about
Regional News
KSLA-TV Shreveport / Posted 9 days ago
Florida woman says former Subway pitchman Jared Fogle told her years ago about his interest in having sex with minors and that she went to authorities who told her to record the conversations.More >> A Florida woman says former Subway... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Private Healthcare Now Rivals Treatment in India in Costworld, like for most babies, was highly anticipated. Her mother, Freda Mugagga,
Private Healthcare Now Rivals Treatment in India in Cost
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
world, like for most babies, was highly anticipated. Her mother, Freda Mugagga, had turned up at Case Medical Centre on Buganda road on May 30, feeling the beginnings of contractions. Her Sanlam insurance card was safely in her bag, so her choice... Read more
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KSLA-TV Shreveport
Regional NewsJeff Davis Sheriff's Office: Two girls found living in 'extreme filth' in Jenni
Regional News
KSLA-TV Shreveport / Posted 9 days ago
Jeff Davis Sheriff's Office: Two girls found living in 'extreme filth' in JenningsJeff Davis Sheriff's Office: Two girls found living in 'extreme filth' in Jennings (Source: Jeff Davis Parish Sheriff's Office) A Jennings man was arrested after a... Read more
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Columbia Star
Richland County Masters SaleMASTER IN EQUITY NOTICE OF SALE 2015-CP-40-03082 BY VIRTUE of a decree heretof
Richland County Masters Sale
Columbia Star / Posted 10 days ago
MASTER IN EQUITY NOTICE OF SALE 2015-CP-40-03082 BY VIRTUE of a decree heretofore granted in the case of: Nationstar Mortgage LLC vs. Jose A. Cruz, I, the undersigned Joseph M. Strickland, Master in Equity for Richland County, will sell on Tuesday,... Read more
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Business Wire
Comprehensive Health Services Awarded Department of Health and Human Services Contracts Worth Up to $388 MillionCAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. & RESTON, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Comprehensive Health Servi
Comprehensive Health Services Awarded Department of Health and Human Services Contracts Worth Up to $388 Million
Business Wire / Posted 10 days ago
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. & RESTON, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Comprehensive Health Services, one of the nation’s largest and most experienced workforce medical services providers, was recently awarded two five-year contracts by the U.S. Department of Health... Read more
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Business Wire
SpartanNash Announces Second Quarter Fiscal Year 2015 Financial ResultsGRAND RAPIDS, Mich.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--SpartanNash Company (the “Company”) (Nasd
SpartanNash Announces Second Quarter Fiscal Year 2015 Financial Results
Business Wire / Posted 11 days ago
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--SpartanNash Company (the “Company”) (Nasdaq: SPTN) today reported financial results for the 12-week second quarter and 28-week period ended July 18, 2015. Second Quarter Results Consolidated net sales for the... Read more
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The Atlantic
In Their Own Words: 30 Donald Trump Supporters Explain Their ViewsRelated Story The dozens of replies that I received from across the United Sta
In Their Own Words: 30 Donald Trump Supporters Explain Their Views
The Atlantic / Posted 13 days ago
Related Story The dozens of replies that I received from across the United States make up the largest collection I’ve encountered of Trump supporters setting forth their thinking in their own words. And having read through this non-representative... Read more
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Salon.com
The military governs your diet: From pizza to burritos to new plastic pouches, the Pentagon wields shocking power in grocery aislean understatement—the above shopping list is from a single prime vendor contrac
The military governs your diet: From pizza to burritos to new plastic pouches, the Pentagon wields shocking power in grocery aisle
Salon.com / Posted 15 days ago
an understatement—the above shopping list is from a single prime vendor contract for facilities near Seattle, Washington, and Hermiston, Oregon, in 2002. The weekly grocery needs of the entire armed forces could pick clean whole regions of their... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Is a cardiac program needed in Anne Arundel County?they would affect area hospitals' caseload, according to objections filed with
Is a cardiac program needed in Anne Arundel County?
Baltimore Sun / Posted 16 days ago
they would affect area hospitals' caseload, according to objections filed with the state. Both Anne Arundel Medical Center and the University of Maryland Baltimore Washington Medical Center have applied to the state for permission to offer open... Read more
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Daily Liberal
Helping hand for vulnerable citizensKeep up to date with all the local, regional and national news from 7-9am 8.20
Helping hand for vulnerable citizens
Daily Liberal / Posted 17 days ago
Keep up to date with all the local, regional and national news from 7-9am 8.20am: It's shaping as another huge weekend of sport around the region and here's some of today's top stories. RUGBY UNION - Tomorrow, a crash of Dubbo Rhinos rumble to... Read more
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KY3 Springfield
Mercy Springfield pays $5.5 million to settle Medicare fraud lawsuitWASHINGTON, D.C. – Two Southwest Missouri health care providers have agreed to
Mercy Springfield pays $5.5 million to settle Medicare fraud lawsuit
KY3 Springfield / Posted 17 days ago
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Two Southwest Missouri health care providers have agreed to pay the United States $5.5 million to settle allegations that they violated the False Claims Act by engaging in improper financial relationships with referring physicians,... Read more
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KSPR Springfield
Mercy Springfield pays $5.5 million to settle Medicare fraud lawsuitWASHINGTON, D.C. – Two Southwest Missouri health care providers have agreed to
Mercy Springfield pays $5.5 million to settle Medicare fraud lawsuit
KSPR Springfield / Posted 17 days ago
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Two Southwest Missouri health care providers have agreed to pay the United States $5.5 million to settle allegations that they violated the False Claims Act by engaging in improper financial relationships with referring physicians,... Read more
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Mississippi Business Journal
Telemedicine provider bucks proposed rules changesprovider, has served notice it does not want to be reined in by rules changes p
Telemedicine provider bucks proposed rules changes
Mississippi Business Journal / Posted 17 days ago
provider, has served notice it does not want to be reined in by rules changes proposed by the Mississippi Board of Medical Licensure. The provider opposes the proposed requirement of a videoconferencing before medication is prescribed... Read more
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Las Cruces Sun-News
Community notices (Aug. 13)Computer Career Center, a Division of Vista College, 850 N. Telshor Blvd., Suit
Community notices (Aug. 13)
Las Cruces Sun-News / Posted 17 days ago
Computer Career Center, a Division of Vista College, 850 N. Telshor Blvd., Suite K, announces the addition of two new programs: Medical Insurance Billing and Coding, an associate in applied science, and Patient Care Technician, a diploma program.... Read more
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PharmaceuticalOnline
Could Birth Of “Big Generic” Be Foreshadowing “Big Biosimilar”The past few weeks, the generics market has seen several players jump ship and
Could Birth Of “Big Generic” Be Foreshadowing “Big Biosimilar”
PharmaceuticalOnline / Posted 18 days ago
The past few weeks, the generics market has seen several players jump ship and one company grow significantly — and to some, alarmingly — larger. First to take the plunge was Allergan, which sold off its portfolio of generic drugs to goliath Teva for... Read more
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FOX 5 Atlanta
San Francisco/Peninsula NewsSan Mateo County Sheriff's Office warns public after sexual assault at homeSan
San Francisco/Peninsula News
FOX 5 Atlanta / Posted 19 days ago
San Mateo County Sheriff's Office warns public after sexual assault at homeSan Mateo County Sheriff's Office warns public after sexual assault at home The San Mateo County Sheriff's Office is warning the public to be vigilant of suspicious people in... Read more
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The Daily Sentinel
Rocky road for insurance carrier An explosion in the number of Coloradans signing up for medical insurance dur
Rocky road for insurance carrier
The Daily Sentinel / Posted 21 days ago
An explosion in the number of Coloradans signing up for medical insurance during the last 18 months shook up the state’s health insurance market and severely strained Rocky Mountain Health Plans’ bottom line. The... Read more
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Denver Post
Aurora VA hospital: Anatomy of a calamityThe biggest construction failure in VA history began with a handwritten note si
Aurora VA hospital: Anatomy of a calamity
Denver Post / Posted 23 days ago
The biggest construction failure in VA history began with a handwritten note signed two days before Veterans Day 2011. On that Nov. 9, project officials from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs were locked in a 7½-hour meeting with executives... Read more
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Cape Coral Daily Breeze
Business BriefsRoofing by HOMEPLUS Inc. celebrating 10 years in SW Florida Cape Coral-based
Business Briefs
Cape Coral Daily Breeze / Posted 23 days ago
Roofing by HOMEPLUS Inc. celebrating 10 years in SW Florida Cape Coral-based Roofing by HOMEPLUS Inc. has started a year-long celebration in anticipation of its 10th year in business, and is holding company activities to celebrate the anniversary... Read more
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Daily News
[Cabinet Decisions]-Renovation of infrastructure facilities at multi storied housing complexes The
[Cabinet Decisions]-
Daily News / Posted 24 days ago
Renovation of infrastructure facilities at multi storied housing complexes The Cabinet of Ministers approved a proposal made by the Minister of Housing and Samurdhi Sajith Premadasa to renovate the road network and the drain network of the... Read more
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Rappler
#SG50: Rappler Talk: Singapore's vision of a Smart NationSINGAPORE – After transforming from a third-world swampland to a first-world mo
#SG50: Rappler Talk: Singapore's vision of a Smart Nation
Rappler / Posted 24 days ago
SINGAPORE – After transforming from a third-world swampland to a first-world modern city, where is Singapore headed in the next 50 years? The city-state's new generation of leaders are raising Lee Kuan Yew's vision to the next level: to make... Read more
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News 8000
Gundersen's AboutHealth partnership with seven other WI health systems is thrivingIt's been about a year since Gundersen Health System announced its one-of-a-ki
Gundersen's AboutHealth partnership with seven other WI health systems is thriving
News 8000 / Posted 24 days ago
It's been about a year since Gundersen Health System announced its one-of-a-kind collaboration with other health systems across Wisconsin. The goal is to reduce cost, share best practices and improve quality care. News 8's Brittany Schmidt joins... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Aug. 5, 2015 update: Upcoming meetings and eventsNotices of upcoming events for the CJ Extra Calendar should be sent to The Tope
Aug. 5, 2015 update: Upcoming meetings and events
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 25 days ago
Notices of upcoming events for the CJ Extra Calendar should be sent to The Topeka Capital-Journal at least two weeks in advance of the intended publication date (not the event date). They may be submitted by email to news@cjonline.com; by mail or in... Read more
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iafrica.com
Music helps with surgeons' efficiencyA study led by a team at the University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB) at Galve
Music helps with surgeons' efficiency
iafrica.com / Posted 25 days ago
A study led by a team at the University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB) at Galveston showed that when plastic surgeons listen to music they prefer, their surgical technique and efficiency when closing incisions is improved. As the saying goes, music... Read more
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Times of Malta
A mediocre performanceThe reputable German think-tank, Bertelsmann Stiftung, recently released its fo
A mediocre performance
Times of Malta / Posted 25 days ago
The reputable German think-tank, Bertelsmann Stiftung, recently released its fourth edition of what it rather heavily calls its Sustainable Governance Indicators. The document consists of a survey of 41 OECD and EU countries analysing “each country’s... Read more
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The New Age
Music in operating rooms could help surgeons be more efficientA study led by a team at the University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB) at Galve
Music in operating rooms could help surgeons be more efficient
The New Age / Posted 26 days ago
A study led by a team at the University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB) at Galveston showed that when plastic surgeons listen to music they prefer, their surgical technique and efficiency when closing incisions is improved. As the saying goes, music... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
Affordable Care costs may rise in N.J.Three insurers that sold health coverage this year to about 135,000 New Jersey
Affordable Care costs may rise in N.J.
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 26 days ago
Three insurers that sold health coverage this year to about 135,000 New Jersey residents through the federal Affordable Care Act are asking the state to approve double-digit price hikes for 2016. Price boosts also could be in the offing for the two... Read more
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Medical News Today
Wound closure more effective when surgeons listen to their preferred musicAll over the world, you will find surgeons listening to music as they operate.
Wound closure more effective when surgeons listen to their preferred music
Medical News Today / Posted 28 days ago
All over the world, you will find surgeons listening to music as they operate. Some studies say this can help them relax and reduce stress. However, until now, there was no evidence to suggest it may also help them close their incisions more... Read more
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The Huntington Herald-Dispatch
State puts conditions on merger Aug. 01, 2015 @ 12:01 AM CHARLESTON - Cabell Huntington Hospital and St. Mar
State puts conditions on merger
The Huntington Herald-Dispatch / Posted 29 days ago
Aug. 01, 2015 @ 12:01 AM CHARLESTON - Cabell Huntington Hospital and St. Mary's Medical Center have signed an agreement concerning their merger to eliminate antitrust concerns at the state level, according to... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Listening to surgeon's preferred music improves efficiency, quality of wound closureA new study from The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston shows that
Listening to surgeon's preferred music improves efficiency, quality of wound closure
News-Medical-Net / Posted 30 days ago
A new study from The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston shows that when plastic surgeons listen to music they prefer, their surgical technique and efficiency when closing incisions is improved. The study is currently available in the... Read more
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The Commercial Dispatch
14th Ave. project completeColumbus leaders and community organizers celebrated the completion of roughly
14th Ave. project complete
The Commercial Dispatch / Posted a month ago
Columbus leaders and community organizers celebrated the completion of roughly 1,800 feet of new construction for the 14th Avenue ditch improvement project on Monday. Work began late last year and included a combination project of filling in the old... Read more

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