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Aspen Daily News
Frustrated with higher health care costsby Kerry Donovan — Guest Commentator Since the Colorado Senate adjourned, I ha
Frustrated with higher health care costs
Aspen Daily News / Posted 16 hours ago
by Kerry Donovan — Guest Commentator Since the Colorado Senate adjourned, I have divided my time between working on the ranch, and spending time with constituents. When I’m not delivering produce to local... Read more
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Boston Globe
Five things you should know about Dr. Paul BleicherDr. Paul Bleicher has worked in Boston health care for more than three decades.
Five things you should know about Dr. Paul Bleicher
Boston Globe / Posted yesterday
Dr. Paul Bleicher has worked in Boston health care for more than three decades. A dermatologist with a PhD in microbiology, he moved from medicine and research over to industry in 1992. His latest role is a mix of both worlds; he is chief executive... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
When distant forces feel like dire threatsThis is a condensed version of an address delivered this week in Toronto by His
When distant forces feel like dire threats
The Globe and Mail / Posted yesterday
This is a condensed version of an address delivered this week in Toronto by His Highness the Aga Khan, as he accepted the Adrienne Clarkson Prize for Global Citizenship at the inaugural Six Degrees “citizen space,” presented by the Institute for... Read more
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Business Wire
GE Healthcare Aims to Fund up to $50M for Global Health StartupsBANGALORE, India--(BUSINESS WIRE)--GE Healthcare, the $18 billion healthcare te
GE Healthcare Aims to Fund up to $50M for Global Health Startups
Business Wire / Posted yesterday
BANGALORE, India--(BUSINESS WIRE)--GE Healthcare, the $18 billion healthcare technology division of GE (NYSE: GE), today announced the launch of the company’s first healthcare accelerator, five.eight, aimed at improving healthcare outcomes for the... Read more
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The Daily Sentinel
September 20, 2016The Sentinel for what he called “false equivalency” in reporting General Colin
September 20, 2016
The Daily Sentinel / Posted 3 days ago
The Sentinel for what he called “false equivalency” in reporting General Colin Powell’s emails blasting Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump. Powell, a prominent Republican, expressed different views of Clinton (ambitious, greedy and non... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
Custom Plastic Forming to hold sessions for interested workersThe North Carolina Manufacturing Institute is presenting an employer spotlight
Custom Plastic Forming to hold sessions for interested workers
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 3 days ago
The North Carolina Manufacturing Institute is presenting an employer spotlight session featuring Custom Plastic Forming, a division of Custom Golf Car Supply Inc., according to a news release. “Employer spotlights give local residents the... Read more
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International Business Times
Tim Farron: Read Liberal Democrat leader's full speech to 2016 conferenceurged Conservative Prime Minister Theresa May to "tell us what Brexit really me
Tim Farron: Read Liberal Democrat leader's full speech to 2016 conference
International Business Times / Posted 4 days ago
urged Conservative Prime Minister Theresa May to "tell us what Brexit really means", while also calling for the creation of a National Health and Care Service to "bring care into the NHS". But the Liberal Democrat leader has faced criticism from... Read more
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MedCity News
New McKesson Intelligence Hub seeks to break down payer data silosAnother week, another healthcare communications platform — but this one might b
New McKesson Intelligence Hub seeks to break down payer data silos
MedCity News / Posted 5 days ago
Another week, another healthcare communications platform — but this one might be different from most of the others. Monday, McKesson Health Solutions, a Newton, Massachusetts-based division of McKesson Corp., introduced the McKesson Intelligence... Read more
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Shropshire Star
Fair Deal For Farmers: Why farming matters in Shropshire and Mid Wales « Shropshire StarToday, the Shropshire Star launches its Support Our Farmers campaign, which see
Fair Deal For Farmers: Why farming matters in Shropshire and Mid Wales « Shropshire Star
Shropshire Star / Posted 5 days ago
Today, the Shropshire Star launches its Support Our Farmers campaign, which seeks to raise awareness of just how important farming is to Shropshire and Mid Wales. To reinforce the point, we visited John and Sarah Yeomans’ farm at Adfa, near the... Read more
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Daytona Beach News-Journal
List of 154 Area Service Groups for Monday, Sept. 19, 2016 Each Monday The Daytona Beach News-Journal publishes a featured list. This we
List of 154 Area Service Groups for Monday, Sept. 19, 2016
Daytona Beach News-Journal / Posted 6 days ago
Each Monday The Daytona Beach News-Journal publishes a featured list. This weeks list is 154 service groups in Volusia and Flagler counties. 1. AARP Chapter 1057 Ormond-by-the-Sea:... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
It's Your Businessby email to iyb@cjonline.com or by mail to The Topeka Capital-Journal, 616 S.E.
It's Your Business
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 7 days ago
by email to iyb@cjonline.com or by mail to The Topeka Capital-Journal, 616 S.E. Jefferson, Topeka, 66607. Items and photographs will run in print as space permits. RETIREMENTS John Evans, a maternal fetal medicine physician at Stormont... Read more
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Business Wire
Molina Healthcare Names Britt Travis as Vice President of Medicare SalesLONG BEACH, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Molina Healthcare, Inc. (NYSE: MOH) today
Molina Healthcare Names Britt Travis as Vice President of Medicare Sales
Business Wire / Posted 8 days ago
LONG BEACH, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Molina Healthcare, Inc. (NYSE: MOH) today announced that Britt Travis has joined the Company as its new vice president of Medicare sales. In this role, Travis will be responsible for Molina’s sales operations,... Read more
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Pipestone County Star
Pipestone County Star, News, Sports, Obituaries, Businesses, Classifieds € Pipestone, MN 56164Profile of the health of a Pipestone County resident A sampling of adults in P
Pipestone County Star, News, Sports, Obituaries, Businesses, Classifieds € Pipestone, MN 56164
Pipestone County Star / Posted 8 days ago
Profile of the health of a Pipestone County resident A sampling of adults in Pipestone County who are representative of the county’s adult population have self-reported their health as “very good” or “good,” yet nearly three-quarters of them are... Read more
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The New Yorker
Coming ApartNo national consensus formed around 9/11. Indeed, the decade since has destroye
Coming Apart
The New Yorker / Posted 13 days ago
No national consensus formed around 9/11. Indeed, the decade since has destroyed the very possibility of a common narrative.Credit Illustration by GUY BILLOUT On March 31, 2004, four Americans working as guards for the private security company... Read more
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CBS Dallas - Fort Worth
Pop Up Market Provides For South Dallas ResidentsDALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – Jessie Davis of Dallas fills a bag with purple hull peas,
Pop Up Market Provides For South Dallas Residents
CBS Dallas - Fort Worth / Posted 15 days ago
DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – Jessie Davis of Dallas fills a bag with purple hull peas, tomatoes and cabbage. Her goal of eating fresh, healthy vegetables just got a little easier, and far more affordable, after making a visit to the Farm Stand at Baylor... Read more
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Harrow Times
Tech giant IBM and Harrow Council team up to provide ‘world first’ social care innovationHarrow Council and technology giant IBM have joined forces to provide an innova
Tech giant IBM and Harrow Council team up to provide ‘world first’ social care innovation
Harrow Times / Posted 15 days ago
Harrow Council and technology giant IBM have joined forces to provide an innovative ‘first-of-its-kind’ social care managing system to residents in the borough and beyond. A ten year agreement with IBM Watson Health – the American company’s... Read more
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KWWL Iowa
Obamacare pushes nation's health uninsured rate to record low 8.6 percentLow enough for you yet? The rate of Americans who lack health insurance has hi
Obamacare pushes nation's health uninsured rate to record low 8.6 percent
KWWL Iowa / Posted 15 days ago
Low enough for you yet? The rate of Americans who lack health insurance has hit a record low — again — as a result of Obamacare. In the first quarter of 2016, there were 8.6 percent of Americans — or about 27.3 million people — who were uninsured,... Read more
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Decclan Chronicle
'Superbug' scourge spreads as US fails to track rising number of deathsRichmond: Josiah Cooper-Pope, born 15 weeks premature, did fine in the neonatal
'Superbug' scourge spreads as US fails to track rising number of deaths
Decclan Chronicle / Posted 16 days ago
Richmond: Josiah Cooper-Pope, born 15 weeks premature, did fine in the neonatal intensive care unit for the first 10 days of his life. Then, suddenly, his tiny body started to swell. Overnight, he grew so distended that his skin split. His mother,... Read more
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FOX News
'Superbug' scourge spreads as US fails to track rising human tollRICHMOND, Va. – Josiah Cooper-Pope, born 15 weeks premature, did fine in the ne
'Superbug' scourge spreads as US fails to track rising human toll
FOX News / Posted 17 days ago
RICHMOND, Va. – Josiah Cooper-Pope, born 15 weeks premature, did fine in the neonatal intensive care unit for the first 10 days of his life. Then, suddenly, his tiny body started to swell. Overnight, he grew so distended that his skin split. His... Read more
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FOX Business
INDUSTRY FOCUS // Healthcare //Americans are spending more money on their pets than ever before -- and that's
INDUSTRY FOCUS // Healthcare //
FOX Business / Posted 17 days ago
Americans are spending more money on their pets than ever before -- and that's been good news for people investing in pet stocks. Companies like Zoetis Inc.(NYSE: ZTS), VCA Inc.(NASDAQ: WOOF), and IDEXX Laboratories, Inc.(NASDAQ: IDXX) have enjoyed... Read more
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FOX Business
INDUSTRY FOCUS // Healthcare //Americans are spending more money on their pets than ever before -- and that's
INDUSTRY FOCUS // Healthcare //
FOX Business / Posted 17 days ago
Americans are spending more money on their pets than ever before -- and that's been good news for people investing in pet stocks. Companies like Zoetis Inc.(NYSE: ZTS), VCA Inc.(NASDAQ: WOOF), and IDEXX Laboratories, Inc.(NASDAQ: IDXX) have enjoyed... Read more
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Rutland Herald
PATH at Stone Summit licensed by state agency DANBY � The state has approved a mental health facility for young adults on C
PATH at Stone Summit licensed by state agency
Rutland Herald / Posted 18 days ago
DANBY � The state has approved a mental health facility for young adults on Colvin Hill Road. PATH at Stone Summit has a license to operate as of Aug. 25 with a current maximum of four live-in clients,... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
The world is facing a growing snakebite crisis — and there's a serious shortage of antivenomRyanvanhuyssteen/Wikimedia Commons At the end of June 2016, the last remaining
The world is facing a growing snakebite crisis — and there's a serious shortage of antivenom
Stamford Advocate / Posted 19 days ago
Ryanvanhuyssteen/Wikimedia Commons At the end of June 2016, the last remaining supplies of an important, safe, and effective antivenom expired. The antidote, known as FAV-Afrique, is what Doctors Without Borders (MSF) has relied on to treat... Read more
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Connecticut Post
The world is facing a growing snakebite crisis — and there's a serious shortage of antivenomRyanvanhuyssteen/Wikimedia Commons At the end of June 2016, the last remaining
The world is facing a growing snakebite crisis — and there's a serious shortage of antivenom
Connecticut Post / Posted 19 days ago
Ryanvanhuyssteen/Wikimedia Commons At the end of June 2016, the last remaining supplies of an important, safe, and effective antivenom expired. The antidote, known as FAV-Afrique, is what Doctors Without Borders (MSF) has relied on to treat... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
The world is facing a growing snakebite crisis — and there's a serious shortage of antivenomRyanvanhuyssteen/Wikimedia Commons At the end of June 2016, the last remaining
The world is facing a growing snakebite crisis — and there's a serious shortage of antivenom
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 19 days ago
Ryanvanhuyssteen/Wikimedia Commons At the end of June 2016, the last remaining supplies of an important, safe, and effective antivenom expired. The antidote, known as FAV-Afrique, is what Doctors Without Borders (MSF) has relied on to treat... Read more
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Business Insider
The world is facing a growing snakebite crisis — and there's a serious shortage of antivenomAt the end of June 2016, the last remaining supplies of an important, safe, and
The world is facing a growing snakebite crisis — and there's a serious shortage of antivenom
Business Insider / Posted 19 days ago
At the end of June 2016, the last remaining supplies of an important, safe, and effective antivenom expired. The antidote, known as FAV-Afrique, is what Doctors Without Borders (MSF) has relied on to treat snakebites in sub-Saharan Africa. It can... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
It's time to leave HDCsThe Arkansas Waiver Association, an association of advocates, persons with deve
It's time to leave HDCs
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 20 days ago
The Arkansas Waiver Association, an association of advocates, persons with developmental disabilities, their families and professionals who promote the provision of quality integrated supports within a community-based setting, would like to respond... Read more
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Boston Globe
In Pennsylvania, baby boomers see the American Dream slipping awayPa. — Some 965 high school graduates paraded into the high school stadium, surr
In Pennsylvania, baby boomers see the American Dream slipping away
Boston Globe / Posted 23 days ago
Pa. — Some 965 high school graduates paraded into the high school stadium, surrounded by lush green trees and proud parents and the trill of an organ playing a celebratory theme. For the class of 1976, the future was as bright as... Read more
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Boston Globe
In Pennsylvania, baby boomers see the American Dream slipping awayBUTLER, Pa. — Some 965 high school graduates paraded into the high school stadi
In Pennsylvania, baby boomers see the American Dream slipping away
Boston Globe / Posted 23 days ago
BUTLER, Pa. — Some 965 high school graduates paraded into the high school stadium, surrounded by lush green trees and proud parents and the trill of an organ playing a celebratory theme. For the class of 1976, the future was as bright as their... Read more
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The Gilmer Mirror
Good Shepherd HomeCare recognized in CMS Five-Star Quality Rating System - Good Shepherd HomeCare recognized in CMS Five-Star Quality Rating System LONGVIEW Texas – In recently released results the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ Five-...Good Shepherd HomeCare recognized in CMS Five-Star Quality Rating System LONG
Good Shepherd HomeCare recognized in CMS Five-Star Quality Rating System - Good Shepherd HomeCare recognized in CMS Five-Star Quality Rating System LONGVIEW Texas – In recently released results the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ Five-...
The Gilmer Mirror / Posted 24 days ago
Good Shepherd HomeCare recognized in CMS Five-Star Quality Rating System LONGVIEW, Texas – In recently released results, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ Five-Star Quality Rating System recognized Longview’s Good Shepherd HomeCare with... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Cardiac rehab saves lives, but few give it a tryMario Oikonomides credits a massive heart attack when he was 38 with sparking h
Cardiac rehab saves lives, but few give it a try
Bangor Daily News / Posted 25 days ago
Mario Oikonomides credits a massive heart attack when he was 38 with sparking his love of exercise, which he says helped keep him out of the hospital for decades after. While recovering, he did something that only a small percentage of patients do:... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Investigational biomarker surpasses current gold standard test for identifying brain shunt infectionsIn a study of children with brain shunts at Children's of Alabama, a University
Investigational biomarker surpasses current gold standard test for identifying brain shunt infections
News-Medical-Net / Posted 25 days ago
In a study of children with brain shunts at Children's of Alabama, a University of Alabama at Birmingham investigational biomarker outperformed the current "gold standard" test for detecting bacterial infections in the shunts. This is the second... Read more
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Fortune
Shares of Private Prison Operators Slide After DHS Orders a ReviewThe U.S. Department of Homeland Security will study whether to discontinue usin
Shares of Private Prison Operators Slide After DHS Orders a Review
Fortune / Posted 25 days ago
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security will study whether to discontinue using privately run detention centers, which the Justice Department recently called unsafe, for migrants and shares of private prison operators fell on Monday after the... Read more
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Queensland Times
This week's community billboard7pm. New players welcome. George 32015946 or 0429906200. BOOVAL: Over 60s gro
This week's community billboard
Queensland Times / Posted 26 days ago
7pm. New players welcome. George 32015946 or 0429906200. BOOVAL: Over 60s group Starts at 60 meets on the first Tuesday of the month for coffee and chat between 11am and 1pm at Ipswich Jets, North Ipswich. All welcome to come along and meet new... Read more
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Lake Tahoe News
Partnerships help form legacy of Tahoe summitRestoring Lake Tahoe’s environment is no small feat. Tahoe is one of the world
Partnerships help form legacy of Tahoe summit
Lake Tahoe News / Posted 26 days ago
Restoring Lake Tahoe’s environment is no small feat. Tahoe is one of the world’s deepest, largest, and clearest mountain lakes, holding about 39 trillion gallons of famously blue water any given day—water that takes hundreds of years to flow through... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Illinois parents feel EpiPen price pain as school year startsBridget Bond tried not to cry at the front of the pharmacy line. The Hoffman E
Illinois parents feel EpiPen price pain as school year starts
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 27 days ago
Bridget Bond tried not to cry at the front of the pharmacy line. The Hoffman Estates mom had just learned three two-packs of EpiPens for her son could cost more than $1,400. The EpiPens could save the life of her 9-year-old, who's allergic to... Read more
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Rutland Herald
Child care costly, hard to find For Rutland resident and mom Shannon Poole, paying for child care for her two
Child care costly, hard to find
Rutland Herald / Posted 27 days ago
For Rutland resident and mom Shannon Poole, paying for child care for her two sons is only half of the struggle. When Poole and her husband were expecting their first child, they started searching for a certified home... Read more
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Brainerd Dispatch
Business Notes - Aug. 28Membership is by invitation only to those who demonstrate excellence in scholar
Business Notes - Aug. 28
Brainerd Dispatch / Posted 27 days ago
Membership is by invitation only to those who demonstrate excellence in scholarship, and to nurse leaders exhibiting exceptional achievements in nursing. Smith sees patients for medication management ages 18 and older. Bhargava to join... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Illinois parents feel EpiPen price pain as school year startsBridget Bond tried not to cry at the front of the pharmacy line. The Hoffman E
Illinois parents feel EpiPen price pain as school year starts
Chicago Tribune / Posted 29 days ago
Bridget Bond tried not to cry at the front of the pharmacy line. The Hoffman Estates mom had just learned three two-packs of EpiPens for her son could cost more than $1,400. The EpiPens could save the life of her 9-year-old, who's allergic to... Read more
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FOX 16 Little Rock
Job Alert forSusanne Brunner shares Job Alert on Facebook weekly. Click here and Like her pa
Job Alert for
FOX 16 Little Rock / Posted 29 days ago
Susanne Brunner shares Job Alert on Facebook weekly. Click here and Like her page for updates. ====================================================== Employer: Jefferson County Library Job Title: Library Director Help us build a bright future for... Read more

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