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Business Wire
Alliance HealthCare Services Reports Results for the First Quarter Ended March 31, 2016NEWPORT BEACH, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Alliance HealthCare Services, Inc. (NAS
Alliance HealthCare Services Reports Results for the First Quarter Ended March 31, 2016
Business Wire / Posted yesterday
NEWPORT BEACH, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Alliance HealthCare Services, Inc. (NASDAQ: AIQ) (the “Company”, “Alliance”, “we” or “our”), a leading national provider of outsourced radiology, oncology and interventional services, announced today the... Read more
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Business Wire
Sandra J. Price Named to Great Plains Energy Board of DirectorsKANSAS CITY, Mo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Great Plains Energy (NYSE: GXP) announced to
Sandra J. Price Named to Great Plains Energy Board of Directors
Business Wire / Posted yesterday
KANSAS CITY, Mo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Great Plains Energy (NYSE: GXP) announced today that its board of directors appointed Sandra J. Price, Senior Vice President, Human Resources for Sprint Corporation, to the board of directors of Great Plains Energy,... Read more
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Business Wire
The Health Collaborative Partners with Verinovum for HealthBridge Service Line SoftwareCINCINNATI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Health Collaborative announces a major develop
The Health Collaborative Partners with Verinovum for HealthBridge Service Line Software
Business Wire / Posted yesterday
CINCINNATI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Health Collaborative announces a major development in its continuing commitment to provide state-of-the-art health data delivery and analysis for the Greater Cincinnati region, as well as the customers it serves in... Read more
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Market Watch
Why slower Chinese growth shouldn’t be a big worrynot a business person in the western world who doesn’t know that the Chinese ec
Why slower Chinese growth shouldn’t be a big worry
Market Watch / Posted yesterday
not a business person in the western world who doesn’t know that the Chinese economy is not moving ahead at the torrid pace of five years ago. China has grown to become the second-largest economy in the world and the law of large numbers is in its... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
In Illinois and elsewhere, do state rules drive suicide rates?On July 23, 2015, Illinois Army veteran Thomas Young lay down on a set of Metra
In Illinois and elsewhere, do state rules drive suicide rates?
Chicago Tribune / Posted 3 days ago
On July 23, 2015, Illinois Army veteran Thomas Young lay down on a set of Metra train tracks near Prospect Heights and waited for tragedy to strike. It wasn't the first time Young, a 30-year-old man who risked his life serving his country on two... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Lawmakers see $5.3B budget, get set for votesbudget would increase by $142.7 million to $5.33 billion in fiscal 2017 under a
Lawmakers see $5.3B budget, get set for votes
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 3 days ago
budget would increase by $142.7 million to $5.33 billion in fiscal 2017 under a proposal agreed upon by legislative leaders and Gov. Asa Hutchinson. Most of the increase would go to the state Department of Human Services and public schools under... Read more
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ScienceBlogs
Sayer Ji: Willfully misunderstanding overdiagnosis and misdiagnosis since…foreverIf there’s one lesson that I like to emphasize while laying down my near-daily
Sayer Ji: Willfully misunderstanding overdiagnosis and misdiagnosis since…forever
ScienceBlogs / Posted 4 days ago
If there’s one lesson that I like to emphasize while laying down my near-daily dose of Insolence, both Respectful and not-so-Respectful, it’s that practicing medicine and surgery is complicated. Part of the reason that it’s complicated is that for... Read more
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LLRX.com
Evolutions in DNA ForensicsThe human body is our vessel for life's journey.1 In the laboratory, its bluepr
Evolutions in DNA Forensics
LLRX.com / Posted 5 days ago
The human body is our vessel for life's journey.1 In the laboratory, its blueprint becomes the prosecutor of crimes and the liberator of innocents. Since its inception as a forensic tool,2 DNA has had a dual nature: (1) scientifically girded evidence... Read more
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Norwich Evening News 24
Norwich City Council elections 2016: Focus on Town Close, University and Wensum Voters in Norwich go to the polls next week. Pic: Rui Vieira/PA Wire Voters
Norwich City Council elections 2016: Focus on Town Close, University and Wensum
Norwich Evening News 24 / Posted 7 days ago
Voters in Norwich go to the polls next week. Pic: Rui Vieira/PA Wire Voters will go to the polls next week to choose who should represent them at Norwich City Council.... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Carers of hard cases fear private future under NDISLeonara Jaksen cared for her son Nicholas at home until 10 years ago when he wa
Carers of hard cases fear private future under NDIS
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 7 days ago
Leonara Jaksen cared for her son Nicholas at home until 10 years ago when he was moved to a government-run home. She fears a private facility may not be able to provide the care he needs. Photo: Steven Siewert Leonara Jaksen bathed, fed and changed... Read more
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Business Wire
National Fuel Reports Second Quarter EarningsFuel Gas Company (“National Fuel” or the “Company”) (NYSE:NFG) today announced
National Fuel Reports Second Quarter Earnings
Business Wire / Posted 8 days ago
Fuel Gas Company (“National Fuel” or the “Company”) (NYSE:NFG) today announced consolidated results for the second quarter of its 2016 fiscal year and for the six months ended March 31, 2016. FISCAL 2016 SECOND QUARTER EARNINGS SUMMARY MANAGEMENT... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
New model can increase active surveillance for low-risk prostate cancer patientsUrologists at University of California, San Diego School of Medicine and Genesi
New model can increase active surveillance for low-risk prostate cancer patients
News-Medical-Net / Posted 8 days ago
Urologists at University of California, San Diego School of Medicine and Genesis Healthcare Partners have tested a new model of care for patients with low-risk prostate cancer. The evidence-based approach uses best practices to appropriately select... Read more
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Columbia Star
April 29, 2016NOTICE OF DISSOLUTION PREFERRED HEALTH TECHNOLOGY, INC. To all persons with cla
April 29, 2016
Columbia Star / Posted 8 days ago
NOTICE OF DISSOLUTION PREFERRED HEALTH TECHNOLOGY, INC. To all persons with claims against PREFERRED HEALTH TECHNOLOGY, INC. and all other persons concerned: Take notice that PREFERRED HEALTH TECHNOLOGY, INC., a South Carolina corporation (the... Read more
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Business Wire
Mainstay Medical Intl. PLC UK Regulatory Announcement: Mainstay Medical Publishes its 2015 Annual ReportMainstay Medical International plc (“Mainstay” or the “Company” listed on Euron
Mainstay Medical Intl. PLC UK Regulatory Announcement: Mainstay Medical Publishes its 2015 Annual Report
Business Wire / Posted 8 days ago
Mainstay Medical International plc (“Mainstay” or the “Company” listed on Euronext Paris: MSTY.PA and ESM of the Irish Stock Exchange: MSTY.IE) today announces that it has published its 2015 Annual Report. About Mainstay Mainstay is a medical... Read more
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Business Wire
Mainstay Medical publie son Rapport Annuel 2015Medical International plc (« Mainstay » ou la « Société » cotée sur Euronext Pa
Mainstay Medical publie son Rapport Annuel 2015
Business Wire / Posted 8 days ago
Medical International plc (« Mainstay » ou la « Société » cotée sur Euronext Paris: MSTY.PA et l’ESM de la Bourse irlandaise: MSTY.IE) annonce aujourd’hui la publication de son Rapport Annuel 2015. À propos de Mainstay Mainstay est une... Read more
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Business Wire
Mainstay Medical Publishes its 2015 Annual ReportMainstay Medical International plc (“Mainstay” or the “Company” listed on Euron
Mainstay Medical Publishes its 2015 Annual Report
Business Wire / Posted 8 days ago
Mainstay Medical International plc (“Mainstay” or the “Company” listed on Euronext Paris: MSTY.PA and ESM of the Irish Stock Exchange: MSTY.IE) today announces that it has published its 2015 Annual Report. About Mainstay Mainstay is a medical... Read more
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Business Wire
Vitals Appoints First Chief Digital Officer, Ellie HirschhornLYNDHURST, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Vitals, a leader in providing health care tra
Vitals Appoints First Chief Digital Officer, Ellie Hirschhorn
Business Wire / Posted 9 days ago
LYNDHURST, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Vitals, a leader in providing health care transparency and engagement solutions, announced that Ellie Hirschhorn has joined the company as its first Chief Digital Officer. She will be charged with maximizing the... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
New Aldi grocery store will occupy $10 million Ooltewah centerChattanooga area footprint again with a planned market in Ooltewah as grocers c
New Aldi grocery store will occupy $10 million Ooltewah center
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 9 days ago
Chattanooga area footprint again with a planned market in Ooltewah as grocers continue to seed more stores in the region and drive up competition. Aldi will bring its low-cost model to a new $10 million shopping center going up on Lee Highway... Read more
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The Monterey County Herald
Hits and Misses: Windy marathon a winner, air, taxes, Goodwill dispute notHit >> For long-distance runners, strong winds can either push them onward or f
Hits and Misses: Windy marathon a winner, air, taxes, Goodwill dispute not
The Monterey County Herald / Posted 9 days ago
Hit >> For long-distance runners, strong winds can either push them onward or form an intractable boundary between speed and distance. But in Sunday’s running of the immensely popular and well organized Big Sur International Marathon, cold headwind... Read more
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NorthWest Cable News
Last of the InstitutionsExperts say Washington is decades behind the times when it comes to its treatme
Last of the Institutions
NorthWest Cable News / Posted 9 days ago
Experts say Washington is decades behind the times when it comes to its treatment of some of its most vulnerable citizens -- people with developmental disabilities. In Washington, more people with these disabilities -- conditions like autism,... Read more
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Senior Journal
New CMS rules for Medicaid plans will improve servicesMedicare & Medicaid News April 26, 2016 - The Obama administration tightened
New CMS rules for Medicaid plans will improve services
Senior Journal / Posted 10 days ago
Medicare & Medicaid News April 26, 2016 - The Obama administration tightened rules Monday for private insurance plans that administer most Medicaid benefits for the poor, limiting profits,... Read more
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MedCity News
CMS tightens rules for Medicaid managed care planstightened rules Monday for private insurance plans that administer most Medicai
CMS tightens rules for Medicaid managed care plans
MedCity News / Posted 10 days ago
tightened rules Monday for private insurance plans that administer most Medicaid benefits for the poor, limiting profits, easing enrollment and requiring minimum levels of participating doctors. For consumers the most visible change may... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Survey shows wage gap among Northeast Florida nonprofit CEOs, poverty-level pay for some child- and adult-care workersAlmost 70 percent of the people who run Northeast Florida nonprofits — and most
Survey shows wage gap among Northeast Florida nonprofit CEOs, poverty-level pay for some child- and adult-care workers
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 11 days ago
Almost 70 percent of the people who run Northeast Florida nonprofits — and most of their employees — are women. But the men who hold the top positions at nonprofits tend to receive bigger salaries than their female counterparts and the pay gap... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Big vote over, legislators tee up '17 budgetArkansas' legislative leaders say they want to shift their focus in the fiscal
Big vote over, legislators tee up '17 budget
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 12 days ago
Arkansas' legislative leaders say they want to shift their focus in the fiscal session to the nitty-gritty of approving appropriation bills for more state agencies and to Gov. Asa Hutchinson's proposed $5.33 billion general revenue budget, now that... Read more
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NBC 2 Fort Myers
Flint Water Crisis Fast Facts(CNN) -- Here is a look at the water crisis in Flint, Michigan, where cost-cutt
Flint Water Crisis Fast Facts
NBC 2 Fort Myers / Posted 14 days ago
(CNN) -- Here is a look at the water crisis in Flint, Michigan, where cost-cutting measures led to tainted drinking water that contained lead and other toxins. Flint, located 70 miles north of Detroit, is a city of 99,002, where 41.6% of residents... Read more
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Adirondack Daily Enterprise
Healthy reflectionAlthough she admits its probably been "a little irritating" to some people, Ral
Healthy reflection
Adirondack Daily Enterprise / Posted 15 days ago
Although she admits its probably been "a little irritating" to some people, Ralph said one of her favorite things to do over the years has been to go on the hospital's overhead paging system and announce, "Addie the eagle over Lake Colby." "Then I'd... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
Come together, right now, Chicago businessa pointer from Detroit. While Chicago is by no means Detroit, there is a coroll
Come together, right now, Chicago business
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted 15 days ago
a pointer from Detroit. While Chicago is by no means Detroit, there is a corollary for Chicago in the role that leaders of business and nonprofits played in Michigan to address Detroit's complex challenges. Most significant, these organizations... Read more
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TribLIVE
Student demand spurs expansion of Seton Hill University health sciences center in Greensburg | TribLIVE Neighborhoods A student walks past the JoAnne...
Student demand spurs expansion of Seton Hill University health sciences center in Greensburg
TribLIVE / Posted 15 days ago
| TribLIVE Neighborhoods A student walks past the JoAnne... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
Not every Chicago insurer fears a united Advocate-NorthShoreNot all Chicago-area insurers oppose a potential merger between Advocate Health
Not every Chicago insurer fears a united Advocate-NorthShore
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted 17 days ago
Not all Chicago-area insurers oppose a potential merger between Advocate Health Care and NorthShore University HealthSystem, according to Modern Healthcare reporting on testimony Monday in the Federal Trade Commission's case against the proposed... Read more
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Daily Herald
Medline inks vendor agreement with Health Dimensions GroupMUNDELEIN -- A new partnership between Medline and Health Dimensions Group will
Medline inks vendor agreement with Health Dimensions Group
Daily Herald / Posted 18 days ago
MUNDELEIN -- A new partnership between Medline and Health Dimensions Group will bring greater quality of care and outcomes to residents and patients nationwide. Through the three-year prime vendor agreement, Medline will not only provide HDG... Read more
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Business Wire
CHAI Announces Partnership with Governments in Six Low- and Middle-Income Countries to Initiate and Expand Hepatitis C Treatment ProgramsBARCELONA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Ministries of Health in Ethiopia, Indonesia, Myanma
CHAI Announces Partnership with Governments in Six Low- and Middle-Income Countries to Initiate and Expand Hepatitis C Treatment Programs
Business Wire / Posted 19 days ago
BARCELONA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Ministries of Health in Ethiopia, Indonesia, Myanmar, Nigeria, Rwanda, and Vietnam are accelerating access to hepatitis C (HCV) testing and treatment with technical assistance from the Quick-Start program, which aims to... Read more
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Business Wire
Medline and Health Dimensions Group Enter into Unique Vendor RelationshipThrough this newly awarded, three-year prime vendor agreement, Medline will not
Medline and Health Dimensions Group Enter into Unique Vendor Relationship
Business Wire / Posted 21 days ago
Through this newly awarded, three-year prime vendor agreement, Medline will not only provide HDG facilities with cost savings on a comprehensive portfolio of products, but offer value-added programs to help achieve maximum efficiency and improved... Read more
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The Visayan Daily Star
Top StoriesThe P436 million West Tower of the Corazon Locsin Montelibano Memorial Regional
Top Stories
The Visayan Daily Star / Posted 22 days ago
The P436 million West Tower of the Corazon Locsin Montelibano Memorial Regional Hospital in Bacolod is now open to provide better health services to the people of the Negros Island Region. The 6-storey building with a total floor area of 5,460... Read more
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TribLIVE
Ortho to stop using chemicals linked to bee declineslinked to bee declines FILE - In this Jan. 14, 2010, file photo, honey bees wo
Ortho to stop using chemicals linked to bee declines
TribLIVE / Posted 23 days ago
linked to bee declines FILE - In this Jan. 14, 2010, file photo, honey bees work during the Pennsylvania Farm Show and the Pennsylvania Farm Show and Expo Center in Harrisburg, Pa. Garden-care giant Ortho said Tuesday, April 12, 2016, it... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Tennessee AP, MTSU present 2016 news excellence awardsNASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Nashville TV station WTVF and the Chattanooga Times Fre
Tennessee AP, MTSU present 2016 news excellence awards
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 26 days ago
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Nashville TV station WTVF and the Chattanooga Times Free Press received top honors in the 2016 Tennessee Associated Press Broadcasters and Media Editors annual contest. The awards were presented by TAPBME and Middle Tennessee... Read more
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The Advocate
After hospital and ER closures, Baton Rouge EMS finds that ambulance transport times increaselast year than it did in 2012, before two ERs closed in the city. Exactly how
After hospital and ER closures, Baton Rouge EMS finds that ambulance transport times increase
The Advocate / Posted 27 days ago
last year than it did in 2012, before two ERs closed in the city. Exactly how these longer transport times have affected health outcomes is unclear. But a look at data collected by the East Baton Rouge’s Emergency Medical Services division shows... Read more
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The Advocate
After hospital and ER closures, Baton Rouge EMS finds that ambulance transport times increaselast year than it did in 2012, before two ERs closed in the city. Exactly how
After hospital and ER closures, Baton Rouge EMS finds that ambulance transport times increase
The Advocate / Posted 27 days ago
last year than it did in 2012, before two ERs closed in the city. Exactly how these longer transport times have affected health outcomes is unclear. But a look at data collected by the East Baton Rouge’s Emergency Medical Services division shows... Read more
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Parkersburg News and Sentinel
Text of Ohio Gov. John Kasich's State of the State addressto welcome everyone here today to Marietta. It's fitting that we're here, seein
Text of Ohio Gov. John Kasich's State of the State address
Parkersburg News and Sentinel / Posted 29 days ago
to welcome everyone here today to Marietta. It's fitting that we're here, seeing that tomorrow marks the 228th anniversary of the settlement in Marietta. And ever since that day, this great city has shined and continued to lead not only Ohio, but... Read more
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The Times Leader
Text of Ohio Gov. John Kasich's State of the State addressto welcome everyone here today to Marietta. It's fitting that we're here, seein
Text of Ohio Gov. John Kasich's State of the State address
The Times Leader / Posted 29 days ago
to welcome everyone here today to Marietta. It's fitting that we're here, seeing that tomorrow marks the 228th anniversary of the settlement in Marietta. And ever since that day, this great city has shined and continued to lead not only Ohio, but... Read more
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Island Packet
Text of Ohio Gov. John Kasich's State of the State addressThe text of Gov. John Kasich's state of the state address as delivered on Wedne
Text of Ohio Gov. John Kasich's State of the State address
Island Packet / Posted 29 days ago
The text of Gov. John Kasich's state of the state address as delivered on Wednesday. SPEAKER ROSENBERGER: The house will come to order. I want to take the opportunity to welcome everyone here today to Marietta. It's fitting that we're here, seeing... Read more
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Boston Globe
New policy at Children’s affects poorest patientsCrystal Rivera’s son has the kind of health issues that would make any mother a
New policy at Children’s affects poorest patients
Boston Globe / Posted 29 days ago
Crystal Rivera’s son has the kind of health issues that would make any mother anxious: food allergies, asthma attacks, a skin condition. But five-year-old Dacuarie Dillard was in good hands, seeing specialists at Boston Children’s Hospital, where he... Read more
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Business Standard India
Now, compare hospital rates, cost of procedure using Health Advisor portalBut the rates may vary depending on the room you choose or if you are a corpora
Now, compare hospital rates, cost of procedure using Health Advisor portal
Business Standard India / Posted 30 days ago
But the rates may vary depending on the room you choose or if you are a corporate customerBut the rates may vary depending on the room you choose or if you are a corporate... Read more
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Business Wire
Orion Energy Systems Announces Strategic Moves to Position the Company for Future GrowthMANITOWOC, Wis.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Orion Energy Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: OESX), a
Orion Energy Systems Announces Strategic Moves to Position the Company for Future Growth
Business Wire / Posted a month ago
MANITOWOC, Wis.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Orion Energy Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: OESX), a leading designer and manufacturer of high-performance, energy-efficient retrofit lighting platforms, today announced it is implementing a series of steps as part of its... Read more
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Business Wire
Baby Boot Camp at Eskenazi Health Better Prepares New ParentsINDIANAPOLIS & RALEIGH, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--New mothers and families are lea
Baby Boot Camp at Eskenazi Health Better Prepares New Parents
Business Wire / Posted a month ago
INDIANAPOLIS & RALEIGH, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--New mothers and families are learning about what to expect and how to prepare for childcare in a “Baby Boot Camp” offered by Eskenazi Health and enabled through their Tigr system from TeleHealth Services... Read more
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Arkansas Times
Asacare opposition steps up pressureDavid Ramsey yesterday detailed this ongoing issue. It's important not only in
Asacare opposition steps up pressure
Arkansas Times / Posted 1 months ago
David Ramsey yesterday detailed this ongoing issue. It's important not only in terms of overall Medicaid costs and questions about how reductions in spending would affect services (I challenge both sides on the notion that you can save $1 billion —... Read more
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Brush News-Tribune
Families of disabled Coloradans question overhead costs in benefitsStacy Warden slides the last spoonful of oatmeal and apple sauce into her 7-yea
Families of disabled Coloradans question overhead costs in benefits
Brush News-Tribune / Posted 1 months ago
Stacy Warden slides the last spoonful of oatmeal and apple sauce into her 7-year-old son's mouth, then returns, frowning, to the paperwork spread across her kitchen table. The documents show Noah, who has cerebral palsy and does not talk or walk,... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
Ole Miss athletes happy with NCAA status quoOXFORD - John Youngblood told his friends at 1:30 p.m. on a recent weekday that
Ole Miss athletes happy with NCAA status quo
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted 1 months ago
OXFORD - John Youngblood told his friends at 1:30 p.m. on a recent weekday that he needed to go to football practice and would see them again in about five hours. His friends may have been surprised an offseason practice would last that long, but... Read more
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Summit Daily News
Summit County Commissioner Dan Gibbs is helping lead efforts to reduce cost of health careDan Gibbs has a story he’s trying to help local residents tell. Since 2014, th
Summit County Commissioner Dan Gibbs is helping lead efforts to reduce cost of health care
Summit Daily News / Posted 1 months ago
Dan Gibbs has a story he’s trying to help local residents tell. Since 2014, the former state senator and representative — and since 2010, one of Summit County’s three elected commissioners — has been brushing up on his knowledge of the local, state... Read more
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The Houma Courier
Newsmakers: April 3, 2016Realtors

Latter & Blum Inc., 6712 W. Main St., Houma, has hired two new R

Newsmakers: April 3, 2016
The Houma Courier / Posted 1 months ago
Realtors

Latter & Blum Inc., 6712 W. Main St., Houma, has hired two new Realtors.

They are Matthew Blanchard and Wendy Moreno. They can be reached at 868-5230.

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The Daily Comet
Newsmakers: April 3, 2016Latter & Blum Inc., 6712 W. Main St., Houma, has hired two new Realtors. They
Newsmakers: April 3, 2016
The Daily Comet / Posted 1 months ago
Latter & Blum Inc., 6712 W. Main St., Houma, has hired two new Realtors. They are Matthew Blanchard and Wendy Moreno. They can be reached at 868-5230. Hearing health workers trained Hearing Health Care of Louisiana has announced that its hearing... Read more
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