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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 yesterday
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 yesterday
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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The Courier
Local businesses shine in awardsA strong field of finalists competed for top honours in the Federation Business
Local businesses shine in awards
The Courier / Posted 2 days ago
A strong field of finalists competed for top honours in the Federation Business School Commerce Ballarat Business Excellence Awards, with winners to be announced on Thursday night. Excitement is building for Ballarat business’s night of nights. Tune... Read more
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The Courier
Local businesses shine in awardsA strong field of finalists competed for top honours in the Federation Business
Local businesses shine in awards
The Courier / Posted 2 days ago
A strong field of finalists competed for top honours in the Federation Business School Commerce Ballarat Business Excellence Awards, with winners to be announced on Thursday night. Excitement is building for Ballarat business’s night of nights. Tune... Read more
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KERA North Texas
Health Officials Struggle To Fight Deadly Sepsis InfectionsAfter Rory Staunton fell at the gym and cut his arm in March of 2012, the 12-ye
Health Officials Struggle To Fight Deadly Sepsis Infections
KERA North Texas / Posted 4 days ago
After Rory Staunton fell at the gym and cut his arm in March of 2012, the 12-year-old became feverish. He vomited during the night and complained of a sharp pain in his leg. When his parents called his pediatrician the next day, she said there was a... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
Health Officials Struggle To Fight Deadly Sepsis InfectionsAfter Rory Staunton fell at the gym and cut his arm in March of 2012, the 12-ye
Health Officials Struggle To Fight Deadly Sepsis Infections
KPBS San Diego / Posted 4 days ago
After Rory Staunton fell at the gym and cut his arm in March of 2012, the 12-year-old became feverish. He vomited during the night and complained of a sharp pain in his leg. When his parents called his pediatrician the next day, she said there was a... Read more
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CNBC
Health providers may be steering people to Obamacare to get higher reimbursementThe probe, which comes after insurers have voiced their own concerns, is being
Health providers may be steering people to Obamacare to get higher reimbursement
CNBC / Posted 9 days ago
The probe, which comes after insurers have voiced their own concerns, is being handled by the Center for Program Integrity, a division of the federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. CMS on Thursday issued a request for information... Read more
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The Birmingham Times
August 18, 2016miles. 4600-5800 miles weekly – home weekends. Victoria: 256-432-3963 ________
August 18, 2016
The Birmingham Times / Posted 9 days ago
miles. 4600-5800 miles weekly – home weekends. Victoria: 256-432-3963 _________________________ AUBURN UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF NURSING Assistant/Associate Professor Primary Care Nurse Practitioner (PCNP) The School of Nursing at Auburn... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
More children being diagnosed with adult-onset diabetesTools More children in Pennsylvania are being diagnosed with a disease histori
More children being diagnosed with adult-onset diabetes
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 9 days ago
Tools More children in Pennsylvania are being diagnosed with a disease historically found only in adults. The percentage of kids with Type 2 diabetes, or adult-onset diabetes, nearly tripled from 2014 to 2015 in the Scranton area, though they... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Horner, Byrd, Treadwell and Bunk bios and questionnairesDistrict 11, Republican primary Donnie Horner III Bio Donnie Horner III is a
Horner, Byrd, Treadwell and Bunk bios and questionnaires
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 10 days ago
District 11, Republican primary Donnie Horner III Bio Donnie Horner III is a military veteran, successful businessman, and community leader whose dedication to public service spans numerous nonprofit enterprises focused on making Northeast... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Candidates for Circuit Judge, Group 9Circuit Judge Candidates, Fourth Circuit, Group 9 BRUCE ANDERSON and DAVID TRO
Candidates for Circuit Judge, Group 9
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 11 days ago
Circuit Judge Candidates, Fourth Circuit, Group 9 BRUCE ANDERSON and DAVID TROTTI David P. Trotti, www.trottiforjudge.com Q. What is your major accomplishment in public life? I am a Marine Corps Veteran who enlisted in February 1991 during Desert... Read more
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Business Wire
Magellan Health Collaborates with Bayer to Educate Members and Clinicians about Availability of Long-Acting Reversible ContraceptivesSCOTTSDALE, Ariz.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Magellan Health, Inc. (NASDAQ: MGLN) announ
Magellan Health Collaborates with Bayer to Educate Members and Clinicians about Availability of Long-Acting Reversible Contraceptives
Business Wire / Posted 11 days ago
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Magellan Health, Inc. (NASDAQ: MGLN) announced today thatit has collaborated with Bayerto launch an education initiative designed to focus on women’s health and reduce the rate of unintended pregnancies through the... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Center for disabled called lifesavertold Arkansas legislators Monday that many states have closed public institutio
Center for disabled called lifesaver
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 11 days ago
told Arkansas legislators Monday that many states have closed public institutions for developmentally disabled adults and children because of lawsuits, court orders, tight budgets and poor quality of life. Two parents, however, described... Read more
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CNBC
Aetna to cut back 70% on Obamacare plans in 2017The health insurer said it will offer individual Affordable Care Act (ACA) exch
Aetna to cut back 70% on Obamacare plans in 2017
CNBC / Posted 11 days ago
The health insurer said it will offer individual Affordable Care Act (ACA) exchange plans in just four states, down from 15 this year, in an effort to reduce its losses. "As a strong supporter of public exchanges as a means to meet the needs of the... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
‘The older you are, the worse the hospital is for you’San Francisco–Janet Prochazka was active and outspoken, living by herself and w
‘The older you are, the worse the hospital is for you’
WWLP Springfield / Posted 12 days ago
San Francisco–Janet Prochazka was active and outspoken, living by herself and working as a special education tutor. Then, in March, a bad fall landed her in the hospital. Doctors cared for her wounds and treated her pneumonia. But Prochazka, 75,... Read more
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Queensland Times
This week's community billboard1738 3817 1736 qt@qt.com.au Tuesday August 16 IPSWICH: BOOVAL: Over 60's gro
This week's community billboard
Queensland Times / Posted 12 days ago
1738 3817 1736 qt@qt.com.au Tuesday August 16 IPSWICH: BOOVAL: Over 60's group Starts at 60 meet on the first Tuesday of the month for coffee and chat between 11am and 1pm at the Coffee Club at Booval. All welcome to come along and meet new... Read more
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Louisiana Weekly
DIAGNOSIS UNPREPARED: Elderly hospital patients arrive sick, often leave disabled 15th August 2016 · 0 Comments By Anna GormanContributing Writer (Special fr
DIAGNOSIS UNPREPARED: Elderly hospital patients arrive sick, often leave disabled
Louisiana Weekly / Posted 12 days ago
15th August 2016 · 0 Comments By Anna GormanContributing Writer (Special from Kaiser Health News/New America Media) — Janet Prochazka was active and outspoken,... Read more
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Daytona Beach News-Journal
List of 154 Area Service Groups for Monday, Aug. 15, 2016Each Monday The Daytona Beach News-Journal publishes a featured list. This week
List of 154 Area Service Groups for Monday, Aug. 15, 2016
Daytona Beach News-Journal / Posted 13 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: relittleb@gmail.com. Also, the AARP 55 Alive Mature Driving,... Read more
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MedCity News
Hospitals rethink care for elderly in wake of poor outcomesfalling in the shower. Schwarz is a patient in a special ward at the San Franci
Hospitals rethink care for elderly in wake of poor outcomes
MedCity News / Posted 17 days ago
falling in the shower. Schwarz is a patient in a special ward at the San Francisco General Hospital known as the Acute Care for the Elderly unit, or ACE. Janet Prochazka was active and outspoken, living by herself and working as a special... Read more
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Palatka Daily News
GOP Sheriff CandidatesIn mid-July, the Palatka Daily News asked candidates in August elections to tel
GOP Sheriff Candidates
Palatka Daily News / Posted 17 days ago
In mid-July, the Palatka Daily News asked candidates in August elections to tell our readers more about themselves. Candidates received extensive questionnaires and were given more than two weeks to complete the questionnaires. Below are the answers... Read more
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New America Media
DIAGNOSIS UNPREPARED: Elderly Hospital Patients Arrive Sick, Often Leave DisabledSAN FRANCISCO — Janet Prochazka was active and outspoken, living by herself and
DIAGNOSIS UNPREPARED: Elderly Hospital Patients Arrive Sick, Often Leave Disabled
New America Media / Posted 17 days ago
SAN FRANCISCO — Janet Prochazka was active and outspoken, living by herself and working as a special education tutor. Then, in March, a bad fall landed her in the hospital. Doctors cared for her wounds and treated her pneumonia. But Prochazka, 75,... Read more
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New Kerala
Indian parliamentarians discuss the need for united action against TB - newkerala.com #102654New Delhi, Aug 09 (ibns) Members of Parliament, representatives from the Minist
Indian parliamentarians discuss the need for united action against TB - newkerala.com #102654
New Kerala / Posted 18 days ago
New Delhi, Aug 09 (ibns) Members of Parliament, representatives from the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, USAID, The Union and Civil Society Organisations met on Aug 8 in New Delhi in a consultation to discuss urgent need for united action... Read more
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Daily Maverick
The names we forget: A tribute to the women leaders of 1956 and those who now lead the struggle for equalityyoung women reminded us that South Africans forget too quickly the ongoing stru
The names we forget: A tribute to the women leaders of 1956 and those who now lead the struggle for equality
Daily Maverick / Posted 19 days ago
young women reminded us that South Africans forget too quickly the ongoing structural violence endured by the vast majority of women on a daily basis. Those of us who consider ourselves progressive may commemorate the 1956 march. We’ll update our... Read more
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Queensland Times
This week's community billboard7pm. New players welcome. George 32015946 or 0429906200. BOOVAL: Over 60's gr
This week's community billboard
Queensland Times / Posted 19 days ago
7pm. New players welcome. George 32015946 or 0429906200. BOOVAL: Over 60's group Starts at 60 meet on the first Tuesday of the month for a coffee and chat between 11am and 1pm at the Coffee Club at Booval. All are welcome to come along and meet... Read more
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The Morning Call
Pennsylvania wants to lead research into pot's curative propertiesbeen any responsibility taken for improving the science behind medical cannabis
Pennsylvania wants to lead research into pot's curative properties
The Morning Call / Posted 20 days ago
been any responsibility taken for improving the science behind medical cannabis," said Dr. Charles V. Pollack Jr., director of the newly created Center for Medical Cannabis Education and Research at Thomas Jefferson University in... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
Man's best friend may be our best bet for staying safeSAN ANTONIO - In San Antonio, the din of awakening trainees pierced the quiet o
Man's best friend may be our best bet for staying safe
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted 23 days ago
SAN ANTONIO - In San Antonio, the din of awakening trainees pierced the quiet of a new day. The noise traveled uphill, to the parking lot of the main office, and penetrated the windows of a van carrying guests down to the yard. The commotion... Read more
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Business Wire
National Fuel Reports Third Quarter EarningsFuel Gas Company (“National Fuel” or the “Company”) (NYSE:NFG) today announced
National Fuel Reports Third Quarter Earnings
Business Wire / Posted 23 days ago
Fuel Gas Company (“National Fuel” or the “Company”) (NYSE:NFG) today announced consolidated results for the third quarter of its 2016 fiscal year and for the nine months ended June 30, 2016. FISCAL 2016 THIRD QUARTER EARNINGS SUMMARY MANAGEMENT... Read more
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NJ Biz
Another court ruling backs Cooper in fight over Camden EMS servicesNew Jersey's Appellate Court Division formally overturned a ruling by a superio
Another court ruling backs Cooper in fight over Camden EMS services
NJ Biz / Posted 23 days ago
New Jersey's Appellate Court Division formally overturned a ruling by a superior court judge, meaning Cooper University Health can continue to serve as the primary emergency medical services provider in the city of Camden. Cooper and Virtua Health... Read more
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The Birmingham Times
August 8, 2016Annual Pay, Full Benefits! 1yr Class-A CDL Call: 1-855-856-7985 ______________
August 8, 2016
The Birmingham Times / Posted 23 days ago
Annual Pay, Full Benefits! 1yr Class-A CDL Call: 1-855-856-7985 _______________________ AUBURN UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF NURSING Assistant/Associate Professor Primary Care Nurse Practitioner (PCNP) The School of Nursing at Auburn... Read more
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WPTZ Burlington
Mental Health Center celebrates 50 years, faces funding and staffing strugglesTHE SHADOW OF A VERY REAL CONCERN FACING NOT JUST VERMONT, BUT MENTAL HEALTH PR
Mental Health Center celebrates 50 years, faces funding and staffing struggles
WPTZ Burlington / Posted 23 days ago
THE SHADOW OF A VERY REAL CONCERN FACING NOT JUST VERMONT, BUT MENTAL HEALTH PROGRAMS AND SERVICES ACROSS THE COUNTRY THE COST OF QUALITY HEALTHCARE, MUCH LESS MENTAL HEALTHCARE, CONTINUES TO SKYROCKET AND AS I LEARNED IN LAMOILLE COUNTY, THE NEED IS... Read more
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The Record Searchlight
California Editorial RoundupJuly 28 Ventura County Star on health insurance rate hikes: The two largest i
California Editorial Roundup
The Record Searchlight / Posted 24 days ago
July 28 Ventura County Star on health insurance rate hikes: The two largest insurers in the Covered California health insurance exchange are jacking up their monthly premiums by 17 and 20 percent next year. The news was appalling, but it should... Read more
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Variety
Corporate Citizenship Programs Seize the Chance to Give BackThese 10 corporate social responsibility programs set a high bar for the indust
Corporate Citizenship Programs Seize the Chance to Give Back
Variety / Posted 25 days ago
These 10 corporate social responsibility programs set a high bar for the industry. * Key support areas: Creativity and the arts, knowledge and exploration, sports and well-being, diversity, and sustainability. * Dozens of programs at the division... Read more
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NBC Dallas Fort Worth
Medical Benefits of Dental Floss UnprovenIt's one of the most universal recommendations in all of public health: Floss d
Medical Benefits of Dental Floss Unproven
NBC Dallas Fort Worth / Posted 25 days ago
It's one of the most universal recommendations in all of public health: Floss daily to prevent gum disease and cavities. Except there's little proof that flossing works. Still, the federal government, dental organizations and manufacturers of floss... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
'Government Should Increase Spending in the Health Care Sector'By the very nature of their training, lawyers can excel in any field of human e
'Government Should Increase Spending in the Health Care Sector'
AllAfrica.com / Posted 25 days ago
By the very nature of their training, lawyers can excel in any field of human endeavour. Many lawyers have in this regard distinguished themselves in various fields, deploying legal skills creatively. Mrs. Vivian Osayande who is the Head of Legal,... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Insurance cost-curb deal again on pauseFor the second time, the state’s employee benefits agency has scrapped the awar
Insurance cost-curb deal again on pause
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 27 days ago
For the second time, the state’s employee benefits agency has scrapped the award of a contract aimed at holding down the cost of health insurance for public school and state employees. The contract with the Department of Finance and Administration’s... Read more
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Cape Coral Daily Breeze
Real Estate Briefsavailable at Sunset Pointe Sunset Pointe, a small neighborhood in southwest Ca
Real Estate Briefs
Cape Coral Daily Breeze / Posted 29 days ago
available at Sunset Pointe Sunset Pointe, a small neighborhood in southwest Cape Coral by D.R. Horton's Southwest Florida division, celebrated its grand opening July 23. This new gated community is expected to feature just 58 single-family homes,... Read more

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