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CBS Sports
NFC South exit interview: 3 good things, 3 bad things for each teamThe roster-building portion of the NFL offseason is all but over. Your favorite
NFC South exit interview: 3 good things, 3 bad things for each team
CBS Sports / Posted an hour ago
The roster-building portion of the NFL offseason is all but over. Your favorite team's lineup is pretty much set, with the big names in free agency all snatched up and the 2016 NFL Draft in the books. How did your favorite team do addressing its... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Public mum on private optionat a public hearing in Little Rock on Arkansas' plan to seek federal approval t
Public mum on private option
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 10 hours ago
at a public hearing in Little Rock on Arkansas' plan to seek federal approval to make changes to the private option and extend the waiver authorizing it through 2021. The changes, proposed by Gov. Asa Hutchinson and endorsed by the... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Shorten's rhetorical rampage fails to convince Bill Shorten's budget reply was soft on argument but full of extreme adjectiv
Shorten's rhetorical rampage fails to convince
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 18 hours ago
Bill Shorten's budget reply was soft on argument but full of extreme adjectives. If he can tone down the rhetoric he may truly find a voice worthy of applause at the ballot box, writes Neil James. Bill... Read more
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Hartford Courant
Lawmakers Press For Thorough Review Of Two Health Insurance MergersSeventeen lawmakers are asking the state's insurance commissioner for a fair an
Lawmakers Press For Thorough Review Of Two Health Insurance Mergers
Hartford Courant / Posted yesterday
Seventeen lawmakers are asking the state's insurance commissioner for a fair and thorough review of two pending colossal health insurance mergers and a study on how they could affect Connecticut jobs. "The proposed Anthem-Cigna and Aetna-Humana... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Short-term pain for long-term gain along N.C. 211 corridorST. JAMES -- The Great Recession almost stopped the white hot growth of the Sou
Short-term pain for long-term gain along N.C. 211 corridor
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 4 days ago
ST. JAMES -- The Great Recession almost stopped the white hot growth of the Southport area. Today, officials fear an outdated road system threatens to do the same and diminish the region's quality of life. A 6-mile stretch of N.C. 211, from downtown... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Short-term pain for long-term gain along N.C. 211 corridorST. JAMES -- The Great Recession almost stopped the white hot growth of the Sou
Short-term pain for long-term gain along N.C. 211 corridor
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 4 days ago
ST. JAMES -- The Great Recession almost stopped the white hot growth of the Southport area. Today, officials fear an outdated road system threatens to do the same and diminish the region’s quality of life. A 6-mile stretch of N.C. 211, from downtown... Read more
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Investopedia
Is Smith & Nephew an Undervalued Opportunity? (SNN)Medical technology, a sub-sector within the broader healthcare space, is in its
Is Smith & Nephew an Undervalued Opportunity? (SNN)
Investopedia / Posted 4 days ago
Medical technology, a sub-sector within the broader healthcare space, is in itself a diversified category. Ranging from bandages and other medical consumables to cardiac defibrillators and minimally invasive surgical systems, the "med-tech" sector... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
The story of the Niagara River: The water wonder of the worldThe Maid of the Mist enters near the danger zone before Nik Wallenda's attempt
The story of the Niagara River: The water wonder of the world
The Globe and Mail / Posted 4 days ago
The Maid of the Mist enters near the danger zone before Nik Wallenda's attempt to walk a 550 metre-long tightrope over the brink of the Niagara Falls in Niagara Falls, Ont., on Friday, June 15, 2012. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette) Oscar Wilde,... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Governments Create Monopolies And Cause Worker-Exploitation, Not Free-MarketsAuthored by Richard M. Ebeling via The Future of Freedom Foundation, The world
Governments Create Monopolies And Cause Worker-Exploitation, Not Free-Markets
Zero Hedge / Posted 4 days ago
Authored by Richard M. Ebeling via The Future of Freedom Foundation, The world is threatened with a renewed wave of anti-capitalism and anti-business sentiments and policies. Many who cheered the demise of Soviet communism in the early 1990s,... Read more
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Brainerd Dispatch
Business Notes May 22is a Level III Trauma Center, providing emergency medical services 24 hours a d
Business Notes May 22
Brainerd Dispatch / Posted 6 days ago
is a Level III Trauma Center, providing emergency medical services 24 hours a day, seven days a week through urgent care, emergency rooms and trauma surgery. The life-saving team cares for more than 27,000 patients each year, treating minor... Read more
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The Berkeley Daily Planet
Full Text of All Articles The Berkeley Daily PlanetRecent revelations regarding the Bay Area Air Quality Management District's (BA
Full Text of All Articles The Berkeley Daily Planet
The Berkeley Daily Planet / Posted 6 days ago
Recent revelations regarding the Bay Area Air Quality Management District's (BAAQMD) mismanagement of Pacific Steel Casting's (PSC) Synthetic Minor Operating Permit (SMOP) has raised many questions about the process, the air district's engineers, and... Read more
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The Berkeley Daily Planet
West Berkeley Air Quality: Permit to Pollute. CategoryRecent revelations regarding the Bay Area Air Quality Management District's (BA
West Berkeley Air Quality: Permit to Pollute. Category
The Berkeley Daily Planet / Posted 6 days ago
Recent revelations regarding the Bay Area Air Quality Management District's (BAAQMD) mismanagement of Pacific Steel Casting's (PSC) Synthetic Minor Operating Permit (SMOP) has raised many questions about the process, the air district's engineers, and... Read more
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West Side Leader & South Side News Leader
South Side News & Notesin Council Chambers at the Central Administration Building, located at 1755 Tow
South Side News & Notes
West Side Leader & South Side News Leader / Posted 7 days ago
in Council Chambers at the Central Administration Building, located at 1755 Town Park Blvd. According to district Director of Communications and Community Relations Julie McMahan, the drug awareness, prevention and recovery program will feature two... Read more
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Breitbart
Health Expert Blasts CDC: Ignores Own Study, Allows Refugees Into U.S. Without Latent TB ScreeningDr. Jane Orient, executive director of the Association of American Physicians a
Health Expert Blasts CDC: Ignores Own Study, Allows Refugees Into U.S. Without Latent TB Screening
Breitbart / Posted 7 days ago
Dr. Jane Orient, executive director of the Association of American Physicians and Surgeons, is criticizing the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) for allowing refugees to enter the United States without screening and treatment for latent... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Is the ANC ‘advancing people’s power’? Fact-check the municipal manifestogovernment election manifesto is titled “Together advancing people’s power in e
Is the ANC ‘advancing people’s power’? Fact-check the municipal manifesto
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 7 days ago
government election manifesto is titled “Together advancing people’s power in every community: Local government is in your hands”. In the foreword, President Jacob Zuma wrote that the “ANC remains best placed, together with the people, to make... Read more
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BC Local News
As We Age: Seniors network, Ridge family practice publish Seniors Resource GuideTwo local senior service agencies have pooled their resources to produce the fo
As We Age: Seniors network, Ridge family practice publish Seniors Resource Guide
BC Local News / Posted 7 days ago
Two local senior service agencies have pooled their resources to produce the fourth edition of the Seniors Resource Guide. “We are pleased to be part of this valuable community initiative,” noted Dr. Al Neufeld, GP lead, Seniors Committee of the... Read more
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Brush News-Tribune
Ninety percent of Colorado residents with hepatitis C going untreatedNearly 90 percent of Colorado residents infected with hepatitis C, now the dead
Ninety percent of Colorado residents with hepatitis C going untreated
Brush News-Tribune / Posted 8 days ago
Nearly 90 percent of Colorado residents infected with hepatitis C, now the deadliest infectious disease in the United States, are going untreated, a new report estimates. The Colorado study, released Wednesday, suggested two reasons: • Many are... Read more
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Denver Post
Ninety percent of Colorado residents with hepatitis C going untreatedNearly 90 percent of Colorado residents infected with hepatitis C, now the dead
Ninety percent of Colorado residents with hepatitis C going untreated
Denver Post / Posted 8 days ago
Nearly 90 percent of Colorado residents infected with hepatitis C, now the deadliest infectious disease in the United States, are going untreated, a new report estimates. The Colorado study, released Wednesday, suggested two reasons: • Many are... Read more
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PharmaceuticalOnline
Capsugel Expands Micro-Dosing Services To Help Accelerate Customers’ Product Development TimelinesCombining its proprietary Xcelodose technology with best practices established
Capsugel Expands Micro-Dosing Services To Help Accelerate Customers’ Product Development Timelines
PharmaceuticalOnline / Posted 8 days ago
Combining its proprietary Xcelodose technology with best practices established at Xcelience, Capsugel offers unmatched micro-dosing capabilities in both North America and Europe Capsugel, a global leader in delivering high-quality, innovative dosage... 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 8 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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WECT 6 Wilmington
Teacher, state worker raises included in House budget billintroduced House Bill 1030, which includes adjustments to the state budget for
Teacher, state worker raises included in House budget bill
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 10 days ago
introduced House Bill 1030, which includes adjustments to the state budget for the 2016-17 fiscal year. Most teachers and state workers would get permanent pay increases in the bill. Rank-and-file state workers would get average 2 percent... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Pluristem completes enrollment in Phase II intermittent claudication trialPluristem Therapeutics Inc., a leading developer of placenta-based cell therapy
Pluristem completes enrollment in Phase II intermittent claudication trial
News-Medical-Net / Posted 10 days ago
Pluristem Therapeutics Inc., a leading developer of placenta-based cell therapy products, today announced it has completed the planned enrollment of 150 patients in a global Phase II trial of its PLacental eXpanded (PLX)-PAD cells for the treatment... Read more
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Business Wire
Health Choice Arizona and Health Choice Generations Awarded URAC Health Plan AccreditationPHOENIX--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Health Choice, the managed care and insurance divisio
Health Choice Arizona and Health Choice Generations Awarded URAC Health Plan Accreditation
Business Wire / Posted 10 days ago
PHOENIX--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Health Choice, the managed care and insurance division of IASIS Healthcare, today announced that it has been re-awarded Health Plan Accreditation for its Arizona Medicaid and Medicare Advantage Dual-Special Needs health... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
WEF Outcomes to Help Tackle Brain-Drain in Health SectorLast week, Rwanda hosted a high level meeting of the World Economic Forum (WEF)
WEF Outcomes to Help Tackle Brain-Drain in Health Sector
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 days ago
Last week, Rwanda hosted a high level meeting of the World Economic Forum (WEF) for the first time. The meeting is the first of its kind on the African continent and the summarised outcomes of the discussions, debates and meetings will highlight and... Read more
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Eye Witness News
INSIGHT: African scientists a step closer to testing for TB in a matter of minutes Gerhard Walzl says test’s accuracy and efficacy will be tested in five Africa
INSIGHT: African scientists a step closer to testing for TB in a matter of minutes
Eye Witness News / Posted 12 days ago
Gerhard Walzl says test’s accuracy and efficacy will be tested in five African countries. Africa,tuberculosis,Tuberculosis research This article first appeared on... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
The CA at 175: Reporting our own storyReporting our own story As lightning split the night sky and a chorus of storm
The CA at 175: Reporting our own story
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 12 days ago
Reporting our own story As lightning split the night sky and a chorus of storms echoed the turbulence of the times, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s baritone thundered through Mason Temple, exhorting striking sanitation workers to persevere in their... Read more
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NJ Biz
Triple Play: What's on the employee benefits agenda this year?New Jersey to talk about three things related to their industry. Joe Torella i
Triple Play: What's on the employee benefits agenda this year?
NJ Biz / Posted 12 days ago
New Jersey to talk about three things related to their industry. Joe Torella is East Region president, employee benefits division, at HUB International in Summit. He is an expert on health care cost, quality and access, with particular focus on... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
The CA at 175: Reporting our own storyReporting our own story As lightning split the night sky and a chorus of storm
The CA at 175: Reporting our own story
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 13 days ago
Reporting our own story As lightning split the night sky and a chorus of storms echoed the turbulence of the times, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s baritone thundered through Mason Temple, exhorting striking sanitation workers to persevere in their... Read more
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Island Packet
California governor set to release revised state budgetGov. Jerry Brown is scheduled to release his revised state budget Friday amid c
California governor set to release revised state budget
Island Packet / Posted 14 days ago
Gov. Jerry Brown is scheduled to release his revised state budget Friday amid concerns about declining revenue and mounting pressure from some of his fellow Democrats to increase the flow of money to people struggling to get by. Brown proposed a... Read more
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The Record Searchlight
California governor set to release revised state budget(AP) - Gov. Jerry Brown is scheduled to release his revised state budget Friday
California governor set to release revised state budget
The Record Searchlight / Posted 14 days ago
(AP) - Gov. Jerry Brown is scheduled to release his revised state budget Friday amid concerns about declining revenue and mounting pressure from some of his fellow Democrats to increase the flow of money to people struggling to get by. Brown... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
How to Improve Health Insurance Coverage in Nigeria - UkiriMs. Adesimbo Ukiri, is the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and Director of Avon H
How to Improve Health Insurance Coverage in Nigeria - Ukiri
AllAfrica.com / Posted 15 days ago
Ms. Adesimbo Ukiri, is the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and Director of Avon Healthcare Limited, a leading Health Maintenance Organisation (HMO) accredited by the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS). Ukiri has over 20 years' experience across a... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Food in hospitals and prisons is terrible – but it doesn’t have to be that wayFor my entire life, my doctors, my parents and my government have sent me one c
Food in hospitals and prisons is terrible – but it doesn’t have to be that way
The Globe and Mail / Posted 16 days ago
For my entire life, my doctors, my parents and my government have sent me one clear message about food: Nutrition is a key component of physical and mental health. So I had assumed (and hoped) that if MDs or MPPs were choosing menus for those in... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Apparently we can manage perfectly well on our own Photo:A small eternity of hi-viz photo opps and earnest entreaty stretches be
Apparently we can manage perfectly well on our own
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 17 days ago
Photo:A small eternity of hi-viz photo opps and earnest entreaty stretches between now and July 2.(ABC News: Anna Henderson) We're told the role of government is so vital we need the right party... Read more
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The Mining Journal
The calendarTuesday Pasty Sale - at the VFW Post 5670 on M-35 in New Swanzy, on the second
The calendar
The Mining Journal / Posted 18 days ago
Tuesday Pasty Sale - at the VFW Post 5670 on M-35 in New Swanzy, on the second Tuesday of each month. To order call 346-5670. Alcoholics Anonymous - Early Bird meeting, 7-8 a.m., First United Methodist Church, Marquette. Handicapped accessible.... Read more
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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 21 days ago
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 21 days ago
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 21 days ago
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 22 days ago
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 24 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 24 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 25 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 25 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 28 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 28 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 28 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 28 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 29 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 29 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 29 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 29 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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