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The News & Observer
New 13th District sets up crowded GOP primary| News & Observer May 28, 2016 2:19 PM 17 Republican candidates filed for J
New 13th District sets up crowded GOP primary
The News & Observer / Posted 3 hours ago
| News & Observer May 28, 2016 2:19 PM 17 Republican candidates filed for June 7 primary Well-known names might not have the advantage Race is too complex to gauge, pollster says From top... Read more
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Breitbart
Obama’s Syrian Refugees Arriving from Areas with Dangerous Levels of Active TBof the vetting process from 18-24 months to just three months. Many of the 2,5
Obama’s Syrian Refugees Arriving from Areas with Dangerous Levels of Active TB
Breitbart / Posted yesterday
of the vetting process from 18-24 months to just three months. Many of the 2,545 Syrian refugees who have arrived in the U.S. in the first eight months of FY 2016, part of the Obama administration’s “surge” to resettle 10,000 this year, are... Read more
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Business Wire
Atlantic Healthcare Appoints New Commercial and Business Development Functions in U.S.CAMBRIDGE, England & RALEIGH, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Atlantic Healthcare plc, a
Atlantic Healthcare Appoints New Commercial and Business Development Functions in U.S.
Business Wire / Posted 2 days ago
CAMBRIDGE, England & RALEIGH, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Atlantic Healthcare plc, an international specialty pharma company focusing on gastrointestinal disorders, today announces it has established U.S. commercial and business development operations and... Read more
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The Hill
On data privacy, Congress and agencies are both baffledPrivacy is a hot-button issue. There is a raging war today for the personal dat
On data privacy, Congress and agencies are both baffled
The Hill / Posted 4 days ago
Privacy is a hot-button issue. There is a raging war today for the personal data of the average consumer, and a Maginot line has been clearly drawn by the antagonists. On one side are marketers, advertisers, and Internet and data companies, who want... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Takeda Presents Analyses From Vedolizumab Data in Ulcerative Colitis At 2016 Digestive Disease Week (DDW) Annual Meetingdrug efficacy. Findings were presented during the 2016 Digestive Disease Week (
Takeda Presents Analyses From Vedolizumab Data in Ulcerative Colitis At 2016 Digestive Disease Week (DDW) Annual Meeting
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
drug efficacy. Findings were presented during the 2016 Digestive Disease Week (DDW) Annual Meeting in San Diego, California, and were included in a total of 13 Takeda-sponsored vedolizumab or inflammatory bowel disease (IBD)-focused... Read more
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MedCity News
Small cancer study reveals need for better communication for terminally ill patientsnot. —ABC News, Journal of Clinical Oncology Samsung’s biosimilar arm has subm
Small cancer study reveals need for better communication for terminally ill patients
MedCity News / Posted 4 days ago
not. —ABC News, Journal of Clinical Oncology Samsung’s biosimilar arm has submitted its first new drug application to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for review — a biosimilar for arthritis drug Remicade — and the FDA accepted the... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Researchers developing web-based, decision-support tool for osteoarthritis patientsResearchers at UMass Medical School are developing a web-based, decision-suppor
Researchers developing web-based, decision-support tool for osteoarthritis patients
News-Medical-Net / Posted 5 days ago
Researchers at UMass Medical School are developing a web-based, decision-support tool for osteoarthritis patients that will provide individualized, evidence-based information in real time to guide optimal knee and hip care, including joint... Read more
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ECMConnection
Quality Associates, Inc. Celebrates 30th Anniversaryand scientific support services Quality Associates, Inc. (QAI), a provider of
Quality Associates, Inc. Celebrates 30th Anniversary
ECMConnection / Posted 5 days ago
and scientific support services Quality Associates, Inc. (QAI), a provider of enterprise-class services and solutions for content management, document imaging and ECM, announces the celebration of its 30th anniversary. Founded in 1986, QAI... Read more
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AdWeek
Adweek's Power List 2016: The Top 100 Leaders in Marketing, Media and Techof global corporate titans, taking into account such criteria as company value,
Adweek's Power List 2016: The Top 100 Leaders in Marketing, Media and Tech
AdWeek / Posted 5 days ago
of global corporate titans, taking into account such criteria as company value, revenue and revenue growth, market performance, consumer reach and affinity, their standing among rivals, the number of employees overseen, key acquisitions and... Read more
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FOX 41 Louisville
SUNDAY EDITION | As Congress debates visa program, Afghan and Iraqi interpreters settle in Kentuckyprovince, Noori said he took them seriously. He knew of other Afghans who were
SUNDAY EDITION | As Congress debates visa program, Afghan and Iraqi interpreters settle in Kentucky
FOX 41 Louisville / Posted 6 days ago
province, Noori said he took them seriously. He knew of other Afghans who were murdered by the Taliban while aiding the U.S. government. He said he applied for a “special immigrant visa” in late 2012 and received it 15 months later, allowing... Read more
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LLRX.com
New Economy Resources 2016 represents the latest World Wide Web resources for discovering new knowledge a
New Economy Resources 2016
LLRX.com / Posted 7 days ago
represents the latest World Wide Web resources for discovering new knowledge and understanding the latest happenings with regards to the New Economy. The world is rapidly changing as transparency, big data and the ability... Read more
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Brainerd Dispatch
Business Notes May 2224 hours a day, seven days a week through urgent care, emergency rooms and trau
Business Notes May 22
Brainerd Dispatch / Posted 7 days ago
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 injuries or illnesses to life-threatening conditions that require... 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 8 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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Business Wire
CBRE Group, Inc. Enters Into Agreement to Acquire a 49 Percent Interest in Leading Real Estate Services Firm in Malaysia1960, WTW is a well-established, highly regarded, full-service real estate firm
CBRE Group, Inc. Enters Into Agreement to Acquire a 49 Percent Interest in Leading Real Estate Services Firm in Malaysia
Business Wire / Posted 10 days ago
1960, WTW is a well-established, highly regarded, full-service real estate firm in Malaysia. It provides valuation, market research, consultancy, estate agency, project marketing, corporate real estate and property management services from its 13... Read more
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Fortune
The 20 Best Workplaces in Consulting & Professional Servicesbetween management and workers. These companies also have all been certified a
The 20 Best Workplaces in Consulting & Professional Services
Fortune / Posted 11 days ago
between management and workers. These companies also have all been certified as great employers by Great Place to Work, Fortune’s longtime partner for the annual ranking of the 100 Best Companies to Work For and other monthly best workplaces... Read more
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The Alliance Review
Bill sets safe staffing levels, provides whistleblower protections for RNs Published: May 16, 2016 9:31 AM National Nurses United, the nation’s largest
Bill sets safe staffing levels, provides whistleblower protections for RNs
The Alliance Review / Posted 12 days ago
Published: May 16, 2016 9:31 AM National Nurses United, the nation’s largest organization of nurses, applauds the introduction of a bill last week in the Ohio Senate by... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
Industry spending to beat a pharmaceutical initiative could set a new standard for 'drug money'Due to California’s penchant for legislating at the ballot box, the state has r
Industry spending to beat a pharmaceutical initiative could set a new standard for 'drug money'
Los Angeles Times / Posted 14 days ago
Due to California’s penchant for legislating at the ballot box, the state has reigned as the top destination for industry campaign spending since even before the Supreme Court widened the door to corporate political donations with its 2010 Citizens... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
5 Trends Reinventing HealthcareThese are five of the biggest healthcare trends reverberating through the indus
5 Trends Reinventing Healthcare
Stamford Advocate / Posted 17 days ago
These are five of the biggest healthcare trends reverberating through the industry now. 1. Responsive web design. Responsiveness is seldom what hospitals and other health organizations are recognized for. However, that’s changing as these entities... Read more
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Connecticut Post
5 Trends Reinventing HealthcareThese are five of the biggest healthcare trends reverberating through the indus
5 Trends Reinventing Healthcare
Connecticut Post / Posted 18 days ago
These are five of the biggest healthcare trends reverberating through the industry now. 1. Responsive web design. Responsiveness is seldom what hospitals and other health organizations are recognized for. However, that’s changing as these entities... Read more
3 related stories
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Greenwich Time
5 Trends Reinventing HealthcareThese are five of the biggest healthcare trends reverberating through the indus
5 Trends Reinventing Healthcare
Greenwich Time / Posted 18 days ago
These are five of the biggest healthcare trends reverberating through the industry now. 1. Responsive web design. Responsiveness is seldom what hospitals and other health organizations are recognized for. However, that’s changing as these entities... Read more
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The News-Times
5 Trends Reinventing HealthcareThese are five of the biggest healthcare trends reverberating through the indus
5 Trends Reinventing Healthcare
The News-Times / Posted 18 days ago
These are five of the biggest healthcare trends reverberating through the industry now. 1. Responsive web design. Responsiveness is seldom what hospitals and other health organizations are recognized for. However, that’s changing as these entities... Read more
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Philly.com
Can Philadelphia's David Shulkin cure the VA?infantryman. Stomach pains and vomiting brought Pierre Auguste, 24, into the v
Can Philadelphia's David Shulkin cure the VA?
Philly.com / Posted 19 days ago
infantryman. Stomach pains and vomiting brought Pierre Auguste, 24, into the veterans walk-in clinic at the VA NY Harbor Healthcare System in Lower Manhattan. Once a month, Shulkin escapes his Washington office and sees patients here, to learn... Read more
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Philly.com
Business People on the Move: Healthy Rowhouse Project names new executive directoras executive director. The project began as an initiative of the Design Advocac
Business People on the Move: Healthy Rowhouse Project names new executive director
Philly.com / Posted 19 days ago
as executive director. The project began as an initiative of the Design Advocacy Group and is now part of the Center for Architecture. Roberts had been community development project manager and housing operations manager at Project HOME in... Read more
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CTV News
Long-term treatment key to safe testosterone replacement therapyspikes in testosterone levels may increase the risk of heart attack, stroke and
Long-term treatment key to safe testosterone replacement therapy
CTV News / Posted 19 days ago
spikes in testosterone levels may increase the risk of heart attack, stroke and prostate cancer. In March of 2015, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) agency placed heart attack and stroke warning label warnings on testosterone... Read more
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The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register
Health Plan CEO Sees Growth Potential in W.Va.four-story, 53,000 square foot, $16 million office building is completed in win
Health Plan CEO Sees Growth Potential in W.Va.
The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register / Posted 20 days ago
four-story, 53,000 square foot, $16 million office building is completed in winter 2017. It will symbolize a new direction for the Health Plan, as it eyes new business in private and public sectors, and brand recognition across the state. The... Read more
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WLWT-TV Cincinnati
Medical mistakes now 3rd leading cause of death for AmericansWe go to doctors or to a hospital for answers about health issues. But sometime
Medical mistakes now 3rd leading cause of death for Americans
WLWT-TV Cincinnati / Posted 21 days ago
We go to doctors or to a hospital for answers about health issues. But sometimes, mistakes are made during treatment or aftercare following a surgery. A new study has found that medical errors may be more common than we thought and rank as the No. 3... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Merger with lobbyist for Disney boosts GrayRobinson influenceA former Florida House Speaker and current lobbyist for Walt Disney Parks and R
Merger with lobbyist for Disney boosts GrayRobinson influence
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 23 days ago
A former Florida House Speaker and current lobbyist for Walt Disney Parks and Resorts has merged his firm with Orlando-based law firm GrayRobinson. The merger with Dean Cannon’s Tallahassee-based Capitol makes GrayRobinson’s government relations and... Read more
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The Christian Post
Medical Error Now Third Leading Cause of Death in USBehind heart disease and cancer, medical error has been identified as the third
Medical Error Now Third Leading Cause of Death in US
The Christian Post / Posted 24 days ago
Behind heart disease and cancer, medical error has been identified as the third leading cause of death in the U.S., according to a recent study published in the BMJ, an international peer reviewed medical journal. The study by researchers Martin A.... Read more
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NBC News
Could Medical Errors Be the No. 3 Cause of Death?Medical mistakes — from surgical disasters to accidental drug overdoses — are t
Could Medical Errors Be the No. 3 Cause of Death?
NBC News / Posted 24 days ago
Medical mistakes — from surgical disasters to accidental drug overdoses — are the No. 3 cause of death in the U.S., behind cancer and heart disease, two experts argued Wednesday. They said a careful count of all deaths from preventable medical... Read more
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Medical News Today
Medical error 'causes more than 250,000 deaths in the U.S. annually'making it the third leading cause of death in the country. This is the conclusi
Medical error 'causes more than 250,000 deaths in the U.S. annually'
Medical News Today / Posted 24 days ago
making it the third leading cause of death in the country. This is the conclusion of a new study published in The BMJ. Researchers say medical error is the third leading cause of death in America, after heart disease and cancer. Each year, the... Read more
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News On 6 Tulsa
Medical Errors Now 3rd Leading Cause Of Death In U.S., Study Suggestsof the Johns Hopkins Multidisciplinary Pancreas Clinic and a professor of surge
Medical Errors Now 3rd Leading Cause Of Death In U.S., Study Suggests
News On 6 Tulsa / Posted 24 days ago
of the Johns Hopkins Multidisciplinary Pancreas Clinic and a professor of surgery at Johns Hopkins Medicine, said rates for deaths related to "medical care gone awry" aren't tracked in a standardized way. Because of that, deaths due to medical... Read more
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CBS News
Medical errors 3rd leading cause of death in U.S., study findsof the Johns Hopkins Multidisciplinary Pancreas Clinic and a professor of surge
Medical errors 3rd leading cause of death in U.S., study finds
CBS News / Posted 24 days ago
of the Johns Hopkins Multidisciplinary Pancreas Clinic and a professor of surgery at Johns Hopkins Medicine, said rates for deaths related to "medical care gone awry" aren't tracked in a standardized way. Because of that, deaths due to medical... Read more
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Business Wire
Wolters Kluwer Legal & Regulatory U.S. Launches Cheetah™ for Tax LawNEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Wolters Kluwer Legal & Regulatory U.S. today announc
Wolters Kluwer Legal & Regulatory U.S. Launches Cheetah™ for Tax Law
Business Wire / Posted 25 days ago
NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Wolters Kluwer Legal & Regulatory U.S. today announced the launch of Cheetah for Tax Law, a new online legal tax experience on the highly regarded Cheetah platform. Specifically designed to meet the needs of tax attorneys... Read more
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Business Wire
IMS Health and Quintiles to MergeDANBURY, Conn. & RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--IMS Health Hold
IMS Health and Quintiles to Merge
Business Wire / Posted 25 days ago
DANBURY, Conn. & RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--IMS Health Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:IMS) and Quintiles Transnational Holdings Inc. (NYSE:Q): Broad range of healthcare information, technology and services solutions to drive efficiencies... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Embryonic stem cell therapy for incurable Stargardt eye diseaseThey would investigate the safety and tolerance of the therapy after having rec
Embryonic stem cell therapy for incurable Stargardt eye disease
News-Medical-Net / Posted 25 days ago
They would investigate the safety and tolerance of the therapy after having received approval from the UK's Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency on Thursday. It is the first trial in people of a stem cell therapy to receive the go... Read more
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NBC News
Can't Sleep? New Study Says Try Therapy, Not PillsPeople with insomnia should try counseling before they turn to pills, which oft
Can't Sleep? New Study Says Try Therapy, Not Pills
NBC News / Posted 26 days ago
People with insomnia should try counseling before they turn to pills, which often carry dangerous side-effects, a doctors' group advised Monday. Specialized counseling can and does work, even if people don't like doing it and doctors often don't... Read more
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CBC.ca
Blame Tinder, Grindr for the rise in sexually transmitted diseases? Not so fastit was only repeating claims made recently by health officials in other jurisdi
Blame Tinder, Grindr for the rise in sexually transmitted diseases? Not so fast
CBC.ca / Posted 29 days ago
it was only repeating claims made recently by health officials in other jurisdictions. Health department officials in some U.S. states, such as Rhode Island, have blamed the rise of sexually transmitted diseases on social media tools like Tinder... Read more
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Business Wire
New Compass® Digital Pressure Monitor from Centurion Medical Products Provides Precise Reading of Physiological Pressure in SecondsThe family of Compass pressure transducer devices helps healthcare teams reduce
New Compass® Digital Pressure Monitor from Centurion Medical Products Provides Precise Reading of Physiological Pressure in Seconds
Business Wire / Posted 30 days ago
The family of Compass pressure transducer devices helps healthcare teams reduce patient risk in critical situations by preventing inadvertent arterial cannulation and expediting assessment of sepsis, bacterial meningitis and compartment... Read more

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