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Date registered: August 25, 2010

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Specialist Media and PR initiatives at Health Plus Management.

Latest posts

  1. Brooklyn Pain Specialist — July 20, 2017
  2. Marijuana medical health benefits — June 19, 2017
  3. Athlete injury – When to see a doctor — June 8, 2017
  4. Pain Relief Injections — May 22, 2017
  5. Pain Doctors Who Listen — May 2, 2017

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Oct 17

N.Y. Laborers Local Takes a Stand at Liberty Plaza

Posted on Oct 12, 2011 Alexander Reed Kelly Mike Hellstrom (left) worked his way up to union leadership after beginning as a rank-and-file member. Mike Hellstrom, a construction and private sanitation worker for more than two decades, has been involved in union work for 27 years, and he’s tired of watching his friends and colleagues lose their …

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Oct 14

Disparities in Quality of Life Found Following Workers’ Compensation Claims

St. Louis—Pain can prove costly for individuals already dealing with financial woes and problems at home, a new study has found. According to research published in the August issue of Spine (2011;26:1402-1409), blacks, the working poor and people younger than 35 years old are more likely to suffer from financial problems and domestic issues after …

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Oct 14

Occupied Or Not, Wall Street Is Sagging

By Andrew J. Hawkins The banks may have been bailed out – as Occupy Wall Street protesters are fond of chanting – but they are projected to earn lower profits, lose more jobs and dole out fewer sky-high bonuses for the remaining months of 2011, State Comptroller Tom DiNapoli says in a report out today. …

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Oct 14

N.Y. Laborers Local Takes a Stand at Liberty Plaza

Posted on Oct 12, 2011 Alexander Reed Kelly Mike Hellstrom (left) worked his way up to union leadership after beginning as a rank-and-file member. Mike Hellstrom, a construction and private sanitation worker for more than two decades, has been involved in union work for 27 years, and he’s tired of watching his friends and colleagues lose their …

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Oct 10

Hearings Begin On Changes To No-Fault Auto Insurance

In Lansing, a state House panel began hearings on proposed auto insurance changes today. Dozens of people in wheelchairs who sustained injuries from car accidents packed into the room to ask lawmakers not to change the state’s no-fault law. The measure before the committee would allow drivers to choose lower rates by reducing their level …

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Oct 10

Workers’ comp case upheld in cellphone-related crash

The Virginia Court of Appeals has reaffirmed a $4,000 worker’s compensation award to a Virginia nurse who crashed her car while checking a cellphone. The case started in November 2009 when on-call hospice nurse Donna Turpin was driving at night in mountainous Southwest Virginia and noticed a flash on her personal cellphone, which was tucked …

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Oct 10

Majority of American Workers Wouldn’t Change a Thing About Their Boss, According to Adecco Survey

MELVILLE, N.Y., Oct. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — As the jobless rate continues to hover around 9 percent and the economy struggles to improve, American workers indicate their relationship with their boss is strong and positive. Seventy-eight percent of employed Americans feel their boss would “go to bat” for them if their job were on the …

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Oct 10

A.M. Best Analyst: Workers’ Comp Market Not on Upswing Anytime Soon

It’s unlikely that workers’ compensation writers will see that line of business turn around anytime soon, despite large-scale workers’ compensation reform bills enacted in several states this year, said Edward Keane, a senior financial analyst at A.M. Best. Keane said the deterioration that workers’ compensation insurance has seen during the past two years will continue …

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Oct 07

State Reduces Opioid Prescriptions in Workers’ Comp Cases

The guideline recommends that doctors curb prescribing large doses of the opioid painkillers, which the federal government blames for a nationwide public health epidemic of addiction and deaths paralleling a rise in the number of prescriptions written along with an increase in dosage amounts prescribed. Medical experts say Washington state’s guideline for chronic, noncancerous pain …

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Oct 07

MANY STATES CONTEMPLATE HOW TO COMPENSATE [Workforce Management]

With employers pushing for relief from the rising costs of workers’ compensation insurance in a stagnant economy, several states made significant changes to their compensation laws this year–and more changes could be on the way. Employers made substantial headway in Montana, Oklahoma and Kansas, which all have business friendly, Republican-controlled legislatures. The measures focused in …

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