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Date registered: August 25, 2010

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Specialist Media and PR initiatives at Health Plus Management.

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  1. Cannabis Evaluations — February 17, 2017
  2. NYC Spine & Sports Medicine Clinic Opens — December 8, 2016
  3. Pain clinic opens in White Plains, NY — October 5, 2016
  4. Is Your Physician Board Certified? — September 6, 2016
  5. Common Pain Complaints — July 14, 2016

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  1. State Reduces Opioid Prescriptions in Workers’ Comp Cases — 1 comment

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Sep 22

Town Looks to Lower $2 Million Insurance Costs

Southampton Town’s insurance advisers said the municipality took the right step in trying to lower a nearly $2 million workers’ compensation premium by implementing a return-to-work program. But, the town could always do more. Supervisors could better retrain employees who were out on disability, preventing further injury, or post warning signs in workplace areas where …

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Sep 21

Study: 1,000 Peds Injured Annually By Cyclists Statewide; Number Is Dropping

Follow the tabloid media, and you’d think that New York City has been swept by “bike bedlam,” a tide of scofflaw cyclists striking fear into the hearts of pedestrians everywhere. Sift through actual pedestrian safety data, and the actual risk posed by cyclists pales in comparison to that posed by motor vehicles: while over the …

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Sep 21

Workers’ comp overhaul keeps business costs down

By MIKE BAKER , 09.21.11, 09:24 AM EDT OLYMPIA, Wash. — A major overhaul of the workers’ compensation system in Washington is already helping keep costs down for businesses, state officials said Tuesday while disclosing a major rate increase isn’t needed to keep finances stable. The Department of Labor & Industries said it’s proposing an …

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Sep 19

Jets C Mangold leaves game with ankle injury

East Rutherford, NJ (Sports Network) – New York Jets center Nick Mangold left Sunday’s game against the Jaguars with an ankle injury. With less than a minute to play in the first quarter, Mangold injured his ankle on a running play. The All-Pro did not return to the game. He will have an MRI on …

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Sep 19

Drug, alcohol impact on workers comp claims disputed

Often-quoted data on impaired workers disputed by experts September 18, 2011 – 6:00am Certain vendors, blogs, anti-drug groups and state agencies claim that drugs or alcohol are involved in 38% to 50% of all workers comp claims. There are service providers, bloggers, anti-drug organizations and even state agencies that claim alcohol or drugs are involved …

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Sep 19

Effective ways to use workers’ compensation

In my Aug. 15 and Sept. 5 columns, I described eligibility for and calculation of disability retirement benefits. In this column, I’ll discuss workers’ compensation, which may be a better option if you are disabled or injured in the line of duty. To be considered disabled, you and your agency must provide the Office of …

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Sep 19

Man bites dog: NY firms have worker shortage

Despite a grinding unemployment rate, at least some New York employers are desperately struggling in a different way — to find skilled employees. Talent is so scarce in certain white-hot fields — in finance, accountancy, law, technology, medical and other sectors — that finding qualified candidates is like mining for gold, according to local employment …

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Sep 13

Costco Can’t Move Slurpee Slip and Fall Lawsuit

A 74-year-old woman who said she was injured after falling in a Costco store in Florida beat back the retailer’s effort to move the case to that state because it was too much trouble to defend itself in New York. Theresa Danza sued Costco in her hometown of Brooklyn, New York, claiming she was hospitalized …

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Sep 13

Chronic pain workers comp claims increasing for employers

Early intervention, predictive modeling help curb claims September 11, 2011 – 6:00am Chronic pain is an infrequent but growing aspect of workers compensation claims, but employers need concrete programs with measurable outcomes to respond to and reduce those types of injuries. Advertisement Read more in the Workers Comp Channel What’s This? Workers Comp News and …

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Sep 13

Chiropractors Push to Reverse New York’s Workers’ Comp Guidelines

New York chiropractors don’t like the new medical treatment guidelines adopted last December by the New York State Workers’ Compensation Board. These changes focus on the treatment for the mid- and low-back, neck, shoulder and knees. The state’s main chiropractic association is lobbying state lawmakers to reverse the new guidelines. New York State Chiropractic Association …

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