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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. Marijuana medical health benefits — June 19, 2017
  2. Athlete injury – When to see a doctor — June 8, 2017
  3. Pain Relief Injections — May 22, 2017
  4. Pain Doctors Who Listen — May 2, 2017
  5. Finding A Pain Specialist — April 24, 2017

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Aug 25

Tackling injury on the high school fields

Updated: August 25, 2011, 12:54 PM High school athletes are flocking back to Western New York’s sports fields. While students are busy sprinting, kicking and tackling to make their teams, their parents and coaches are focusing on a goal they say is just as important: Ensuring their boys and girls don’t suffer the debilitating effects …

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Aug 25

NFL Workers’ Comp Agreement Benefits Players

With the NFL lockout over, football fans are excited for the upcoming season. Learn more about how players may file workers’ compensation claims in states where their team is not based. August 25, 2011 /24-7PressRelease/ — Now that the NFL lockout is over, football fans across the nation are excited for the upcoming season. One …

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Aug 25

Irene May Require NYC Evacuations

New York officials preparing for Hurricane Irene this weekend will decide tomorrow whether to call for the evacuation of low-lying areas in downtown Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens and Staten Island, Mayor Michael Bloomberg said. The decision would be based on the strength, path and speed of the storm, Bloomberg told reporters today at a news conference …

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Aug 24

Earthquake New York: Mayor Bloomberg Says Damage Minimal

August 23, 2011 4:51 PM EDT New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg said at a Tuesday afternoon press conference that tremors emanating from an earthquake in Virginia did not cause any deaths, injuries or significant damage to city infrastructure and buildings. Enlarge (Photo: REUTERS/Chip East) New York City Mayor Mike Bloomberg. Get summaries of the …

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Aug 24

Worker Accidents Show the Importance of Following NY Safety Regulations

August 24, 2011 The collapse of a trench at a construction site that caused the death of a worker is a reminder of the importance of not cutting corners with safety regulations on the job. August 24, 2011 /24-7PressRelease/ — Worker Accidents Show the Importance of Following NY Safety Regulations In November 2010, 27-year-old construction …

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Aug 24

Quake sets the Northeast aquiver Buildings sway, but no injuries or deaths reported

Tremors from a powerful earthquake in Virginia reverberated up the East Coast yesterday, shaking buildings and homes in the Boston area for several seconds and rattling nerves for considerably longer. Tweet 12 people Tweeted this ShareThis Related Quake sets the Northeast aquiver Quakes in Greater Boston rare but not unprecedented Quake rocks D.C. area submit …

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Aug 23

In depth: Workers’ comp systems getting stricter

by Melissa Maynard, Stateline staff writer WASHINGTON, D.C. August 22, 2011 7:11am   Montana has long had a workers’ comp problem. Its labor force is injured far more frequently and at greater expense to employers than is typical around the country. Part of that stems from the jobs people do in Montana — drilling for …

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Aug 23

Liabilities From Insolvent New York Workers’ Comp Trusts Near $1 Billion

Copyright: (c) 2011 A.M. Best Company, Inc. Source: A.M. Best Company, Inc. Wordcount: 374   Insolvent self-insured workers’ compensation trusts in New York state left behind $924.7 million in liabilities, a far deeper hole than earlier estimates, according to a recent report. Determination of the current level of deficits of the 17 defaulted group trusts …

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Aug 23

Inadequate IT Security Knowledge Exposing Personal Information

According to an AP story over the weekend, the medical records of some 300,000 Californians who had applied for California workers’ compensation benefits were discovered to be unwittingly left exposed on a publicly accessible web site. Apparently, the information was placed on an internal web site by Southern California Medical-Legal Consultants, a California company that represents …

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Aug 19

Employing off the books; the art of getting around workers’ comp

August 17, 2011 — Contractor Patrick Murtagh estimates that there are hundreds of construction employees who work off the books every season in Sullivan County. Murtagh paid a visit to the Sullivan County Legislature on August 4, and listed various reasons that employment laws should be enforced. Murtagh, who has three year-round employees, pays their …

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