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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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Jul 05

National Federation of Independent Business and EMPLOYERS(R) Expand Workers’ Compensation Program to Eight Additional States

NFIB members in Minnesota, Kentucky, South Carolina, Iowa, Nevada, Utah, Idaho and Oregon now eligible for discounted coverage RENO, Nev., Jul 05, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) — The National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB) today announced it has extended discounted workers’ compensation coverage benefits to its members in Minnesota, Kentucky, South Carolina, Iowa, Nevada, Utah, Idaho …

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Jul 05

The Compensation Monster Devouring Cities

New Haven mayor John DeStefano has had a good relationship with his city’s municipal unions through most of his 17 years in office. But lately, those ties have frayed, thanks to the Democratic mayor’s claim that city workers’ wages and benefits—many granted by DeStefano himself in plusher years—have become dangerously unaffordable. DeStefano describes New Haven’s …

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Jul 01

Husband of obese woman who died at her desk awarded workers comp benefits

The question of a sedentary desk job versus an individual’s health factors marked a case between AT&T and the husband of an obese woman who was awarded workman’s compensation benefits after her death. Cathleen Renner had been working overnight to finish a project in her home office in Edison, where she worked three of five …

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Jul 01

Pennsylvania Governor Signs Workers’ Comp Bill

Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett has signed a change to the state’s worker’s comp laws that will allow insurers to write coverage for owners and partners of small businesses. Agents in state have long backed the change, which would extend insurance coverage to members of an LLC and partners of a partnership. The change, which goes …

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Jul 01

Concussions in contact sports: What’s being done?

ST. LAWRENCE COUNTY, N.Y. — Cincinnati Bengals running back Brian Leonard has been playing football his whole life and he knows firsthand how scary a concussion can be. Leonard said, “In a daze, you’re kind of lost, you don’t know what’s going on and sometimes you see stars. It’s kind of a scary thing.” In …

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Jul 01

Comp price hikes reflect unusual economic environment, expert says

First quarter 2011 data for workers’ comp shows a change. For the first time in nearly six years, pricing levels outside California showed an overall increase, according to a report by Towers Watson. The information is based on surveys of 39 participating insurance companies, representing approximately 20 percent of the commercial insurance market. It is …

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Jun 27

No Resolution for Mixed Martial Arts

In the friendly confines of a fight cage, few mixed martial arts bouts last even three minutes. Related Times Topic: Mixed Martial Arts In Albany, the clash will not end. With the legislative session having ended, a bill to legalize the sport in New York has, once again, been relegated to limbo status. Last month, …

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Jun 27

CONCUSSION MUST BE TAKEN SERIOUSLY

By James Hufnagel Niagara Falls is a competitive city filled with spirited people, so it’s no surprise that our youth take to rough-and-tumble contact sports with vigor and enthusiasm. Whether it’s Niagara University hockey, lacrosse at Niagara County Community College or Wolverine football, or one of the numerous sports programs participated in by hundreds of …

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Jun 27

Quinn to sign workers’ compensation reform Tuesday

June 26, 2011|By Monique Garcia, Tribune reporter Gov. Pat Quinn on Tuesday plans to sign into law an overhaul of the state’s workers’ compensation system, a move that will slash medical rates, set new standards in determining a worker’s disability and put in place more safeguards to prevent abuse. The governor is scheduled to mark …

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Jun 23

Assembly Passes Bill Honoring Fallen Malverne Firefighter

The New York state Assembly and Senate approve amendment to criteria for adding volunteer firefighters to memorial in Albany. Nearly five years after Malverne volunteer firefighter Paul Brady perished in the line of duty, his name may finally appear on a memorial in Albany in The New York state Assembly approved an act (A05933) to …

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