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Specialist Media and PR initiatives at Health Plus Management.

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  1. PRP Therapy Faster Healing For Athletes — August 8, 2017
  2. Brooklyn Pain Specialist — July 20, 2017
  3. Marijuana medical health benefits — June 19, 2017
  4. Athlete injury – When to see a doctor — June 8, 2017
  5. Pain Relief Injections — May 22, 2017

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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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Jun 22

OSHA cites 3 Queens, NY, contractors for safety hazards following construction site fatality in Elmhurst, NY

US Labor Department’s OSHA cites 3 Queens, NY, contractors for safety hazards following construction site fatality in Elmhurst, NY NEW YORK (MMD Newswire) June 14, 2011 – – The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration has cited Sing Da Corp., H Rock Corp. and Vera Construction Inc. for alleged willful, repeat and …

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Jun 22

Bill would relieve harness industry workers of workers’ compensation premiums

SARATOGA SPRINGS — Harness industry workers such as catch drivers, blacksmiths and veterinarians would get relief from workers’ compensation premiums under recently introduced state legislation. Such independent contractors are currently considered “employees” by State Insurance Fund auditors and are wrongly assessed workers’ compensation premiums, the Empire State Harness Horsemen’s Alliance said. The alliance is composed …

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Jun 22

To Stretch or Not to Stretch

Is it time, once again, to stretch? For decades, many of us stretched before a workout, usually by reaching toward our toes or leaning against a wall to elongate our hamstrings, then holding that pose without moving until it felt uncomfortable, a technique known as static stretching. Most people, including scientists and entire generations of …

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Jun 22

Nine lives at once! Cat survives incredible 14-story fall from Manhattan apartment building

Talk about having nine lives. Copper, a nine-year-old cat, survived a 14-story fall from her owners’ New York City apartment building. When Angela Lang and her family moved into the Upper West Side apartment last month, they didn’t think Copper would be able to slip out of the building through the windows, which don’t open …

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Jun 22

State lawmakers weigh changes to Workers’ Comp guidelines

State lawmakers are considering altering workers’ compensation guidelines adopted last year that injured workers complain have resulted in reduced or denied medical treatment. The debate centers on medical treatment guidelines for injured workers that the Workers’ Compensation Board adopted on Dec. 1, 2010. Advocates for injured workers claim those guidelines should not apply retroactively to …

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Jun 20

NYC police run up more legal claims than hospitals

NEW YORK – New York City paid nearly $521 million in personal injury and property damage claims in 2010 — marking the first time in 30 years that the police department’s liabilities topped those of public hospitals, according to a city comptroller’s report issued on Wednesday. The total payout, though, is down 7 percent from …

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Jun 20

Correction officer’s denial of prior back injury proves costly

Case name: Poli v. Taconic Correctional Facility, et al., No. 510991 (N.Y. App. Div. 04/21/11). Ruling: The New York Supreme Court, Appellate Division affirmed the Workers’ Compensation Board’s ruling that a correction officer was disqualified from receiving future wage replacement benefits based on his false statements on a patient intake form in which he denied …

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Jun 20

Workers Comp Costs

Source: SB County Recommended Actions: That the Board of Supervisors: Approve and authorize the Chair to execute a standard agreement with Corvel Enterprise Company (Corvel), not a local vendor, to: A. Review all workers’ compensation medical bills and to report medical bill payment information to the State of California as required by regulations, for one …

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