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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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Feb 24

13 Ways to Beat Back Pain Check out these low-cost, drug-free remedies

If a stint in the garden, or an overlong plane ride, sends your back into spasms, you’re not alone: 80 percent of adults will suffer from back pain at some point in their lives, according to the National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases. Long work hours in one position can make us …

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Feb 24

Healing Yourself After Injury, Illness, or Surgery

During the year or two after surgery or treatment for a serious medical problem, many people find they need help to feel better emotionally and physically but don’t know where to turn. In You Can Heal Yourself (St. Martin’s Paperbacks, 2012), Dr. Julie Silver, assistant professor of physical medicine and rehabilitation at Harvard Medical School …

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Feb 24

NYC man guilty of assault in subway-train injury

NEW YORK — A man accused of shoving a woman into the side of a moving New York City subway train has been convicted of assault. Jose Rojas’ (ROH’-hahs) was acquitted Friday of attempted murder. The prosecution had alleged that Rojas walked up to victim Ute (OO’-tah) Linhart on a subway platform and pushed her …

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Feb 24

Lawmakers put changes to workers’ comp on ice, mostly

PHOENIX — State lawmakers are tinkering with the way workers’ compensation operates, but some of the more drastic proposed changes to the system have been put on the back burner, at least for now. State Rep. Karen Fann, R-Prescott, knew she was facing an uphill battle in passing legislation designed to streamline workers’ compensation, but …

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Feb 24

Workers’ comp ‘tax’ an increasing burden

A state surcharge paid by employers to fund New York’s workers’ compensation system is the highest in the nation, putting municipalities under the new tax cap between a rock and a hard place, a new study concludes. The Workers’ Compensation Policy Institute on Wednesday announced its findings: that a surcharge paid by all employers in …

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Feb 22

Comp awarded when worker’s bulky brace blocks vision, causes fall

In Indiana, a subsequent injury resulting from a worker’s blocked vision due to his wearing a bulky medical device for his compensable injury can be compensable. Case name: Moorehead Electric Co., Inc. v. Payne, No. 93A02-1105-EX-457 (Ind. Ct. App. 12/29/11). Ruling: The Indiana Court of Appeals held that a worker was entitled to benefits for …

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Feb 22

Can Workers Comp. Board leave Albany?

A sharp reader pointed out a potential problem in the state’s plan to relocate the Workers Compensation Board from its offices on Park Street in Albany to 328 State Street in Schenectady: the law dictates that its “principal office” must be in Albany. Here’s the relevant section of law: § 146. Offices of the board. …

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Feb 10

Torn ACL bad news for Ballard

NEW ROCHELLE, NY — Jake Ballard was hoping it wasn’t serious when he went down with a left knee injury in the fourth quarter of the Super Bowl. After the 21-17 win, he was initially encouraged to hear that the feeling was he injured his meniscus. But after undergoing an MRI, the tight end got …

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Feb 10

Cop’s worker compensation claim sparks RTM debate

The Representative Town Meeting voted by a two-thirds majority Tuesday to settle a worker’s compensation claim of about $35,000 with police Officer Michael Gudzik. That margin, however, belied many RTM members’ dissatisfaction with the processing of the claim. Gudzik filed a hypertension-related claim with the Police Department in June 2011, an application that was supposed to …

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Feb 07

Knicks F Anthony out with groin injury

GREENBURGH, N.Y. – (AP) — The New York Knicks say they expect Carmelo Anthony to miss a week or two with a strained right groin. Anthony was hurt Monday, leaving after six minutes of a 99-88 victory over Utah and continuing an injury-plagued season. Anthony has missed three games with various ankle, wrist and hand …

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