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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. 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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Feb 07

NFL Claims Workers’ Compensation Should Cover Players’ Head Injuries

Last August we discussed lawsuits brought by over 75 ex-football players against the National Football League. The players sought unspecified amounts of damages for head injuries sustained over the course of their careers. The players alleged that the NFL knew of the harmful effects of multiple concussions as early as the 1920s, but kept that information …

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Jan 26

Wrestling Season Has Begun – How to Avoid Injuries

Sports Medicine Specialist Dr. Victor Khabie Emphasizes Prevention for Young Athletes (HealthNewsDigest.com) – Carmel, NY, – Wrestling as a sport can be traced back to the ancient Olympics and has been practiced throughout the world in many forms and styles ever since. Today, wrestling is offered at various levels, from youth wrestling in middle school …

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Jan 26

Workers Compensation – The Basics

If you have employees, then you have Workers Compensation[i] (work comp). It is one of the most basic forms of insurance a company has yet often comes with the most questions from my clients. There are a lot of misconceptions with Work Comp that lead to a lot of poorly managed programs. Over the next …

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Jan 26

New Workers’ Comp Guidelines Could Impact Injured Workers in New York

Explore the nuances of the new workers’ compensation guidelines that go into effect in 2012. January 21, 2012 /24-7PressRelease/ — Workers’ compensation laws benefit both employers and employees. Not only does workers’ comp help ensure that individuals who are injured on the job receive the compensation they deserve, it also establishes predictable liability limits for …

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Jan 23

Be Alert, People: Study Says Wearing Headphones While Walking Is Deadly

From 2004 to 2011, the number of people who have died or were injured while walking and wearing headphones rose from 16 to 47. The Guardian points us to a new U.S. study, published by Injury Prevention journal, which notes that most victims were men under the age of 30 (around 68% in both cases). …

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Jan 23

Workers’ Comp Guidelines Impacts Injured Workers

Find out in this article how the new workers’ compensation guidelines going into effect in 2012 will impact New York injured workers. Workers’ compensation laws benefit both employers and employees. Not only does workers’ comp help ensure that individuals who are injured on the job receive the compensation they deserve, it also establishes predictable liability …

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Jan 19

Workers’ comp prescription drug reform takes first step in Senate

A reform of workers’ compensation prescription drug benefits being aggressively lobbied by just about every business group in the state passed the Senate Banking and Insurance Committee on Thursday morning. But not before some heated rhetoric and testy back-and-forths that call into question the bill’s future. Lambasting doctors that upcharge insurers as much as 600 …

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Jan 19

Children in Low-Income Manhattan Neighborhoods More Likely To Be Hit By Cars

By Kate Hinds | 01/19/2012 – 5:15 pm Children under 18 account for 43% of car crash victims in Manhattan’s East Harlem neighborhood. But just a few blocks south, in the moneyed Upper East Side, the same age group accounts for less than 15% of neighborhood car crash victims. That’s the conclusion of the new …

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Jan 19

KAPL workers push for union

SCHENECTADY, N.Y., Jan. 19 (UPI) — Citing pay freezes and employee benefit losses, technicians and specialists at Knolls Atomic Power Laboratory in New York are seeking to join a union. “Under the Bechtel Marine Propulsion Corporation, Knolls Atomic Power Lab has experienced many changes that have resulted in less efficient operations, poor morale, pay freezes …

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Jan 16

Man Denied Workers Compensation; Marijuana Led to Accident

Submitted by NORML on Jan 13, 2012 An Arkansas Court of Appeals decided to deny a workers compensation award to an employee because they say his marijuana use contributed to the explosion that burned him. Greg Prock was working for Bull Shoals Landing Marina when he and a coworker were asked to remove the tops …

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