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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. Lady Gaga Silent Pain No More — September 27, 2017
  2. National Pain Awareness Month — August 28, 2017
  3. PRP Therapy Faster Healing For Athletes — August 8, 2017
  4. Brooklyn Pain Specialist — July 20, 2017
  5. Marijuana medical health benefits — June 19, 2017

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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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Jan 11

Practicing Safe Yoga — 5 Tips to Avoid Injuries

Can yoga wreck your body? A recent article in the New York Times argues that it can, quoting the increase of yoga-related injuries in recent years as the number of yoga practitioners has soared. Indeed, the number of yoga injuries treated in emergency rooms or doctors’ offices rose to 5,500 in 2007, according to the …

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Jan 11

NY Workers Compensation Reforms

In 2007, the New York Legislature unanimously passed sweeping reforms to the states workers compensation laws. Included among the reforms was a requirement that insurers deposit the present value of permanent partial disability awards into the New York Workers Compensation Aggregate Trust Fund. Injured workers will then be paid by the trust fund instead of …

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Jan 11

Colin Hoobler: Shoulder exercises take time to master

Dear Colin: I’m 33 years old and tired of having shoulder pain. After nine months and multiple tests (MRI, X-ray), my doctor diagnosed me with “impingement syndrome” and referred me to physical therapy. It helped a little, but the worst part is the 20 exercises I’m supposed to do at home. The PT says all …

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Jan 10

Worker injured on break entitled to workers comp benefits: Court

ALBANY, N.Y.—A car salesperson injured while driving to retrieve spaghetti dinners on a break is entitled to workers compensation benefits, a New York appellate court ruled Thursday. The claimant in Richard Potter Jr. vs. Paolozzi Imports Inc. suffered an injury while driving his personal car after receiving a supervisor’s permission to leave work briefly. Mr. …

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Jan 10

Court reporter can receive workers comp benefits for on-the-job aneurysm

ALBANY, N.Y.—A court reporter’s brain aneurysm should be presumed compensable because she collapsed at her high-stress job, even though there were no witnesses, a New York court has ruled. The New York State Unified Court System failed to prove that Vanessa Richman’s ruptured aneurysm was unrelated to her work, according to a unanimous decision last …

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Jan 09

Workers compensation market pricing slowly beginning to firm

After years of declining workers compensation rates, experts say the comp market is slowly starting to firm—though most say the languid economy is still holding prices relatively steady. Renewal prices for most workers comp policies have stayed flat or increased less than 10% on average nationwide, said Pamela F. Ferrandino, casualty practice leader, placement for …

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Jan 09

Worker injured on break entitled to workers comp benefits: Court

January 9, 2012 – 12:22pm ALBANY, N.Y.—A car salesperson injured while driving to retrieve spaghetti dinners on a break is entitled to workers compensation benefits, a New York appellate court ruled Thursday. The claimant in Richard Potter Jr. vs. Paolozzi Imports Inc. suffered an injury while driving his personal car after receiving a supervisor’s permission …

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Jan 09

The battle against backache…

A combination of poor diet, bad posture and lack of exercise can lead to chronic spinal problems An estimated 70-80% people will suffer from significant backache at some point in their lives—and more and more youth are now beginning to suffer from it. That’s what Mihir Bapat, consultant spine surgeon at Mumbai’s Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani …

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