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2013-10-18 13:22:57

As Affordable Care Act penalties on hospital readmissions increase, nutritional intervention may help decrease 30-day readmission rates among Medicare patients In the U.S., one in five Medicare patients is readmitted to a hospital each year at an estimated cost of $17.5 billion annually. To reduce this impact, the Affordable Care Act (ACA) has introduced hospital penalties based on readmissions conditions that commonly affect patients aged 65 and older – including acute myocardial...

2011-05-20 08:06:00

ABBOTT PARK, Ill., May 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Satisfying the sweet and salty cravings in all of us, Abbott's ZonePerfect brand launches Sweet & Salty nutrition bars. The new ZonePerfect Cashew Pretzel and Trail Mix bars combine the irresistible combination of sweet and salty flavor varieties while providing excellent nutrition. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click: http://multivu.prnewswire.com/mnr/abbott/50127/ (Photo:...

2010-10-27 08:00:00

ABBOTT PARK, Ill., Oct. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Abbott makes nutritious snacking a lot tastier for cookie lovers today with the introduction of ZonePerfect Cookie Dough Bars, the first-ever full line of soft, chewy cookie dough nutrition bars offering antioxidants, vitamins and minerals and an excellent source of protein. A creative blend of taste, texture and nutrition, ZonePerfect Cookie Dough bars are now available in three delicious flavors: Chocolate Chip, Peanut Butter and Oatmeal...


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  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
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This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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