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2014-09-19 23:00:36

Suppliers are Prohibited From Using “Kickbacks” to Increase Sales in Federal Programs (Washington, DC) (PRWEB) September 19, 2014 “Copay coupons,” a drug manufacturer marketing tactic often used to inflate sales of brand drugs among patients with prescription drug coverage, may now be infiltrating Medicare Part D, according to a new report from the Department of Health and Human Services Office of the Inspector General (OIG). Federal anti-kickback laws prohibit suppliers from...

2014-09-19 23:00:34

Lawmakers from across the country introduced the James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Reauthorization Act, which would keep the World Trade Center (WTC) Health Program and the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund open for another 25 years, providing critical medical treatment and compensation to 9/11 heroes. Parker Waichman LLP has never stopped fighting for the rights of 9/11 victims, and applauds these efforts. Port Washington, New York (PRWEB) September 19, 2014 Parker...

2014-09-19 23:00:13

Attorneys For Plaintiffs and Defendants Meet Regarding Risperdal Lawsuits That Allege Males Who Took the Antipsychotic Drug Developed Gynecomastia or Enlarged Male Breasts Columbus, OH (PRWEB) September 20, 2014 Nearly 780 Risperdal lawsuits are moving forward in the Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas where a meeting took place to discuss the next steps in the Risperdal side-effects complaints pending in the court’s mass tort program. Attorneys for the plaintiffs and defendants were...

2014-09-19 20:22:15

Le Jolie Medi Spa has garnered a reputation for offering surprising yet effective treatments like the chocolate oxygen facial, but some treatments are even more exotic LOS ANGELES, Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Based in the heart of Studio City, Le Jolie Medi Spa is widely acknowledged by beauty buffs for offering the best facial in Los Angeles, among other beauty and skin care solutions. Founded by expert esthetician Sharona Rafaeloff and the renowned cosmetic surgeon Dr. Rafaeloff, Le...

2014-09-19 20:22:13

The amazing aesthetic difference of weight loss surgery is readily apparent, but that's only the beginning of the benefits it provides to one's health and wellness LOS ANGELES, Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The medical experts at Beverly Hills Physicians understand that, to benefit from a truly well-balanced lifestyle, an individual needs to address both their physical appearance and their health and wellness. That's why bariatric weight loss procedures have always been such a perfect match...

2014-09-19 20:22:12

Many medical specialists have difficulties properly diagnosing hernias, which is why the technological skill of the West's leading hernia expert is invaluable to those suffering from abdominal issues. LOS ANGELES, Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As the only surgeon in the Western U.S. specializing in treating abdominal hernias, Dr. Shirin Towfigh has only been getting busier. It's not hard to see why. With obesity on the rise, abdominal issues like hernias have also been on the increase. Yet,...

2014-09-19 20:22:09

ONTARIO, Calif., Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The heart failure mortality rates at three Prime Healthcare Services hospitals are among the lowest in the nation, according to CMS data published by Beckers Hospital Review on Sept. 18, 2014. Centinela Hospital Medical Center (CHMC) in Inglewood, Calif. made the top of Beckers' list of 48 hospitals, with a 30-day heart failure mortality rate of 6.4, the lowest in the nation. By comparison, the national rate of 30-day mortality for...

2014-09-19 20:22:08

OTTAWA, Sept. 19, 2014 /CNW/ - The issue: Baxter Corporation, in collaboration with Health Canada, is voluntarily recalling specific lots of two Acid Concentrate hemodialysis solutions (see below) due to particulate matter found in the product. Particulate matter in the product may cause inadequate dialysis and may result in serious injury such as allergic reactions or blockage of small blood vessels if it enters into a patient's bloodstream. The affected products were distributed to...

2014-09-19 20:22:05

TSX-V: MOB.UN TORONTO, Sept. 19, 2014 /CNW/ - NorthWest International Healthcare Properties REIT (the "REIT") announced today that it has declared a distribution of $0.018333 per trust unit (TSX-V: MOB.UN) for the month of September 2014. Based on the closing price of the REIT's trust unit as of today of $2.24 per unit, this distribution represents an annualized yield of 9.8%. The distribution will be paid on October 15, 2014 to unitholders of record as at September 30, 2014....

2014-09-19 20:20:44

Hyundai Hope On Wheels Awards $9 Million in Grant Funding to Researchers at Children's Hospitals during National Childhood Cancer Awareness Month; Thirty-six researchers name Hyundai Scholars WASHINGTON, Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Hyundai Hope On Wheels®, a leader in the fight against childhood cancer, alongside Hyundai executives, dealers, and its supporters held a press conference on Capitol Hill. The event was the 5(th) annual Hyundai Hope On Wheels annual press...


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Belgian Landrace
2014-08-27 09:35:46

The Belgian landrace, also known as the Belgian lop-eared, Belgian improved landrace, or the improved Belgian, is a breed of domestic pig that can be found in northern areas of Belgium. It was developed when English pigs were imported into Belgium, after which time they were improved upon until 1930, when they were bred with German landrace pigs. The resulting breed was crossbred with Dutch landrace pigs in 1945 and later other breeds including those from Germany and Luxemburg. This breed...

British Friesian Cattle
2014-07-12 11:44:10

The British Friesian is a breed of cattle from the United Kingdom. The modern British Friesian dominated the dairy cattle population from the 1950s through the 1980s. Stock as well as semen were exported during this time throughout the world. The original Friesian breed was imported to ports of England and Scotland during the 1800s until it was stopped in 1892 when a threat of foot and mouth disease became a concern. By the end of 1912 there were 1,000 bulls and 6,000 cows registered in...

Blue Gray Cattle
2014-07-12 10:27:38

The Blue Grey is a breed of beef cattle that is popular in Scotland and north of England. It was developed by crossing a white bred shorthorn and Black Galloway cows. The color of the Blue Grey is roan blue. However, roan coloration is not a dominant color gene and the color does not always hold true. Only about half of the calves born to two true blue roan cattle will be blue roan, the rest will be either solid white or solid black. Blue roan is only consistent in the first generation of...

Belgian Blue Cattle
2014-07-09 14:37:46

The Belgian Blue is a breed of beef cattle originating in Belgium. It was developed in the 1800s by crossbreeding local cattle with a Shorthorn breed from the United Kingdom. It is quite possible that the Charolais cattle was also used in the development of the Belgian Blue. A modern breed of the Belgian blue was developed in the 1950s by Professor Hanset while working at an artificial insemination facility in the Liege province. The breed was introduced to the United States in 1978 by...

Obesophobia
2013-12-24 13:50:12

Obesophobia or Pocrescophobia, from the Greek phobia, meaning fear or morbid fear and obeso, meaning fat, is a persistent and abnormal fear of gaining weight, especially in cultures that value being thin. This phobia was listed as a rare disease by the Office of Rare Diseases of the National Institutes of Health. Certain individuals suffering from this phobia originally start with a desire to lose weight which turns into a compulsive desire to avoid all of the things that could result in...

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  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
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