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Ted Karkus Admits to Financial Relationship With Dr. Richard A. Rosenbloom; Demonstrates Pattern of Improper Influence, Unethical Behavior, Falsification and Distortion; Company Questions What Else Karkus May Be Hiding From Shareholders

DOYLESTOWN, Pa., May 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Quigley Corporation, (Nasdaq: QGLY ), www.quigleyco.com , today announced that it has uncovered additional facts with respect to the relationship between Ted Karkus and Dr. Richard Rosenbloom. The following are among the facts that we...

LegalView Informs Parents of Crib Recall Following Several Infant Deaths Caused by Asphyxiation from Improper Crib Mechanisms

LegalView recently reported a Delta Enterprise crib recall following the deaths of several children because of faulty crib mechanisms causing asphyxiation among infants. The drop side of several of the cribs has been the alleged cause of the recent recall. Denver, CO (P...

Many prostate cancer patients receive improper or 'mismatched' therapies

Prostate cancer patients often receive treatment that is contraindicated by pre-existing conditions, like urinary or bowel dysfunction, according to a new study. Dr. James Talcott of the Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston and co-investigators found that patients with certain pretreatment dys...

Detroit Metro Tower Air Traffic Controllers File Lawsuit Alleging Improper Mold Removal and Health Effects

DETROIT, Sept. 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Air traffic controllers from the Detroit Metro Air Traffic Control Tower have filed a lawsuit in Wayne County (Mich.) Circuit Court regarding a nearly three-year-old problem of toxic black mold that has sickened many controllers, including several w...

Autism 'Connected' to Improper Connections in Brain Cells

Scientists in the US have come up with some valuable information which would definitely help us to understand in a greater dimension// how the mind of an autistic person is blue printed. One in every 166 children is estimated to be affected by autism a developmental disorder typically charact...

American Red Cross Fined $4.2m for Improper Blood Screening

The FDA fined American Red Cross a record $4.2 million for improper screening of potential blood donors and also for other safety problems//. The Food and Drug Administration yesterday disclosed the fine amount which follows $5.7 million in previous fines since 2003, calling attention to a dis...

American Association for Homecare Supports Crackdown on Medicare Scammers in Houston, Boston, New York, Louisiana

...ablish an Anti-Fraud Office at Medicare CMS should establish an office with the sole mandate of coordinating detection and deterrence of fraud and improper payments across the Medicare and Medicaid programs. 7) Ensure Proper Federal Funding for Fraud Prevention Increase federal funding to en...

CareFusion Issues Update Regarding Previously Disclosed June 12, 2009 Recall of the Alaris(R) System

...anism. This recall also updates the labeling for the Inter Unit Interface (IUI) connectors on the Alaris(R) System. The potential risks may lead to improper infusion therapy, which could cause serious adverse health consequences or death. Serial numbers of affected devices , as well as CareFusion...

Department of Aging Urges Citizens to Report Abuse and Neglect of Older Adults

...he body, weight loss and the unexplained disappearance of money or personal property. Sexual abuse can be more difficult to determine, but can involve improper touching and rape. Neglect can include isolation and failure to provide proper nutrition and personal hygiene. Calls to the Elder Abuse Hotlin...

Tips from the journals of the American Society for Microbiology

... are attributed to contact lens wear, with some specific risk factors being improper contact lens care and contact with nonsterile water during wear. Insuffi...Educating contact lens wearers about the risk factors for AK, including the improper use of contact lens solutions, is important; but a systematic method for ev...

PARI Granted US Patent for Vortex Holding Chamber

...ring an effective dose to patients. These include medication waste due to high-speed delivery to the back of the throat and loss of medication due to improper use. The Vortex Holding Chamber does a wonderful job of addressing these issues, in particular for young patients and for any person who has difficul...

New Outpatient Treatment for Heartburn-Related Problem Stops Esophageal Cancer Before It Starts

... more than 60 million Americans experience heartburn at least once each month. "Blame it on our lifestyles," Parsons said. "It includes improper diets, eating on the run, and a variety of stress-related conditions." Parsons recommends that people who suffer from heartburn more than twi...

PTs say proper fit and use of walking aids can prevent fall-related injuries in elderly

...Journal of the American Geriatrics Society (June 2009), which found that 47,000 senior citizens end up in emergency rooms each year due to falls from improper use and fit of walkers and canes. The study, conducted by government researchers, examined six years of emergency room records and found that the...

Physical Therapists Say Proper Fit and Use of Walkers and Canes Can Prevent Fall-Related Injuries in Elderly

...Journal of the American Geriatrics Society (June 2009), which found that 47,000 senior citizens end up in emergency rooms each year due to falls from improper use and fit of walkers and canes. The study, conducted by government researchers, examined six years of emergency room records and found that t...

Local Heart Doctors First in Nation to Announce Active Investigation of Red Wine (Resveratrol) Pills, Issue Consumer Precautions

...ced Cardiology Institutes doctors selected a red wine pill that had been previously tested in animals and humans. "There may be poorly made brands or improper dosages and we want to make sure the patients are taking a product that has the best chance of working and does not produce avoidable side effects," ...

Newly Obtained Information Shows That Ousted Union Leaders Plotted and Covered Up Wrongdoing

... to their removal from SEIU UHW. But the newly revealed documents, which were turned over under court order, show that they knew their activities were improper and were advised on how they could move ahead with their plans and then later "play dumb." One memo explains to Rosselli and John Borsos, a former top...

Crestor Patent Invalidity Evidence Uncovered By Article One Partners Community

...EO. "This Patent Study related to AstraZeneca's Crestor drug is a perfect example, where the public has provided information to potentially correct an improper patent grant. This citizen review is having a tremendous impact. Earlier this month, the U.S. Patent Office moved forward with a re-exam of Merck's Si...

New Analysis Examines Fraud in Both Private and Public Health Insurance Markets

...ce industry. The report also notes the distinction between fraud and improper payments. Fraud is a misrepresentation of the truth or concealment of material facts. improper payments, on the other hand, tend to involve technical questions associated...

Sightseeing helicopter crashes in Hawaii decrease following FAA regulations

...out the study period, occurring at similar frequencies pre- and post- regulations. The most common malfunction was loss of power, most often caused by improper maintenance. Forty-six tourists and 9 pilots died in 16 fatal crashes during the 28-year study period. "The persistence of mechanical problems and ...

HCCA Web Conference Offers Forum on Medicare's Nationwide Rollout of the Recovery Audit Contractors (RAC) Program

...arolina, and Arizona. The goal of the recovery audit program is to identify improper payments made on claims of health care services provided to Medicare beneficiaries. improper payments may be overpayments or underpayments. Web Conference Contact ...

Consumer Watchdog to Congress: Put Patients' Bill of Rights Back on the Table

... for mishandling claims. The Supreme Court decision in Pilot Life Insurance v. Dedeaux stated that "state common law causes of action arising from the improper processing of a claim are preempted." Under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) and the Pilot Life decision, lawsuits are removed to f...

National Pharmacy Omnicare Pays 'Unusual' Settlement to Resolve Charges of Generic Drug Switching in Delaware Nursing Homes, Resulting From 'Qui Tam' Lawsuit

...ts, the organization uniting all state Medicaid fraud prosecutors. In executing the Settlement Agreement, Omnicare denied liability, wrongdoing or improper conduct. Visit http://www.pharmacyfraudsettlement.com , a reference Web site for pharmacy fraud and pharmacist whistleblowers just updated with m...

Texas-Based Regency Nursing and Rehabilitation Centers to Pay U.S. $4 Million to Resolve False Claims Act Allegations

...by adequate documentation. "Nursing home providers participating in Medicare should be on notice that taxpayers will not absorb the costs of improper or false billings submitted to the government and that the Department of Justice will take action against them for submitting such claims," said Tony ...

American Association for Homecare Supports Expanded Federal Efforts by DOJ and HHS to Combat Medicare Fraud

...stablish an Anti-Fraud Office at Medicare. CMS should establish an office with the sole mandate of coordinating detection and deterrence of fraud and improper payments across the Medicare and Medicaid programs. Ensure Proper Federal Funding for Fraud Prevention. Increase federal funding to ensure...

Managed Pharmacy Care: Coping With Mail-Order Woes

...not received in a timely manner. Receiving improper prescriptions, including a product mailed to an ad...in hearing and tracking mail-order incidents. When improper deliver is discovered, the mail-order company is i...f pharmacy want to hear from consumers who receive improper medications, fear a product has been stored incorr...

Dissident Stockholder Ted Karkus Found to Have Undisclosed Financial Arrangements With Dr. Richard A. Rosenbloom, COO Of Quigley Pharma, From 2008 to Date of Proxy: Rosenbloom Suspended Without Pay Pending Further Investigation

...a., May 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Quigley Corporation, (Nasdaq: QGLY ) , www.quigleyco.com , today announced that it has uncovered an improper financial relationship between Ted Karkus and the Company's Quigley Pharma, Inc. wholly-owned subsidiary COO, Dr. Richard A. Rosenbloom. The Company h...

BD Extends Decade-Long Support for UNICEF's Campaign to Eliminate Maternal and Neonatal Tetanus

...very high proportion of the total tetanus disease burden due mainly to inadequate immunization services, limited or absent clean delivery services and improper post-partum cord care. The majority of mothers and newborns dying of tetanus live in Africa and Southern and East Asia, generally in areas where wome...

American Association for Homecare Applauds Senate 'STOP' Act, Which Aims to Prevent Medicare Fraud and Abuse

...Establish an Anti-Fraud Office at Medicare CMS should establish an office with the sole mandate of coordinating detection and deterrence of fraud and improper payments across the Medicare and Medicaid programs. Ensure Proper Federal Funding for Fraud Prevention Increase federal funding to ensure ...

Charges Filed Against WellCare Health Plans, Inc.; WellCare Enters Into Deferred Prosecution Agreement, Agrees to Pay $80 Million in Restitution and Forfeiture

... to develop and operate an effective corporate compliance and governance program that includes adequate internal controls to prevent recurrence of any improper and/or illegal activities. In the event that WellCare fails to comply with the provisions of the DPA, then WellCare agrees that the U.S. Attorney...

Study Shows Strength Training Beneficial for Young Athletes

...that do occur to the youth athlete are a direct result of lack of supervision, misuse of equipment, lifting inappropriate amounts of weight, or use of improper techniques. It is crucial that a trained professional teach youth athletes proper form, as well as how and when to add weight,” Dahab warns. As ...

American Association for Homecare Applauds Senate Subcommittee Efforts to Prevent Waste and Fraud in Medicare; Association Presents 13-Point Legislative Plan to Stop Waste and Fraud

...stablish an Anti-Fraud Office at Medicare: CMS should establish an office with the sole mandate of coordinating detection and deterrence of fraud and improper payments across the Medicare and Medicaid programs. Ensure Proper Federal Funding for Fraud Prevention: Increase federal funding to ensure ...

A Winning Strategy to Beat Spring Sporting Injuries

...APMA). "With warm weather approaching, many athletes are busy gearing up for another competitive season in their sport. Unfortunately, training in improper footwear and neglecting to stretch properly before and after activity greatly increases serious occurrences of foot and ankle injury," Ross Taubman, A...

Good Kitchen Practices Can Keep You and Your Children From Getting Sick

... MCCLEAN, Va., April 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- improper food preparation habits account for many food illn...individuals. Previous studies have shown that improper food handling accounts for a large portion of the illnesses that occur when people eat that food. improper handling and the undercooking of meat are major ri...

New Device 'Fingers' Heart Risk

... EndoPAT, which measures the health of endothelial cells by measuring blood flow. Endothelial cells line blood vessels and regulate normal blood flow. improper functioning of endothelial cells can lead to hardening of the arteries (atherosclerosis). Until now, there hasn't been a simple test for endothelial f...

Faulty Household Wiring Can Trigger a Heart Defibrillator

...propriate ICD discharge," the report said. So the physicians sent an electrician to check the wiring of the house. "It was found that it was due to improper installation of wiring in the patient's home because he installed a washing machine himself," said Dr. Kristian Eskesen, a cardiologist at Gentofte Ho...

Saving Vaccines with SensoTech's Breakthrough in Vaccine Temperature Monitoring

...are thrown out due to poor refrigeration at clinics, hospitals and doctors' offices, according to the Center for Disease Control. The CDC states that improper storage is the most common cause for loss of vaccine potency and effectiveness. But an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. The solution...

Recovery Audit Contractor HealthDataInsights Licenses Milliman Care Guidelines(R)

...ights, headquartered in Las Vegas, uses proprietary software and conducts medical reviews to analyze clients' healthcare claims to identify and recoup improper payments. The company's experienced management team has previously worked together to build major healthcare companies, including dialysis and infusi...

Smith & Nephew Introduces Metal Liner Option for the Modular R3(TM) Acetabular Cup System

...les surgeons to simply and accurately place a ceramic or metal liner into the shell during surgery. This straightforward technique reduces the risk of improper seating and malalignment seen in other systems. About Smith & Nephew Smith & Nephew is a global medical technology business, sp...

Universal Health Services, Inc. Reports Significant Increases in 2008 Fourth Quarter and Full Year Earnings from Continuing Operations Per Diluted Share and Reports 2009 Guidance

...ans and the solicitation of patient referrals from physicians and other matters relating to payments to various individuals which may have constituted improper payments. We have been negotiating a possible settlement of this matter with the government and we expect to continue our discussions to attempt to re...

American Association for Homecare Supports President Obama in His Commitment to Stop Waste, Fraud and Abuse in Medicare

...ablish an Anti-Fraud Office at Medicare CMS should establish an office with the sole mandate of coordinating detection and deterrence of fraud and improper payments across the Medicare and Medicaid programs. 7. Ensure Proper Federal Funding for Fraud Prevention Increase federal funding to ensure th...
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