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Health and Environmental Groups Announce Intent to Sue Illinois Coal Plant Owners for Violating Clean Air Act

CHICAGO, July 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being issued by the Environmental Law & Policy Center: A coalition of Illinois health and environmental groups notified Midwest Generation, LLC of their intent to sue the company because its coal plants release...

Severely Abused Foster Children Sue New York City Child Welfare Agencies After their Failure to Help Them

Now residing in Florida, special needs victims are abandoned again! WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., April 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Ten former foster care children are filing a civil rights and negligence lawsuit in New York District Court against the City of New York Child Welfare Administratio...

One Family to Honor Sue Beaton with Founders' Award

MAYOR THOMAS MENINO TO PRESENT AWARD AT ONE FAMILY'S MOTHERS OF INSPIRATION CELEBRATION ON MAY 4, 2009 BOSTON, April 14 /PRNewswire/ -- One Family, Inc., a not-for-profit organization started by Paul and Phyllis Fireman and family with a mission of ending family homelessness in Massachusetts...

Joe and Sue Paterno to be Honored for Their 'Lifetime of Achievement' at the Honor a Star. Be a Star. Gala at New York's Mandarin Oriental Hotel April 29, 2009

- Hall of Fame Football Coach and Wife Recognized for Personal Contributions to the Community, Charities and Penn State University - PHILADELPHIA, March 4 /PRNewswire/ -- On April 29, 2009 a galaxy of stars from the world of sports, business, medicine and nonprofits will gather at the Man...

Detroit Area Hospitals Sue To Recover Medicaid Funds

DETROIT, Dec. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- In a lawsuit arising out of the demise of the Detroit-based OmniCare, a once large health maintenance organization servicing primarily Medicaid recipients, several major Detroit area hospitals filed an emergency motion this morning in Wayne County Circuit Court agai...

Ph.D. student Sue Lynn Lau dances her way to Chicago

It was announced on Friday that Garvan endocrinologist and PhD student, Dr Sue Lynn Lau, had won the Graduate Student category of the AAAS Science "Dance your PhD" contest. See her winning entry on YouTube. On October 10, Science magazine challenged researchers around the world to interpret...

Martin Durant Promoted to Executive Vice President and Deputy CFO; Sue Blanck Promoted to First Senior Vice President of Aflac Japan

COLUMBUS, Ga., June 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Aflac Incorporated announced today that Martin A. Durant III has been promoted to executive vice president and deputy chief financial officer. Susan R. Blanck has been promoted to first senior vice president of Aflac Japan. Both promotions are ef...

Health Care Providers Sue State of California Over Cuts in Medi-Cal Payments

Class Action Lawsuit Aims at Preventing 10 Percent Cuts from Taking Effect July 1; Providers Say Cuts Will Reduce Timely Access to Care SACRAMENTO, Calif., May 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In an effort to ensure that all Californians have continued access to vital health care services, a c...

Statement by UHW President Sal Rosselli on SEIU Threat to Sue UHW Leaders

OAKLAND, Calif., April 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following release was issued today by SEIU United Healthcare Workers-West: In recent months United Healthcare Workers-West (UHW) and its allies inside SEIU have launched a campaign, in the face of constant threats and retaliation, to...

Mentice, Inc. Expands Its North American Sales and Clinical Presence With the Hiring of Jeff Sirek as Director of Educational Sales-East and Sue Landsman as Clinical Applications Manager for the Americas.

EVANSTON, Ill., April 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Mentice, Inc., (a wholly owned subsidiary of Mentice AB), a leading supplier of virtual reality based training applications within the field of medicine, has recently appointed Jeff Sirek Director of Educational Sales-East and Sue Landsman as Clinical A...

Healthcare Workers Sue SEIU for Infringing on Free Speech Rights

Suit filed Tuesday in federal court in San Francisco SAN FRANCISCO, April 8, 2008 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Five healthcare workers and members of United Healthcare Workers-West have sued their Washington-based parent organization, Service Employees International Union, alleging violation...

Healthcare Workers Sue SEIU for Violating Federal Law

UHW members allege parent union suppressing free speech SAN FRANCISCO, April 7, 2008 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Several healthcare workers who are members of United Healthcare Workers-West are suing their Washington-based parent organization, Service Employees International Union, all...

Center for Consumer Freedom Releases 'Don't Sue Me Santa' Christmas Cookie Liability Waiver

WASHINGTON, Dec. 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being issued by Center for Consumer Freedom: With Christmas quickly approaching, millions of Americans are preparing to celebrate time-honored traditions like caroling, tree-trimming, and leaving cookies and milk out for Santa...

IncentOne's Sue Lewis brings "The Art and Science of Incentive Management" to AHIP Business Forum

Co-presenter Cydney Kilduff of Kellogg Company will present case study LYNDHURST, N.J., Oct. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- An array of recent studies confirm that employers view incentives as a critical component of successful population health management programs. Key elements to look for in an incent...

AAHFN President Elect Sue Wingate Received Prestigious 2007 Clinical Excellence in Nursing Award from the Heart Failure Society of America

MT. LAUREL, N.J., Sept. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Sue Wingate, RN, DNSc, CRNP, CS, president elect of the American Association of Heart Failure Nurses (AAHFN) was recently honored with a prestigious nursing award for her work with heart failure patients. She received the 2007 Clinical Excellence in ...

Drug Firms Sue British Regulator Over Alzheimer's Drugs

Two drug firms and a charity for people with Alzheimer's disease began a legal challenge Monday against the downgrading of three anti-dementia drugs by British regulators. In 2001 the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE), which issues guidance on how medicines shoul...

Anorexia Patients Sue Dallas' Presbyterian Hospital

Five women who were treated at Presbyterian Hospital of Dallas for anorexia and bulimia have filed a lawsuit claiming that the hospital and doctors there took part in a fraudulent billing scheme designed to profit from the women's problems. According to the complaint filed today in Dallas ...

Embittered Widow to Sue Hospital

Admitting her ‘ bitter’ feelings, a grieving widow has decided to take the hospital from which her late husband caught a fatal infection, to court. // Great-grandmother Mavis Burton-Pye, 67, said she would speak to a lawyer about the circumstances that led to the death of her husband Leslie, ...

Tobacco Companies Admit Their Products Cause Cancer but Not in Those Who Sue Them

Despite publicly admitting, to varying degrees, that cigarette smoking causes cancer, the industry has consistently dismissed these claims for people who have// sued them, reveals an analysis of recent lawsuits, published in a supplement to Tobacco Control. The authors looked at the opening a...

Drug Trial Victims to Sue Firm

Six people, including an Indian student are suing a US-based research firm for a botched drug trial here for which they had volunteered only to be admitted to intensive care with multiple organ failures. // Nav Modi, 24, and five other youngsters are claiming millions of pounds for the devast...

Smokers Sue Tobacco Major Philip Morris

Tobacco major Philip Morris is being sued by four Marlboro smokers for hi-tech screenings aimed at the early detection of lung cancer. The four people are demanding that the company pay for spiral CT scans which is estimated at £300. //If this were to be brought into force, it will serve to save se...

Courage Center Presents 2009 National Courage Award to Jordan Thomas

...tion provided in part through the efforts of thousands of volunteers and donors. For more information visit www.CourageCenter.org. Contact: sue Warner, Courage Center, 763-520-0263; cell 763-258-6889 sue.warner@couragecenter.org ...

Sedationfacts.org Enhances State-Specific Site Content, Making Regional Sedation Administration Standards and Regulations Quick and Easy to Find and Use

...ry opinions, position statements and administrative codes by choosing your state on the map, and it makes the web site an even more useful tool," says sue Nuccio, MSN, ACNS-BC, CGRN, a clinical nurse specialist at Aurora Health Care in Milwaukee, Wis. and a member of the Society of Gastroenterology Nurse...

Thirteen Courage Center Youth Athletes Take Top Honors in National Sports Competition

...ww.CourageCenter.org . Contact: W. Mike Bauler, Courage Center, 612-388-4689, mike.bauler@couragecenter.org sue Warner, Courage Center, 763-520-0263 sue.warner@couragecenter.org ...

Wrongful Death Lawsuit for Tyler R. Hill Against Ambassadors Group, docleaf, et al., Officially Settled

...nc.; Ambassador Programs; People to People Student Ambassadors; docleaf Ltd.; Dr. David Perl and Larry McGonnell, both in England; and teacher leaders sue Stahr, Pat Veum-Smith, Angela Hanson and Josh Aberle of Minnesota. The court's order is public but its memorandum is confidential. The Hills h...

Wireless Home Healthcare to be $4 Billion Industry by 2013

...www.connectionsconference.com | http://www.connectionseurope.com | http://www.connectionsindustryinsights.com Contact: Mindi sue Sternblitz-Rubenstein Parks Associates 972-490-1113 Email: mindi.sue@parksassociates.com ...

National Courage Award Winner Jordan Thomas to Participate in PGA Adapted Youth Golf Clinic

...ion provided in part through the efforts of thousands of volunteers and donors. For more information visit CourageCenter.org. Contact: sue Warner, Courage Center sue.warner@couragecenter.org , 763-520-0263 ...

Courage Center Names Dianne Miron Its Director of Physician Services

... provided in part through the efforts of thousands of volunteers and donors. For more information visit www.CourageCenter.org . CONTACT: sue Warner, 763-520-0263 sue.warner@couragecenter.org ...

Pelosi, Democratic Leaders Remarks Today at News Conference on Legislative Accomplishments

...the status quo. A status quo where they don't have to be responsible for anti-trust laws. A status quo where you can't -- did you know that you cannot sue them if they deprive you of a procedure that your doctor and your hospital tell you that you need? But this bill corrects a good deal of that. Doesn'...

Governor Eliminates Funding to Domestic Violence Programs

...olence shelters are often the only thing standing between victims and grave physical danger. California's communities cannot sustain their loss," says sue Aebischer, Executive Director of House of Ruth. "Our programs provide safety and shelter, but our end goal is much broader: to break the cycle of vi...

Medicare Cuts Will Force Many Cancer Centers To Close, Stop Seeing Medicare Patients, Lay Off Staff, According To ASTRO Survey

... encourage citizens to ask members of Congress to sign on to the bipartisan letter written by Reps. Lois Capps (Calif.), Parker Griffith, M.D. (Ala.), sue Myrick (N.C.), and Mike Rogers (Mich.) urging CMS to reconsider. ASTRO praises the leadership of these representatives and more than 25 of their colle...

Mandate for Health Insurance: Inconvenient Truths About How It Will Affect You and Your Family

...portant for Americans to understand that these anti-freedom and anti-privacy provisions will be enforced through a mandate for health insurance," says sue Blevins, president of the Institute for Health Freedom in Washington, D.C. "Once government says you must buy an 'acceptable' plan, it dictat...

Courage Center Seeks Applications for 2009 Judd Jacobson Memorial Award

...obson Memorial Award, contact sue.warner@courgecenter.org " target="_new"> sue Warner, Communications and Marketing, 763-520-0263 or TTY 763-520-0245. ...formation visit http://www.couragecenter.org/ Contact: sue Warner, Communications Manager Courage Center, 763-520-...

Two Courage Center Athletes Named to 2009 U.S. Paralympic Team

...provided in part through the efforts of thousands of volunteers and donors. For more information visit www.CourageCenter.org . Contact: sue Warner, Courage Center 763-520-0263, sue.warner@couragecenter.org ...

Nick Jonas Opens Up About His Diabetes In Exclusive TV Interview July 19th, 2009 on dLife

...feTV airs every Sunday on CNBC at 7:00PM ET, 6:00PM CT, and 4:00PM PT. For more information, visit http://www.dLife.com. CONTACT: sue Ennis dLife - For Your Diabetes Life! (203) 221-3446 ennis@dLife.com ...

Pain Medicine Experts Recommend Safe and Responsible Use of Acetaminophen

... family practice, and psychiatry. Leading researchers are available for comment through the American Academy of Pain Medicine by contacting sue Thompson at 847 375 3686. About the AAPM For more than 25 years, the American Academy of Pain Medicine (AAPM) is the premiere medical specia...

Former Associates File Suit Against Univera: Dietary Supplement Company Accused of Intimidation, Bullying, and Unfair Trade Practices

...network with another company. Univera retaliated, accusing them of "getting rich" by "stealing" other people's groups. The company threatened to sue its associates if they followed the departing leaders into their new business venture, even though Univera's policies do not prohibit their associates...

Insurance May Be Hazardous to Your Health: "They Figured It Was Cheaper to Kill Me"

... Story: "Pitfalls of Managed Healthcare for Profit" (1) American Association for Justice. "Supreme Court Limits Patients' Right to sue HMOs," 2004. (2) Daniel Barlow, "Health Insurers Fined for Phantom Networks," Argus Times, May 26, 2009. Media contacts: Chu...

Patient Advocacy Groups Urge Greater Focus on Patients' Choice and Privacy Rights in Health-Reform Debate

...ncentive to respond to consumers' choices regarding covered benefits," said sue Blevins, president of the Institute for Health Freedom, at a press conferen... For more information, contact the speakers or visit their websites: sue Blevins, Institute for Health Freedom, 202/429-6610 ( www.ForHealthFreedom....

Health Reform Press Conference on June 18: Which Bills Will Preserve Privacy Rights and Patient Choice?

...WHERE: National Press Club, 14th and F Streets, N.W., Washington, DC WHO: sue Blevins, Institute for Health Freedom; Twila Brase, Citizens' Council on He...a Loe Fisher, National Vaccine Information Center Contact: sue Blevins, Institute for Health Freedom (www.ForHealthFreedom.org) (202) ...
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