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Ty Cobb Healthcare Systems Announces Modified Dutch Auction Tender Offer for Its Revenue Anticipation Certificates, Series 1999

NEW YORK, March 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Ty Cobb Healthcare System, Inc. ("Ty Cobb") announced today that it has commenced a tender offer (the "Offer") for up to all of its Revenue Anticipation Certificates, Series 1999 (6.125 % Bonds due July 1, 2009 (CUSIP No. 781045AV1); 6.375% Bonds due July 1, 2014...

Dr. Patrick Cobb Named President of Community Oncology Alliance

WASHINGTON, Jan. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Patrick Cobb, M.D., a community-based oncologist in Billings, Montana, has been elected president of the Community Oncology Alliance (COA), a national advocacy group for cancer patients and professionals. "It's a great honor to be chosen to lead COA f...

Senior Lifestyle Corporation Names John Cobb as President and CEO

CHICAGO, March 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Demonstrating its commitment to growth and innovation, Senior Lifestyle Corporation, a leading developer, manager and owner of seniors housing communities nationwide, has appointed John Cobb to president and chief executive officer. His position includes the da...

Community Oncologists and Patients Stand Up for Cancer Care on Capitol Hill

... 2872 is a bill that will authorize Congress to direct CMS to implement the Quality Cancer Care Demonstration (QCCD) project. At the rally, Dr. cobb will speak about the QCCD project, a landmark initiative to transform the payment system for cancer care. The QCCD will focus on patients covered by M...

National Survey: Americans Fear Paying for Cancer Treatment As Much As Dying of the Disease

...treatment costs. Only 41% believe they would be covered for care in a community cancer clinic, where 84% of cancer treatment actually occurs. Dr. cobb continued, "Though the U.S. has the best cancer care delivery system in the world, the system is now in first-stage crisis because Medicare has substa...

UGA grad program expands to prepare teachers to work with secondary students with autism

...as those are our partner districts. But if we were to get an applicant from cobb (County) who may be a current teacher wanting to complete their M.Ed., they...d UGA to offer additional training in ASD to interested teachers in Clarke, cobb and Forsyth county schools. Teachers from other school districts have also ...

The National Council on Aging and CVS/pharmacy Educate Georgia Seniors about Medication Management and Ways to Save Money on Prescription Drugs

...ns Thursday, June 11th Lowndes County Senior Center, Valdosta Tuesday, June 16th Branan Lodge, Blairsville N. cobb Neighborhood Center, Acworth Wincliff Apartments, Gainesville Wednesday, June 24th Marietta Neighborhood Center, Marie...

Colgate's Bright Smiles, Bright Futures Program Brings Free Children's Dental Screenings to Atlanta Area Big Lots Stores

...-friendly dental van at the following Big Lots locations: 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. at the Smyrna Big Lots in the King Springs Shopping Center, 3791 S. cobb Drive, Ste G. 2 p.m. - 5 p.m. at the Marietta Springs Plaza Big Lots, 680 Powder Springs Road. Each child screened will receive a free ...

Atlanta Educator Kim Bearden Honored as 'Healthy Hero' by AMERIGROUP Foundation

... won numerous educational honors, including the Disney American Teacher Awards Outstanding Middle School Humanities Teacher and Teacher of the Year in cobb County, Georgia. The Ron Clark Academy encourages academic excellence in its students and trains teachers in innovative instructional methods. As pa...

Fredericka Roper of Atlanta Honored as 'Healthy Hero' By the AMERIGROUP Foundation

... For the past three years, she has worked with West End Medical Centers, a federally funded community health center with five locations in Fulton and cobb counties. Ms. Roper serves as community liaison for West End clinics located in Atlanta public housing developments including Bowen Homes and Herndon...
Cobb in Medical Technology

Oncologists Call For Medicare to Reconsider Anemia Drug Restrictions

...cent request to CMS to reconsider its decision to restrict ESA use was the release on November 8, 2007 of revised FDA-approved labeling for ESAs." Dr. cobb added, "Unfortunately, what FDA considers safe and effective ESA use, CMS does not. As a result, our Medicare patients are not receiving the same stan...
Cobb in Biological News

Study shows increased education on nanotech, human enhancement increases public concerns

...ne, consumer products and industrial processes. cobb and Hamlett then put the participants through a de...Public Communication of Science, in Malmo, Sweden, cobb noted that, compared to their pre-deliberation opi...gy policies as those policies are being developed, cobb says, so that the public's concerns are incorporat...

Gene chips used to distinguish ventilator-associated pneumonia from underlying critical illness

...vents them from talking. The current study took cobb and his Washington University colleagues from the ... improve their ability to recover from pneumonia," cobb says. Many of the genes identified by the resea...nt with someone developing a bacterial infection," cobb explains. "We did not find neutrophil genes being ...

Beetle dung helps forests recover from fire

...ngs, University of Alberta forestry graduate Tyler cobb has discovered why the bug-sized dung is so important to areas ravaged by fire. cobb studied the burned-out area of a northern Alberta ... very important to helping burned forests recover, cobb said. He is concerned, though, because salvage log...

Gene chip technology shows potential for identifying life-threatening blood infection

... treated earlier with the appropriate antibiotic," cobb says. The researchers used microarrays, also ... time needed for diagnosis to eight hours or less, cobb says. In the new research, cobb and his colleagues mimicked sickness in four group...

NAU researchers chirping over discovery of new cricket genus

...rs in temperate regions for discovering new taxa," cobb said. "Because caves are extreme environments, cav...can be rare and/or highly limited in distribution, cobb said. Wynne said more than 1,000 caves have bee...chniques for discovering caves on Earth and Mars," cobb said. "If there is life on Mars and it is in a cav...

Robot assisted surgery more accurate than conventional surgery

...h surgeons and engineers from Imperial College, with medical robotics engineers designing the Acrobot prototype, and surgeons testing it. Professor cobb added: "This study could have important implications for not just surgery, but also for health economics. By improving the accuracy of surgery, and ul...

Underlying cause of massive pinyon pine die-off revealed

...her." Breshears said the team's next step is developing ways to predict how bad a drought must be to cause such large-scale die-offs. Breshears, cobb and Rich's coauthors include Kevin P. Price and Jude H. Kastens of the University of Kansas in Lawrence; Craig D. Allen of the U. S. Geological Survey...

Enzyme affects hypertension by controlling salt levels in body

...by WNK1, and found that SGK1 was one of those proteins. Because he works on ion channels, including sodium channels, Dr. Huang joined efforts with Dr. cobb to study how WNK1 regulates sodium channels. "We have been working on WNK1 for several years now and these findings are unexpected from initial stu...
Cobb in Biological Technology

CryoLife Responds to Inaccurate Assertions from Plaintiff's Attorney

...dical device and tissue processing company, announced today that it has been notified that a lawsuit will be filed against it in the Superior Court of cobb County, Georgia relating to a meniscal allograft. The lawsuit concerns an individual who contracted an infection following a transplant of a menisca...
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