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Contract Talks for 1,800 Security Officers at Kaiser Permanente Break Down - Major Cuts to Worker Healthcare are at Issue

...their bargaining committee to call an unfair labor practice strike, and pledged to continue ongoing pickets outside of Kaiser hospitals. "It's a slap in the face that they didn't give us any movement on our healthcare, and offered just a 10-cent raise to our pay," said Julia Benavente, a member of t...

New CASA* Report Finds Federal, State and Local Governments Spend Almost Half a Trillion Dollars a Year on Substance Abuse and Addiction

...e substance abuse and addiction cause illness, injury, death and crime, savage our children, overwhelm social service systems, impede education -- and slap a heavy and growing tax on our citizens," said Susan E. Foster, CASA's Vice President and Director of Policy Research and Analysis. CASA Call fo...

The National Council on Skin Cancer Prevention Encourages Everyone to Protect Your Skin Today and Every Day

...(R)...and Wrap(5) and plan activities away from the midday sun: Slip on a shirt; Slop on sunscreen (SPF 15 or higher); slap on a hat; and Wrap on sunglasses to protect the eyes and sensitive skin around them from ultraviolet light. For more inform...

More Dire Warnings for Social Security

... has signed a totalization treaty with Mexico. The agreement would allow millions of illegal immigrants to collect Social Security benefits. This is a slap in the face to older Americans who worked hard their whole lives yet continue to struggle on their current benefit. RetireSafe is a grassroots ad...

Budget Cuts for Free Cancer Screening Clinics in New York Could Put Patients' Lives at Risk, Says New York Medical Malpractice Lawyer

...nds of New Yorkers, but according to one New York personal injury lawyer , the added money and time pressure placed on the system will likely lead to slap dash testing procedures and test results that get lost or slip through the cracks. According to Preston Douglas, partner in the New York personal...

It Must Be Friday Night: Pres. Obama to Issue Deadly Executive Order

...hat President Obama will open the door to direct taxpayer funds for embryonic stem cell research that encourages the destruction of human embryos is a slap in the face to Americans who believe in the dignity of all human life. "I believe it is unethical to use human life, even young embryonic life, ...

Case Management Society of America Hosting Conference on Health Care Case Management

...l main session. Additional plenary sessions will feature Dr. Tony Alessandra, PhD, CSP, CPAE , speaker, author, and company president, and Stan slap , cutting-edge corporate strategist and consultant. Also offered will be pre-conference workshops, educational poster presentations, 30+ concu...

Legion Condemns Governor's Non-Response to ISSCH Proposal As 'Slap In The Face'

... read our proposal. I seriously doubt that he did. He didn't even favor us with an acknowledgement, let alone a response. "That, to me, is a real slap in the face. "It appears to me that this decision was made a long time ago and no one ever seriously planned to consider alternatives," Tolan sai...

MR arthrography is more accurate than MR in diagnosing shoulder tears

... for anterior labral tears was 83%; for posterior labral tears was 84%; for slap tears was 83%; for supraspinatus tendon tears was 92%; and for partial-thic... for anterior labral tears was 98%; for posterior labral tears was 95%; for slap tears was 98%; for supraspinatus tendon tears was 100%; and for partial-thi...

Expert: Long-term care health coverage a hidden casualty of economic slide

...d Kaplan, a member of the National Academy of Social Insurance. "The practice of raising rates on existing policyholders is a breach of faith and a slap in the face to those seniors who tried to do the right thing and take responsibility for their long-term-care needs," he said. The economic downtur...
SLAP in Medical Technology

Inspiration for 'My Sister's Keeper' Speaks Out

...discussion of the bioethics around PGD. "These issues are ethically challenging," Dr. Schoolcraft acknowledges. "I think it is wrong, however, to slap the label of designer baby on these kids and dismiss this work as the province of couples who want to create babies to glorify their egos. The Nash's ...
SLAP in Medical Products

FASTak™ II Suture Anchor

Description:...Keyless Chuck or the handled version. This implant is ideal for Bankart and slap repairs as well as other small anchor indications while still providing ver...ocar tipped obturator. The spear is ideal for percutaneous insertion during slap repairs and insertion through the subscapularis without using a cannula. Th...
Company:Arthrex

FASTak™ Suture Anchor

Description:...e Tear Drop Handle and Keyless Chuck. This implant is ideal for Bankart and slap repairs as well as other small anchor indications with very high pull-out s...ocar tipped obturator. The spear is ideal for percutaneous insertion during slap repairs and insertion through the subscapularis without using a cannula. Th...
Company:Arthrex

TAG Arthroscopic® Delivery System 3.0 mm Wedge

Description:... Arthroscopic instrument system for instability and slap fixation....
Company:Smith & Nephew, Inc. - Orthopedics

TAG Arthroscopic® Delivery System 3.7 mm Wedge

Description:... Arthroscopic instrument system for instability and slap fixation....
Company:Smith & Nephew, Inc. - Orthopedics

TAG Arthroscopic® Delivery System 3.7 mm Rod II

Description:... Arthroscopic instrument system for instability and slap fixation....
Company:Smith & Nephew, Inc. - Orthopedics
SLAP in Medical Dictionary

Fifth disease

...anifestations of infection by erythrovirus previously called parvovirus B19. The disease is also referred to as slapped cheek syndrome, slapcheek, slap face or... Learn fifth disease causes (parvovirus B19), symptoms (lacy rash), complications, treatment information, how long it lasts and th...

Erythema infectiosum

...19. The disease is also referred to as slapped cheek syndrome, slapcheek, slap face or... Erythema ab igne. Erythema induratum. Erythema ...nd Dermatological Society. ... Erythema infectiosum – emedicine ... slap cheek also known as slapped cheek is a common name for erythema infectio...
SLAP in Biological News

Social standing influences elephant movement

... observed elephant interaction, taking note of the telltale behavior of social dominance, such as the flaring of the ears, a tusk poke here or a trunk slap there, to determine rank. Three of the GPS-collared elephants were from very dominant families, two were in the middle, and two were positioned low...
SLAP in Biological Technology

Biotechnology Value Fund Urges Stockholders to Remove and Replace Current Board of Avigen, Inc. in an Effort to Protect and Maximize Stockholder Value

...are quickly adding up as well. Given the current economic conditions, we find it irresponsible for Avigen to engage in such behavior that amounts to a slap in the face of all Avigen stockholders. The recent addition of a poison pill by the Board adds further insult to stockholders who have already been in...

Wardrivers now exploiting your wireless service with ease

...mentations are eventually uncovered. Best practices are a quickly moving target in this area and many pseudo experts are touting anything they can slap together as a best practice for others to follow. A friend of mine (who has 25 years in telecom and IT) talked about putting a wireless router in ...

RedPrairie to use RFID in collaborative products

...to application. The integrated solution is designed to automate and increase the execution speed of two operations production line application and slap and ship in distribution centers. In a production line, RedPrairies RFID Igniter or RFID Accelerator compliance systems provide EPC codes and product ...

Accidental naming

...Donald's in the U.S. is unhappy about McJobs being included as a word in the OED, the Oxford English Dictionary, mother of all the English words and a slap to the French because their Larousse dictionary is poorer by a few thousand French words. Wow, we have more four-letter words than the French -- merde...

Broadband blues: Don't fall for Lightspeed hype

...which is also referred to as fiber to the home or FTTH) is like saying youre going to put in a stagecoach to run a 500-mile NASCAR race. They may slap all the fancy decals on your wagon, and even give you a silver buggy whip, but in the long run, you will be far behind the competition - if you finish...

Is Beta the new Vapor?

..., these companies want to shake the bugs out of their services. They also want to lay claim to a particular market segment or product concept. So they slap "beta" on the title banner and throw open a Website to the public. With "beta" on the banner, the theory goes, customers are warned that they are i...
SLAP in Biological Dictionary

Labrum

... A slap (Superior Labrum from Anterior to Posterior) t...ssue around it called the glenoid labrum . ... A slap tear is a tear in the labrum that covers the top... Come to your Heber City ... What is a shoulder slap tear? A...
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