Monthly Archives: December 2014

FDA Delays Decision on Proposed Generic-Labeling Rule

The Wall Street Journal “Pharmalot” blog reports that the FDA has delayed finalizing a proposed rule that would allow generic drug makers to update safety warnings independently before receiving FDA permission; a right that is currently afforded only to brand-name drug makers. … Continue reading

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Lawsuit Alleges VA Hospital Ordered Social Worker to Alter Notes After Vet Wife’s Suicide

The Chicago Sun-Times reported on its website that a Federal lawsuit alleges that bosses at Hines VA Hospital in Hines, Illinois “ordered a social worker to doctor patient notes” following the suicide of the wife of a quadriplegic military veteran, and “retaliated … Continue reading

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Overwhelmed by Shopping For Health Insurance: Five Tips to Help You Make a Decision

Selecting health insurance has always been a challenging process, and with recent changes (or constant changes) it can be infinitely more confusing to select the right health insurance that matches both your physical needs and budget. Health reform laws have … Continue reading

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CDC: 22.9% of US High School Students Currently Using a Tobacco Product

Major newspapers, wire sources, Internet and consumer medical outlets cover the findings from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s National Youth Tobacco Survey revealing that 22.9 percent of high school students are currently using a tobacco product. The survey, published … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas To You!

This time of year is perfect for spending time with elderly family members and friends. I hope your Christmas includes people of all ages.

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Find and Compare Assisted Living Facilities

This commercial site provides helpful proven for use in comparing assisted living facilities. Get free expert guidance on choosing the right senior housing from a local Senior Living Advisor. Our compassionate advisors will work with you to understand your loved one’s needs … Continue reading

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What You Need To Know About Disability Benefits

Anyone who has recently been injured and can no longer work may hope that they will receive disability benefits, but the process of receiving this financial assistance can be lengthy. Here is a look at how this process is carried … Continue reading

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FDA Will Ease Food Safety Rules

News that the FDA plans to revise the rules related to the Food Safety Modernization Act was covered by some major newspapers and news agencies, along with several local newspapers and trade journals. In a brief, the New York Times reports the … Continue reading

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Four Hobbies That Are Ideal for the Retirement Years

When you were busy raising a family and working, it probably seemed like you hardly ever had much time for personal hobbies. While you might have dabbled here or there in scrapbooking, genealogy or gardening, most of your time was … Continue reading

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Pre-Nuptial Arrangements: Five Things You Need to Think About

Toying with the idea of getting a prenup, even when you’re blissfully happy at the moment? According to Thomas A Corletta, an attorney in Rochester, NY, prenups are quickly growing in popularity. Why? Primarily, for the protection of separate property. … Continue reading

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