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Kodak denies bankruptcy plan but shares plummet
Economic TimesOctober 1, 2011

Eastman Kodak Co shares lost more than half their value on Friday as the company hired a law firm well-known for bankruptcy cases, triggering speculation that the photography pioneer could file for bankruptcy. Kodak, which delivered the first consumer ...more »

The law of unintended consequences
The Canberra TimesOctober 1, 2011

... taxes and contribute to the economy and the society in myriad ways, will begin to demand better access to government services, greater political representation and, eventually, access to the franchise and other rights that come with citizenship. ...more »

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Bad Faith Insurance
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Medical Doctors Recommend Regular Vision Screenings to Identify Eye Issues in ...
MarketWatch (press release)October 5, 2011

This is a national health goal under Healthy People 2020, the science-based, 10-year national objective for improving the health of all Americans. "Congress' mandate to include children's vision in the health care reform law greatly expands the ...more »

Hipaa Compliance
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PREVIEW-Obama's healthcare law tops new US high court term
ReutersOctober 2, 2011

N), ruled for telecommunications firm AT&T Inc (TN) and ended a global warming lawsuit against utilities. Robin Conrad, head of the US Chamber of Commerce's legal arm, told a briefing that fewer business cases were on the docket now, compared with the ...more »

Elder Care Abuse
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No place for the elderly in today's society? 1, 2011

It has been shown that chronic diseases in the elderly are consistent risk factors for depression. Important aspect that is not yet covered empirically is the issue of elder abuse. Local report indicates about lack of appropriate health care facilities ...more »

Living Wills
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Poland heads into close-fought election
BBC NewsOctober 7, 2011

The main opposition Law and Justice party - which could also be classified as centre-right, but which tends to favour greater state intervention and uphold Roman Catholic and patriotic values more than Civic Platform - has been quite skilfully ...more »

Medicare & Medicaid Issues
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NEWS BITES: Bachmann's IPAB claims fall flat
The Hill (blog)October 12, 2011

AARP launches a massive ad campaign against cuts to Medicare and Social Security by the deficit-cutting supercommittee. A new study from the Competitive Enterprise Institute accuses the FDA of stifling medical device innovation. ...more »


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