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Inventor of the gay rights rainbow flag dies 1, 2017

Flag carriers are pictured in 2003, holding a 2km-long rainbow flag, created by Gilbert Baker and commemorating the 25th anniversary of the gay and lesbian icon that Baker, a San Francisco resident, conceived in 1978. Gilbert Baker, a San Francisco ...more »

Aging gracefully involves preventing foodborne illness
Michigan State University ExtensionApril 1, 2017

As a person ages, they become more susceptible to foodborne illness. There is a decrease in stomach acid, which is a natural defense against bacteria and over time, the immune system becomes less capable of fighting off bacteria in the body that may be ...more »

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Bad Faith Insurance
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Republican Health Proposal Would Undermine Coverage for Pre-existing Conditions
New York TimesApril 4, 2017

Throughout the debate to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, President Trump and Republican congressional leaders have insisted they would retain a crucial, popular part of the health law: the promise that people can buy insurance even if they ...more »

Hipaa Compliance
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White House officials offer change to health-care bill
CNBCApril 4, 2017

White House officials made a new offer to conservative House Republicans late Monday on the GOP's failed health care bill, hoping to resuscitate a measure that crashed spectacularly less than two weeks ago. Vice President Mike Pence and two top White ...more »

Elder Care Abuse
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Washington state takes new steps to stem epidemic of elder abuse
MyNorthwest.comApril 12, 2017

It's a crime wave we hear little about — elder abuse. Most notably, scammers taking advantage of people in their care, often stealing their life savings, other times physically abusing them. But a new law just passed this week by the Washington state ...more »

Living Wills
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Art contest being held for Law Day
Piqua Daily CallApril 5, 2017

MIAMI COUNTY — As part of the celebration of the 150th anniversary of the 14th Amendment, the Miami County Bar Association (MCBA) will be holding an art contest for high school students in Miami County. Law Day was first established in 1957, when ...more »

Medicare & Medicaid Issues
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MACRA to Cut Physicians' Medicare Revenue, Study Says
MedscapeApril 20, 2017

A law hailed by organized medicine as stabilizing Medicare reimbursement will slow the rate of growth for the program's spending on physician services, saving anywhere from $35 billion to $106 billion over 15 years, according to a new study by RAND in ...more »


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