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Implosion impresses: Crowds watch as blasts bring down old CU health building (9News video)
The implosion of a vacant medical building on Colorado Boulevard to make way for redevelopment made for a thrilling show early Saturday. At about 8 a.m., series of cannon-like concussions could be heard as some 170 charges blasted the eight-story Biomedical Research Building, which then collapsed in a heap to the cheers of onlookers. University of Colorado Hospital and other medical facilities formerly housed at the CU Health Sciences Center at Colorado and East Ninth Avenue moved in 2008 to Aurora.… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Hospitals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Hospitals headlines - August 30, 2015 Category: Hospital Management Authors: Mark Harden Source Type: news

Implosion impresses: Crowds watch as blasts bring down old CU health building (9News video)
The implosion of a vacant medical building on Colorado Boulevard to make way for redevelopment made for a thrilling show early Saturday. At about 8 a.m., series of cannon-like concussions could be heard as some 170 charges blasted the eight-story Biomedical Research Building, which then collapsed in a heap to the cheers of onlookers. University of Colorado Hospital and other medical facilities formerly housed at the CU Health Sciences Center at Colorado and East Ninth Avenue moved in 2008 to Aurora.… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - August 29, 2015 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Mark Harden Source Type: news

CDC: Coordinated Strategy Will Curb Resistant Infections
A coordinated approach to infection control and antibiotic stewardship would dramatically reduce the number of people affected by antibiotic-resistant pathogens and health care-associated infections (HAIs), saving tens of thousands of lives and billions of dollars over the next 5 years, according to a federal report. (Source: Caring for the Ages)
Source: Caring for the Ages - August 29, 2015 Category: Health Management Authors: Kari Oakes Source Type: news

Glycopyrronium Improves Health Status, Lung Function in COPD
DENVER — Twice-daily treatment with the long-acting muscarinic antagonist glycopyrronium improved health status and lung function in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disorder and moderate to severe airflow limitation in the randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled GEM2 study. (Source: Caring for the Ages)
Source: Caring for the Ages - August 29, 2015 Category: Health Management Authors: Sharon Worcester Source Type: news

Coding Errors Cost Millions in Overpayments
Coding mistakes made on behalf of physicians and other health providers led to more than $35 million in Medicare overpayments for outpatient drugs, according to results from an audit by the Department of Health & Human Services Office of Inspector General (OIG). (Source: Caring for the Ages)
Source: Caring for the Ages - August 29, 2015 Category: Health Management Authors: Alicia Gallegos Source Type: news

More Isn't Always Better
Caring for consumers (Source: Caring for the Ages)
Source: Caring for the Ages - August 29, 2015 Category: Health Management Tags: Caring Source Type: news

From the September Issue of JAMDA
When combined with medical and lifestyle interventions, identification of early cognitive impairment through case findings is an important step toward enhancing brain health among older individuals. This was the consensus of a panel convened by the International Association of Gerontology and Geriatrics (IAGG) and its Global Aging Research Network (GARN). (Source: Caring for the Ages)
Source: Caring for the Ages - August 29, 2015 Category: Health Management Tags: Journal Highlights Source Type: news

Umeclidinium Triple Therapy Improves Lung Function
DENVER — Lung function and health-related quality of life improved for patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disorder who received the long-acting muscarinic agent (LAMA) umeclidinium with fixed-dose inhaled corticosteroid/long-acting beta antagonist (LABA) therapy, based on a post hoc analysis of pooled data from four phase III trials. (Source: Caring for the Ages)
Source: Caring for the Ages - August 29, 2015 Category: Health Management Authors: Sharon Worcester Source Type: news

Effects of minimum legal drinking age on alcohol and marijuana use: evidence from toxicological testing data for fatally injured drivers aged 16 to 25 years - Keyes KM, Brady JE, Li G.
BACKGROUND: Alcohol and marijuana are among the most commonly used drugs by adolescents and young adults. The question of whether these two drugs are substitutes or complements has important implications for public policy and prevention strategies, especia... (Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated))
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - August 29, 2015 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Health risk behaviors and depressive symptoms among hispanic adolescents: examining acculturation discrepancies and family functioning - Cano MA, Schwartz SJ, Castillo LG, Unger JB, Huang S, Zamboanga BL, Romero AJ, Lorenzo-Blanco EI, Córdova D, Des Rosiers SE, Lizzi KM, Baezconde-Garbanati L, Soto DW, Villamar JA, Pattarroyo M, Szapocznik J.
Drawing from a theory of bicultural family functioning 2 models were tested to examine the longitudinal effects of acculturation-related variables on adolescent health risk behaviors and depressive symptoms (HRB/DS) mediated by caregiver and adolescent rep... (Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated))
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - August 29, 2015 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Heavy drinking and social and health factors in university students from 24 low, middle income and emerging economy countries - Peltzer K, Pengpid S.
The aim of this study was to investigate heavy drinking and social and health correlates in university students in low, middle income and emerging economy countries. Using anonymous questionnaires, data were collected in a cross-sectional survey of 17,590 ... (Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated))
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - August 29, 2015 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Injury prevention in a self-learning health system - Tepas JJ.
[Abstract unavailable] Language: en... (Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated))
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - August 29, 2015 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Life adversities and suicidal behavior in young individuals: a systematic review - Serafini G, Muzio C, Piccinini G, Flouri E, Ferrigno G, Pompili M, Girardi P, Amore M.
Suicidal behavior in young people is a significant public health problem. However, it is not yet clear whether adversities (adverse life events) may be related to suicidality in adolescence and early adulthood. This paper aimed to investigate systematicall... (Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated))
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - August 29, 2015 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Parental care protects traumatized Sri Lankan children from internalizing behavior problems - Sriskandarajah V, Neuner F, Catani C.
BACKGROUND: Research in war-torn regions has mainly focused on the impact of traumatic experiences on individual mental health and has found high prevalence rates of psychiatric disorders in affected adults and children. However, little is known about the ... (Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated))
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - August 29, 2015 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Sentinel events predicting later unwanted sex among girls: a national survey in Haiti, 2012 - Sumner SA, Marcelin LH, Cela T, Mercy JA, Lea V, Kress H, Hillis SD.
Sexual violence against children is a significant global public health problem, yet limited studies exist from low-resource settings. In Haiti we conducted the country's first, nationally representative survey focused on childhood violence to help inform t... (Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated))
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - August 29, 2015 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Sex trafficking of adolescents and young adults in the United States: healthcare provider's role - Chaffee T, English A.
PURPOSE OF REVIEW: Sex trafficking of adolescents and young adults is both a human rights violation and a public health problem, globally and in the United States. Healthcare providers, including obstetricians and gynecologists, interact with victims, ofte... (Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated))
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - August 29, 2015 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Sexual offenses among children in the north of Jordan: an exploratory study - Shotar AM, Alzyoud S, Oweis A, Alhawamdeh KA, Khoshnood K.
Sexual offenses are an important global health problem threatening people of all age groups. There are no reported studies regarding sexual violence among children in Jordan. Therefore, this study aimed to examine the problem of sexual violence among child... (Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated))
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - August 29, 2015 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

The effectiveness of suicide prevention gatekeeper-training for university administrative staff in Japan - Hashimoto N, Suzuki Y, Kato TA, Fujisawa D, Sato R, Aoyama-Uehara K, Fukasawa M, Asakura S, Kusumi I, Otsuka K.
AIM: Suicide has been a leading cause of death among Japanese college and university students. Gatekeeper-training programs have been shown to improve detection and referral of individuals who are at risk of suicide by training non-mental health profession... (Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated))
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - August 29, 2015 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

The long-term effects of being bullied or a bully in adolescence on externalizing and internalizing mental health problems in adulthood - Sigurdson JF, Undheim AM, Wallander JL, Lydersen S, Sund AM.
BACKGROUND: The aim is to examine associations between bullying involvement in adolescence and mental health problems in adulthood. METHODS: Information on bullying-involvement (being bullied, bully-victim, aggressive toward others) and non-involve... (Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated))
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - August 29, 2015 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

"Feeling younger, walking faster": subjective age and walking speed in older adults - Stephan Y, Sutin AR, Terracciano A.
Walking speed is a key vital sign in older people. Given the implications of slower gait speed, a large literature has identified health-related, behavioral, cognitive, and biological factors that moderate age-related decline in mobility. The present study... (Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated))
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - August 29, 2015 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Gait speed predicts incident disability: a pooled analysis - Perera S, Patel KV, Rosano C, Rubin SM, Satterfield S, Harris T, Ensrud K, Orwoll E, Lee CG, Chandler JM, Newman AB, Cauley JA, Guralnik JM, Ferrucci L, Studenski SA.
BACKGROUND: Functional independence with aging is an important goal for individuals and society. Simple prognostic indicators can inform health promotion and care planning, but evidence is limited by heterogeneity in measures of function. METHODS: ... (Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated))
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - August 29, 2015 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Predictors of binge drinking in elderly Americans - Parikh RB, Junquera P, Canaan Y, Oms JD.
BACKGROUND: The increasing trend in elderly binge drinking in the U.S. is cause for alarm. We sought to describe the predictors of binge drinking in elderly men and women and evaluate the relationship between binge drinking and mental health disorders in t... (Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated))
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - August 29, 2015 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Reasons for living, meaning in life, and suicide ideation: investigating the roles of key positive psychological factors in reducing suicide risk in community-residing older adults - Heisel MJ, Neufeld E, Flett GL.
OBJECTIVES: To investigate the roles of reasons for living (RFL) and meaning in life (MIL) in potentially promoting mental health and well-being and protecting against suicide ideation among community-residing older adults and to investigate the psychometr... (Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated))
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - August 29, 2015 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Sequential population study of the impact of earthquakes on the emotional and behavioural well-being of 4-year-olds in Canterbury, New Zealand - Thomson J, Seers K, Frampton C, Hider P, Moor S.
AIM: Exposure to a large natural disaster can lead to behavioural disturbances, developmental delay and anxiety among young children. Although most children are resilient, some will develop mental health problems. Major earthquakes occurred in Canterbury, ... (Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated))
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - August 29, 2015 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Gender differences in alcohol use and risk drinking in Ontario ethnic groups - Agic B, Mann RE, Tuck A, Ialomiteanu AR, Bondy SJ, Simich L.
This article examines prevalence and gender differences of alcohol use and risk drinking in a representative sample of Ontario adults. Data were drawn from the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) Monitor survey of Ontario adults aged 18 and older... (Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated))
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - August 29, 2015 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Masculine discrepancy stress, substance use, assault and injury in a survey of US men - Reidy DE, Berke DS, Gentile B, Zeichner A.
To understand and ultimately prevent injury and behavioural health outcomes associated with masculinity, we assessed the influence of masculine discrepancy stress (stress that occurs when men perceive themselves as falling short of the traditional gender n... (Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated))
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - August 29, 2015 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Prevalence of injury and associated factors among patients visiting the Emergency Departments of Amhara Regional State Referral Hospitals, Ethiopia: a cross-sectional study - Bashah DT, Dachew BA, Tiruneh BT.
BACKGROUND: Injury significantly affecting the health and well-being of the society. The prevalence tends to be higher in low income countries. The aim of this study was to assess the prevalence of injury and associated factors among patients visiting emer... (Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated))
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - August 29, 2015 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Facing violence - a global challenge - Wenzel T, Kienzler H, Wollmann A.
Violence has been shown to be a global challenge resulting in long-lasting social, medical, and mental health sequelae. In this article, we focus on massive social violence, such as war and civil war. Social suffering and mental health problems related to ... (Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated))
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - August 29, 2015 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Commentary Source Type: news

Mental health and suicide risk in Northern Ireland: a legacy of the Troubles? - O'Connor RC, O'Neill SM.
[Abstract unavailable] Language: en... (Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated))
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - August 29, 2015 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Commentary Source Type: news

The impact of intervening in green space in Dutch deprived neighbourhoods on physical activity and general health: results from the quasi-experimental URBAN40 study - Droomers M, Jongeneel-Grimen B, Kramer D, de Vries S, Kremers S, Bruggink JW, van Oers H, Kunst AE, Stronks K.
BACKGROUND: Many problems concentrate in deprived neighbourhoods, among which is poor health. One possible way to address these health problems is to invest in the green space in deprived neighbourhoods. The number of evaluations of the public health impac... (Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated))
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - August 29, 2015 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Community-Based Prevention Source Type: news

Evaluating clinically significant changes in health-related quality of life: a sample of relatives of patients with severe traumatic brain injury - Norup A, Kristensen KS, Poulsen I, Mortensen EL.
The objective of the study was to investigate change and predictors of change in health-related quality of life (HRQoL) in relatives of patients with severe traumatic brain injury (TBI) during rehabilitation, and to analyse associations between changes in ... (Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated))
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - August 29, 2015 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

More than a feeling: public expectations about emotional responses to criminal victimization - Wrede O, Ask K.
Crime victims' emotional display in legal settings has been found to influence credibility judgments. The specific nature of public expectations about crime victims' emotional responses have, however, not been adequately investigated. In an experimental vi... (Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated))
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - August 29, 2015 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Occupational heat-related illness emergency department visits and inpatient hospitalizations in the southeast region, 2007-2011 - Harduar Morano L, Bunn TL, Lackovic M, Lavender A, Dang GT, Chalmers JJ, Li Y, Zhang L, Flammia DD.
BACKGROUND: Heat-related illness (HRI) is an occupational health risk for many outdoor, and some indoor, workers. METHODS: Emergency department (ED) and inpatient hospitalization (IH) data for 2007-2011 from nine southeast states were analyzed to i... (Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated))
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - August 29, 2015 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Re: Trauma care does not discriminate: the association of race and health insurance with mortality following traumatic injury - Osler T, Glance LG, Li W, Buzas JS, Wetzel ML, Hosmer DW, Millham F.
[Abstract unavailable] Language: en... (Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated))
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - August 29, 2015 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Lethal paralytic shellfish poisoning from consumption of green mussel broth, Western Samar, Philippines, August 2013 - Ching PK, Ramos RA, de Los Reyes VC, Sucaldito MN, Tayag E.
BACKGROUND: In July 2013, the Philippines' Event-Based Surveillance & Response Unit received a paralytic shellfish poisoning (PSP) report from Tarangnan, Western Samar. A team from the Department of Health conducted an outbreak investigation to identify th... (Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated))
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - August 29, 2015 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Home and Consumer Product Safety Source Type: news

A qualitative review of sports concussion education: prime time for evidence-based knowledge translation - Mrazik M, Dennison CR, Brooks BL, Yeates KO, Babul S, Naidu D.
BACKGROUND: Educating athletes, coaches, parents and healthcare providers about concussion management is a public health priority. There is an abundance of information on sports concussions supported by position statements from governing sport and medical ... (Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated))
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - August 29, 2015 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Employers' perceptions and attitudes toward the Canadian national standard on psychological health and safety in the workplace: A qualitative study - Kunyk D, Craig-Broadwith M, Morris H, Diaz R, Reisdorfer E, Wang J.
The estimated societal and economic costs of mental illness and psychological injury in the workplace is staggering. Governments, employers and other stakeholders have been searching for policy solutions. This qualitative, exploratory study sought to uncov... (Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated))
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - August 29, 2015 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Identifying knowledge activism in worker health and safety representation: A cluster analysis - Hall A, Oudyk J, King A, Naqvi S, Lewchuk W.
BACKGROUND: Although worker representation in OHS has been widely recognized as contributing to health and safety improvements at work, few studies have examined the role that worker representatives play in this process. Using a large quantitative sample, ... (Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated))
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - August 29, 2015 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Mental health status, aggression, and poor driving distinguish traffic offenders from non-offenders but health status predicts driving behavior in both groups - Abdoli N, Farnia V, Delavar A, Dortaj F, Esmaeili A, Farrokhi N, Karami M, Shakeri J, Holsboer-Trachsler E, Brand S.
BACKGROUND: In Iran, traffic accidents and deaths from traffic accidents are among the highest in the world, and generally, driver behavior rather than technical failures or environmental conditions are responsible for traffic accidents. In a previous stud... (Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated))
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - August 29, 2015 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

The prevalence of coworker conflict including bullying in a unionized U.S. public sector workforce - Lipscomb J, London M, McPhaul KM, Ghaziri ME, Lydecker A, Geiger-Brown J, Johnson JV.
Workplace violence is an enormous problem worldwide; incidents where the perpetrator is a current or former employee are an important dimension. This large cross-sectional survey examined the prevalence of this problem among a U.S. state government unioniz... (Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated))
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - August 29, 2015 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Occupational Issues Source Type: news

Measuring the effect of ethnic and non-ethnic discrimination on Europeans' self-rated health - Alvarez-Galvez J.
OBJECTIVES: The study of perceived discrimination based on race and ethnic traits belongs to a long-held tradition in this field, but recent studies have found that non-ethnic discrimination based on factors such as gender, disability or age is also a cruc... (Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated))
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - August 29, 2015 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Research Methods, Surveillance and Codes, Models Source Type: news

Psychopharmacological agents and suicide risk reduction: ketamine and other approaches - Al Jurdi RK, Swann A, Mathew SJ.
Suicide is a major global public health problem and the leading cause of injury mortality in the USA. Suicide is a complex phenomenon involving several systems and neurobiological pathways, with interacting genetic and environmental mechanisms. The literat... (Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated))
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - August 29, 2015 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news

Sierra Leone: Sierra Leone Begins Ebola Free Countdown
[East African] Sierra Leone last week discharged its last Ebola patient as the country began a 42-day countdown to be declared free from the epidemic. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - August 29, 2015 Category: African Health Source Type: news

ICYMI: New Orleans' Coroner And The Pros And Cons Of Egg Freezing
ICYMI Health features what we're reading this week. This week, on the tenth anniversary of Hurricane Katrina hitting New Orleans, we listened to a radio interview with the city's coroner, a position that requires making tough judgement calls about classifying police-involved shooting deaths, as well as consoling families of the deceased.  We also thought hard after reading an essay about the ethics of watching murder caught on film, following the tragic slaying of two Virginia journalists on live TV this week. And, on a lighter note, we examined the benefits of a good cry, with science confirming what we already suspe...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - August 29, 2015 Category: Consumer Health Advice Source Type: news

Tropical Storm Erika Weakens
(HAVANA) — Tropical Storm Erika dissipated early Saturday, even as its remnants began drenching parts of eastern Cuba. But it left devastation in its path, killing at least 20 people and leaving nearly 50 missing on the small eastern Caribbean island of Dominica, authorities said. In Haiti, one person died in a mudslide just north of Port-au-Prince, and at least four others were killed in a traffic accident that apparently occurred in the rain. The U.S. National Hurricane Center in Miami said the storm had degenerated into a trough of low pressure by early Saturday after mountains and an unfavorable environment in Hi...
Source: TIME: Top Science and Health Stories - August 29, 2015 Category: Science Authors: Jacob Davidson Tags: Uncategorized weather Source Type: news

Healthpointe Now Offering Scuba Physicals
Health exams for divers available throughout Southern California(PRWeb August 28, 2015)Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2015/08/prweb12927601.htm (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - August 29, 2015 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

How many of the past 40 Under 40 winners do you know?
Since 1992, Business First has been honoring 40 men and women a year who are succeeding in their careers while also giving back to the community. Here's a look at the honorees from each year, along with where they worked at the time. 1992 Michele Adams, Buffalo Imprints Inc.; Michael Battle, Office of Federal Public Defender; William Berard III, Gold & Gold; Nancy Brock, M&T Bank; Christopher Brown, Brown & Co. CPAs; Jerry Butler, Butler Construction Co.; Frederick Caso Jr., Niagara Falls Area… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - August 29, 2015 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Michelle Cioci Source Type: news

After Katrina, Here’s How New Orleans Improved Education, Low-Income Housing, Health Care
A decade ago, Hurricane Katrina devastated New Orleans, claiming 1,800 lives and causing unspeakable destruction. But, parenthetically, experts say, the storm gave the reeling city no choice but to hit the restart button on some of its broken systems that were long overdue for repair, including education, low-income housing and health care. Here's how the city addressed some of those challenges -- both succeeding and failing along the way.   Education Da’ja's Story: From Struggling Reader to Valedictorian. When Da’ja Simmons started seventh grade at her new charter school in New Orleans, she was nowhe...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - August 29, 2015 Category: Consumer Health Advice Source Type: news

Darth Vader kid from Super Bowl ad has heart surgery
Doctors successfully implant a new valve without doing open heart surgery (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - August 29, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news