British Mumbai Victim

12:15pm UK, Friday November 28, 2008
Simon Newton, Sky News
The British yachting tycoon gunned down in the Mumbai terror attacks described his life as a “classic rags-to-riches” story.
Andreas Liveras died in the city’s five-star Taj hotel after it was stormed by Islamic terrorists.
The 73-year-old was in the city to visit a yachting exhibition and was among 1,000 hotel guests herded into a lounge by gunmen.
It is believed the father-of-four, Read the rest of this entry »

Chindex International, Inc. Announces Opening of the Guangzhou UFH

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More surgery for surviving twin

A baby girl who survived surgery to separate her from her conjoined twin has undergone further surgery.
Doctors operated on Faith Williams on Wednesday to help assist with circulation problems.
A Great Ormond Street Hospital spokesman said she was expected to have more surgery in the weeks ahead.
Faith’s sister Hope died after the separation on 2 December. The twins were born to Laura and Aled Williams, of Shrewsbury, on 26 November.
Faith Read the rest of this entry »

Creator of fitness champs

Published on: 10/3/08.
and fitness trainer Carmichael Bryan is back home in Barbados.
He’s taking a short break from personal training in Bermuda, where he prepared four female competitors for the
that took place last weekend in The Bahamas.
His charges Sandra Simons, Betty Douglin and Susan Rebello, all from Bermuda, and Barbadian Tamesha Lewis, were outstanding.
Simons won the figure “C” class and overall, which made her eligible for Read the rest of this entry »

Drawbacks in Mr. McCain's Health Plan

Mr. McCain’s strategy would be an ingenious way to fund expansions in coverage through a progressive taxing scheme, were it not for reverberations that would be felt in the employer health insurance market, which experts agree would push tens of millions of people into the individual market.
In the individual market, administrative costs as a share of premiums are more than 20 percent higher than costs in employer-group markets and in public plans. Read the rest of this entry »

HealthTeacher Announces Partnership with Arnold Palmer Hospital

HealthTeacher provides health curriculum and resources for hospitals and
foundations to support in their communities. HealthTeacher is a leading
provider of online health education resources for kindergarten through
12th grade used by more than 18,000 teachers and 8,000 schools. It
provides teachers the resources, tools and background material to
educate students about making healthy lifestyle choices through Read the rest of this entry »

California Legislation Protects Consumers From Unfair Health Care

Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger has signed legislation to increase consumer protections by further limiting the unfair practice of “balance billing,” an anti-consumer tactic that puts patients in the middle of payment disputes between health plans and health care providers. He has also signed legislation to prevent certain health insurance rescissions and to redirect funds collected from HMO fines to aid those having difficulty paying health care bills Read the rest of this entry »

Pipeline Insight: Cancer Overview – Breast, Gynecological

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Fitch Rates $350MM Providence Health & Svcs (California) 'AA

The ‘AA’ rating reflects PHS’ strong profitability, a low debt burden
and strong debt service coverage, solid liquidity ratios, leading market
share in geographically dispersed markets, and excellent management
practices and controls. For the fiscal year ended Dec. 31, 2007 and the
eight months ended Aug. 31, 2008, PHS generated operating earnings
before interest, depreciation and amortization (EBIDA) margins Read the rest of this entry »

Guardsman from Wading River dies at military hospital

“He is dearly missed, and while the family is in mourning, we appreciate our privacy,” the family’s statement said.
Keller was shot in April while fighting Taliban forces in Afghanistan, said Keller’s former platoon leader, Lt. Louis Delli-Pizzi of
, deployment coordinator for the 1st Battalion, 69th Infantry. Keller was airlifted to a military hospital in Germany, then taken to Fort Bragg, where he underwent multiple surgeries to reconstruct Read the rest of this entry »

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