Cuts to elderly and primary healthcare only the start for the Canterbury District Health Board

trendCuts to elderly and primary healthcare only the start for the Canterbury District Health Board
Looming cuts to elderly and primary healthcare to subsidise mental health funding may only be the start of what’s to come for Canterbury. The Canterbury District Health Board (CDHB) have indicated a $ 23 million shortfall in Canterbury’s mental health …
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Northern Michigan Candidate For State House Accused of Healthcare Fraud
A Northern Michigan Physical Therapy Provider running for state representative, now accused of healthcare fraud. Doctor Vijay Kumar faces several counts of health care fraud and intentionally placing false information on a chart by a healthcare provider.
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Ebola Healthcare Workers Are Dying Faster Than Their Patients
When Dr. Olivet Buck became the fourth Sierra Leone doctor to die from Ebola after she was denied evacuation, the third American healthcare worker to contract Ebola in West Africa was well on the way to recovery back in Omaha, Nebraska. WHO spokesman Tarik …
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Subrosa, a Latin Beat in the Meatpacking District

musicSubrosa, a Latin Beat in the Meatpacking District
Before the trendy hotels moved in, the meatpacking district was a curious place, with hidden spots behind its battered industrial visage. Sebastian Nicolas, 35, an original partner from the Box, the burlesque club on the Lower East Side, hopes to bring …
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Zumba, a cardio workout set to a Latin beat, grows in appeal in LA
It’s Friday evening at the Higashi Honganji Buddhist Temple in downtown Los Angeles, but there’s no Zen quiet here. Instead, Latin-inflected hip-hop thumps from a basement room, where about 30 men and women follow teacher Nelly Villegas through a …
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Latin Beat: First Details On Brazil’s Fantaspoa, Chile’s MAR Opens Theatrically
We have two items of interest in our biweekly feature, highlighting films from Latin America. First up, Eric Ortiz Garcia tells us about Fantaspoa, Brazil’s upcoming genre festival. Then as Mar opens theatrically in Chile, we revisit a review by Jaime …
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Familiar faces to appear at District 11 swimming championship

sportFamiliar faces to appear at District 11 swimming championship
If you’re coming to this weekend’s district swim meet at Parkland High School, it’s extremely likely you’ll see plenty of familiar faces atop the medal stand. The swimming stars — Magnan, Paules, Salvaggio, Karam, Rodriguez, etc. — will be out to …
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Big Ten Men’s Swimming and Diving Championships Release
The Campus Recreation and Wellness Center Natatorium on the campus of the University of Iowa will play host to the 2015 Big Ten Men’s Swimming & Diving Championships, which will begin Wednesday, Feb. 25 and conclude Saturday, Feb. 28.
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California swims ahead on day two of Pac-12 women’s swimming championships
FEDERAL WAY, WASH. – California continued to roll on day two of the 2015 Pac-12 Women’s Swimming and Men’s and Women’s Diving Championships at the Weyerhaeuser King Country Aquatic Center, with Cierra Runge adding another NCAA record this …