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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Synchro figure skating, mass start speed race proposed for 2018 Olympics

sportSynchro figure skating, mass start speed race proposed for 2018 Olympics
Synchronized skating, a figure skating discipline, and a mass start speed skating event open to both long track and short track athletes could be on the program for the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea. International Skating Union President …
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Sisters place first at figure skating competition
Norwalk 5th grader, Olivia Smith, and her younger sister, 3rd grader, Ruby Smith recently competed at the Skating Club of Southern CT Basic Skills Competition at the SoNo Ice House. Olivia and Ruby have been taking figure skating lessons at the SoNo Ice …
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Peter Burrows, Olympic figure skating coach, dies at 75
Peter Burrows, a coach to dozens of figure skating Olympians and U.S. national medalists, including Dorothy Hamill before her 1976 gold-medal performance, died April 9. He was 75. An Albertson resident and former director of the figure skating school at …
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Play ball! Little League gets late start

sportPlay ball! Little League gets late start
Little League Baseball and Softball has national and world championship tournaments in Williamsport, PA and Bangor, Maine. The league is also in need of coaches for the divisions of baseball and softball. If you are interested in coaching in team …
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Local Little League team goes from baseball to hot rods
One important lesson in any Little League is teaching kids that there’s more to life than baseball. Like hot rods! With the Little League comprising the area of Tombstone, Whetstone and Huachuca City looking like it could be heading for dissolution …
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Rio Rico launches Little League season
Little League baseball is officially in season at Rio Rico. The Rio Rico Little League organization held its opening ceremonies at Damon Park Saturday morning, at which 18 teams were introduced. The teams include tee-ball, softball, minors and majors.
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Keith Olbermann tells baseball to close Hall of Fame, start over

sportKeith Olbermann tells baseball to close Hall of Fame, start over
As usual this time of the year, baseball fans and pundits are spending time thinking about whether the Hall of Fame voting system is broken and how to fix it. Soon enough, pitchers and catchers will report for spring training and we’ll stop worrying …
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Ohio State coach Urban Meyer’s short-lived baseball career ended by injury and
They don’t know because injury and disappointment cut short Meyer’s baseball dream. He lasted less than two full seasons, 44 games spread over the Gulf Coast League and rookie-level Appalachian League in 1982 and 1983. Meyer hit .182 with one home …
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Professional baseball player excoriated for attempting to get into baseball
As any HBT reader knows, there is a cottage industry devoted to stories about baseball players getting into shape in the offseason. Claims are made about workout regimens, photos of slimmed-down or bulked-up players are posted to social media and the …