Tag Archives: Disease

Jury Finds Smoker's Heart Disease Claim Against RJR Time-Barred

Stock image. Miami, FL— A Florida state court jury Wednesday found a woman’s claim against R.J. Reynolds was time-barred, clearing the tobacco company of liability for the heart disease she claims was caused by the company’s cigarettes. Clark v. R.J. … Continue reading

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Finding Love When Your Spouse Has Alzheimer's Disease

A wonderful segment from CBS News about a topic that's rarely discussed publicly. Listen to the stories of people who while caring diligently for spouses affected by Alzheimer's, have found companionship with others.  They talk about the stress of caregiving … Continue reading

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Learning About Parkinson’s Disease with Mod Rao – The Michael J. Fox Foundation For Parkinson’s Research

The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research exists for one reason: to accelerate the next generation of breakthrough treatments for those living with Parkinson’s disease through an aggressively funded research agenda. In this podcast, we’ll be talking with Mod … Continue reading

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Hotel Waterpark in Casselton North Dakota Linked to Legionnaires’ Disease Outbreak

Three people have been infected with Legionnaires’ Disease after visiting a hotel’s indoor waterpark in Casselton, North Dakota.  The three people were diagnosed with Legionnaires’’ Disease between January 2018 and January 2019. Here’s what you need to know about the Governors … Continue reading

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Workers' Compensation Leave is not an available to an employee who has suffered a permanent job related injury or disease

Workers' Compensation Leave is not an available to an employee who has suffered a permanent job related injury or diseaseOATH Index No. 1774/18The appointing authority served disciplinary charges against an employee pursuant to §75 of the Civil Service Law alleging "medical incompetence  … Continue reading

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