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Bill Puts ‘Clock’ On Quinn!
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Bill Puts ‘Clock’ On Quinn!

March 8, 2013 Joe Maniscalco                                                                            Advocates of the Paid Sick Leave bill languishing on life support in the New…

Despite Sequestration, Majority Approve of Obama
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Despite Sequestration, Majority Approve of Obama

March 4, 2013 By John Zogby, Forbes Columnist The latest nationwide poll of likely voters by Zogby Analytics shows a majority (51%) approving of President Barack Obama's job performance. A substantial minority (46%) disapprove of his performance. The new Zogby Poll, conducted online of a random sample of 1500 likely voters on February 27, reveals…

AFT and National Federation of Nurses  Affiliate
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AFT and National Federation of Nurses Affiliate

February 18, 2013 By Diane Cohen, Laborpress Washington DC Bureau WASHINGTON DC —The leaders of two labor organizations representing healthcare professionals have announced  they have approved an affiliation agreement that will bring 34,000 registered nurses into the AFT.

EmblemHealth Neighborhood Care Launches in Harlem and Queens
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EmblemHealth Neighborhood Care Launches in Harlem and Queens

February 12, 2013 By Stephanie West Benefit Experts and Health Guidance in One Convenient Location NEW YORK, NY — EmblemHealth, the largest New York-based health insurer, announced EmblemHealth Neighborhood Care, a new initiative that will integrate the company’s resources with those of the community in an unprecedented way to achieve better health.

Norovirus is a Big No-No
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Norovirus is a Big No-No

February 6, 2013 Dr. Scott Breidbart, Chief Medical Officer, Empire BlueCross BlueShield   By now you may have heard that there is a new virus around causing nausea, vomiting, and diarrhea.  It is called the Norovirus Sydney strain.  It is, as you might imagine, seriously unpleasant, and for otherwise ill people, it can be dangerous.

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Last CPHS Meeting for Judy Wessler February 19th

January 30, 2013 This membership meeting will be the last for Judy Wessler as the Director of CPHS – so come and say good-bye.  It will also be the first meeting for Anthony Feliciano who will become the new Director of CPHS on Tuesday, February 19th – so come and be introduced or re-introduced as…

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