Archive for November, 2008

Business news in brief: Two KDMC physicians earn special designation (The Huntington Herald-Dispatch)

ASHLAND — KDMC obstetrician/gynecologist Brian Frederick, M.D., and urologist Timothy Dixon, M.D., have earned a special designation by Intuitive Surgical for their accomplishments associated with the use of the da Vinci Surgical System. Intuitive lists on the Web site the names of the physicians who have completed a recommended number of da Vinci cases in the past year, resulting in positive …

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Health care plans languish at Pa. level (The Evening Sun)

Barack Obama’s election may have put renewed focus on health-care reform at the national level, but plans to expand health coverage to Pennsylvanians languished in Harrisburg this year, and there are no signs the stalemate will end soon.

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More people going it alone in court (Pioneer Press)

OMAHA, Neb. — When Danielle Nitzel found her 3-year-old marriage drawing its last breath in 2004, she couldn’t afford the minimum of $1,000 she was told she would need to hire a divorce lawyer.

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Rise in C-sections concerns some experts (Louisville Courier-Journal)

A growing number of doctors and health advocates are linking medical problems to a jump in C-sections.

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‘Strong Arm’ lawyer Brian Loncar flexing his muscle again, this time in his own injury case against city of Dallas (Dallas Morning News)

Six months after a near-fatal accident, personal-injury lawyer Brian Loncar is training for triathlons again and taking on another big case – his own.

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