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Cannabis Policy – What Might Happen Under Joe Biden

Cannabis Policy - What Might Happen Under Joe Biden 1

Bradley – The 2020 U.S. presidential election is underway, with many voters already casting their ballots under unprecedented circumstances. One of the many consequences of the country’s focus on the COVID-19 pandemic is that voters have not had the opportunity to hear from the candidates for president and vice president on the range of issues …

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Briefing – Key Business and Legal Issues to Consider in Light of COVID-19

Briefing - Key Business and Legal Issues to Consider in Light of COVID-19 4

Sidley Austin – The outbreak and rapid spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) has roiled markets and disrupted supply chains, threatening the global economy. It is also forcing companies to confront a host of hard questions about how they can and should conduct business during a global public health crisis. Below, we outline questions that …

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Telemedicine and the Coronavirus Crisis: Key Legal Issues for Providers to Consider

Telemedicine and the Coronavirus Crisis: Key Legal Issues for Providers to Consider 5

Jones Day The Situation: As the outbreak of the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) continues, telemedicine platforms are ideally situated to coordinate care and minimize exposure, while advancing access to care. The Action: Federal and state laws and regulations have progressed in recent years to accommodate greater adoption and use of telemedicine services. Looking Ahead: Providers …

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New Connecticut Health Care Laws Show Positive Change in the Legal Climate

New Connecticut Health Care Laws Show Positive Change in the Legal Climate 6

Kate Harveston* The last few thousand years have advanced our technology and our civility considerably. But there’s still plenty of work ahead for government, the law, and each of us, when it comes to expanding what it means to be a citizen. When we use our tools for the good of the many, we can …

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4 Healthcare Lawsuits in 2018 That Show We’re Waking up to the Opioid Crisis

4 Healthcare Lawsuits in 2018 That Show We're Waking up to the Opioid Crisis 8

The opioid crisis has destroyed careers, families and the lives of countless Americans. Last year alone, more than 72,000 people perished from drug overdoses, a large percentage of which overdosed on legally prescribed medications. While no legal measures can entirely obliterate the risk of people abusing drugs, those who create and distribute dangerous substances share …

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Will Skipping Breakfast Help You Lose Weight & Burn Fat?

Will Skipping Breakfast Help You Lose Weight & Burn Fat? 9

Karen Simcock – There have been varying views by weight loss experts as to whether skipping breakfast is a good idea when trying to lose weight. A recent research review published by BMJ showed that there was no strong evidence suggesting that skipping breakfast would help with weight loss. The review looked at research data …

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California Dentist Pleads Guilty to Health Care Fraud

California Dentist Pleads Guilty to Health Care Fraud 10

WASHINGTON – A Los Angeles, California-based dentist pleaded guilty on Thursday to a March 2018 indictment charging him with health care fraud arising from his false and fraudulent billings for crowns and fillings, which were never provided to patients.  Assistant Attorney General Brian A. Benczkowski of the Justice Department’s Criminal Division, U.S. Attorney Nicola T. …

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Health & Fitness: The Future of Fitness: Orangetheory Unveils New Technology Enhancements

BOCA RATON, Fla., Oct. 3, 2018 — A unique trifecta of science, coaching and technology has positioned Orangetheory Fitness as a global leader in innovative heart-rate based interval training. Today, Orangetheory announces new technology advancements, including a new wearable heart-rate monitor and proprietary equipment enhancements. Through this game-changing technology, Orangetheory advances its mission by giving members even better tools …

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