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Kimberly-Clark Focuses on Sustainable Forestry in New CSR Report

Kimberly-Clark produces mainly paper-based personal care products, so it’s only fitting that the global company focuses on sustainable forestry. Its latest corporate social responsibility report lists short and long term goals to make its products more sustainably produced.

The 3-D Space Is Still Too Rich For Long-Term Investors

By George Kesarios: While innovative companies and exotic technologies get many investors excited, one must be very careful before deciding to buy many of these stocks for the long term. Because if you overpay for growth, more than likely your portfolio with either will underperform or lose money long term. Show More Summary

Funniest/Most Insightful Comments Of The Week At Techdirt

2 months agoIndustries / Law : Techdirt

Well, it didn't take very long at all for the Copyright Office to add another layer of absurdity to the Aereo situation, stating in no uncertain terms that it doesn't care what the Supreme Court says about Aereo being a cable company. Show More Summary

Adults with special needs see gains, challenges with long term oral care

Among adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities, the likelihood of having cavities decreased as the number of years receiving dental care increased, researchers report. "Based on these results, patients had a significant decrease in cavities. Show More Summary

Adults with special needs see gains, challenges with long term oral care

BOSTON (July 9, 2014) — A retrospective study conducted by researchers at Tufts University School of Dental Medicine and colleagues reports that among adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities, the likelihood of having cavities decreased as the number of years receiving dental care increased. Show More Summary

Adults with Special Needs See Gains, Challenges with Long Term Oral Care

A study from researchers at Tufts University School of Dental Medicine reports that among adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities, the likelihood of having cavities decreased as the number of years receiving dental care increased. The findings were published in the July/August issue of Special Care in Dentistry.

Genworth Financial Inc (GNW) To Give Option for Picking Medical Premium

Recently, Genworth Financial Inc (NYSE:GNW) has taken an initiative to create awareness among the Americans about the health care needs, particularly, long term, which is mostly sidelined by them. The company’s Chief Executive Officer, Tom Mclnemey discussesd in an interview on Bloomberg TV about the importance of the long term care and investor John Paulson‘s […]

Americans favor tax breaks to encourage savings for long term care

For the second year in a row, the Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs conducted a survey of attitudes towards long-term care among those over age 40. The survey, funded by a grant from The SCAN Foundation which is also aShow More Summary

Christian Gunter; saving the world a couple of veterans at a time

19-year-old Christian Gunter was working the night shift at the Vilonia long term care for veterans near Little Rock, Arkansas when tornadoes struck the other day. He’s the manager of the home for disabled veterans. He felt it was his responsibility to move ten of those veterans to a nearby church that doubles as an […]

Two New Ways to Buy Long Term Care Insurance

Long term care insurance has gotten a bad reputation because insurers have been raising premiums on existing policies. The insurance companies admit they made a mistake - pricing policies too low and being surprised that there was so...Show More Summary

California Lesbian Couple Arrested In Horrific Child Abuse Case

6 months agoLGBT / Gay : Queerty

A lesbian couple has been arrested in California after investigators discovered the three children in their care living in squalid conditions and suffering from long term abuse. The Herald is reporting that 44-year-old Christian Deanda (top) and 31-year-old Eraca Craig were arrested near their home on charges of false imprisonment and felony child cruelty. Found […]

New approach promises to transform care for patients with long term conditions

A new approach to care is transforming the lives of patients with Parkinson's disease and has promise for other long term conditions like COPD and rheumatoid arthritis, say Dutch researchers in The BMJ.Evidence suggests it empowers patients,...Show More Summary

Long term care insurance: The premium catch

Consider this scenario. You are getting older, and are concerned about the costs of nursing homes and long term care.  So, you decide to get expensive long term care insurance to protect your family from these costs.  The policy will pay some of the cost of long term care if you develop cognitive or physical [...]

Colgate: A Long Term Investment

By Apex Financial Consultants: Increased awareness concerning oral and personal hygiene products, especially in the developing regions, has increased the revenues of the personal care products market. This was evident from Colgate-Palmolive (CL) latest earnings results. Show More Summary

Medicare Does Not Pay for Long Term (Nursing Home) Care

In home health care, it is anticipated that the patient and/or caregiver(s) will be taught how to perform self-care by the registered nurse. Let me start out with this fact,MEDICARE DOES NOT PAY FOR LONG TERM (NURSING HOME) CARE, PERIOD!!! What it does pay for is short term rehab care after a 3 day hospitalization. Show More Summary

Three New Specialty Pharmacy Deals Signal The Boom Ahead

There have been three major specialty pharmacy announcements over the last week. Long term care pharmacy Pharmerica acquired a minority stake in fast-growing specialty pharmacy Onco360 Express Scripts opened up its specialty pharmacy...Show More Summary

Nuclear Option: Obamacare Repeal More Likely After 2016 Election?

10 months agoNews : The Inquisitr - News

With the nuclear option invoked, will an Obamacare repeal do away entirely with the long term implementation of the Affordable Care Act if there is a Republican president after the 2016 Presidential elections? As previously reported by The Inquisitr, the 2014 election promises to be very difficult for Democrats based upon Obamacare. Show More Summary

a little reflection

A little over 3 months ago, I switched from working at an LTAC, long term acute care, hospital to working in the emergency department. The LTAC was my first job after nursing school, and it was grueling, exhausting, and often… Read more ?

PostScript: Will and Obama’s clunkers

The Affordable Care Act isn’t going particularly well so far, at least not in any way we can tell. Boosters tell us it’s early days, and what matters is the legislation working long term, rather than if the Web site works this month or next. So George Will dredges up another plan of President Obama’s, […]

How Can I Possibly Love My Husband and Think of Him as I Did Before Alzheimer's?

How can I possibly try to love my husband (of 49 Years) who is in Long Term Care and -- to think of him as I did before Alzheimer's came into our lives? +Alzheimer's Reading Room In 2010, Carole Larkin wrote an important article entitled, Ten Tips for Communicating with an Alzheimer's Patient. Show More Summary

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