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bread boy thriving one year after doctor realized the device intended to save his life was the problem – The Morning Call

When Stephanie Kenning and her family arrived in Hershey from Minnesota in August 2021, they were treating it as their last full family vacation. Her son Coltin has suffered from a variety of medical conditions since his birth, but he had spent the previous 3 ½ years in and out of surgery addressing wounds that …

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GAO: Agencies Need to Conduct Cyber ​​Risk Assessments of IoT, OT Devices in Critical Infrastructure Sectors

Federal agencies overseeing critical infrastructure sectors need to do a better job of assessing the cybersecurity risks posed by Internet of Things—or IoT—and operational technology—or OT—devices and systems that they use to help deliver vital services, according to a report from the Government Accountability Office released on Thursday. GAO’s report analyzed the steps taken by …

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IoPP’s Inaugural ‘Fundamentals of Medical Device Packaging’ Course a Success

Developed through IoPP’s Medical Device Packaging Technical Committee (MDPTC), the first “Fundamentals of Medical Device Packaging” course was held at McCormick Place during PACK EXPO International (Oct. 24 through 26) in three half-day sessions. A team of packaging professionals vetted by the MDPTC delivered the course to a packed house of approximately 40 students. The …

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Council Bluffs man sentenced for placing explosive devices at Omaha man

In Council Bluffs, Iowa, a man has been sentenced to two years in federal prison for placing more than a dozen homemade explosive devices around a detached garage and vehicle in Omaha. Ricky Wynn, 61, was sentenced on Friday by US District Judge Robert Rossiter Jr. for transporting explosive materials with intent to injure. An …

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THAW heating assistance available for those in need this winter

THAW provides affordable heating for low income residents in need When the temps drop outside most Michiganders want to turn the thermostat up.. but not everyone can afford to do so. But help is available. FOX 2 (WJBK) – When the temperatures drop outside most Michiganders want to turn the thermostat up.. but not everyone …

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Douglas County announces ARPA funds for restaurant assistance

Douglas County is putting aside $700,000 to help local restaurants impacted by the pandemic. The assistance program comes from commissioner James Cavanaugh’s allocation of the federal American Rescue Plan Act — ARPA funds. It will be given on a first-come, first-served basis to restaurants. They must have made less than $1.25 million in revenue in …

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Winter heating assistance available for Lorain County residents

LORAIN, Ohio — If you’re a Lorain County resident who is without heat or facing a shutoff notice, there is help available to get you through the winter. According to the Lorain County Community Action Agency, residents who are at or below 175% of the federal poverty line can get help between now and March …

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Most devices implanted during LAAO procedures are oversized—and patients benefit

Most devices implanted during left atrial appendage occlusion (LAAO) procedures are oversized, according to new research published in Circulation: Cardiovascular Interventions.[1] What is the overall impact on patient care? “Although LAAO has been shown to be a generally safe procedure, the role of LAAO device sizing in relation to safety and efficacy has not been …

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BevNET Live Winter 2022: Gwyneth Paltrow Takes the Stage to Discuss Self-Care as a Marketing Device

We are finally revealing our special surprise speaker! Gwyneth Paltrow, the founder and CEO of Goop will join Quentin Vennie, an author, activist and the founder of Equitea, for a discussion on Self-Care as a marketing device and as a tool for survival. The discussion will explore the ways that Self-Care is part of the …

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Springfield residents can apply for assistance in their water, sewer bill

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – The Springfield Water and Sewer Commission is now accepting applications from residents for the Customer Assistance Program (CAP) aimed at helping families pay off a portion of their water and sewer bill. Low-income home energy assistance program begins Customers who apply may be able to receive up to a $250 credit …

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