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The New Measles - The Atlantic

The New Measles – The Atlantic.

I am having trouble with the collective nature of stupidity.

Measles is already one of the leading causes of death among young children worldwide.

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Property and Casualty Industry's outlook a mixed bag

Although catastrophe losses were low in 2014, the industry still posted $30 billion in losses.  Most lines of insurance will continue to face downward rate pressure, but one has to wonder if continued middling returns on the investment side will force carriers to maintain underwriting discipline, thereby mitigating the drop in rate.   7 more words


Alcoholism after gastric bypass: Is it in your mind or gut? » Scienceline

In 2012, a large study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association reported that the percentage of patients abusing alcohol increased from 7.6 percent before surgery to 9.6 percent two years after surgery — that’s potentially an additional 2,000 alcoholics each year in the United States.

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Edith Lasson

Title: Director

Company: Flagstaff Insurance, Inc.

Location: Flagstaff, AZ

Flagstaff, AZ, January 9, 2015, Edith E. Lasson, Director of Flagstaff Insurance, Inc., has been recognized by Elite American Executives for dedication, achievements and leadership in commercial insurance. 190 more words


Bitcoin: A Primer

In 2014, having developed a reasonable understanding of the ‘essentials’ of Bitcoin, I was asked to give an introductory presentation on the ‘cryptocurrency’ to a number of underwriters, lawyers, loss adjusters and claims staff. 4,366 more words


Alejandra Villarroel Mijares

Title: Senior Policy Analyst

Company: CMHC-SCHL

Location: Ottawa, Ont.

Garnering 14 years of experience in the mortgage industry, Alejandra Villarroel Mijares continues in her seventh year with the national housing agency, CMHC-SCHL. 173 more words

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