Seniors Still Awaiting Medicare Drug Benefit Post 1

2011-04-29 / Health / Comments Off on Seniors Still Awaiting Medicare Drug Benefit Post 1Comments

The Medicare program does not currently cover outpatient prescription drugs. With pharmacy prices skyrocketing, this has become a huge election year issue, particularly among seniors who vote in large numbers. Read the rest of this entry »

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HRT Safe For Women With History of Breast Cancer

2011-04-22 / Health / Comments Off on HRT Safe For Women With History of Breast CancerComments

Women who had breast cancer and took hormone replacement therapy (HRT) afterwards were no more likely to have a recurrence of the disease than those who did not use HRT, according to a study in the May 16 issue of the National Cancer Institute.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Early Chemo May Boost Bladder Cancer Survival

2011-04-15 / Health / Comments Off on Early Chemo May Boost Bladder Cancer SurvivalComments

Bladder cancer patients who undergo chemotherapy before surgery have double the overall survival compared with patients who had their bladders removed with standard therapy, researchers reported here on Monday at the American Society of Clinical Oncology annual meeting. Read the rest of this entry »

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Top 10 Ways for Resellers to Increase Their Bottom Line 2

2011-04-08 / Sport / Comments Off on Top 10 Ways for Resellers to Increase Their Bottom Line 2Comments

6. Base Commissions on Collections
Someone (probably a retired CFO) once said, “A sale is not a sale until the invoice is collected.” If this is true, why pay a full sales commission when the product ships? Consider paying partial commission at the time of shipment with the balance payable at the time of collection. Or adjust the commissions monthly based on receivables that age out past a predetermined time frame (i.e., 60 days). This will encourage your sales staff to provide better customer service and follow through after the sale. This, in turn, will speed up your collections and cause cus-tomers to be happier with your performance. Read the rest of this entry »

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