Beverly Hills doctor sentenced in massive medical scam

A Beverly Hills doctor who authorities say performed unnecessary surgeries on patients in one of the nation’s largest medical insurance fraud schemes has been sentenced

SANTA ANA, Calif. — A Beverly Hills doctor who authorities say performed unnecessary surgeries on patients in one of the nation’s largest medical insurance fraud schemes was sentenced Friday.

Dr. Mario Rosenberg pleaded no contest in 2014 to felony insurance fraud and was given three years of probation and ordered to perform 1,000 hours of community service and pay $2.9 million in restitution, the Orange County Register reported.

Health insurers were then billed for unnecessary and dangerous procedures, which included hysterectomies and colonoscopies, prosecutors alleged.

They said more than

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Medical assistant makes dream career a reality

HAMLET – Healthcare and children are two very important things to Kristin Terry. That is why the Purcell Clinic, which specializes in pediatrics, is now home to her budding career as a medical assistant.

A graduate of Richmond Community College’s Medical Assisting program, Terry has been working for the clinic for six years, which has locations in Rockingham and Laurinburg. She is currently the clinical lead, so she plays a major role in making sure the team of nurses and healthcare assistants maintain their standard of excellent care.

Terry is used to working hard and setting high standards for herself. At RichmondCC, she was a member of the National Honor’s Society, and she was always either on the President’s List or the Dean’s List. She graduated in 2007 with the highest distinction of Summa Cum Laude.

Terry said she had a lot of support from her teachers at RichmondCC.


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STRONG Nation Workout Class | POPSUGAR Fitness

As the weather gets colder, it can be difficult to push yourself to go on daily walks, let alone complete a full-body workout. Finding a routine that checks all the boxes — effective, no-equipment, upbeat — is key to getting over the mid-winter workout slump. That’s where STRONG Nation™ comes in.

STRONG Nation™ is a high-intensity, total-body workout that will give you the confidence you need to get up and get moving. The high-energy routines tone every muscle group by combining plyometric movements like high knees with isometric movements like lunges. But unlike traditional HIIT classes, this one motivates you through the music. Every move is synced to the beat of original tunes, so you can stop counting reps and focus on the training.

Whether you’re a beginner who wants to incorporate some strength training into your workouts or someone who is looking for a new physical challenge, STRONG Nation™

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Cassava Sciences Doubles on Progress With Alzheimer’s Treatment

Shares of Cassava Sciences more than doubled on Tuesday after the drugmaker reported progress in a study of its Alzheimer’s treatment candidate.

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Cassava Sciences Doubles on Progress With Alzheimer’s Treatment

The Austin company reported results from a study of simufilam, which was associated with improved patient cognition and behavior scores after six months of treatment.

“We would have been satisfied to show simufilam stabilizes cognition in patients over six months, President and Chief Executive Remi Barbier said in a statement.

“An improvement in cognition and behavior tells us this drug candidate has potential to provide lasting treatment effects for people living with Alzheimer’s disease.”

Cassava shares at last check were trading at $49.67. They’d closed Monday trading at $22.99. Last May the stock touched a 52-week low at $1.63.

The company reported no serious drug-related adverse events during the six-month treatment regimen.

The clinical study was funded

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