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Cognivue studying post-COVID cognitive function (access required)

Rochester neuroscience company Cognivue Inc. has begun a nationwide clinical study to assess post-COVID-19 Syndrome. COG-COVID19 is an open-label, prospective, two-armed comparison clinical study to assess the impact of COVID-19 on cognitive function. Researchers from the University of Southern California, ...

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FLPPS awarded $1 million grant for COVID vaccination hubs (access required)

The Finger Lakes Performing Provider System (FLPPS) has been awarded a $1 million grant to support regional community-based efforts to increase COVID-19 vaccinations in underserved communities. The funding was made available by the American Rescue Plan and is being distributed ...

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At-home tools allow cardiac patients be proactive in managing their health (access required)

Himabindu Vidula, M.D., is seeing first-hand the positive impact that patient-friendly tools can have on those with heart disease. Vidula, medical director of Heart Transplantation for UR Medicine Cardiac Care, has been involved with a few studies of late that ...

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Optimism soars among leaders of midsized businesses (access required)

Optimism skyrocketed in June among midsized business leaders polled for JPMorgan Chase’s 2021 Business Leaders Outlook Pulse survey. The annual report, released this month, shows that most of the nearly 1,400 executives surveyed said they see “unprecedented economic opportunity and ...

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JK Executive Strategies adds legal sector to service list (access required)

JK Executive Strategies LLC has launched a legal services practice to help corporations, as well as law firms, secure legal talent. “Legal professionals play an integral role in the operations of nearly every industry, and therefore it’s of critical importance ...

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Rep and warranty insurance a tight market due to heightened M&A activity (access required)

During mergers and acquisitions, the traditional way buyers are protected from broken warranties and representations from sellers about the transaction has been having a portion of the purchase price put in escrow, says Lori Green, partner at Nixon Peabody and ...

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Now is the time for post-COVID HR audits (access required)

As companies prepare policies for their post-pandemic workplace, allowing employees to maintain work-from-home arrangements can have major ramifications.

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U.S.-Canadian border could open as soon as mid-August (access required)

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Thursday that fully vaccinated U.S. travelers could be allowed to cross the Canadian border as early as mid-August. On July 15, the prime minister’s office released a summary of Trudeau’s 33rd call with Canadian premiers regarding ...

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Local banks strive to make online banking safe, but customers must do their part (access required)

Online and mobile banking has become the dominant way Americans interact with their banks and credit unions in recent years. This uptick in online banking has brought cybersecurity and data protection to the forefront of the banking industry, but local experts say customers ...

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Two Arc chapters merge to serve four counties under one umbrella (access required)

This fall, four Rochester-area counties will be served by a newly merged Arc chapter, Arc GLOW. The Arc of Livingston-Wyoming and Arc of Genesee Orleans on Oct. 1 will finalize a merger that has been many months in the making. ...

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Community spaces a growing priority in senior living facilities (access required)

As several new senior facilities have come online in the Rochester area in the last year or so, having community spaces that keep residents socially engaged and less isolated are a common priority. “We have a philosophy for seniors that ...

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