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  1. Mail call brings veterans to tearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KRNV-TV Reno

    Honor Flight Nevada veterans receive letters from home during mail call while visiting the nation's capital. Letters from students, family members and even co-workers back at home left Honor Flight Nevada veterans in tears, "I'm not an emotional guy but this is from my son.

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  2. Quest Diagnostics sees 5.3% rise in Q1 revenueRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | Modern Healthcare

    Laboratory testing giant Quest Diagnostics reported higher revenue in the first three months of 2015 but lower net income because of debt refinancing and restructuring. The Madison, N.J.-based company's year-over-year revenue climbed 5.3% to $1.84 billion in the quarter ended March 31. Net income, however, fell 41% to $61 million, compared with the same period in 2014.

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  3. New initiative accelerates research on, and improves clinical...Read the original story

    Friday | Medical News Today

    New initiative accelerates research on, and improves clinical laboratory tests for, hereditary breast and ovarian cancers caused by BRCA1/BRCA2 genes Quest Diagnostics, the world's leading provider of diagnostic information services, and Inserm, the French National Institute of Health and Medical Research institution, have launched BRCA Share, a novel datashare initiative they co-founded to provide scientists and laboratory organizations around the world with open access to BRCA1 and BRCA2 genetic data.

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  4. Free Hepatitis B screening on April 25Read the original story

    Thursday Apr 23 | Sampan

    Team HBV at Harvard is offering FREE hepatitis B screenings for the community with the partnership of Quest Diagnostics! Physicians from Mass. General Hospital will be interpreting the screening results.

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  5. Quest Diagnostics (DGX) CEO Steve Rusckowski on Q1 2015 Results - Earnings Call TranscriptRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | Seeking Alpha

    Welcome to the Quest Diagnostics, First Quarter 2015 Conference Call. At the request of the company, this call is being recorded.

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  6. Quest Diagnostics (DGX) Releases Earnings Results, Beats Expectations By $0.01 EPSRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 23 | AmericanBankingNews.com

    Quest Diagnostics released its earnings data on Thursday. The company reported $1.05 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $1.04 by $0.01, American Banking and Market News reports.

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  7. Fitch Affirms Quest Diagnostics' Ratings at 'BBB'; Outlook StableRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 22 | Business Wire

    The Rating Outlook is Stable. A full list of rating actions, which apply to approximately $3.86 billion of debt, follows at the end of this release.

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  8. Low-cost cancer tests show promiseRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 21 | The Telegraph

    MaryClaire King, a geneticist whose work led to the discovery of a gene that carries an added risk for breast cancer, has called for testing to be offered to all American women 30 and older April 21: A Silicon Valley start-up with some big-name backers is threatening to upend genetic screening for breast and ovarian cancer by offering a test on a sample of saliva that is so inexpensive that most women could get it. At the same time, the nation's two largest clinical laboratories, Quest Diagnostics and LabCorp, normally bitter rivals, are joining with French researchers to pool their data to better interpret mutations in the two main breast cancer risk genes, known as BRCA1 and BRCA2.

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  9. Actress Angelina Jolie has spoken candidly about herRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 21 | The Jackson Sun

    A first-of-its kind genetic datashare program is being launched to zero in on patients with unclear BRCA test results - and save more women from the devastation of breast and ovarian cancer. BRCA gene datashare will help detect cancer risk A first-of-its kind genetic datashare program is being launched to zero in on patients with unclear BRCA test results - and save more women from the devastation of breast and ovarian cancer.

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  10. New Genetic Tests for Breast Cancer Hold PromiseRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 21 | MSN Healthy Living

    Mary-Claire King, a geneticist whose work led to the discovery of a gene that carries an added risk for breast cancer, has called for testing to be offered to all American women 30 and older. A Silicon Valley start-up with some big-name backers is threatening to upend genetic screening for breast and ovarian cancer by offering a test on a sample of saliva that is so inexpensive that most women could get it.

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  11. Low-cost tests for breast cancer genes show promiseRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 21 | St. Petersburg Times

    A Silicon Valley startup with some big-name backers is threatening to upend genetic screening for breast and ovarian cancer by offering a test on a sample of saliva that is so inexpensive that most women could get it. At the same time, the nation's two largest clinical laboratories, Quest Diagnostics and LabCorp, normally bitter rivals, are joining with French researchers to pool their data to better interpret mutations in the two main breast cancer risk genes, known as BRCA1 and BRCA2.

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  12. BRCA gene datashare will help detect cancer riskRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 20 | USA Today

    A first-of-its kind genetic datashare program is being launched to zero in on patients with unclear BRCA test results - and save more women from the devastation of breast and ovarian cancer. BRCA gene datashare will help detect cancer risk A first-of-its kind genetic datashare program is being launched to zero in on patients with unclear BRCA test results - and save more women from the devastation of breast and ovarian cancer.

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  13. Market Report, "Revenue Cycle Management (RCM) Market - Global Forecast to 2019", publishedRead the original story

    Monday Apr 20 | PR-inside.com

    North America holds the highest market share of 52.6% in 2014, followed by Europe. The global revenue cycle management system market holds a high growth potential owing to a number of factors favoring this market.

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  14. Legalized and medical marijuana runs afoul of drug testing in the workplaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 19 | The Raw Story

    At a Society for Human Resource Management conference in Washington DC last month, a session on drug testing in the workplace was so heavily attended that organizers had to switch rooms to accommodate the audience. Even then, it was standing room only.

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  15. With BRCA genetic testing on rise, insurers balkRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 19 | Philly.com

    They reported a sustained global surge in requests for BRCA genetic testing after the actress wrote about her preventive mastectomy two years ago. Last month, she gave another boost to awareness when she wrote about her recent surgery to remove her ovaries.

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  16. Insurance company now offers discounts -- if you let it track your FitbitRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 18 | CIO

    Could 15 minutes of exercise save you 15% on your life insurance? If you sign up with John Hancock, it could. The company has become the first to offer ratepayers a discount when they use Fitbit wristbands that enable exercise tracking.

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  17. Madison's 12th annual 5K Run, Walk and Kids' Fun Run, May 3Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 17 | The Jersey Journal

    Community businesses have come out in force to support the Madison Education Foundation's 12th annual Madison 5K Run, Walk and Kids' Fun Run being held May 3 at Madison High School at 170 Ridgedale Ave. Pictured are Madison students gearing up for the 12th annual Madison 5K: Jett Tom, Stuart Schaenen, Ryan Selquist and Simran Karnik. Middle row: Zach Taddeo, Luke Aromando, Kiley Selquist and Sara Taddeo.

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  18. Insurance company now offers discounts -- if you let it track your FitbitRead the original story

    Friday Apr 17 | ComputerWorld

    Could 15 minutes of exercise save you 15% on your life insurance? If you sign up with John Hancock, it could. The company has become the first to offer ratepayers a discount when they use Fitbit wristbands that enable exercise tracking.

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  19. Quest Diagnostics Antitrust Case SurvivesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 17 | Courthouse News Service

    Two companies may proceed with antitrust claims that Quest Diagnostics conspired to monopolize the biological-testing market, a federal judge ruled. Lead plaintiff Rheumatology Diagnostics Laboratory sued Quest Diagnostics, Aetna and several Blue Shield affiliates in November 2012.

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  20. ModernGraham Quarterly Valuation Of Quest Diagnostics Inc.Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 17 | Seeking Alpha

    The market is implying a 5.04% earnings growth over the next 7-10 years, which is greater than the rate the company has seen in recent years. Quest Diagnostics Inc. may attract some investors, due to the company's history of dividend growth.

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