Gerontology & Geriatrics

AARP chief: How living to 100 changes our ideas about aging

Jo Ann Jenkins is the CEO of AARP, the world's largest nonprofit, nonpartisan membership organization. AARP is focused on helping people "improve their quality of life" as they age; it has more than 38 million members.


Valeant, ex-executives face criminal probe: report

US criminal prosecutors could bring fraud charges in the coming weeks against Valeant Pharmaceuticals International and two former senior executives, Bloomberg News reported Monday.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Australian gets fatal 'one-in-a-million' brain disease

An Australian has been diagnosed with a deadly "one-in-a-million" degenerative brain condition, but authorities Wednesday stressed it was unrelated to mad cow disease and not contagious.


NewLink Genetics: Ready to test Ebola vaccine (Update 3)

An Iowa drug developer is preparing to test a possible Ebola vaccine in humans, as scientists race to develop ways to prevent or fight a virus that has killed more than 1,000 people in a West African outbreak.


Increasing operating costs top concern for medical practices

(HealthDay)—The top five concerns of medical practice executives all relate to financial management, with dealing with increasing operating costs reported as the most difficult daily challenge, according to a report published ...


Health 'Mutual accountability' pilot program launching

(HealthDay)—The State of Oklahoma Office of Management and Enterprise Services has chosen MedEncentive to conduct a three-year heath improvement program pilot among HealthChoice beneficiaries.

Chief financial officer

the CFO or Chief Financial Manager is a high standing position in any company. he reports to the board and CEO and carries out vary tasks and assignments for them. they are regarded as the second in the company to the CEO himself. CFO offers high command capabilities for individuals and allows them to exercise there leadership qualities under such projects as debt refinancing as so on. a position as CFO should be viewed as one with options and links, however usually is given to someone who has vast amounts of experience in the industry.

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