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2015 Cycle For Life- Cystic Fibrosis Foundation

Dear Friends and Family: On October 3rd, 2015 I will be participating in Cycle for Life, the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation's premiere cycling event. Each year, thousands of cyclists gather in dozens of cities across the country to take part in this exciting effort to raise funds and awareness for cystic fibrosis. Real progress has been…
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“Yes Means Yes” is the new law on New York’s college campuses

Students must obtain affirmative consent for every sexual act; being passive is not consent On July 7, 2015 New York enacted a new law that law requires colleges in New York State to adopt or implement: • A uniform definition of affirmative consent, defining consent as a knowing, voluntary, and mutual decision among all participants…
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Emergency Medical Services and Surprise Bills law imposes obligations on New York healthcare providers

Under the Emergency Medical Services and Surprise Bills law which became effective April 1, 2015 healthcare providers in New York State who arrange for medical procedures where other healthcare providers will be rendering services (for example where a gastroenterologist arranges for an anesthesiologist to administer anesthesia during an office procedure) the health care provider who…
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New York State Enforces “Move Over Law”

Effective January 1, 2011 drivers on multi-lane highways throughout New York State are required to slow down and “move over” (when they can safely do so) giving safe clearance when approaching stopped emergency vehicles with red flashing lights. If you fail slow down and change lanes when approaching such a vehicle, you can be charged…
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