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Taking Stock: Thumbs up to Globus Medical

October 22, 2014

By Malcolm Berko Dear Mr. Berko: My wife, who has had a bad back for 12 years, finally had back surgery. The doctor, who is a close friend, used a product made by a company called Globus Medical that he discovered several years ago. I won’t bore ...

The Expert Witness: Internet Marketing

October 22, 2014

An introduction for attorneys and other professional practitioners (part 2) By John F. Sase, Ph.D. Gerard J. Senick, Senior Editor Julie G. Sase, Copyeditor “Google’s algorithm changes are designed to emphasize quality websites while pushing down, ...

Substance use evaluations: Reviewing the process

October 22, 2014

By Michael G. Brock My daughter recently asked me what steps a person would go through to get their license back.  It seemed she needed the information for a project she is working on. I sent her this review of the current process.  The information ...

May It Please the Palate: Cauliflower buffalo wings

October 22, 2014

By Nick Roumel During football season, there is nothing like a tailgate party with friends and munching down on a crispy batch of Buffalo wings. Here’s a version that dispenses with those pesky bones: they’re made with cauliflower. I was all ...

Taking Stock: Lower dividend yield but a better stock

October 22, 2014

By Malcolm Berko Dear Mr. Berko: I’m considering the purchase of 500 shares of TECO Energy because I’m attracted to its 5 percent payout and its potential growth in prosperous Florida. But my broker tells me that United Technologies, which ...

May It Please the Palate: The modern protection racket

October 22, 2014

By Nick Roumel “Yelp” is two things. It is a global, publicly-traded corporation worth about a billion dollars, which features on line reviews about local businesses. The lower-case version is a noun, defined in the dictionary as “A short ...