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Why Can’t DePinho Be Like De Speaker and De Walker?: Could It Be Like Bugs In the Bugs?

Why Can’t DePinho Be Like De Speaker and De Walker?: Could It Be Like Bugs In the Bugs? By Leonard Zwelling http://www.nytimes.com/2015/09/25/business/international/problems-at-volkswagen-start-in-the-boardroom.html?_r=0          In yet another scandalous business story, Volkswagen has demonstrated that if it had taken the same time to design better diesel cars that it took to undermine their testing by the EPA, ...

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JCC Book Fair is Nov 9 Mnday

ERROR IN EARLIER VERSION CORRECTED On November 9th at 6.30 pm the ERJCC will be hosting the 4th Local Literati. This event is the brain child of Marilyn Hassid and mirrors the famous Jewish Book Council. It has been created to allow local emerging authors to showcase their newly-published books in front of an erudite audience. Each ...

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JCC Book Fair-Nov 9 6:30 Y’All Come!

Dear Friends & Family, On November 11th at 6.30 pm the ERJCC will be hosting the 4th Local Literati. This event is the brain child of Marilyn Hassid and mirrors the famous Jewish Book Council. It has been created to allow local emerging authors to showcase their newly-published books in front of an erudite audience. ...

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The Real Story On Page One

The Real Story On Page One By Leonard Zwelling          This story appeared on page 21 of the NY Times on Saturday, September 26. It reports on favorable trial results against renal cancer using a check point inhibitor (nivolumab) in one trial and cabozantinib, a tyrosine kinase inhibitor, in another. In the more dramatic finding, ...

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The Pope, The Donald, The Neurosurgeon and The Ronald Walk Into a Bar

The Pope, The Donald, The Neurosurgeon and The Ronald Walk Into a Bar By Leonard Zwelling          You know this one is pure fiction.          Wouldn’t it be great if the latter three could spend a few moments over some wine with Pope Francis who is reminding us all what being a leader is all ...

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Complain, Complain, Complain

Complain, Complain, Complain By Leonard Zwelling          When Brother John joined the monastery, he knew it was going to be a very simple life. He also knew that the vow of silence he took was almost absolute. Once a year he would be allowed to say just three words to the Head Abbott. He also ...

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Walker’s No Longer a Runner

Walker’s No Longer a Runner By Leonard Zwelling          Scott Walker, the union-busting Governor of Wisconsin, has “suspended” his pursuit of the 2016 Republican Presidential nomination. This means, he is out of money. The large donors are disappearing and the ones who aren’t gone cannot get their friends to pony up any more for the ...

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The Underlying Problem With American Health Care: How We Pay For It

The Underlying Problem With American Health Care: How We Pay For It By Leonard Zwelling          Lately, I have had a series of discussions about health care delivery in the United States with students and interested others. In an effort to clarify what I think has been the purposeful dissemination of confusion by the insurance ...

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The Texas Medical Center-SOLD!

The Texas Medical Center-SOLD! By Leonard Zwelling http://www.bizjournals.com/houston/morning_call/2015/09/texas-medical-center-to-move-forward-on-new-30.html          Joe Martin reports in the September 16 Houston Business Journal that Texas Medical Center CEO Robert Robbins plans to develop a 30-acre piece of TMC land for a research campus called TMC3. According to the CEO, this enhancement is the key to finally getting Houston firmly ...

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MD Anderson: SOLD!

MD Anderson: SOLD! By Leonard Zwelling          Another day and another deal in which MD Anderson is a principal. Cayman Chemical and Fannin Innovation Studio, sounding like an off-shore money-laundering front from a James Bond movie, and a studio making TV medical dramas, have formed a new company with MD Anderson.          It is no ...

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