Commentary

2015 Fiat 500 Abarth

Italian at heart and rooted in a rich heritage, the Fiat 500 Abarth and 500c Abarth

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I recently wrote a thank you note because I still believe in written notes of appreciation coming from the U.S. Postal Service to a real mailbox. A friend and I had ridden with another couple to an event some miles from home. The male member of the couple insisted on driving his big truck. We agreed rather than causing turmoil. My friend and I had discussed the offer and both had really wanted to go alone so that we could “explore” the area or stop off for other things on the way to or from the event.

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For the last 10 years, the Toyota Tacoma has been America’s best-selling mid-siz

For 2016, the Toyota Tacoma has been redesigned inside and out. Partly developed by the Toyota engineering team at Toyota Technical Center in Ann Arbor, Michigan, the new Tacoma features a new look as well as a new powertrain.

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SETMA’s team approach to inpatient care is a success, as demonstrated by the facts that our lengths of stay, quality metrics, cost of care and patient satisfaction are excellent. And this team approach is one of the reasons why the indigent, uninsured and unassigned patients for whom we care receive the same quality of care as our private patients. I would offer the following observations about SETMA’s team.

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The recent Legislature expanded the times and places Texans can be armed. In the near future, all persons with a concealed gun permit will be authorized to openly display their weapons almost anywhere in the state of Texas. The process for receiving gun permits in Texas pretty well educates the would-be license holder on the circumstances that allow for use of one’s weapon. 

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Amazon Fire HD Kids Edition

I like bargains, and I like to save money while shopping. While the granddaddy of all bargain days, Black Friday, and its younger cousin, Cyber Monday, will be here in the next few weeks, some people might like to take advantage of bargains at other times. For those who might be willing to forgo a little personal vanity, some of the familiar retailers have websites devoted to often deeply discounted items that have been returned, had shipping damage, or had been refurbished to like-new condition, sometimes with the same warranty that the same new, unopened item may have had.

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2015 Toyota Highlander

The Toyota Highlander features a pleasant balance of style, comfort and utility. Built on a 109.8-inch wheelbase and measuring 191.1 inches long – a 3-inch increase over the previous generation – the 2015 Highlander offers up to 158.7 cubic feet of total cabin volume. That includes 13.8 cubic feet with the third seating row in use — a 34-percent increase over the previous model.

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Value-based payments are expected to focus more on outcomes – improvement in health – than process, or doing “things” to or for patients. For instance, value-based payments will focus more on whether patients’ treatments for diabetes are resulting in improved care rather than just whether patients with diabetes are receiving certain tests.

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Dr. Waqar Ahmad demonstrates how to wear an oxygen treatment hood in the hyperba

When 64-year-old Nederland resident Gwendolyn Maldonado injured her left leg during a trip-and-fall accident in her living room May 12, 2012, what seemed at that time like a minor mishap turned catastrophic.

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Lexus first created the luxury-utility crossover category in 1998 with the original midsized RX model; now, in 2015, Lexus adds the all-new NX to its lineup.

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