Many hospital patients get medicine or nutrition delivered straight into their bloodstream through a tiny device called a PICC. In just a decade, it's become the go-to device for intravenous care. But a new study finds that one in every four times a PICC gets inserted, the patient didn't need it long enough to justify the risks it can pose. And nearly one in ten of those patients suffered a complication linked to the device.

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HAP Investments has acquired its first Tribeca property, picking up 65 Franklin St. in New York, NY from a private investor for $46 million, or more than $1,300 per square foot. Also known as 360-362 Broadway, the Class C office building was originally built in 1900. It totals 35,210 square feet across five floors at the corner of Franklin and Broadway, roughly a half-mile north of City Hall Park. G4 Capital Partners provided $32 million

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NAR released a summary of existing-home sales data showing that housing market activity this January fell 3.2 percent from last month and dipped 4.8 percent from last year. January’s existing home sales reached 5.3 million seasonally adjusted annual rate. The national median existing-home price for all housing types was $240,500 in January, up 5.8 percent from a year ago. This marks the 71st consecutive month of year over year gains. Regionally, all four regions showed growth in prices from a...

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Aiming to help low-income families move up the economic ladder, the J. Ronald Terwilliger Foundation for Housing America’s Families is giving $3 million to Enterprise Community Partners, a nonprofit that designs and builds affordable housing. The grant is designed to create “innovative, integrated approaches” in areas like job training and healthcare that can increase economic mobility.

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An analysis of published studies indicates that children with chronic kidney disease may have lower intellectual functioning compared than children in the general population. Compared with children with mild-to-moderate stage kidney disease and with kidney transplants, children on dialysis had the lowest IQ scores. Deficits were evident for attention, memory, and executive function domains.

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The REALTORS® Confidence Index (RCI) survey[1] gathers monthly information from REALTORS® about local real estate market conditions, characteristics of buyers and sellers, and issues affecting homeownership and real estate transactions.[2] This report presents key results about market transactions from January 2018. View and download the full report here. Market Conditions and Expectations The REALTORS® Buyer Traffic Index registered at 69 (63 in January 2017). [3] The REALTORS® Seller Traffic Index registered at 44 (41 in January 2017). The REALTORS® Confidence...

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In July, Home Bay, a San Diego-based startup that offers real estate services for a flat fee, announced that it raised $5 million to fund its expansion beyond California. Since then, Home Bay has expanded to Florida, Illinois, and Georgia. And now, Home Bay is available in Texas as well.

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As the largest real estate marketplace, Auction.com has worked to reduce the overall loss severity through the application of innovative technologies and a data-driven approach that optimizes the real estate disposition experience for buyers and sellers. In the process, we’ve been able to provide transparency through these approaches that mutually benefit the buyers and sellers and create a healthy and scalable marketplace.

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J.P. Morgan Chase made waves this morning with the announcement that the global banker will build a new 2.5 million-square-foot headquarters at 270 Park Ave. in New York City. Still in progress, according to sources, is the feat of garnering approvals for a planned 70-story, LEED-certified commercial tower borne from the site of its former headquarters. The razing and redevelopment of its new building will produce an estimated 8,000 construction...

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Bixby Land Co., which is partnering with AXA, recently acquired a nearly 150,000-square-foot logistics facility in Phoenix's West 10 Business Center. Newport Beach, CA-based Bixby Land Co. has teamed with the real assets division of Paris-based AXA Investment Managers to target up to $400 million in acquisitions in the blazing hot industrial real estate sector. Through the joint venture, the companies will target mid-size, leased properties in...

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