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  • Iowa Supreme Court blocks new waiting period for abortions – The Boston Globe

    May 8, 2017

    Governor Terry Branstad of Iowa signed a new state bill, on Friday, requiring a 72 hour waiting period for abortion procedures. However, less then 2 hours after the bill was signed, the Iowa Supreme Court blocked the new restrictions, allowing women to move forward with previously scheduled abortion procedures. The new bill would also outlaw most 'abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy with no exceptions for rape, incest, or fatal fetal conditions.' http://www.bostonglobe.com/news/nation/2017/05/06/iowa-supreme-court-blocks-new-waiting-period-for-abortions/ASAjT2ujMNbw4eq91WOmiI/story.html#c

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  • 2016-2017 Frederic N. Halstrom Boston College Law School Scholar

    Apr 17, 2017

                                  A message from Timothy V. Malley   Dear Mr. Halstrom, I have worked in government since I was 18 years old. I eventually became frustrated with the relendess politicking it entailed, and decided that I wanted to further my education so that I would be capable of working to further government and society without getting bogged down by partisanship. I ultimately chose BC over Columbia, UPenn and UCL primarily due to the fact that

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  • Medical Translators in High Demand

    Apr 10, 2017

    People traveling to Boston for their healthcare, from other countries are driving the great need for medical translators and multilingual employees. 'Between 2010-2015, the number of online job postings targeting bilingual workers more than doubled nationwide rising 162%, according to a new report by New American Economy, a coalition of mayors and business leaders that supports immigration reform', according to The Boston Globe. The languages seeing the biggest rise in demand: Chinese, Spanish, and Arabic. In Massachusetts, online job listings for bilingual workers increased by 160% betw

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  • Individuals with Autism at Substantially Heightened Risk for Injury and Death

    Apr 10, 2017

    Halstrom Law Offices handles cases with improper prenatal counseling and genetically disabled children. Children with autism have 160 times greater chance of drowning. Teach a child with autism to swim as early/young as possible. https://www.mailman.columbia.edu/public-health-now/news/individuals-autism-substantially-heightened-risk-injury-death  

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  • The Frederic N. Halstrom Boston College Law School Scholarship Fund

    Mar 22, 2017

    The Fund was established in 2010 by the gift of alumnus Frederic N. Halstrom, Esq. '70. This gift will endow in perpetuity a scholarship, the income of which provides scholarship assistance for a BC Law School student. When selecting a recipient, preference is given to students selected by the Dean of the Law School, who have demonstrated either financial need or academic merit and who are participants in the Law School's Moot Court Competition.

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  • Attorney Halstrom’s son receives top PSAT score at St. John’s Prep

    Mar 13, 2017

    Attorney Frederic Halstrom's son, Mikhail Strelnikov received the top PSAT score at St. John's Preparatory School in Danvers, - 1510! Mikhail, photographed third from the left along with Headmaster, Dr. Edward Hardiman and Principal/Associate Head of School, Dr. Keith Crowley. 

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  • The Frederic N. Halstrom Boston College Law School Scholarship Fund 2016-2017 Academic Year

    Feb 27, 2017

    [caption id="attachment_776" align="alignleft" width="225"] The Frederic N. Halstrom Boston College Law School Scholarship Fund[/caption]

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  • Ingrid A. Halstrom is sworn into the Rhode Island Bar

    Nov 22, 2016

    On Monday November 21, 2016 Ingrid A. Halstrom was sworn into the Rhode Island Bar. [caption id="attachment_768" align="alignleft" width="300"] Attorneys Ingrid A. Halstrom and Frederic N. Halstrom at the RI Bar swearing in ceremony November 21, 2016[/caption] Attorney Halstrom was sworn into the Massachusetts Bar in November 2015 after successfully passing the Massachusetts Bar Exam in July 2015. In July 2016 Ingrid A. Halstrom sat for the Rhode Island Bar Exam. She joins 77 other applicants who passed the RI Bar Exam and were certified by the Committee on Character and Fitness.

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  • Sick from the Hospital? CR evaluates risk of C. diff. infection.

    Oct 24, 2016

    2 Prominent Boston Hospitals named to Consumer Reports' "Worst" list for having high C. diff. Infection Rate by Ingrid A. Halstrom, Esq. [caption id="attachment_748" align="alignleft" width="300"] Image Credit: Boston Herald[/caption] You don't go to the hospital, especially a hospital with the prestige of Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) and Brigham and Women's Hospital (BWH) (both Partners teaching hospitals) and expect to worry about catching a potentially deadly bacterial infection. But according to a September 27, 2016 article by Consumer Reports, MGH and BWH ranked in the bo

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  • Mass. Hospital Readmission Rate in Worst Top 10 in Nation

    Oct 19, 2016

    In an article "A revolving door at Mass. Hospitals" published October 11, 2016 by the Boston Globe, staff writer Liz Kowalczyk reported that according to federal data, 17.90% of the 198,000 Massachusetts Medicare patients were readmitted to the hospital within 30 days of discharge. That places Massachusett's readmission rate as tied for the 5th worst in the nation. The link to the original Boston Globe article can be found here: https://www.bostonglobe.com/metro/2016/10/11/revolving-door-mass-hospitals/1JqWYNf8n01ZbtrEx3VTBK/story.html Why Do Readmission Rates Matter? As reported by L

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