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Nose Surgeons: Breathe Easier

Local surgeon’s new medical device targets nasal and sinus post-surgery issues.

Cynvenio Launches Breast Cancer Clinical Trial

Cynvenio Biosystems Inc. launched a clinical trial Thursday that utilizes the company’s non-invasive liquid biopsy platform to monitor and detect early signs of metastasis in women diagnosed with triple negative breast cancer.

Antelope Valley Hospital Sues County Over Funds

GOVERNMENT: Facility says it is being shorted on share of Measure B money.

Antelope Valley Hospital has filed a lawsuit against Los Angeles County and its board of supervisors, alleging the misallocation of millions of dollars tagged for health care.

Simulations Plus Upgrades Drug Software

Simulations Plus Inc. on Wednesday announced the release of the latest version of its main software product GastroPlus.

Cynvenio to Collaborate on Trials in Denmark

Cynvenio Biosystems Inc. will collaborate with the University of Southern Denmark to conduct clinical cancer trials using Cynvenio’s Triple Play LiquidBiopsy platform, a system that identifies tumor cells in the blood and helps physicians diagnose and treat cancer without invasive surgery.

Retro-Style Auctioneers

COLLECTIBLES: Couple continues family legacy of selling mid-century memorabilia.

Art and memorabilia auction business gets boost from role on TV’s “Antiques Roadshow.”

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Doctors Counter Allergy Surge With Surgery

MEDICINE: High pollen levels push demand for balloon sinuplasty procedure.

Allergists and doctors concur that this year is one of the worst allergy seasons in Valley history.

Great American to Help Liquidate Outdoor Stores

Valuation provider Great American Group in Woodland Hills, a subsidiary of L.A.-based B. Riley Financial Inc., announced Thursday that it will help liquidate 32 outdoor sporting goods stores operated by Gander Mountain Co. Inc.

Medtronic Advances Insulin Pump Technology

MEDICAL DEVICE: First gadget with hybrid closed loop offers to automate delivery.

A new device has hit the market for people with Type 1 diabetes, allowing for better management of glucose levels with a lot less work.

Care Career Calls Retirees

HEALTH CARE: The Martins left corporate jobs to open a home companion agency.

America’s aging demographics convinces corporate executives to become business owners.

Simulations Plus Prospers With Diversification

BIOTECH: Company moves from software licensing to project consulting.

Simulations Plus moves beyond software to consulting and customized programming.

SPECIAL REPORT: Collaborative Style Comes Together for Clients

Michelle Daneshrad is a family law attorney and past president of Family Divorce Solutions of the San Fernando Valley.

Thousand Oaks Figures in Rams' Long-Term Plans

At Thousand Oaks’ State of the City Address & Luncheon on Tuesday, the director of football operations for the Rams said he hoped the team’s permanent headquarters would be located nearby.

For Founders, Exit Strategy Gets Gamey

Valley author’s new book offers advice on selling a business.

Lawyer and author Matt Crowley’s new book outlines how to sell your business.

Battery Test Powers BioSolar Share Price Higher

ELECTRONICS: Silicon-based terminals may extend charges, improve safety.

Positive test results spark stock price jump for battery materials maker BioSolar.

Coach for Counsel

David Ackert borrows from his former acting career when teaching lawyers how to woo potential clients.

David Ackert, president of consulting firm Ackert Inc., switched from TV actor to entrepreneur.

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Social Media No Pain in the Neck

Chiropractor finds time for tweets, posts to boost business.

Van Nuys chiropractor shares his social media secrets.

SPECIAL REPORT: Cyberstalking Law Offers New Protections

Ron Supancic has practiced family law for more than 45 years. He is founder of the Law Collaborative in Woodland Hills, California’s first collaborative law practice, and is an advocate for the state’s recently passed cyberstalking law.

Modern Aging

Scott Kaiser, chief innovation officer at the Motion Picture and Television Fund, wants to reinvent geriatric medicine.

Dr. Kaiser, director of innovation at the Motion Picture & Television Fund, wants to improve aging.

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AV Hospital Selects CFO

Antelope Valley Hospital has named Colette Menzel as its new chief financial officer, the hospital announced Wednesday.