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EMC Insurance Group Inc. (Nasdaq:EMCI) announced that second quarter 2011 operating results will be negatively impacted by a record amount of catastrophe losses. Management anticipates that the Company will report a second quarter 2011 operating loss1 in the range of $1.02 to $1.08 per share.

EMC Insurance Group Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides property and casualty insurance, and reinsurance products in the United States.

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ClickSoftware Technologies Ltd. (Nasdaq:CKSW), a leading provider of automated workforce management and optimization solutions for the service industry, announced that its Chairman and CEO, Dr. Moshe BenBassat, will present at the following upcoming investor conferences taking place in Boston: On Tuesday, August 9, 2011 at 11:45 a.m. ET, Dr. BenBassat will present at the Oppenheimer 14th Annual Technology & Communications Conference, taking place at the Four Seasons Hotel in Boston. This presentation will be available online through an audio webcast. To access the live and archived webcast please visit the Company's website at http://ir.clicksoftware.com. The presentation will be archived for up to 90 days following the conference. On Thursday, August 11, 2011 at 1:00 p.m. ET, Dr. BenBassat will present at the Canaccord Genuity 31st Annual Growth Conference, taking place at the InterContinental Hotel in Boston.

ClickSoftware is the leading provider of automated workforce management and optimization solutions for every size of service business.

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FormFactor Inc. (NASDAQ:FORM) announced its financial results for the second quarter of fiscal 2011 that ended on June 25, 2011. Quarterly revenues were $46.6 million, up 15% from $40.4 million in the first quarter of fiscal 2011, and down 19% from $57.6 million in the second quarter of fiscal 2010. On a GAAP basis, net loss for the second quarter of fiscal 2011 was $6.7 million or $(0.13) per fully-diluted share, compared to a net loss for the first quarter of fiscal 2011 of $21.4 million or $(0.42) per fully-diluted share, and a net loss for the second quarter of fiscal 2010 of $33.9 million or $(0.68) per fully-diluted share. The results for the second quarter of fiscal 2011 include an income tax valuation allowance release of $2.5 million or $0.05 per fully diluted share. The company also recorded a restructuring benefit of $1.1 million, or $0.02 per fully diluted share, in the second quarter of 2011 related primarily to the termination of a lease obligation for our manufacturing facility in Singapore.

FormFactor, Inc. designs, develops, manufactures, sells, and supports precision and high performance advanced semiconductor wafer probe cards.

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http://pennyomega.com/img/nhpr.jpg National Health Partners Inc. (OTC:NHPR)


National Health Partners, Inc. is a national healthcare savings organization that provides discount healthcare membership programs to uninsured and underinsured people through a national healthcare savings network called "CARExpress." CARExpress is one of the largest networks of hospitals, doctors, dentists, pharmacists and other healthcare providers in the country and is comprised of over 1,000,000 medical professionals that belong to such PPOs as CareMark and Aetna. The company's primary target customer group is the 47 million Americans who have no health insurance of any kind. The company's secondary target customer group includes the millions of Americans who lack complete health insurance coverage.

Medical costs increased at lower than expected rates in 2011 and 2010 because so many Americans were unemployed, lacked medical coverage or couldn't afford medical treatment even if they had coverage. Now, pent-up demand for services is causing more use of medical care, employers and insurers are reporting more claims for stress-induced illnesses.

However, several factors will decrease medical costs in 2012, including:

" Increased cost sharing: Employers are increasingly shifting the burden of rising medical costs to employees. High deductible plans were the fastest growing type of plan in 2011.
" Key brand-name drugs go off patent: Some of the most popular drugs will go off patent in 2012, so patients can use more generics.
" Tiering on out-of-network providers: Employers are also increasing deductibles, which helps discourage workers from using more costly out-of-network providers.


National Health Partners, Inc. (OTC:NHPR), a leading provider of unique discount healthcare membership programs, announced that it has entered into agreement with a major Hispanic marketing group for the sale of its CARExpress programs. The company also sees growth in new sales of memberships of more than 300% thru the remainder of the year.

Under the new agreement, this national Hispanic marketing group will be promoting the company's CARExpress discount healthcare membership program to Hispanic communities located across the United States, with particular focus on cities and regions containing a large number of Hispanics. With the previously announced plans to increase monthly sales by 75% with its newest and most successful marketing partner, the company now expects sales of new members to grow more than 300% thru the remainder of the year.

For more information please visit official website of NHPR: www.nationalhealthpartners.com.

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Catalyst Health Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ:CHSI), a pharmacy benefit management company, will release its second quarter earnings results on Tuesday, August 2, 2011, after the market closes. The Company will hold a conference call on Wednesday, August 3, 2011, at 10:00 a.m. Eastern time. To participate, call 1-888-215-6895, access code 7856664 ten minutes prior to the scheduled start time, and request to be connected to the Catalyst Health Solutions Q2 2011 Earnings Call. Following brief opening remarks, the conference call will be open for a question-and-answer session. The conference call will be available for telephonic replay from August 3rd, after 1:00 p.m. Eastern time, through August 13th at 1:00 p.m. Eastern time. To access the replay, dial 1-888-203-1112, replay access code 7856664.

Catalyst Health Solutions, Inc., the fastest-growing national PBM in the U.S., is built on strong, innovative principles in the management of prescription drug benefits and provides an unbiased, client-centered philosophy resulting in industry-leading client retention rates.

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