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National Health Partners, Inc. currently offers five standard CARExpress membership programs that provide benefits that range from prescription drug and vision care to comprehensive physician, hospital, vision, dental and other care. 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. National Health Partners, Inc'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. National Health Partners, Inc. is headquartered in Horsham, Pennsylvania.

Cataracts, the most common eye problem, cause of blindness in people older than fifty five years of age, refers to a condition in which the eye's lens in clouded or blurred. The lens of human eye is contained in a lens capsule in which dead cells accumulate over time clouding it (partially or completely) disrupting the eyes ability to see clearly. Cataract is generally painless and is accompanied by the following symptoms; blurred vision, sensitivity to light, deteriorating night vision, double vision, rapid changes in eye sight prescription and blurred vision. In some cases, patients suffering from cataracts don't need treatment as they remain small and negligible. In more severe cases, doctors recommend undergoing cataracts surgery that is the only effective way or restoring vision partially or completely.

According to National Health Partners, more and more people are looking for vision services. By joining the CARExpress program, you will have access to 11,500 vision providers nationwide including: JCPenney, Target, LensCrafters, For Eyes, Sears and thousand of independents. You will be able to save an average of 10% - 50% on most frames, prescription lenses and non-prescription sunglasses. And for those who like to shop by mail, they can use CARExpress mail order program and save an average of 5% - 50% on most contact lenses. Not only do you receive significant savings on eyewear, but Laser Vision Correction (LASIK) is also included in this program. Special discounts on eye examinations at participating locations where approved.

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.

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Wintrust Financial Corporation (Nasdaq:WTFC) will present at the Raymond James and Associates Bank Conference to be held in Chicago, Illinois on August 10, 2011. Wintrust management will make a presentation that is scheduled to begin at 8:00 AM, Central Time, on the day of the conference.

Wintrust Financial Corporation, through its subsidiaries, engages in community banking, specialty finance, and wealth management operations. Its Community Banking segment offers banking and financial services primarily to individuals, small to mid-sized businesses, local governmental units, and institutional customers.


AMC Networks Inc (Nasdaq:AMCX) will host a conference call to discuss results for the second quarter of 2011 on Thursday, August 11, 2011 at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time. AMC Networks will issue a press release reporting its results prior to the market opening. The conference call will be webcast live via the company's website at under the heading "Investors". Those parties interested in participating via telephone please dial 877-347-9170 with the conference ID number 88075698 approximately 10 minutes prior to the call.

AMC Networks Inc., through its subsidiaries, owns and operates various cable televisions' brands delivering content to audiences and a platform to distributors and advertisers in the United States and internationally.


IXYS Corp (Nasdaq:IXYS) announces the expansion of its XPT IGBT product line with the release of new discrete high-speed, high-gain 1200V products. The new devices feature high current ratings (105A - 160A, Tc = 25 degrees Centigrade) and are specifically optimized for reduced switching losses in high-voltage applications that require hard-switching frequencies of up to 50 kHz. The high-speed switching capabilities of these new 1200V IGBTs allow customers to boost the power conversion efficiency of their designs and to use smaller, lighter and more cost-effective passive components. The resultant effect is a reduction in total system cost of ownership and reduced PCB layout area.

IXYS Corporation, an integrated semiconductor company, engages in the development, manufacture, and marketing of power semiconductors, advanced mixed signal integrated circuits (ICs), application specific integrated circuits (ASICs), and systems and radio frequency semiconductors.


Cincinnati Financial Corp. (Nasdaq:CINF) reported $49 million, or 30 cents per share, of net loss for the second quarter of 2011 compared with $27 million, or 17 cents net income per share, in the 2010 second quarter. Operating loss* of $93 million, or 57 cents per share, compared with operating income of $42 million, or 26 cents. $76 million decrease in second-quarter 2011 net income driven by a $137 million after-tax decrease in the contribution from property casualty underwriting operations. The after-tax effect of second-quarter 2011 property casualty losses from natural catastrophes totaled $189 million, up $124 million compared with the same period of 2010. The contribution to income from investments, including net realized investment gains, rose $60 million for the quarter. $31.01 book value per share at June 30, 2011, down approximately 1 percent from March 31, 2011, and up less than 1 percent from December 31, 2010.

Cincinnati Financial Corporation engages in the property casualty insurance business in the United States.


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