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51 min ago | KFVS12

Tonsillectomy for sleep apnea may trigger weight gain

Tonsillectomies are commonly done to relieve sleep apnea in children, but a new study confirms that the treatment can speed kids' weight gain -- especially if they're already overweight.


Related Topix: Sleep, Medicine, Health, Family, Kids, Life, Food, Nutrition, Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh, Hospital Administration

5 hrs ago | Daily Herald

Firefighter hurt in Bartlett house fire

One firefighter was injured by falling debris while battling a Bartlett house fire Sunday afternoon and had to be transported to Central DuPage Hospital.


Related Topix: Fire, Bartlett, IL, Medicine, Central DuPage Hospital, Hospital Administration

9 hrs ago | West Australian

Pfizer's need for deal looms larger with earnings report

While many industry watchers expect Pfizer to re-engage with Britain's AstraZeneca in coming months, some say the U.S. drugmaker should consider targets more focussed on biotechnology, a strategy that has paid off for Merck & Co Although Pfizer is conducting trials of promising products - including breast cancer drug palbociclib and vaccines ... (more)


Related Topix: Biotech, Merck , Medicine, Health, Breast Cancer, Cancer

Sun Jul 27, 2014

The Modesto Bee


The Bee publishes birth information from Kaiser Modesto Medical Center and Emanuel Medical Center.


Related Topix: Modesto, CA, Medicine, Memorial Medical Center, Hospital Administration

My FOX Chicago

DCFS investigating parents for neglect in Schaumburg boy's death

Trevor Labak, 12, of the 1700 block of Stratton Pond Lane in Schaumburg, was pronounced dead at 9:18 a.m. at St. Alexius Medical Center in Hoffman Estates, according to the Cook County Medical Examiner's office.


Related Topix: Schaumburg, IL, St Alexius Medical Center, Medicine, Hospital Administration, Hoffman Estates, IL, Cook County, IL

KVBC-TV Las Vegas

Trial in salmonella outbreak to start in Georgia

Three people accused of scheming to manufacture and ship salmonella-tainted peanuts that killed nine people and sickened more than 700 are set to go to trial this week in Georgia.


Related Topix: Biotech, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Medicine

The News Tribune

Art project to aid Huntington children's hospital

Huntington Mayor Steve Williams announced July 18 that the City of Huntington is teaming up with the Hoops Family Children's Hospital and the Cabell Huntington Hospital Auxiliary to launch a collaborative art initiative.


Related Topix: Medicine, Huntington Hospital, Hospital Administration

WDTN-TV Dayton

Shooting turns deadly at Dayton bar

Police were called to the 3500 block of North Main Street around 2 a.m. Sunday on reports of shots fired at the Ashwood Lounge.


Related Topix: Dayton, OH, Medicine, Miami Valley Hospital, Hospital Administration

Shoreham Herald

Community allotment team 'proud' of project's success

The greenhouse was funded by a grant from Adur District Council and last July, wheelchair-accessible paths were created with the help of a further grant.


Related Topix: Medicine, Community Health Care, Hospital Administration, Life, Fruits, Food, Vegetables, Agriculture, Science

News Observer

Hyperbaric oxygen chambers gain use at hospitals

That's because the local man can watch them during the 90-minute treatments he has been undergoing in one of the center's two new hyperbaric oxygen chambers.


Related Topix: Parkview Health System, Hospital Administration, Medicine

Sat Jul 26, 2014


MMTC teams up with healthcare provides for community health fair

The event is open and free to the public. Over 40 health care providers will be at the event offering a variety of necessary screenings and providing important information.


Related Topix: Medicine, Conway Medical Center, Hospital Administration, Conway, SC

Marysville Globe

Proposed affiliation called off between Cascade Valley, PeaceHealth

The Cascade Valley Hospital and Clinics' proposed affiliation with the PeaceHealth Medical Group has been called off, for the time being.


Related Topix: Medicine, PeaceHealth, Hospital Administration, Cascade Valley, WA, Snohomish County, WA

Brentwood Man Arrested for Burglary, Assault and Extortion

July 26th, 2014 - Suffolk County Police have arrested a man for burglarizing a residence, assaulting a man and extorting cash from the victim's family last evening.


Related Topix: Suffolk County, NY, Bohemia, NY, Medicine, Southside Hospital, Hospital Administration

Business Journal

My tour of Millennium Pharmaceuticals' imaging lab for mice

"Our patients are predominently mice." That's how the conversation began with Daniel Bradley, the associate director at Takeda Pharmaceuticals International Co.


Related Topix: Biotech, Medicine, Millennium Pharmaceuticals

Merck to cut 600 jobs at Montgomery County facilities

Merck & Co., which is reorganizing to slash $2.5 billion in costs and 8,500 workers, has informed Pennsylvania officials that it will cut 600 jobs at facilities in North Wales and Lansdale.


Related Topix: Biotech, Merck , Medicine, Montgomery County, PA, Merck & Co., North Wales, PA, Lansdale, PA, Law, Employment / Labor Law

Fri Jul 25, 2014

The Washington Post

Puma's Auerbach Gains on Pfizer Retreat From Breast Cancer Drug

Alan Auerbach specializes in testing drugs that Big Pharma doesn't want anymore, and that has made him a billionaire.


Related Topix: Pfizer, Biotech, Medicine, Health, Breast Cancer, Science / Technology, Healthcare Law, Law, Johnson and Johnson Merck Consumer Pharmaceuticals

KFMB-TV San Diego

Drunk driver sentenced to 15 years in prison in bicyclist's death

A probationer who drove a stolen car while under the influence of alcohol, causing a crash that killed a bicyclist in Chula Vista, was sentenced Friday to nearly 15 years in state prison.


Related Topix: Chula Vista, CA, Vista, CA, State Prisons, Prison, Medicine, UCSD Medical Center, Hospital Administration

Park Record

Pelvis pix victims must feel trauma to share $190M

This photo taken July 8, 2014, shows the East Baltimore Medical Center, a community practice affiliated with Johns Hopkins Hospital, in Baltimore.


Related Topix: Medicine, Johns Hopkins Health System, Hospital Administration, Suicide, Park City, UT

Business Journal

Bristol-Myers Squibb taps Redwood City for expansion, cancer research hub

Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. will create a Redwood City research hub for drugs that stimulate the immune system to fight cancer.


Related Topix: Biotech, Bristol Myers Squibb, Medicine, Bloomsbury Publishing, Publishing, Media, Medarex, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Pharmaceuticals


CDC lab resumes shipping of TB samples

A lab crucial to diagnosing cases of drug-resistant tuberculosis at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has reopened, according to the CDC.


Related Topix: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Biotech, Medicine


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