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54 min ago | Foster's Daily Democrat

Man airlifted to Maine Medical after accident

A motorcyclist was airlifted to Maine Medical Center after being seriously injured in an accident on Milton Road Monday afternoon.


Related Topix: Medicine, Maine Medical Center, Hospital Administration, Dover, NH

3 hrs ago |

Lowe's plans 1,000-worker Indianapolis call center

The North Carolina-based retailer announced Tuesday that it would spend about $20 million to buy and equip an office building in a business park on the city's northwest side.


Related Topix: Biotech, Medicine, Eli Lilly, Bradenton, FL

8 hrs ago | The Macon Telegraph

Parental Guidance: What's normal age for voice change?

Q: When is it normal for a boy's voice to change? My son is 10, and his voice is getting deeper every day.


Related Topix: Pediatrics, Medicine, WinthropUniversity Hospital, Hospital Administration, Mineola, NY

10 hrs ago | Government Executive

Is There a Place for Google Glass in Hospitals?

Last July, Stephanie Shine waited an agonizing 18 hours before she could see and touch her baby for the first time.


Related Topix: Medicine, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Hospital Administration, Cambridge, MA

14 hrs ago |

Ark. university awarded $1.5M for cancer research

The goal of the five-year grant is to help clinicians attack hidden metastatic tumors and prevent cancer recurrence.


Related Topix: University of Arkansas, Arkansas, Arkansas Government, National Cancer Institute, Charitable Organizations, National Institutes of Health, Biotech, Medicine

15 hrs ago | Morris Daily Herald

Second passenger in accident near Morris dies at hospital

A second passenger involved in Sunday night's one-vehicle accident on Route 6 near Gun Club Road has died this afternoon.


Related Topix: Morris, IL, Minooka, IL, St Francis Hospital, Medicine, Hospital Administration, Grundy County, IL

Mon Jul 21, 2014


Gilead Sciences Under Investigation for Over-Charging for Hepatitis C Pill

Gilead Sciences of San Francisco is under investigation by the U.S. Senate Finance Committee for charging $84,000 for a 12 week course of a new drug to treat hepatitis C. Gilead sells the exact same course for $900 in poor countries like Egypt and India.

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Related Topix: Biotech, Medicine, Gilead Sciences, Hepatitis, Health, Startups, Food and Drug Administration, Liver Cancer, Activism


Scientists successfully generate human platelets using next-generation bioreactor

Scientists at Brigham and Women's Hospital have developed a scalable, next-generation platelet bioreactor to generate fully functional human platelets in vitro.


Related Topix: Medicine, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Hospital Administration, Hematology

Lakewood Men Charged in Sex Assault on Girl, 15

A pair of Lakewood men are facing a number of sex charges in connection with an alleged sexual assault of a 15-year-old girl at a party over the weekend.


Related Topix: Lakewood, NJ, Ocean County, NJ, Medicine, Kimball Medical Center, Hospital Administration

WFAA-TV Dallas

Hopkins to pay $190M after doc taped pelvic exams

Johns Hopkins Health System will pay $190 million to more than 8,000 women whose bodies may have been videotaped or photographed by a gynecologist using a pen-like camera during pelvic exams.


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

WLBT-TV Jackson

Smoking while pregnant linked to ADHD in children

Children born to women who smoked during pregnancy appear to have an increased risk of developing attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder , according to new research.


Related Topix: Medicine, ADHD, Health, Smoking, Nicotine, NicoDerm, Nicotine (generic), Massachusetts General Hospital, Hospital Administration, Genetics

Customer Interaction Solutions

MicroCHIPS, Inc. appoints Cheryl R. Blanchard, Ph.D., as Chief Executive Officer

MicroCHIPS, Inc ., a developer of implantable drug delivery devices , today announced that its Board of Directors has appointed Cheryl R. Blanchard, Ph.D., as Chief Executive Officer and member of the Board of Directors effective immediately.


Related Topix: Medicine, Zimmer Holdings, Medical Equipment

The Hartford Courant

Hospital Sales To Create Windfall For Charitable Foundations

People in Connecticut have talked a lot about what happens to patients and staff at five nonprofit hospitals that are being bought by a Texas hospital chain, but there's another issue.


Related Topix: Non-Profit, Medicine, Tenet Healthcare Corporation, Hospital Administration, Waterbury, CT

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Medical News

Common genetic variation in gene may modify cardiovascular benefit of aspirin

Aspirin is the gold standard for antiplatelet therapy and a daily low-dose aspirin is widely prescribed for the prevention of cardiovascular disease .


Related Topix: Medicine, Aspirin (generic), Bayer, Alka-Seltzer, Hospital Administration, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Epinephrine (generic), Epipen, Health

WALB-TV Albany

Fire fighters battle house fire

WALB has very little information, but so far we know fire fighters are battling a house fire at 2600 Northgate Dr.Fire officials tell us about four engines responded, and are working to extinguish the blaze.WALB has a crew on the scene.This is a developing story.


Related Topix: Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital, Medicine, Hospital Administration

Irrefutable proof that Big Pharma is a criminal racket: Bribery,...

Those of us who have long been describing the pharmaceutical industry as a "criminal racket" over the last few years have been wholly vindicated by recent news.


Related Topix: Prison, Pharmaceuticals, Biotech, Medicine, GlaxoSmithKline, Healthcare Law, Law

After transplant, Md. woman finds chance at life

She clutched her red Gatorade bottle, stepping out of the 90-degree heat and into the air-conditioned lobby of a building on the campus of St. John Catholic Church.


Related Topix: Life, Hobbies, Crochet, Knitting, Medicine, Surgery, MedStarGeorgetown University Hospital, Hospital Administration

White Street shooting keeps Springfield detectives busy

Springfield Police said a ShootSpotter activation near 140 White Street indicated five rounds were fired at approximately 9:15 p.m. Officers arrived on the scene to find a single male victim lying on the sidewalk in front of the Golden Eagle apartments.


Related Topix: Springfield, MA, Baystate Medical Center, Medicine, Hospital Administration

Teen, 19, stabbed in Concord; man charged in Rochester choking

Police were called to the area of Centre and Washington streets around 2:40 a.m. for a report of a stabbing and found the victim.


Related Topix: Washington, Concord Hospital, Medicine, Hospital Administration

West Australian

Will economy's fate be set by next two weeks' earnings?

A long hoped for improvement in the economy appears to be manifesting itself in second-quarter U.S. earnings, but the next two weeks could be the real test.


Related Topix: DLP Mobile, Banking, Citigroup, Financial Services, Mortgage, Personal Finance, Hospital Administration, Thomson, Media, Medicine, Reuters, Triad Hospitals, Computers, IT Services


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