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3 hrs ago | The Madison Press

Murder suspect shoots himself during standoff

A man wanted for murder in Hocking County shot himself in the head at the Econo Lodge Monday morning following an overnight standoff.

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Related Topix: Hocking County, OH, Medicine, Miami Valley Hospital, Hospital Administration, Fayette County, OH

7 hrs ago | Sunherald.com

Adams County sets hospital sale date

Community Health Systems is the bidding stalking horse. That means the price it negotiated with the Natchez hospital would be the bottom bid when the hospital is placed on the market.

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Related Topix: Community Medical Center, Medicine, Community General Hospital, Hospital Administration, Community Health Care, Quorum

Tue Jul 22, 2014

WCAX-TV Burlington

Vt. police treat toddler's death as 'suspicious'

Police say at about 7:30 a.m. they were called to a home on Hunters Way in Shelburne for a report of an unresponsive 2-year-old boy.

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Related Topix: Shelburne, VT, Medicine, Fletcher Allen Health Care, Hospital Administration, Burlington, VT, Violent Crime

Newsday

Obesity During Pregnancy Linked to Raised Asthma Risk in Kids

Women who are obese during pregnancy may be more likely to have children with asthma than normal-weight mothers, a new review suggests.

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Related Topix: Kids, Family, Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh, Hospital Administration, Medicine

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.

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

Bradenton.com

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.

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

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.

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

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.

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

Ledger-Enquirer.com

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.

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

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.

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

Mon Jul 21, 2014

OpEdNews

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

ECNmag

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.

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

Patch.com

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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 .

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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.

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

NewsTarget.com

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.

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

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