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15 min ago | Greenwich Citizen

Man shot in Ansonia

One man was wounded and another was in custody Sunday morning following a shooting in a hilltop home on Woodbridge Avenue.

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Related Topix: Ansonia, CT, Bridgeport Hospital, Hospital Administration, Medicine

4 hrs ago | KFVS12

BJC changes charity care standards

Charity care has long been a core mission of BJC HealthCare, but the St. Louis area's largest employer is cutting back amid increasing financial pressures.

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Related Topix: BJC HealthCare, Hospital Administration, Medicine

8 hrs ago | Ledger-Enquirer.com

Sunday Interview: Robert Granger, president and CEO of St. Francis...

Joe Paull jpaull@ledger-enquirer.com Robert Granger, President and CEO of St. Francis Hospital, stands on the second floor of the newly built women's hospital.

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Related Topix: St Francis Hospital, Medicine, Hospital Administration, Columbus, GA

12 hrs ago | Bellingham Herald

Ohio hospital pioneering robotic catheter use

Magellan Robotic Catheter Systems are being used at Miami Valley Hospital in Dayton.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Miami Valley Hospital, Hospital Administration, Wright State University

Sat Apr 19, 2014

WTKR-TV Norfolk

Man shot trying to break up large fight in Portsmouth

Police responding to reports of gunshots and a man wounded found the man shortly after 1am in the area of 30 Manly Street.

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Related Topix: Portsmouth, VA, Medicine, Sentara Norfolk General Hospital, Hospital Administration

Examiner.com

Decades of failure and horror exposed in Wayne State dog heart experiments

By court order, The Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine obtained extensive information and canine health records from Wayne State University through the Michigan Freedom of Information Act.

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Related Topix: Wayne State University, Princeton, NJ, National Institutes of Health, Biotech

Northwest Florida Daily News

Man killed in rollover crash

A 27-year-old man was killed in a rollover crash on Yacht Club Drive Friday night, according to city police.

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Related Topix: Fort Walton Beach, FL, Medicine, Sacred Heart Medical Center, Hospital Administration

NJ.com

Lodi teacher charged in Route 46 wreck that critically injured police officer

LODI - A Lodi High School teacher and track coach faces drunk driving charges after his car slammed into a police SUV on Route 46 early Saturday , leaving a Bergen County officer critically hurt, authorities announced.

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Related Topix: Lodi, NJ, Bergen County, NJ, Medicine, Hospital Administration, Hackensack University Medical Center

The Baxter Bulletin

Man seriously burned in brush fire

Rural Mountain Home man Paul Stewart was seriously injured Friday afternoon when he reportedly fell into a brush fire at his 35 Sequoyah Drive home.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Fire, Mountain Home, AR, Medicine, Baxter Regional Medical Center, Hospital Administration

Reuters

AbbVie urges U.S. court to avoid gay rights issue in HIV drug case

An Abbott Laboratories spinoff urged a federal appeals court to revisit a ruling in a case against GlaxoSmithKline Plc, but without disturbing landmark constitutional protections for gays and lesbians.

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Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, HIV/AIDS, Health, Facet Biotech, Biotech, Medicine, GlaxoSmithKline, US News, Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Reuters

Exclusive: Biogen prices hemophilia drug on par with older therapies

Biogen Idec Inc is pricing its newly-approved long-acting hemophilia drug to cost U.S. patients, and insurers, about the same per year as older, less convenient therapies whose price can reach about $300,000 annually.

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Related Topix: Hemophilia, Health, Pfizer, Biotech, Medicine

The Bennington Banner

Bride with bone cancer who married at Good Samaritan Hospital dies

Brian Neff kisses Heather Miller after they are pronounced husband and wife by Pastor Lloyd Deitzler in a conference room at the Good Samaritan Hospital on Saturday, April 5, 2014.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Good Samaritan Hospital, Hospital Administration, Wedding, Social Software

Brandon Sun

Condiment maker Tessemae's gets professional help and is now dressed for success

When Tessemae's salad dressing quickly became a hit, the owners of the family-run condiment company were faced with the reality that they needed help navigating the grocery business.

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Related Topix: Medifast, Biotech, Medicine

SFGate

Unemployment rates fall in 21 US states last month

In this Thursday, Nov. 14, 2013, file photo, retired U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Thomas Gipson, of Atlanta, right, has his resume looked over by Ralph Brown, a management and program analyst with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, during a job fair for veterans at the VFW Post 2681,Marietta, Ga.

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

Sunherald.com

Nyack Hospital opening mental health center

The Journals News reports that the center will open Tuesday as the county closes its in-patient mental health unit to save money.

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Related Topix: Nyack Hospital, Hospital Administration, Medicine

The New Canaan Daily Voice

Greenwich Psychologist Helps Patients Rethink Weight Loss

Losing weight can be difficult, and while it is important to consult with dietitians and fitness experts, Joshua Hrabosky at Greenwich Hospital helps patients with the psychological aspects of weight loss.

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Related Topix: Psychology, Science, Greenwich Hospital, Hospital Administration, Medicine, Diabetes, Health, Life, Food, Dieting

Thu Apr 17, 2014

The Item

Firefighter seriously injured, 8 dispaced as blaze destroys Little Falls duplex

Eight people were displaced from a duplex at 188 Newark Pompton Turnpike on Thursday afternoon and two firefighters injured, one seriously, when a blaze tore through the two story structure, leaving the porch and roof collapsed, authorities said.

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Related Topix: Little Falls, NJ, Fire, Medicine, St Josephs Regional Medical Center, Hospital Administration

ComputerWorld

With Google Glass, the doctor can see you now

As an emergency room physician rushes to a patient, he glances at a QR code by the door to the patient's room and immediately can see the man's medical history and the nurse's notes.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Emergency Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Hospital Administration, Nursing

KTVN Reno

FDA OKs Merck Tablet to Reduce Ragweed Allergies

U.S. regulators have again approved a Merck & Co. tablet for gradually reducing seasonal allergies, this time for ragweed pollen.

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Related Topix: Biotech, Merck , Medicine, Merck & Co., Whitehouse Station, NJ

Reuters

Teva, Pfizer settle patent lawsuit over painkiller Celebrex

Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd said it settled a patent litigation with Pfizer Inc, allowing the Israeli drugmaker to launch a generic version of Pfizer's blockbuster pain medication, Celebrex, in December.

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Related Topix: Pfizer, Biotech, Teva Pharmaceutical Industries, Medicine, Celebrex, Celecoxib (generic), Pharmaceuticals, Health, Pain

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