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Springfield Fire Commissioner attacked at his home

According to Jim Leydon of the Springfield Mayor's office, Michael Richards allegedly attacked Commissioner Conant at his home in Springfield and then fled before authorities arrived.


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

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Business Journal

CaroMont begins work on $16.5M ER project

CaroMont Health kicked off its $16.5 million emergency department expansion on Tuesday.


Related Topix: CaroMont Health, Hospital Administration, Medicine

KWQC-TV Davenport

Insurance dispute may soon affect patients' bills

People who visit doctors or hospitals in the state associated with the Catholic Health Initiatives network may soon have to pay more if they have insurance from Blue Cross Blue Shield of Nebraska.


Related Topix: Catholic Health Initiatives, Hospital Administration, Medicine

The Daily Democrat

Suge Knight won't talk to police

If Suge Knight knows who shot him six times Sunday morning at Chris Brown's pre-VMAs party in Hollywood, he's not talking about it, according to TMZ.


Related Topix: Los Angeles, CA, Cedars Medical Center, Medicine, Hospital Administration, Entertainment


Pfizer to test Xalkori lung cancer drug with Merck immunotherapy

Pfizer Inc said Tuesday it will test its Xalkori lung cancer drug with Merck & Co's experimental immunotherapy pembrolizumab, in the hopes the combination will improve the outcomes for patients taking the approved Pfizer therapy.


Related Topix: Pfizer, Biotech, Merck , Medicine, Health, Lung Cancer

Plymouth Township Observer

Hospital earns ACR Lung Cancer Screening Center designation, offers CT screenings for $50

The Detroit Medical Center Huron Valley-Sinai Hospital has been designated a Lung Cancer Screening Center by the American College of Radiology.


Related Topix: Health, Lung Cancer, Detroit Medical Center, Hospital Administration, Radiology

Business Journal

Rabalais: Lawsuits are a distraction, but pediatric care hasn't suffered

When I have written about pediatrics care in Louisville lately, it always seems to involve a great deal of conflict.


Related Topix: Louisville, KY, Medicine, Norton Healthcare, Hospital Administration, University of Louisville

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Chicago Tribune

1 dead, 1 critical in Back of the Yards shooting

Two males were shot, one fatally, Monday morning in the Back of the Yards neighborhood on the South Side, police said.


Related Topix: Holy Cross Hospital, Hospital Administration, Medicine, Travel

WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

Blind man shoots intruder

A teenager is in serious condition at Tampa General Hospital after police say he broke into his uncle's home and was shot by the homeowner.


Related Topix: Tampa General Hospital, Medicine, Hospital Administration, Tampa, FL

Business Journal

CDC Foundation gets $1M grant to fight Ebola

Latest numbers from the CDC cite more than 2,600 cases of Ebola and 1,400 deaths reported in Guinea, Liberia, Nigeria and Sierra Leone, the four countries affected by the outbreak thus far.


Related Topix: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Biotech, Medicine, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, Charitable Organizations

WAPT-TV Jackson

Ebola: Your most pressing questions answered

The largest Ebola outbreak in history has struck fear into the hearts of people around the world.


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

KOLD-TV Tucson

Arizona health program concerned about merger plan

Arizona's Medicaid program is expressing concern about Phoenix-based Banner Health's planned merger with the University of Arizona's hospitals and medical clinics.


Related Topix: Arizona, Arizona Government, Banner Health, Medicine, Hospital Administration, University of Arizona


Roche to buy U.S. biotech firm InterMune for $8.3 billion

Roche Holding AG has agreed to buy U.S. biotech company InterMune Inc for $8.3 billion in cash, helping the world's leading maker of cancer drugs expand into the treatment of rare or incurable diseases.


Related Topix: Biotech, InterMune, Genentech, Startups, Health, Fibrosis, Pulmozyme, Dornase Alfa (generic), Cystic Fibrosis

WKYC-TV Cleveland

Cleveland Clinic strikes deal with Akron hospitalCleveland Clinic...

Cleveland Clinic strikes deal with Akron hospital The $100 million deal is a six-year agreement.


Related Topix: Akron, OH, Akron General Health System, Medicine, Hospital Administration

Science Daily

Repurposing anti-depressant medication to target medulloblastoma

A novel molecular pathway that causes an aggressive form of medulloblastoma has been identified by researchers.


Related Topix: Hospital Administration, Medicine, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center

Sun Aug 24, 2014

Business Wire

Press release distribution, EDGAR filing, XBRL, regulatory filings

The ES is a flexible, highly st... )--Edwards launches new range of single stage oil sealed rotary vane pumps to the Taiwan market at Touch Panel Optical Film Exhibition, Taiwan.


Related Topix: Biotech, InterMune, Medicine

Myrtle Beach Online

Police searching for 3 men after clerk is shot during robbery

Police are searching for three men suspected of being involved in an armed robbery of a gas station where a clerk was shot.


Related Topix: Horry County, SC, Medicine, Grand Strand Regional Medical Center, Hospital Administration, Myrtle Beach, SC, Entertainment

Redlands Daily Facts

Wounded San Bernardino police officer remains in critical condition

San Bernardino Police Officer Gabriel Garcia's condition remained critical Sunday at Arrowhead Regional Medical Center in Colton after he was shot three times, including once in the head, in a gun battle early Friday morning.


Related Topix: San Bernardino, CA, Medicine, Arrowhead Regional Medical Center, Hospital Administration, Colton, CA

ABC News

Roche to Buy US Biotech Firm InterMune for $8.3B

Swiss pharmaceutical company Roche says it will buy a California-based developer of treatments for lung diseases, InterMune Inc., in a deal worth $8.3 billion.


Related Topix: Biotech, InterMune, Medicine, Science / Technology, San Mateo County, CA, Brisbane, CA


CDC director to visit Ebola outbreak countries

A top U.S. health official plans to travel to West Africa to see firsthand how the Ebola outbreak is unfolding.


Related Topix: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Travel, Africa, Nigeria Travel, South Africa Travel, Nigeria Travel, Africa, South Africa Travel, Africa, Mali Travel, Africa Travel, Mali Travel, Biotech, Medicine


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