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1 hr ago | NOLA.com

Scientists dig into Ebola's deadly genes for clues

This undated handout photo provided by the journal Science shows Ebola surveillance at Kenema Governement Hospital is done by polymerase chain reaction, or PCR.

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Related Topix: National Institutes of Health, Biotech, Medicine, Harvard University, Sierra Leone, World News, Africa

5 hrs ago | WBNS

Drone Delays Landing For Ohio Medical Helicopter

Officials at a southwest Ohio hospital say a drone flying near the building delayed the landing of an emergency medical helicopter for nine minutes.

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Related Topix: Ohio, Medicine, Miami Valley Hospital, Hospital Administration, US News, Federal Aviation Administration

9 hrs ago | Canada.com

US testing of Ebola vaccine to start next week

The National Institutes of Health announced Thursday that it is launching the safety trial on a vaccine developed by the agency's National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases and GlaxoSmithKline.

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Related Topix: Infectious Diseases, Medicine, Biotech, GlaxoSmithKline, Bethesda, MD

9 hrs ago | Heraldseries.co.uk

Service sector firms have helped boost Oxfordshire recovery

The county's economy grew by 3.5 per cent last year, compared with the national rate of 3.2 per cent, making it the second-best-performing area in the south east.

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Related Topix: Johnson & Johnson, Biotech, Johnson and Johnson, Medicine, Johnson and Johnson Merck Consumer Pharmaceuticals, Outsourcing

13 hrs ago | Lowell Sun

Lowell man indicted in fatal stabbing

Robert Weidman, 50, of Lowell, is charged with murder in the first degree, armed assault with intent to rob, and assault and battery with a dangerous weapon causing serious bodily injury.

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Related Topix: Lowell, MA, Lahey Clinic, Medicine, Hospital Administration

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Business Wire

Press release distribution, EDGAR filing, XBRL, regulatory filings

September 4, 2014 at 2:35 p.m. at the Baird Health Ca... )--Fitch has upgraded Chesapeake Energy's long-term Issuer Default Rating and senior unsecured ratings to 'BB' from 'BB-' and also upgraded the company's preferred stoc... SHAREHOLDER ALERT: LEVI & KORSINSKY, LLP Notifies Investors of Class Action Against Lions Gate Entertainment Corp. and ... (more)

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Related Topix: HCA, Medicine, Hospital Administration, STAAR Surgical, Medical Equipment, August, CA

Patch.com

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center to Open 2nd Westchester Facility in October

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center will open a new outpatient location in West Harrison in October, bringing a second of its world-renowned treatment facilities to Westchester County.

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Related Topix: Memorial SloanKettering Cancer Center, Medicine, Hospital Administration, Westchester County, NY, West Harrison, NY, Harrison, NY, Sleepy Hollow, NY

KMIZ

Ebola virus

A Centers for Disease Control and Prevention staff member has returned to the United States from West Africa by charter flight after the employee had low-risk contact with a health worker who tested positive for Ebola.

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

WTAE-TV Pittsburgh

Should you buy ISIS? No, not that one

You might think that a company called Isis Pharmaceuticals would be itching to change its name in order to avoid confusion with the terrorist organization Islamic State of Iraq and Syria .

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Related Topix: Biotech, Isis Pharmaceuticals, Medicine, Startups, Facebook, Social Software, Twitter

Brandon Sun

Medical device maker Medtronic spends $350 million on another European acquisition

U.S. medical device maker Medtronic is building stronger ties to Europe, a couple months after announcing a $42.9 billion acquisition that involves moving its main executive offices across the Atlantic, where it can get a better tax deal.

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Related Topix: Medtronic, Medicine, Medical Equipment, Startups, Horizon Therapeutics, Kyphon, Salient Surgical Technologies

WIS-TV Columbia

Surgery to repair Phoenix boy's throat damaged by button battery

It's been nearly four years since a Phoenix boy swallowed a button battery from a remote control shortly after his first birthday.

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Related Topix: Hospital Administration, Medicine, Phoenix Children's Hospital

WWLP

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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

Reuters

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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

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