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41 min ago | The Weston Daily Voice

Hospitals In Norwalk, Danbury Testing Suspected Cases Of Enterovirus

Doctors at Norwalk Hospital suspect they are seeing a few cases of enterovirus D68 -- a severe pediatric respiratory virus -- and have sent one case to the state for testing, according to The Hour . The state Department of Public Health reported Monday that eight patients in the state are suspected of having the dangerous virus that is sweeping the nation.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Connecticut Children's Medical Center, Healthcare Industry, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

4 hrs ago | Colorado Springs Independent

The poison in baby products

Look at the big change won earlier this year when the labels on Johnson's Baby Shampoo announced: "Improved Formula." This popular Johnson & Johnson baby product has long been advertised with the comforting slogan, "No More Tears," for the shampoo's ingredients don't sting a tiny tot's eyes.

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Related Topix: Johnson & Johnson, Biotech, Johnson and Johnson, Medicine, Johnson and Johnson Merck Consumer Pharmaceuticals, Healthcare Industry, Startups, Acclarent, DePuy Orthopaedics, Medical Equipment, St Peters Health Care Services

9 hrs ago | Science Daily

The benefits and dangers of supplements

From multivitamins to supplements that pledge to help with everything from depression to treating athlete's foot, whole stores are filled with these alternative medications. With so many options out there it can be difficult for patients to know what is beneficial or even where to start.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Nutrition, Medicine, Loyola University Health System, Healthcare Industry, Vitamin C, Supplement, Melatonin

Tue Sep 16, 2014

Chicago Cubs

Tekulve heads home after heart transplant surgery

Kent Tekulve, the submarine-throwing relief hero of the Pirates' last World Series championship, is at home recovering from Sept. 5 heart transplant surgery.

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Related Topix: Kidney Cancer, Health, Medicine, Allegheny General Hospital, Healthcare Industry, Sports, Major League Baseball, Chicago Cubs

Investor's Business Daily

Thermo Fisher Scientific Appoints New Members to Scientific Advisory...

Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. , the world leader in serving science, has appointed three new members to its Scientific Advisory Board: Dr. Andrea Califano, Dr. Arnold J. Levine and Dr. Aviv Regev. Dr. Califano is the founding chairman of the department of systems biology at Columbia University, and he currently serves on the board of scientific advisors of the National Cancer Institute.

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Related Topix: Blue Spark Technologies, MultiCare Health System, Open Silicon, Excelerate Labs, Medicine, Healthcare Industry, Thermo Fisher Scientific, Compass Labs

The Port Chester Daily Voice

Seeing Again

Joe Vellone is a football fan. The retired Baldwin Place roofing contractor loves to watch the New York Jets on television, but that has become more and more difficult in recent years.

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Related Topix: Macular Degeneration, Westchester Medical Center, Healthcare Industry

Business Journal

What sets XLerateHealth apart from other accelerator programs

Instead, the program works with a broad range of companies, from life sciences to medical devices, said Jacke Willmot , chief operating officer and co-founder. I recently met with Willmot and Bob Saunders , co-founder and chairman, to see what XLerateHealth has been up to lately.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Humana, Insurance, HCA, Medicine, Healthcare Industry

WVEC-TV Norfolk

Teenage pedestrian in serious condition after accident in Norfolk

When emergency crews arrived on scene they found a 16-year-old boy suffering serious injuries. He was sent to Sentara Norfolk General Hospital where he is in critical condition.

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Related Topix: Norfolk, VA, Medicine, Sentara Norfolk General Hospital, Healthcare Industry

Mon Sep 15, 2014

HON

Older Patients More Likely to Fill Prescriptions for Generic Statins: Study

Patients prescribed cholesterol-lowering drugs are more likely to fill their prescriptions and gain health benefits if the medications are cheaper generic brands, new research suggests. At issue are the cholesterol-lowering drugs known as statins.

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Related Topix: Cholesterol, Health, Zocor, Simvastatin (generic), Lipitor, Atorvastatin (generic), Brigham and Women's Hospital, Healthcare Industry, Medicare

Business Journal

Bill Gates gives $1M to develop medical mouse in Cincinnati

Grand Challenges Explorations, an initiative of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, has provided $1 million for research at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center.

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Related Topix: Cincinnati, OH, Bill Gates, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Charitable Organizations, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, Healthcare Industry, Microsoft, Startups

WHDH

Pia Zadora home from Vegas hospital after accident

A spokeswoman says entertainer Pia Zadora is home from a Las Vegas hospital to continue treatment for serious head and ankle injuries received when she fell from a golf cart last week. Zadora representative Eileen Koch said in an email Monday the singer-actress was released from University Medical Center in Las Vegas and plans to travel to Los Angeles next week for surgery for a compound ankle fracture.

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Related Topix: University Medical Center, Medicine, Healthcare Industry

CBS Local

Rapidly Spreading Children's Virus Suspected At Hospital In Hartford

A rare virus being blamed for sending hundreds of children to the hospital in the South and Midwest appears to have spread to the Northeast. Officials at Connecticut Children's Medical Center in Hartford said they're treating children with symptoms similar to those of enterovirus EV-D68 .

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Related Topix: Connecticut Children's Medical Center, Healthcare Industry, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

MLive.com

Life without hands or feet: 'I can still love the people I love,' Pam Buschle says

"I feel I've come out of it a whole person, and probably more complete than I was before." - Pam Buschle he day Pam Buschle left the intensive care unit after seven weeks of fighting for her life , her family and friends sighed and gave thanks.

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Related Topix: Spectrum Health, Healthcare Industry, Grand Rapids, MI

Newsday

Man shot in the knee in Bay Shore, police say

A man was shot in the knee as he stood on a street in Bay Shore on Saturday, Suffolk County police said. The man, who was not identified, was on Belford Avenue when he was shot in the knee by an unknown assailant just before 8 p.m., police said.

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Related Topix: Bay Shore, NY, Suffolk County, NY, Medicine, Southside Hospital, Healthcare Industry

Sun Sep 14, 2014

Cybercast News Service

Grain-dust blast injures 4 at factory

Four people were burned Sunday in a grain-dust explosion at a NestlA© Purina plant in the city, authorities said. The four contractors were welding about 5 p.m. on the fifth floor of the complex's seven-story grain elevator when flames from their torches sparked grain dust and set off the explosion, Flagstaff Fire Department Capt.

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Related Topix: Explosion, Flagstaff Medical Center, Medicine, Healthcare Industry

CBS Local

Police: Man Shot Through Front Door Of Long Island Home

Police are investigating after a man was shot through the front door of his Long Island home early Sunday morning. Suffolk County Police said the suspect knocked at the front door of the home located at 660 Dixon Ave. in Copiague before firing multiple shots through the door at around 12:10 a.m. Aaron Goodman, who lives in the home, was shot in the abdomen.

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Related Topix: Suffolk County, NY, Copiague, NY, Medicine, Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center, Healthcare Industry, West Islip, NY

Chambersburg Public Opinion

Second woman dies after Marion explosion, house fire

MARION >> A second woman injured in an explosion and house fire in Marion on Aug. 28 has passed away, according to a hospital spokesperson on Sunday. Naja N. George, 23, was taken to Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center in Baltimore after police responded to the fire on Aug. 28 and died from her injuries Friday evening.

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Related Topix: Explosion, Medicine, Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, Healthcare Industry, Pennsylvania, Opinion

WAVY-TV Portsmouth

One dead, two wounded in Norfolk shooting

Police responded to the intersection of Reservoir Avenue and Goff Street around 4:15 a.m. after receiving reports of gunshots in the area. While officers were responding to the call three men with gunshot wounds showed up at Sentara Norfolk General Hospital in a personal vehicle.

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Related Topix: Norfolk, VA, Medicine, Sentara Norfolk General Hospital, Healthcare Industry

The Bugle

katy Wilkins named Arizona March of Dimes 'Nurse of the Year'

Katy Wilkens, R.N., B.S.N., M.B.A., won the 2014 Arizona March of Dimes Nurse of the Year award in the Critical Care category. Wilkens, who works at Northern Arizona Healthcare, is the director of Critical Care Services at Flagstaff Medical Center.

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Related Topix: Arizona, Nursing, Medicine, Flagstaff Medical Center, Healthcare Industry

Red Bluff Daily News

Death notices: Sept. 13, 2014

Nichols: Shirley Bell Nichols, 77, of Red Bluff died Wednesday, Sept. 10 at Mercy Medical Center in Redding.

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Related Topix: Red Bluff, CA, Entertainment, Drama, Television, Medicine, Mercy Medical Center, Healthcare Industry, Redding, CA

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