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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

Sat Sep 13, 2014

KOMO News

Salem, Ore. considers sidewalk smoking ban

The City of Salem is considering banning smoking on some public sidewalks, including the walkways next to Salem Hospital and Willamette University. Mayor Anna Peterson proposed the ban at the request of officials from the hospital and university.

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Related Topix: Smoking, Medicine, Health, Salem, OR, Willamette University, Salem Hospital, Healthcare Industry

Detroit Free Press

Beware of the medical identity theft epidemic

Despite government assurances that the recent hacking of HealthCare.gov did not compromise the security of the personal information of enrollees and the hack was confined to a server that was not supposed to be connected to the Internet, many security experts continue to have doubts about the security of the HealthCare.gov website. / Associated Press Within the past few weeks we have seen the hacking of the Affordable Care Act's HealthCare.gov as well as a massive data breach at Community Health Systems, a hospital chain with medical facilities in 29 states in which the records of 4.5 million patients of Community Health Systems' hospitals including names, addresses, birth dates and Social Security numbers were stolen.

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Related Topix: Community Medical Center, Medicine, Community General Hospital, Community Health Care, Quorum, Healthcare Industry, Social Security, Personal Finance

NewsLI.com

Cops: Babylon Man, Joseph Kearns, 33, Charged with Murder; Fatally...

Suffolk County Police arrested a Babylon man who fatally stabbed his mother and seriously injured his sister at their residence in Babylon yesterday, September 13, 2014. According to the report, First Precinct patrol officers responded to 358 Livingston Ave. at approximately 7:20 a.m. after Kathleen Kearns called 911 to report that she and her mother, Mina Kearns, had been stabbed.

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Related Topix: Kearny, NJ, Medicine, Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center, Good Samaritan Hospital and Health Center, Healthcare Industry

SFGate

Organizers: Blood donor base in ND is declining

Blood drive organizers say the donor base in North Dakota is declining even as the population grows. Donor recruitment manager Stephanie Radenz of United Blood Services tells KXMB-TV organizers are struggling on a daily basis to bring in enough donors.

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Related Topix: St Alexius Medical Center, Medicine, Healthcare Industry, Science / Technology

Philly.com

Can women eat fish for better hearing?

Researchers at Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston found that consuming at least two servings of fish and omega-3s each week could help prevent or delay hearing loss. "Acquired hearing loss is a highly prevalent, and often disabling, chronic health condition," the study's corresponding author, Dr. Sharon Curhan, of the hospital's Division of Network Medicine, said in a hospital news release.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Healthcare Industry, Audiology, Nutrition

ABC Action News

Kid lights kid on fire, caretaker arrested

A child burned by another child was forced to wait 5 days for medical help, Tampa police say. The caregiver was arrested.

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Related Topix: Tampa, FL, Tampa General Hospital, Medicine, Healthcare Industry

Fri Sep 12, 2014

Greenwich Citizen

Respiratory virus that hits kids might be in CT

About enterovirus D68 Here are some fast facts about the respiratory illness sweeping the country, from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The virus was first identified in California in 1962, but has not been commonly reported in the United States.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Biotech, Medicine, Healthcare Industry, Kentucky, Connecticut Children's Medical Center, Infectious Diseases

WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

Data breach at Tampa General Hospital

Data breach at Tampa General Hospital A data breach at a local hospital had nearly 700 patients' information stolen. Check out this story on wtsp.com: http://on.wtsp.com/1tJ8Y1C Tampa, Florida -- A data breach at a local hospital had nearly 700 patients' private information stolen.

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Related Topix: Tampa General Hospital, Medicine, Healthcare Industry, Tampa, FL, Social Security, Personal Finance

Business Journal

TGH fires worker accused in data breach

Tampa General Hospital terminated an employee whom the hospital said accessed data for 675 patients without authorization.

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KFVS12

Eat more fish, save your hearing?

Researchers at Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston found that consuming at least two servings of fish and omega-3s each week could help prevent or delay hearing loss. "Acquired hearing loss is a highly prevalent, and often disabling, chronic health condition," the study's corresponding author, Dr. Sharon Curhan, of the hospital's Division of Network Medicine, said in a hospital news release.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Healthcare Industry, Audiology, Nutrition

Daily Herald

Advocate, NorthShore to create 16-hospital system

Advocate Health Care, one of the biggest health systems in the nation, announced plans Friday to merge with NorthShore University HealthSystem. The combination, to be called Advocate NorthShore Health Partners, will have 16 hospitals, 4,438 beds and 45,000 employees, the Chicago Sun-Times reported.

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Related Topix: Advocate Health Care, Medicine, Healthcare Industry

WBOC-TV Salisbury

Inmate at Wilmington Jail Dies, Suicide Suspected

The Department of Correction says 41-year-old Michael Piunti died Thursday morning at St. Francis Hospital. Officials say Delaware State Police are investigating Piunti's death as an apparent suicide.

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Related Topix: St Francis Hospital, Medicine, Healthcare Industry

Thu Sep 11, 2014

Science Daily

Not enough vitamin B1 can cause brain damage

A deficiency of a single vitamin, B1 , can cause a potentially fatal brain disorder called Wernicke encephalopathy. Symptoms can include confusion, hallucinations, loss of muscle coordination and vision problems.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Neurology, Loyola University Health System, Healthcare Industry

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