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1 hr ago | Health.com

Many Women Who Have Mastectomy Don't Get Breast Reconstruction: Study

Breast reconstruction after a mastectomy has long been an option, but a new study shows that only about 42 percent of women choose it.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Cancer, Health, Memorial SloanKettering Cancer Center, Healthcare Industry, Breast Cancer, Healthcare Law, Law, Women's Health

4 hrs ago | Business Journal

WakeMed charts $10M birth-unit expansion

WakeMed Health & Hospitals will spend $10.6 million to renovate and expand the Women's Pavilion & Birthplace at WakeMed Raleigh Campus.

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Related Topix: WakeMed, Medicine, Healthcare Industry, Raleigh, NC

8 hrs ago | Sentinel & Enterprise

Curt Schilling blames chewing tobacco for mouth cancer

Former major league pitcher Curt Schilling says he's battling mouth cancer and blames 30 years of chewing tobacco use.

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Related Topix: Curt Schilling, Oral Cancer, Health, Medicine, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Healthcare Industry, DanaFarber Cancer Institute

12 hrs ago | Reuters

U.S. hospital breach biggest yet to exploit Heartbleed bug: expert

Hackers who stole the personal data of about 4.5 million patients of hospital group Community Health Systems Inc broke into the company's computer system by exploiting the "Heartbleed" internet bug, making it the first known large-scale cyber attack using the flaw, according to a security expert.

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Related Topix: Computer Security, Science / Technology, Medicine, Community Health Care, Healthcare Industry, Social Security, Personal Finance

16 hrs ago | WNFL-AM Green Bay

Director of Marshfield Clinic steps down as part o...

Dr. Brian Ewert made that announcement Monday. He plans to return to medical practice when he leaves the post September 12th.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Healthcare Industry, Marshfield Clinic

Tue Aug 19, 2014

WAVE-TV Louisville

Patient in CA hospital being tested for Ebola

A patient in a California hospital is being tested for a possible Ebola infection, according to a hospital official's statement.

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Related Topix: Kaiser Permanente, Medicine, Healthcare Industry, Sacramento, CA, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Epidemic, Natural Disasters

Medical News Today

Study finds increased rates of preventable deaths in the U.S. following common urologic procedures

In recent years, a shift from inpatient to outpatient surgery in the U.S. for commonly performed urologic procedures has coincided with increasing deaths following complications that were potentially recognizable or preventable.

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Related Topix: Henry Ford Health System, Medicine, Healthcare Industry, Health

Mirror.co.uk

Top doctor Lam Hoe Yeoh of Surrey in court accused of filming people in toilets

World-renowned hearing specialist Dr Lam Hoe Yeoh, known as Robin, was arrested at the privately-run St Anthony's Hospital in North Cheam, Surre A leading consultant prayed in the dock and held a bible in his hand as he appeared in court yesterday accused of using hidden equipment to spy on nearly a hundred people in hospital toilets.

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Related Topix: St Anthonys Hospital, Medicine, Healthcare Industry

Sunherald.com

Chinese hackers steal data from 4.5 million patients in U.S. hospital chain

The attacks occurred in April and June, the Franklin, Tennessee-based company said Monday in a U.S. regulatory filing.

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Related Topix: Computer Security, Science / Technology, Medicine, Community Health Care, Healthcare Industry, Social Security, Personal Finance, Franklin, TN

Journalgazette.net

Data breach at Lutheran wide-ranging

Lutheran Health Network's parent company Monday revealed that 4.5 million patient names, birthdates and Social Security numbers have been stolen - possibly by cyber-criminals in China.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Community Health Care, Healthcare Industry, Securities and Exchange Commission, Corporate / Securities Law, Law

WTNH

1-year old baby stabbed and killed; uncle in custody

A one-year old child has died after being stabbed in her stomach, according to police.

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Related Topix: Connecticut Children's Medical Center, Medicine, Healthcare Industry

Mon Aug 18, 2014

ComputerWorld

Why would Chinese hackers want US hospital patient data?

The theft of personal data on 4.5 million patients of Community Health Systems by hackers in China highlights the increasing degree to which hospitals are becoming lucrative targets for information theft.

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

Business Journal

CHS is the latest reminder that security breaches are a matter of 'when,' not 'if'

Personal information - social security numbers, birthdays and more - of more than 4 million patients of doctors affiliated with Franklin-based Community Health Systems looks to have found its way into the hands of a China-based group of hackers.

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

WSFA-TV Montgomery

Crestwood Medical Center is owned by Community Health Systems.

A hospital operator that owns 11 hospitals in Alabama says a cyberattack took information on more than 4 million patients from its computer network earlier this year.

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Related Topix: Community Medical Center, Community General Hospital, Community Health Care, Quorum, Healthcare Industry

WPTZ-TV Plattsburgh

Hospital network hacked, 4.5 million records stolen

Community Health Systems, which operates 206 hospitals across the United States, announced on Monday that hackers recently broke into its computers and stole data on 4.5 million patients.

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Related Topix: Community Medical Center, Medicine, Community General Hospital, Community Health Care, Quorum, Healthcare Industry, Computer Security, Science / Technology

Reuters

Community Health Systems says data stolen in cyber attack

U.S. hospital operator Community Health Systems Inc said it suspected data of about 4.5 million clients were stolen by Chinese hackers from its computer network.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Community Health Care, Healthcare Industry, Computer Security, Community Medical Center, Community General Hospital, Science / Technology, Quorum

Berkshire Eagle

Police shoot, kill bull after goring

Police had to shoot and kill an out-of-control bull that gored a 74-year-old man at a Littleton livestock yard.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Emerson Hospital, Healthcare Industry

Merced Sun-Star

SC hospital gets 4 tablets to reach young patients

The tablets are being presented in a ceremony in the hospital's pediatric sickle cell clinic on Monday.

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Related Topix: Childrens Hospital, Medicine, Healthcare Industry, University of South Carolina, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC

Sun Aug 17, 2014

Medical News

Human milk diet protects intestines and supports growth of premature infants

For premature infants, adequate growth while in the neonatal intensive care unit is an indicator of better long-term health and developmental outcomes.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Medicine, Nutrition, Baylor College of Medicine, Texas Children's Hospital, Healthcare Industry, Pediatrics, Health

Merced Sun-Star

Births

The Bee publishes birth information from Kaiser Modesto Medical Center and Emanuel Medical Center.

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Related Topix: Modesto, CA, Medicine, Memorial Medical Center, Healthcare Industry, Merced, CA

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