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41 min ago | The Weston Daily Voice
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.
4 hrs ago | Colorado Springs Independent
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.
Kent Tekulve, the submarine-throwing relief hero of the Pirates' last World Series championship, is at home recovering from Sept. 5 heart transplant surgery.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Grand Challenges Explorations, an initiative of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, has provided $1 million for research at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center.
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.
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 .
"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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Updated: Wed Sep 17, 2014 08:45 am
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