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14 hrs ago | Boston Herald

Hospital parking attendant accused of murdering minister's son

A minister's son working as a valet at Brigham and Women's Hospital was shot to death in cold blood by an allegedly drunken coworker he gave a lift home from a party to five months ago after harsh words between the two parking attendants spilled out onto a Dorchester street, prosecutors said today.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry, Hyde-Park, MA, Violent Crime, Opinion

17 hrs ago | Boston.com

Boston Hospitals on the Lookout for Ebola Virus

Boston-area hospitals are training staff to look out for symptoms of the deadly Ebola virus, since experts now fear that cases of the disease may spread beyond West Africa.

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Related Topix: Travel, Africa, Nigeria Travel, South Africa Travel, Nigeria Travel, Africa, South Africa Travel, Africa, Mali Travel, Africa Travel, Mali Travel, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

20 hrs ago | University of Rochester

New Surgery Chair Brings International Expertise in Pancreatic Cancer

The University of Rochester Medical Center has recruited Washington University surgeon David C. Linehan , M.D., to serve as its next Chair of Surgery.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Surgery, Pancreatic Cancer, Health, University of Rochester, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry

Yesterday | Business Journal

Aetna Foundation gives $75k to Brigham and Women's, Harvard Medical School program

The Aetna Foundation has announced a $75,000 gift to Four Directions Summer Research Program, an eight-week summer initiative hosted by Brigham and Women's Hospital and Harvard Medical School.

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Related Topix: Hospital Administration, Medicine, Healthcare Industry

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Monterey County Herald

Ask Dr. K: Watch out for excess butter, sugar and salt when eating out

Q I travel regularly for work, so I have to eat out a lot. Could you give me some strategies to make restaurant meals healthier? A Eating out can ruin even the healthiest diets.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Dining, Fast Food, Nutrition, Medicine, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry

Bangor Daily News

Donor, recipient in lifesaving kidney transplant to run together in Beach to Beacon race

Last August, when Patty Blankenship ran the TD Beach to Beacon 10K Road Race , Daavid Swift watched from the sidelines.

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Related Topix: Kidney Cancer, Health, Portland, ME, South Portland, ME, Medicine, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry, Freeport, ME

EurekAlert!

Clearing cells to prevent cervical cancer

A study published online in the International Journal of Cancer earlier this month describes a novel approach to preventing cervical cancer based on findings showing successful reduction in the risk of cervical cancer after removal of a discrete population of cells in the cervix.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry

Thu Jul 24, 2014

CBS Local

Brigham & Women's To Offer Laughing Gas To Laboring Moms

Soon there will another option to relieve the pain of childbirth at one local hospital.

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Related Topix: Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry

Wed Jul 23, 2014

AlertNet

Over 10 million U.S. adults gain coverage under Obamacare -study

An estimated 10.3 million American adults have gained health coverage since Obamacare enrollment began last October, with the biggest gains among young adults and Hispanics, according to a study published on Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry, Healthcare Law, Law, Medicaid, Health

CE News

EH&E and Brigham and Women's Hospital win IFMA Excellence Award for advancing fire, life safety in construction practices

NEEDHAM, Mass. EH&E, a provider of environmental and engineering consulting services, has won the 2014 IFMA Boston Excellence Award for Best Practices in Sustainability for a joint project conducted with Brigham and Women's Hospital .

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Related Topix: Medicine, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry, Needham, MA

Tue Jul 22, 2014

WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

Scientists discover new way to make human platelets

Scientists report they have discovered a new way to make fully functional human platelets, which are the blood cells that form clots.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry, Hematology

Medical News Today

The cardiovascular benefit of aspirin may be modified by genetic variations

Aspirin is the gold standard for antiplatelet therapy and a daily low-dose aspirin is widely prescribed for the prevention of cardiovascular disease.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Aspirin (generic), Bayer, Alka-Seltzer, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry, Epinephrine (generic), Epipen, Health

Mon Jul 21, 2014

NutraIngredients-USA

'Reassuring': Harvard's large-scale randomized trial in men...

Vitamin E supplements did not affect cancer risk, says the new study from Brigham and Women's Hospital and Harvard Medical School Long-term use of vitamin C and E supplements do not increase the risk of cancer, while vitamin C may offer some colorectal benefits, according to a new analysis from Harvard researchers.

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Related Topix: Vitamin C, Supplement, Medicine, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry, Colorectal Health, Health, Life, Food, Nutrition, Centrum, Theragran, Vi-Daylin

Government Executive

Is There a Place for Google Glass in Hospitals?

Last July, Stephanie Shine waited an agonizing 18 hours before she could see and touch her baby for the first time.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry, Cambridge, MA

Applied Clinical Trials

Celsion Corporation Announces $1 Million NIH, NIBIB - Career...

The grant will support preclinical studies evaluating ThermoDox , the Company's heat-activated liposomal encapsulation of doxorubicin, in combination with High Intensity Focused Ultrasound , for the treatment of brain tumors.

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Related Topix: Celsion, Biotech, Oncology, Medicine, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry, Doxorubicin (generic), Adriamycin, Doxil, Cancer, Health, Liver Cancer

Surgical Products

Scientists Successfully Generate Human Platelets

Scientists at Brigham and Women's Hospital have developed a scalable, next-generation platelet bioreactor to generate fully functional human platelets in vitro.

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Related Topix: Hospital Administration, Medicine, Healthcare Industry, Hematology

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Medical News

Common genetic variation in gene may modify cardiovascular benefit of aspirin

Aspirin is the gold standard for antiplatelet therapy and a daily low-dose aspirin is widely prescribed for the prevention of cardiovascular disease .

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Related Topix: Medicine, Aspirin (generic), Bayer, Alka-Seltzer, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry, Epinephrine (generic), Epipen, Health

Fri Jul 18, 2014

CBS Local

Brigham Clinical Trial Using CAT Scan In Operating Room To Better Target Tumors

Donna Durell, 59, from New Hampshire was told she had a small lung nodule, found incidentally on a CT scan.

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Related Topix: Hospital Administration, Medicine, Healthcare Industry, Health, Lung Cancer

EurekAlert!

Genetic variations may modify cardiovascular benefit of aspirin

Aspirin is the gold standard for antiplatelet therapy and a daily low-dose aspirin is widely prescribed for the prevention of cardiovascular disease.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Aspirin (generic), Bayer, Alka-Seltzer, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry, Epinephrine (generic), Epipen

Thu Jul 17, 2014

Medical News Today

Gut bacteria changes may predict infection and inflammation

One of the most surprising revelations about human biology to emerge in recent years is that the microbes in our gut vastly outnumber our body's own cells.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry, Genetics, Crohn's Disease

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