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7 hrs ago | Post-gazette.com

Health giants Highmark, UPMC swap mix-up blame

Monongahela restaurant owner John Timko thought he was back on course Thursday when UPMC granted him an exception to see his UPMC cardiologist even though he had Highmark Community Blue insurance.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

NewsTarget.com

Two hours of sitting effectively negates 20 minutes of exercise

Sitting down for two straight hours and doing nothing might negate the benefits of a daily 20-minute exercise routine.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Life, Nutrition, Food

News Times

Christian Briggs, a 2014 graduate of Manhattan College with a bachelor's degree in civil engineering, has joined The Di Salvo Engineering Group, Structural Engineers, of Ridgefield.

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Related Topix: Engineering, Civil Engineering, Science, Ridgefield, CT, Monroe, CT, Stratford, CT, Medicine, Newtown, CT

Medical Device/Diagnostic Ind.

Cardiologist: True Value of mHealth Lies in Behavior Change Not Diagnostics

"In an era where cost reduction and better outcomes is key, I'm looking at technology that drives better health outcomes, not technology that simply adds another flavor of the month," Damani declared in a phone interview Thursday.

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Related Topix: Nursing

Modern Healthcare

Ting appointed chief quality officer at NewYork-Presbyterian

NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital in Manhattan has named Dr. Henry Ting its new senior vice president and chief quality officer.Ting, a cardiologist, directs NewYork-Presbyterian's clinical-quality and patient-safety initiatives.

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Patch.com

Pediatric Heart Specialist Warns Energy Drinks Could Be Deadly for Children and Teens

Children and adolescents are consuming more and more energy drinks without regard to the potentially devastating impact these drinks can have on the heart, according to recent studies.

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Related Topix: Medicine

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Verde Independent

VVMC Heart Failure Wellness Program awarded 30-Day Readmission Award

Verde Valley Medical Center's Heart Failure Wellness Program, one of the comprehensive programs offered by VVMC's Cardiology Services, was awarded the 30-Day Readmission Award for small hospitals at the American Association of Heart Failure Nurses annual conference in Los Angeles.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Nursing

WWL-TV New Orleans

Doctors using genes to personalize health treatments

Having a bad reaction to a medication is one of the leading causes of hospitalizations and death.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Lacombe, LA, Mandeville, LA, New Orleans, LA

EurekAlert!

Preliminary agenda available for 4th VEINS Conference to be held October 9-12 in Chicago

VEINS is an established Venous Endovascular Interventional Strategies group comprised of experts in the field whose primary aim is to provide a "How To" meeting for cardiologists and other healthcare providers who are interested in advancing their knowledge and skills in venous interventions and whose ultimate goal is developing their own ... (more)

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Hispanic Business

STENTYS First Half 2014 Revenues Rise 18%

For the first half of 2014, sales rose 18.0% to 1,934 thousand from 1,638.4 thousand for the same period in 2013.

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Related Topix: Stentys, Heart Attack, Health, Medicine, Marketing

DNA India

Samajwadi Party's Ram Gopal Yadav admitted to AIIMS

Samajwadi Party's national general secretary Ram Gopal Yadav, who is the brother of SP chief Mulayam Singh Yadav, has been admitted to the All India Institute of Medical Sciences .

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Related Topix: Medicine, Heart Disease, Health

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Cath Lab Digest

Radiation Exposure Concerns, Increased Precision Driving Growth of Corindus Vascular Robotics

Robotic-assisted coronary angioplasties a solution today for hospitals across the country Waltham, MA - July 23, 2014 - As attention increases on the effects of radiation exposure among interventional cardiologists , Corindus Vascular Robotics announced the recent installations of its CorPath System at five facilities: UH Case Medical Center, ... (more)

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Related Topix: Corindus, Medicine, Cleveland, OH, Virginia Commonwealth University

The Standard

Easy heartbeat checks to help prevent strokes

A new portable device that diagnoses an abnormal heart rhythm in just 30 seconds will help identify patients at risk of heart failure and strokes.

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Related Topix: Heart Failure, Medicine

TheDay.Com

Cardiologist joins Hartford HealthCare Norwich

Cardiologist Dr. Amr Atef, a member of the medical staff at The William W. Backus Hospital has joined Hartford HealthCare Medical Group, the hospital announced Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Norwich, CT, Medicine

WTKR-TV Norfolk

New study could lead to biological pacemakers

In a recently released study, researchers claim they have reprogrammed heart cells in living animals to regulate erratic heartbeats and even cure diseases.

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Related Topix: Medicine

TwinCities

My Pet World:

Feline heart disease and a fatal illness called feline infectious peritonitis are two of the most devastating diseases in cats.

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Related Topix: Heart Disease, Health, Medicine, Ithaca, NY

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Post-Tribune

Infant fights to overcome rare disorders

Some might say it's her fierce love for Adrian that has kept him alive. More might believe that a miracle has come into play.

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Business Journal

Cole, partners sever ties with Mercy, head back to private practice

Cardiologist Dr. Patricia Cole and her seven partners are leaving Mercy Clinic to set up a private practice once again.

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KSL-TV

Controlling the silent killer

This story is sponsored by University of Utah Health Care , we want to keep your heart pumping and your life long.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Hypertension, Health, University of Utah, Health Care Provider, Nephrology

Customer Interaction Solutions

Results of First-in-Human Study of Transcatheter Technologies' TAVI...

Transcatheter Technologies GmbH , an emerging medical device company that is developing a third-generation transcatheter aortic valve implantation system- TRINITY -announced today that results of a first-in-human clinical study of its TRINITY system have been published ahead of print publication in the July issue of the peer-reviewed medical ... (more)

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