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2 hrs ago | POP City

Science fiction or future of emergency medicine?

Suspended animation sounds like something out of a science fiction movie. That's why the investigative team at UPMC Presbyterian describes the lifesaving technique they are ready to perform on humans for the first time ever as "Emergency Preservation and Resuscitation" or EPR.


Related Topix: Medicine, University of Pittsburgh

6 hrs ago | TheDay.Com

Ledge Light to host prescription drug abuse panel

The Ledge Light Health District will host a prescription drug abuse panel discussion at 7 a.m. April 29 in Baker Auditorium at Lawrence + Memorial Hospital.


Related Topix: Drug Addiction (Substance Abuse), Health, Medicine, Norwich, CT

10 hrs ago | Circulation

Public Health Burden of Sudden Cardiac Death in the United States [Original Articles]

From the Heart Institute, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA ; and Knight Cardiovascular Institute , Department of Pathology , and Department of Emergency Medicine , Oregon Health and Science University, Portland.


Related Topix: Los Angeles, CA, Cedars Medical Center, Medicine, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry, Oregon Health & Science University

22 hrs ago | Updates in Michigan Family Law

Children's Exposure to Marijuana

A study to be published by the Annals of Emergency Medicine shows that accidental exposures to marijuana among children under the age of nine have increased in states that have laws allowing liberalized access to marijuana.


Related Topix: Medicine

Mon Apr 14, 2014


Alexa Ray Joel collapses on cabaret stage

An emergency room doctor concluded that Alexa Ray Joel, 28, experienced vasovagal syncope, a common cause of fainting that "is usually harmless and requires no treatment," Joel rep Claire Mercuri said.


Related Topix: Medicine, Public Relations, Entertainment

Alabama Live

Not 'OK' to die for Americans? Expert on death and dying to address One Huntsville

Huntsville Hospital emergency room physicians Dr. Monica Williams-Murphy and her husband, Dr. Kristian Murphy, co-wrote a book about end of life decisions, 'It's OK to Die.'


Related Topix: Huntsville, AL, Medicine

Sun Apr 13, 2014

The Daily Free Press

Beth Israel uses Google Glass for emergency care

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center announced Wednesday the expanded use of Google Glass to its entire emergency department, becoming the first hospital in the United States to do so.


Related Topix: Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry, Nursing, Boston, MA

The Orlando Sentinel

Florida Hospital plans to move rehab services

Florida Hospital has announced plans to close its Winter Park cardiac and pulmonary rehabilitation center May 1 and will move those services to the hospital's downtown Orlando campus.


Related Topix: Winter Park, FL, Orlando, FL, Apopka, FL, Medicine, Jacksonville, FL

Sat Apr 12, 2014

The Modesto Bee

Young doctors still pulled to specialties

This year, 57 percent of Maryland graduates will begin residencies in non-primary-care fields, the same percentage as last year's graduating class and slightly more than the class of 2012, of which 51 percent chose non-primary-care fields.


Related Topix: Medicine

Fri Apr 11, 2014


NYEMHPA Future of EHR / Future of EM presentation

I'm honored to be presenting this afternoon at the New York Emergency Medicine Health Policy Assembly, organized by the Emergency Department at North Shore - LIJ.


Related Topix: Medicine

Daily Press & Argus

Stars come out in the backyard

Like many people, Robert Fields likes to spend his spring evenings sitting in his yard gazing up at the heavens.


Related Topix: Medicine, Astronomy, Science

Thu Apr 10, 2014

Business Journal

Florida Blue to open urgent-care center near Winter Park Trader Joe's

A new urgent-care facility created by a Florida Blue related entity is set to open in the fall in Winter Park.


Related Topix: Florida, Medicine

Marblehead Author Holding Book Signing at Spirit of '76 Saturday

The following information was submitted by Rob Sisti: It's been quite an adventurous road leading up to today for Marblehead-resident Dr. Irv Danesh.


Related Topix: Marblehead, MA, World News, Mexico, Royal Pains, Entertainment, Television, Medicine, Drama


Poots addresses emergency care summit

If you are not in Northern Ireland, the content may be available to watch at or .


Related Topix: Medicine, Nursing

Wed Apr 09, 2014


Bidirectional Adherence Changes and Associated Factors in Patients...

From the Cardiovascular Center and Division of Cardiology, Department of Internal Medicine and Department of Emergency Medicine , National Taiwan University Hospital and National Taiwan University College of Medicine, Taipei City, Taiwan.


Related Topix: Medicine, World News, Taiwan

WDUN-AM Gainesville

New Medical Director of Emergency Dept. at CRH

Chestatee Regional Hospital announces that Armando Castillo, M.D. of The Longstreet Clinic, P.C., has been chosen as the new Medical Director of Chestatee's Emergency Department.


Related Topix: Medicine, Dahlonega, GA

Redondo Beach Physician Honored as LA BioMed 'Legend'

LOS ANGELES -- Continuing a tradition of recognizing its most outstanding physician-researchers, the Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute will celebrate the many accomplishments of Drs.


Related Topix: Redondo Beach, CA, Medicine, University of Chicago, Nephrology

Tue Apr 08, 2014

Oklahoma House panel chairman turns his back on 'doctor-shopping' measure

A bill that would require doctors to check their patients' drug histories before writing narcotic prescriptions was derailed Tuesday by a House committee chairman, but sponsors expressed hope they could keep the issue alive.


Related Topix: Medicine, Drugs, US Politics, US News, Representative Mary Fallin, Republican, US House of Representatives, Mary Fallin, US Governors, Owasso, OK

Mon Apr 07, 2014


News Advisory: Johns Hopkins to Host First National Symposium on Hospital Shootings April 11

What: Johns Hopkins public health and emergency preparedness experts will host the first national symposium designed to help health care providers and staff better prepare for and react to an "active shooter" in hospitals and other the health care settings.


Related Topix: Johns Hopkins University, Medicine

The Independent & Free Press

Joseph Brant Hospital to get $300 million update

Chief of Emergency Medicine Dr. Paul Faulkner and Vice-President of Patient Care Services and Chief Nursing Executive Mary MacLeod stand in front of the current emergency department.


Related Topix: Medicine, Nursing, Drama Movies, Thriller, If...., Science Fiction Movies, Mary MacLeod