Off Season May Not Be Long Enough to Recover From Football 'Hits'
New research shows that the brains of some football players who had the usual head hits associated with the sport, but no concussions, still had signs of mild brain injury six months after the season ended.
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Most Medical Devices Approved for Kids Only Tested on Adults: Study
Most medical devices approved for use in children are not tested on pediatric patients before they are marketed, a new Harvard study finds.
Surveyed U.S. Physicians Expect Strong Uptake of Novel Oral Anticoagulants for the Treatment of VTE
Surveyed emergency room physicians and cardiologists indicate that they currently use Bayer/Janssen's Xarelto in 14 percent and 31 percent of their patients respectively, with over two-thirds of surveyed physicians increasing their use of Xarelto by 2015.
With Google Glass, the doctor can see you now
As an emergency room physician rushes to a patient, he glances at a QR code by the door to the patient's room and immediately can see the man's medical history and the nurse's notes.
Wed Apr 16, 2014
Doctors turned lawmakers oppose medicaid expansion
They're both physicians who became lawmakers. GOP Congressman Larry Bucshon is a heart surgeon.
Health Express Walk-In Urgent Medical Care Opens in Plymouth
Health Express Walk-in Urgent Medical Care held a ribbon-cutting event on Tuesday, April 15 for it's new location in Plymouth at 59 Long Pond Road.
Tue Apr 15, 2014
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.'
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Thu Apr 10, 2014
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.
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.
Poots addresses emergency care summit
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