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2 hrs ago | The Times Leader

Geisinger president, CEO stepping down next year

The Geisinger Health System Foundation Board of Directors has begun the process of recruiting a successor to Geisinger President and Chief Executive Officer Glenn Steele, Jr., M.D., next year.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Geisinger Health System, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry, Columbia, MD, University of Chicago

6 hrs ago | Medical News

Endoscopic resection not always best for localized, early-stage esophageal cancer: Study

A new study, published in the July, 2014, issue of the Journal of the National Cancer Institute by Northwestern Medicine- researchers, sheds new light on the risks associated with the growing popularity of endoscopic resection in the treatment of localized, early-stage esophageal cancer .

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Related Topix: Esophageal Cancer, Health, Medicine, Oncology

8 hrs ago | Stanford

Medicine magazine opens up the world of surgery

It used to be "big hole, big surgeon" - but no more, according to Stanford's chair of surgery, Tom Krummel , MD, who's one of the surgeons featured in Stanford Medicine magazine's report on surgery and life in the operating room, " Inside job: Surgeons at work ."

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Related Topix: Medicine, Marijuana

9 hrs ago | Sys-Con Media

10-Year Success With Robotic Prostate Surgery

According to a new study from Detroit, Michigan, robotic prostatectomy yields highly successful long-term prostate cancer results.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Prostate Cancer, Health, Detroit, MI, Urology

11 hrs ago | Canada NewsWire

The International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery Releases...

For the first time, in terms of the number of surgical procedures performed, and Botulinum Toxin takes the number one position for number of overall cosmetic procedures performed.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Plastic Surgery

12 hrs ago | Business Wire

Ethicon Launches Harmonic Focus + Shears with Adaptive Tissue...

Adaptive Tissue Technology comes to open procedures, offering surgeons improved thermal management coupled with greater precision and speed, building on the innovative foundation of the uniquely designed HARMONIC Energy product line )--Ethicon Endo-Surgery, Inc. today announces the launch of HARMONIC FOCUS + Shears with Adaptive Tissue Technology ... (more)

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Related Topix: Marketing

16 hrs ago | ABS-CBN News

Can you afford medical emergencies?

It's a scenario everyone dreads, but is repeated several times a day in emergency rooms and medical centers around the Philippines someone has a medical condition, needs immediate intervention, and his or her loved ones do not have the funds to cover the necessary procedures and medications.

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Related Topix: Medicine

Sun Jul 27, 2014

The Daily Republic

Renowned cardiovascular surgeon comes to NorthBay

A cardiovascular surgeon known for his work at the University of California, Los Angeles Medical Center and Stanford Medical Center has joined NorthBay Healthcare.

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Related Topix: Medicine, UC Los Angeles, Kidney Cancer, Health

New York Magazine

Is Race Plastic? My Trip Into the \"Ethnic Plastic Surgery\" Minefield

"You've got some nice Caucasian features," Dr. Edmund Kwan says, inspecting my face at his Upper East Side plastic-surgery practice, where the waiting room includes an ottoman larger than my kitchen table.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Plastic Surgery, Eyelid Surgery, Asian-American, African-American, Sports

Island Gazette Newspaper Online

Michael Jaskolka, DDS, MD, joins NHRMC Physician Group

The NHRMC Physician Group is pleased to announce the addition of Michael Jaskolka, DDS, MD, to its maxillofacial surgery team.

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Related Topix: Medicine, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, Wilmington, NC

EurekAlert!

Surgical safety program greatly reduces surgical site infections for heart operations

Study presented at the ACS NSQIP National Conference reports that evidence-based measures plus an interdisciplinary team approach reduces surgical site infection rates in a high-risk patient population New York City : A common postoperative complication after open heart operations-infection at the surgical site-has been reduced by 77 percent at a ... (more)

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Related Topix: Medicine, Canada, Anesthesiology, Nursing

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Denver Post

CU Hospital pioneering new minimally invasive surgeries

At University of Colorado Hospital just over a week ago, an 88-year-old Aspen woman waited a little nervously for a surgeon to install a polyester-covered metal clip inside her heart to repair a leaky valve.

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Related Topix: Medicine

Taranaki Daily News

Maunga gets clean bill of health

He has spent time in the old hospital and at Barrett St before that and says the new wing is in a class of its own.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Nursing

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Gloversville Leader-Herald

Robotic Surgery

Visitors to St. Mary's Hospital on Friday afternoon were able to get up close and personal with da Vinci.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Science / Technology, Robots, Urology

Metsblog.com

Mets' team surgeon among best in baseball

Mets' team surgeon Dr. David Altchek is considered by injury expert Will Carroll as one of the top "Super Surgeons" tasked with putting MLB's broken arms back together .

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Related Topix: Medicine

Estes Park Trail-Gazette

Need surgery? stay close to home! choose EPMC

Medical service providers at Estes Park Medical Center realize that any surgery is a major event in life.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Estes Park, CO, Nursing, Hernia, Health, Appendicitis

Examiner.com

What to expect after a nose surgery

The official name of a nose surgery, a most sought after cosmetic procedure, is called a rhinoplasty.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Plastic Surgery

Saipan Tribune

Community Briefs - " July 25, 2014

Tinian scholarship reminders The Tinian Municipal Scholarship Board would like to remind potential applicants the deadline submission for 2014 fall semester application, academic year 2014-1015.

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Related Topix: Medicine

Sys-Con Media

Plastic Surgeon in Los Angeles Educates Peers at THE Aesthetic Show

THE Aesthetic Showa is an annual meeting for aesthetic medical and dental professionals.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Los Angeles, CA, Plastic Surgery

Bellingham Herald

Surgeons in India remove 232 teeth from teen

They said the 17-year-old from a small village in western India had been suffering from jaw pain and swelling for more than 18 months.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Wisdom Teeth, Health

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