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  1. China says to implement drug distribution reformsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 min ago | AlertNet

    China said on Saturday it would implement drug distribution reforms including centralisation measures designed to cut prices and reduce corruption. The State Council, China's cabinet, said it urged drug manufacturers to negotiate directly with hospitals on payment for pharmaceuticals instead of going through middle men.

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  2. The research also showed that 91% of workers reported worsening staff shortagesRead the original story w/Photo

    3 min ago | York Press

    Half of NHS workers believe patient care has declined over the past two years, with more than three quarters identifying the root cause as a lack of funding, a survey has found. Independent campaign group 38 Degrees questioned 3,547 NHS staff in an online survey, and found the majority of them, 51%, reported an increase in patient waiting times.

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  3. Photo Illustration by Emil Lendof/The Daily BeastRead the original story w/Photo

    5 min ago | The Daily Beast

    ... I mean major ) problems: 1) Despite Dr. Canavero's claims, even with recent progress with stem cell technology, medicine has not yet reached this point, and it may never. Even if the procedure were feasible (it isn't), we have enough trouble ...

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  4. Whoa, a Profit for Isis Pharmaceuticals Inc.Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Motley Fool

    There was a $19 million gain on sales of shares in Regulus Therapeutics , which Isis helped set up with Alnylam Pharmaceuticals . Regulus is up more than 350% since its IPO in 2012, so taking a little off the table makes sense; Isis still has an 11% stake in Regulus worth $105 million.

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  5. Negaunee woman pleads guilty to drug chargeRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | WLUC-TV Negaunee

    A Negaunee woman arrested in connection with a meth bust in Ishpeming appeared in Marquette County Circuit Court Friday morning. Juliane Bradbury pled guilty to the delivery of the controlled substance, pentobarbital.

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  6. Don't be afraid to give kids independenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 16, 2015 | Washington Examiner

    When I started second grade at St. Mary's Elementary School in Albuquerque, my parents decided it was time I learned how to walk to school. The trek from my grandparents' house, where we lived in a small two-room adobe casita at the rear of the property, to the school a mile away took about a half-hour.

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  7. Pharmacyclics completes toxicology studies of BTK inhibitor in RARead the original story w/Photo

    8 min ago | Medical News

    Pharmacyclics, Inc. today announced that longer-term toxicology studies for its newly developed Bruton's tyrosine kinase inhibitor for rheumatoid arthritis, or RA, have been completed. The results of these preclinical evaluations have been communicated to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

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  8. Final agenda for upcoming HxRefactored Conference announcedRead the original story w/Photo

    8 min ago | Medical News

    Health 2.0 and Mad*Pow announce the final agenda for the upcoming HxRefactored Conference, April 1-2 in Boston, Massachusetts. HxRefactored is a revolutionary design and technology conference gathering over 600 designers, developers, and entrepreneurs in health care for two days of thought provoking panels, workshops and discussions on how to improve the quality of the health experience.

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  9. Medicare Part D, adherence can help save patients with high cholesterolRead the original story w/Photo

    8 min ago | Medical News

    According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, one in three American adults has high cholesterol. For those struggling with high cholesterol, getting needed prescriptions and adhering to the prescribed treatment regimen is critical.

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  10. ACHA reports that nearly 2 million adults living with CHD in the U.S.Read the original story w/Photo

    8 min ago | Medical News

    Thanks to technological advancements in the past 30 to 40 years, Dr. Elizabeth Adams of Penn State Hershey Children's Heart Group can predict that a child born today has a 90 percent chance of living to adulthood, even with severe CHD. The ACHA now reports that there are an estimated 2 million adults living with CHD in the United States, meaning that, for the first time ever, there are more adults than children with CHD.

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  11. Physicians urge households to add 'clean my medicine cabinet' to Spring cleaning chores listRead the original story w/Photo

    9 min ago | Medical News

    ... the issue of prescription drug abuse, physicians say families also play an important role, and it often begins with medicine cabinets. "Sadly, medications sitting around the house can provide a temptation for other family members and house guests," ...

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  12. ACLU questions Whidbey General Hospital's policy of referring abortionsRead the original story w/Photo

    16 min ago | Whidbey News-Times

    The civil rights organization sent letters to Whidbey General and two other hospitals and filed a lawsuit against Skagit Regional Health last week in an effort to ensure that public hospitals are complying with the state's abortion rights law. Hospital officials, however, feel they are complying with the law by referring woman seeking abortions to other facilities and that the policy ensures the least amount of delay.

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  13. Budget 2015: What's costlier and what's cheaperRead the original story w/Photo

    17 min ago | Sify

    T he Finance Minister Arun Jaitley presented the Union Budget for 2015-16 on February 28. Continuing the trend set by his many predecessors, Jaitley today came down heavily on smokers and tobacco consumers with a steep increase in excise rate. An increase in service tax rate to 14% will also make a whole lot of things more expensive.

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  14. Analysts Weigh In On MannKind Following Q4 ResultsRead the original story w/Photo

    21 min ago | Seeking Alpha

    MannKind Corporation announced its fourth-quarter fiscal 2014 earnings report on Wednesday, February 24th, with results generally in line with expectations. Highlights from the report include a loss of -$0.09 a share, up from a loss of -$0.16 the same quarter a year prior.

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  15. 9 Subtle Signs You Could Have a Heart ProblemRead the original story w/Photo

    24 min ago | TIME.com

    ... can also occur when the heart valve doesn't close normally," says Michael Miller, MD, professor of cardiovascular medicine at the University of Maryland School of Medicine. Some medications for blood pressure and diabetes could also cause swelling, ...

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  16. 'Care declining' NHS workers thinkRead the original story w/Photo

    29 min ago | Ledbury Reporter

    Half of NHS workers believe patient care has declined over the past two years, with more than three quarters identifying the root cause as a lack of funding, a survey has found. Independent campaign group 38 Degrees questioned 3,547 NHS staff in an online survey, and found the majority of them, 51%, reported an increase in patient waiting times.

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  17. Hollywood and the Nursing IndustryRead the original story w/Photo

    30 min ago | Celebrific

    Perception is reality, and Hollywood knows this like no other. Entertainment consumers, if they don't run into real life situations where they interact with certain types of professionals, will default on the Hollywood version.

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  18. Ocean City High School students share their talentsRead the original story w/Photo

    30 min ago | Lower Township Gazette

    Anna Meyers sings "Valerie," written by Mark Ronson and Amy Winehouse, at Ocean City's Got Talent, presented by the Ocean City High School Key Club at the Bill and Nancy Hughes Performing Arts Center on Thursday night, Feb. 26. There was a full house for the evening event, which benefitted The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

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  19. Why plastic surgery is an acceptable way to boost self-esteemRead the original story w/Photo

    32 min ago | Lowell Sun

    I am writing with deep frustration that the majority of this generation's middle-aged adults frown upon engaging in plastic surgery. They seem to believe that plastic surgeons are ripping out people's souls versus simply altering their physical appearances.

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  20. Nine patients had to wait more than 12 hours in casualtyRead the original story

    34 min ago | Lurgan Today

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. Nine people were forced to wait for more than 12 hours for treatment at Craigavon Hospital's Emergency Department last month while a further 1,330 endured a wait of between four and 12 hours.

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