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Will a warmer climate mean more kidney stones?

A new study of American cities suggests that rising temperatures may increase the number of people who develop the painful urinary obstructions.


Related Topix: Epidemiology, Medicine, Hospital Administration, Childrens Hospital of Philadelphia, Weather

Thu Jul 10, 2014

JP Council Holds Closed Door Meeting On West Jeff Hospital Lease

The Jefferson Parish Council held a special meeting Thursday to review LCMC Health's revised offer to lease West Jefferson Medical Center.


Related Topix: West Jefferson Medical Center, Hospital Administration, Medicine

The Macon Telegraph

Girl hoped to have been cured of HIV has relapsed

In this undated file image provided by Johns Hopkins Medicine in 2005 Dr. Deborah Persaud, a pediatric HIV expert at Johns Hopkins' Children's Center in Baltimore, holds a vial.


Related Topix: HIV/AIDS, Health, Medicine, Johns Hopkins Medicine, Hospital Administration, Infectious Diseases

NY emergency health facility opens after Sandy

The newly opened South Nassau Urgent Care Center at Long Beach began operations last week, replacing the shuttered Long Beach Medical Center.


Related Topix: Long Beach, NY, Medicine, Long Beach Medical Center, Hospital Administration, Oceanside, NY

Biographical information on Joseph Swedish

CAREER: Former CEO of the health care systems Trinity Health Corp. and Centura Health Corp. Also has served as an executive for the hospital operator HCA Holdings Inc. and as a board member for the insurer Coventry Health Care, which competitor Aetna Inc. acquired in 2013.


Related Topix: Coventry Health Care, Medicine, Children's Specialized Hospital, Hospital Administration, Aetna, Insurance, University of North Carolina Charlotte, North Carolina, Duke University

Biomet releases earnings

Biomet Inc. today reported preliminary fourth-quarter and full-year earnings for fiscal 2014, reflecting the Warsaw-based orthopedics company's most profitable performance in years.


Related Topix: Medical Equipment, Medicine, Biomet

Business Wire

Press release distribution, EDGAR filing, XBRL, regulatory filings

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Related Topix: Financial Markets, Invacare, Medicine, Medical Equipment

Wed Jul 09, 2014

Doctors Need to Protect Athletes From Concussion Risk: Neurologists

Safeguarding athletes from concussion is a moral duty for doctors, according to the largest neurologists' group in the United States.


Related Topix: Medicine, Neurology, Hospital Administration, Childrens Hospital of Philadelphia

No big deal: CDC discovers vials of smallpox in a forgotten cardboard box in an old storage room

A government scientist cleaning out an old storage room at a research centre near Washington made a startling discovery last week - decades-old vials of smallpox packed away and forgotten in a cardboard box.


Related Topix: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Biotech, Medicine, Food and Drug Administration


Several charges issued to driver after double fatal accident on Thruway

According to State Police Bureau of Criminal Investigation, they have arrested Tyler Pascuzzi, 24, after he was released from Albany Medical Center where he was being treated for injuries.


Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Medicine, Albany Medical Center Hospital, Hospital Administration

Lexington Herald-Leader

Celgene says Otezla falls short in added use study

The Summit, New Jersey, company said Otezla did not achieve a statistically significant improvement when compared to a placebo in a study of patients with a painful spinal joint disorder called ankylosing spondylitis.


Related Topix: Biotech, Celgene, Medicine, Psoriatic Arthritis, Health, Arthritis, Summit, NJ

Boston Herald

New Boston Marathon victims help center opening

The state is working with Boston Medical Center to establish a new free assistance center for people affected by last year's Boston Marathon bombings.


Related Topix: Boston Medical Center, Hospital Administration, Medicine, Opinion

Bicester Advertiser

Oxfordshire health watchdog praised for work during first year

He quit last month after 10 months in the post because he said "hostility" from two board members "made it quite unpleasant".


Related Topix: HealthWatch, Medical Equipment, Medicine

Tue Jul 08, 2014

WLNS-TV Lansing

Trial For Ex-Teacher Accused Of Sex With Girl, 13

On Thursday an Ingham County judge allowed the state to temporarily close "Tina's Tiny Tots" through today's hearing.


Related Topix: Ingham County, MI, Biotech, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Medicine

Denver Post

Man charged with assaulting author Colum McCann

Police said Tuesday that 34-year-old Michael Mott, of Oxford, was charged with assault in the June 28 encounter outside the Study Hotel.


Related Topix: YaleNew Haven Hospital, Hospital Administration, Medicine

AIDS research team in Iowa loses $1.38M grant

Dong-Pyou Han has pleaded not guilty in federal court to four counts of making false statements in research reports.


Related Topix: Iowa State University, National Institutes of Health, Biotech, Medicine

Park Record

Forgotten vials of smallpox found in storage room

Government workers cleaning out an old storage room at a research center near Washington made a startling discovery last week - decades-old vials of smallpox packed away and forgotten in a cardboard box.


Related Topix: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Biotech, Medicine, Park City, UT

Lowell Sun

Bicyclist critical after hitting car in Hudson, N.H.

A Nashua man is in critical condition at Massachusetts General Hospital after suffering a serious head injury when police say he rode his bicycle into the side of a car at Wason Road and Flagstaff Drive on Monday.


Related Topix: Hudson, NH, Nashua, NH, Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Hospital Administration

The Chappaqua Daily Voice

Westchester Medical Center Plastic Surgeon Speaks Dog Bites, Children

Children are the most common victims of dog bites in the United States, according to the national Centers Center for Disease Control and Prevention.


Related Topix: Westchester Medical Center, Medicine, Hospital Administration

Mon Jul 07, 2014

4 in 10 US homes are cellphone only, skip landline

That's twice the rate from just five years ago, although the pace of dumping landlines seems to have slowed down in recent years.


Related Topix: Cellphones, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Biotech, Medicine, Spain, World News,


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