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3 hrs ago | The New Canaan Daily Voice

Greenwich Psychologist Helps Patients Rethink Weight Loss

Losing weight can be difficult, and while it is important to consult with dietitians and fitness experts, Joshua Hrabosky at Greenwich Hospital helps patients with the psychological aspects of weight loss.


Related Topix: Psychology, Science, Greenwich Hospital, Hospital Administration, Medicine, Diabetes, Health, Life, Food, Dieting

Thu Apr 17, 2014

The Item

Firefighter seriously injured, 8 dispaced as blaze destroys Little Falls duplex

Eight people were displaced from a duplex at 188 Newark Pompton Turnpike on Thursday afternoon and two firefighters injured, one seriously, when a blaze tore through the two story structure, leaving the porch and roof collapsed, authorities said.


Related Topix: Little Falls, NJ, Fire, Medicine, St Josephs Regional Medical Center, Hospital Administration


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.


Related Topix: Medicine, Emergency Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Hospital Administration, Nursing


FDA OKs Merck Tablet to Reduce Ragweed Allergies

U.S. regulators have again approved a Merck & Co. tablet for gradually reducing seasonal allergies, this time for ragweed pollen.


Related Topix: Biotech, Merck , Medicine, Merck & Co., Whitehouse Station, NJ


Teva, Pfizer settle patent lawsuit over painkiller Celebrex

Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd said it settled a patent litigation with Pfizer Inc, allowing the Israeli drugmaker to launch a generic version of Pfizer's blockbuster pain medication, Celebrex, in December.


Related Topix: Pfizer, Biotech, Teva Pharmaceutical Industries, Medicine, Celebrex, Celecoxib (generic), Pharmaceuticals, Health, Pain

Washington Times

NY-based co. closing Syracuse-area lab in July

An Albany-based pharmaceutical company that's part of a $250 million economic development project in Buffalo is shutting down its Syracuse-area research center, eliminating 45 jobs.


Related Topix: Biotech, Albany Molecular Research, Medicine, Cedarburg, WI

WANE-TV Fort Wayne

Parkview pursues affiliation with Wabash Hospital

FORT WAYNE, Ind. Wabash County Hospital could become affiliated with Parkview Health in the coming months according to a news release issued Wednesday.


Related Topix: Wabash County, IN, Fort Wayne, IN, Medicine, Parkview Health System, Hospital Administration, Wabash, IN

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Detroit News

Reward offered in year-old death of Detroit Medical Center employee

A little more than a year after a longtime Detroit Medical Center employee's body was found in a car trunk on the city's west side, Crime Stoppers of Michigan is offering a $2,500 reward for information leading to an arrest in his death.


Related Topix: Medicine, Detroit Medical Center, Hospital Administration, Canton, OH

Study: Diabetic heart attacks and strokes falling

In this Friday, March 1, 2013 file photo, Chan Lai Ly, right, has his mouth examined by Honghue Duong, a physician's assistant, as part of a regular check-up related to his diabetes at International Community Health Services in Seattle.


Related Topix: Medicine, Diabetes, Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Biotech, Epidemic, Natural Disasters


Rapper Andre Johnson severly injured jumping off building

Johnson was seriously injured, but survived the fall from the second level of the building in North Hollywood, Los Angeles Police Sgt.


Related Topix: Los Angeles, CA, Cedars Medical Center, Medicine, CedarsSinai Medical Center, Hospital Administration, Long Beach, CA, Black Entertainment, Hip-Hop, The Wu-Tang Clan

Canadian Business Magazine

GlaxoSmithKline says it is looking into new bribery allegations in Jordan and Lebanon

The company said Wednesday that it started looking into the conduct of "a small number of individuals" in December.


Related Topix: GlaxoSmithKline, Biotech, Medicine

ABC News

Smartphone Apps to Help Patients Take Their Meds

Several smartphone apps are available to help patients take their medications as prescribed.


Related Topix: Johnson & Johnson, Biotech, Johnson and Johnson, Medicine, Johnson and Johnson Merck Consumer Pharmaceuticals, Advanced Transit Dynamics, VisionCare Ophthalmic Technologies, Startups, Johnson Controls

Boston Herald

MGH doctors agree to $4.5M settlement

Two Massachusetts General Hospital doctors have agreed to pay $4.5 million to settle a malpractice lawsuit brought by the family of a Plymouth woman died at the hospital.


Related Topix: Hospital Administration, Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Opinion

Greenwich Citizen

Calif. biologist awarded $500K NY medical prize

A California scientist whose discoveries related to cell biology have led to new treatments for blood cancer and other diseases will receive one of the richest prizes in medical and scientific research next month, officials at Albany Medical Center said Tuesday.


Related Topix: Biology, Science, Cell Biology, Medicine, Albany Medical Center Hospital, Hospital Administration, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA

Tue Apr 15, 2014

The Beaumont Enterprise

Asia shares rise, shrug off slower China growth

World markets turned lower on Tuesday amid concerns about instability in Ukraine, the value of technology stocks and an economic slowdown in China.


Related Topix: Financial Markets, Johnson & Johnson, Biotech, Johnson and Johnson, Medicine, Johnson and Johnson Merck Consumer Pharmaceuticals

Business Wire

Press release distribution, EDGAR filing, XBRL, regulatory filings

1 spot in the Tampa Bay Times' Top Workplaces list for 2014. It is the third time in five years for ASI to earn the a... )--The recently discovered fracture at the Wanapum Dam's spillway structure does not currently impact bond ratings for the project's owner, the Public Utility District No.


Related Topix: Biotech, Medicine, Gilead Sciences, Semiconductors, Diodes, Electronics, Nuevo, CA

The Beaumont Enterprise

US stocks turn higher in choppy trading

Major U.S. stock indexes are turning higher in the late afternoon as the market shuffles between gains and losses.


Related Topix: Financial Markets, Beverages, Coca-Cola Bottling Co., Johnson & Johnson, Biotech, Johnson and Johnson, Medicine, Johnson and Johnson Merck Consumer Pharmaceuticals, VisionCare Ophthalmic Technologies, Startups


Missoula hospital adding OB, newborn services

St. Patrick Hospital in Missoula says it plans to add obstetrics, newborn and pediatric services as early as next year.


Related Topix: Medicine, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Community Medical Center, Hospital Administration

National Public Radio

US Stocks Drift Lower At Midday; Homebuilders Sink

Beazer Homes, Ryland Group and other homebuilder stocks fell after a survey showed that the industry's confidence in the housing market remains low.


Related Topix: Financial Markets, Johnson & Johnson, Biotech, Johnson and Johnson, Medicine, Johnson and Johnson Merck Consumer Pharmaceuticals


Scientists find new sponge species off La Jolla

Scientists using a remote-controlled robot submersible have discovered a new species of poisonous sponge in the deep waters off San Diego.


Related Topix: La Jolla (San Diego, CA), La Jolla Pharmaceutical, Biotech, Medicine, Science / Technology, Robots


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