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3 hrs ago | Park Record

Pelvis pix victims must feel trauma to share $190M

This photo taken July 8, 2014, shows the East Baltimore Medical Center, a community practice affiliated with Johns Hopkins Hospital, in Baltimore.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Johns Hopkins Health System, Hospital Administration, Suicide, Park City, UT

6 hrs ago | Business Journal

Bristol-Myers Squibb taps Redwood City for expansion, cancer research hub

Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. will create a Redwood City research hub for drugs that stimulate the immune system to fight cancer.

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Related Topix: Biotech, Bristol Myers Squibb, Medicine, Bloomsbury Publishing, Publishing, Media, Medarex, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Pharmaceuticals

11 hrs ago | KMIZ

CDC lab resumes shipping of TB samples

A lab crucial to diagnosing cases of drug-resistant tuberculosis at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has reopened, according to the CDC.

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

14 hrs ago | KRMG-AM Tulsa

Too few teens receiving HPV vaccinations, CDC says

Unacceptably low numbers of teens are getting vaccinated for the human papillomavirus, or HPV, which protects against cervical, throat and mouth cancers, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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Related Topix: Vaccinations, Health, HPV, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Biotech

18 hrs ago | GPB.org

For Better Treatment, Doctors And Patients Share The Decisions

Many of us get confused by claims of how much the risk of a heart attack, for example, might be reduced by taking medicine for it.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Heart Attack, Health, Massachusetts General Hospital, Hospital Administration, Nashua, NH

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Scientific Blogging

Female Triathletes At Risk For Pelvic Floor Disorders, Other Complications

Female triathletes are at risk for pelvic floor disorders, decreased energy, menstrual irregularities and abnormal bone density, according to researchers at Loyola University Health System .

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Related Topix: Medicine, Hospital Administration, Loyola University Health System, Life, Food, Nutrition

News Observer

FDA reviewing what could be first biosimilar drug

Nearly five years after Congress passed a law enabling future approval of biosimilars, for the first time the FDA has accepted an application to sell a similar, but not identical, version of a biologic drug.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Food and Drug Administration, Medicine, Neupogen, Filgrastim (generic), Biotech, Amgen

NBC San Diego

Obama Motorcade Hinders Woman in Labor

The woman was seen sitting a bus stop bench on the south side of 3rd Street just east of Robertson Boulevard.

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Related Topix: Los Angeles, CA, Cedars Medical Center, Medicine, CedarsSinai Medical Center, Hospital Administration

Reuters

UPDATE 3-Lilly beats forecasts, vows to remain independent

Eli Lilly and Co's quarterly revenue plunged due to generic competition for its Cymbalta depression drug and its Evista osteoporosis treatment, but cost controls helped earnings beat forecasts.

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Related Topix: Biotech, Medicine, Eli Lilly, Osteoporosis, Health, Schizophrenia, Pfizer

WJYI-AM Milwaukee

10M American adults gained coverage under Obamacare

An estimated 10.3 million American adults have gained health coverage since Obamacare enrollment began last October, with the biggest gains among young adults and Hispanics, according to a study published on Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Law, Law, Medicaid, Health

Bellingham Herald

Boston Scientific 2Q profit falls 97 percent

The performance topped analyst expectations. The Marlborough, Massachusetts, company said Thursday its profit declined to $4 million, or roughly breakeven on a per-share basis, from $130 million, or 10 cents per share, in the same quarter a year earlier.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Boston Scientific, Medical Equipment, Marlborough, MA

KHOU-TV Houston

Bristol 2Q net drops on lower drug sales, charges

Bristol-Myers Squibb Co.' s exit from the diabetes business, plus higher taxes and research spending, combined to slash the drugmaker's second-quarter profit by 38 percent, but the company handily beat Wall Street's muted profit expectations.

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Related Topix: Biotech, Bristol Myers Squibb, Medicine, Diabetes, Health, Oncology

Business Wire

Press release distribution, EDGAR filing, XBRL, regulatory filings

The report is available at 'www.fitchratings.com'. Additional information is available at 'www.fitc... )--McDermott International, Inc. announced today that it plans to issue a press release regarding its financial results for the sec... rEVO Biologics, Inc. Announces Enrollment of First Patient in Phase 3 Trial of ATryn to Treat Early Onset ... (more)

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Related Topix: Swisscom AG, Telecom, Cash America International, Financial Services, Cardiovascular Systems, Banking, Bank of Nova Scotia The, American Water Works Company, Water Utilities, Securities and Exchange Commission, Corporate / Securities Law, Law

Wed Jul 23, 2014

The Macon Telegraph

Conmed founder retires; son leaves, too

Eugene Corasanti's decision at Conmed Corp. takes effect immediately. The company also announced Wednesday that Corasanti's son, Joseph, is stepping down as president, chief executive officer, and board member.

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Related Topix: Medical Equipment, Medicine, CONMED

Inside Bay Area

Oakland: Hillary Clinton launches campaign that recommends reading aloud to children from birth

Former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton helped launch a campaign aimed at encouraging parents to read aloud to infants from birth at the UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital Oakland on Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Oakland, CA, Hillary Clinton, US Politics, US News, Kaiser Permanente, Medicine, Hospital Administration

SFGate

Will hepatitis C drug continue blockbuster sales?

Gilead Sciences' $1,000-a-day hepatitis C pill is facing a firestorm of criticism from insurers and lawmakers, but none of those obstacles are likely to stop the Foster City company from reporting blockbuster revenues during the second quarter today.

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Related Topix: Biotech, Medicine, Gilead Sciences, Hepatitis, Health, Startups, CGI Pharmaceuticals, Liver Cancer

Ledger-Enquirer.com

Head of troubled CDC anthrax lab has resigned

Michael Farrell was head of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention lab since 2009.

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

Philly.com

GSK cuts earnings forecast after weak 2nd quarter

Drug maker GlaxoSmithKline has cut its full-year earnings expectations as it says its second-quarter profits were hit by currency moves and a fall in sales of its respiratory drugs.

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Related Topix: GlaxoSmithKline, Biotech, Medicine

The Madison Press

Murder suspect shoots himself during standoff

A man wanted for murder in Hocking County shot himself in the head at the Econo Lodge Monday morning following an overnight standoff.

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Related Topix: Hocking County, OH, Medicine, Miami Valley Hospital, Hospital Administration, Fayette County, OH

Sunherald.com

Adams County sets hospital sale date

Community Health Systems is the bidding stalking horse. That means the price it negotiated with the Natchez hospital would be the bottom bid when the hospital is placed on the market.

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Related Topix: Community Medical Center, Medicine, Community General Hospital, Hospital Administration, Community Health Care, Quorum

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