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Will New Findings on Marijuana Dangers Hurt Legalization Efforts?

Researchers from Harvard and Massachusetts General Hospital conducted a study where they took 40 adolescents aged 18-25 and performed brain scans to determine whether or not marijuana usage was affecting their brain.


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

Sun Apr 20, 2014

St. Petersburg Times

CrimeTwo killed, two injured in Tampa park shooting

When police arrived at Alfred "Al" Barnes Jr. Park, two young men were dead and two others were rushed to Tampa General Hospital with serious injuries.


Related Topix: Violent Crime, Tampa General Hospital, Hospital Administration, Medicine

Greenwich Citizen

Man shot in Ansonia

One man was wounded and another was in custody Sunday morning following a shooting in a hilltop home on Woodbridge Avenue.


Related Topix: Ansonia, CT, Bridgeport Hospital, Hospital Administration, Medicine


BJC changes charity care standards

Charity care has long been a core mission of BJC HealthCare, but the St. Louis area's largest employer is cutting back amid increasing financial pressures.


Related Topix: BJC HealthCare, Hospital Administration, Medicine

Sunday Interview: Robert Granger, president and CEO of St. Francis...

Joe Paull Robert Granger, President and CEO of St. Francis Hospital, stands on the second floor of the newly built women's hospital.


Related Topix: St Francis Hospital, Medicine, Hospital Administration, Columbus, GA

Bellingham Herald

Ohio hospital pioneering robotic catheter use

Magellan Robotic Catheter Systems are being used at Miami Valley Hospital in Dayton.


Related Topix: Medicine, Miami Valley Hospital, Hospital Administration, Wright State University

Sat Apr 19, 2014

WTKR-TV Norfolk

Man shot trying to break up large fight in Portsmouth

Police responding to reports of gunshots and a man wounded found the man shortly after 1am in the area of 30 Manly Street.


Related Topix: Portsmouth, VA, Medicine, Sentara Norfolk General Hospital, Hospital Administration

Decades of failure and horror exposed in Wayne State dog heart experiments

By court order, The Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine obtained extensive information and canine health records from Wayne State University through the Michigan Freedom of Information Act.


Related Topix: Wayne State University, Princeton, NJ, National Institutes of Health, Biotech

Northwest Florida Daily News

Man killed in rollover crash

A 27-year-old man was killed in a rollover crash on Yacht Club Drive Friday night, according to city police.


Related Topix: Fort Walton Beach, FL, Medicine, Sacred Heart Medical Center, Hospital Administration

Lodi teacher charged in Route 46 wreck that critically injured police officer

LODI - A Lodi High School teacher and track coach faces drunk driving charges after his car slammed into a police SUV on Route 46 early Saturday , leaving a Bergen County officer critically hurt, authorities announced.


Related Topix: Lodi, NJ, Bergen County, NJ, Medicine, Hospital Administration, Hackensack University Medical Center

The Baxter Bulletin

Man seriously burned in brush fire

Rural Mountain Home man Paul Stewart was seriously injured Friday afternoon when he reportedly fell into a brush fire at his 35 Sequoyah Drive home.


Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Fire, Mountain Home, AR, Medicine, Baxter Regional Medical Center, Hospital Administration


AbbVie urges U.S. court to avoid gay rights issue in HIV drug case

An Abbott Laboratories spinoff urged a federal appeals court to revisit a ruling in a case against GlaxoSmithKline Plc, but without disturbing landmark constitutional protections for gays and lesbians.


Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, HIV/AIDS, Health, Facet Biotech, Biotech, Medicine, GlaxoSmithKline, US News, Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals

Fri Apr 18, 2014


Exclusive: Biogen prices hemophilia drug on par with older therapies

Biogen Idec Inc is pricing its newly-approved long-acting hemophilia drug to cost U.S. patients, and insurers, about the same per year as older, less convenient therapies whose price can reach about $300,000 annually.


Related Topix: Hemophilia, Health, Pfizer, Biotech, Medicine

The Bennington Banner

Bride with bone cancer who married at Good Samaritan Hospital dies

Brian Neff kisses Heather Miller after they are pronounced husband and wife by Pastor Lloyd Deitzler in a conference room at the Good Samaritan Hospital on Saturday, April 5, 2014.


Related Topix: Medicine, Good Samaritan Hospital, Hospital Administration, Wedding, Social Software

Brandon Sun

Condiment maker Tessemae's gets professional help and is now dressed for success

When Tessemae's salad dressing quickly became a hit, the owners of the family-run condiment company were faced with the reality that they needed help navigating the grocery business.


Related Topix: Medifast, Biotech, Medicine


Unemployment rates fall in 21 US states last month

In this Thursday, Nov. 14, 2013, file photo, retired U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Thomas Gipson, of Atlanta, right, has his resume looked over by Ralph Brown, a management and program analyst with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, during a job fair for veterans at the VFW Post 2681,Marietta, Ga.


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

Nyack Hospital opening mental health center

The Journals News reports that the center will open Tuesday as the county closes its in-patient mental health unit to save money.


Related Topix: Nyack Hospital, Hospital Administration, Medicine

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


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