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Mast Therapeutics Announces Management Change

Mast Therapeutics, Inc. , an emerging biopharmaceutical company, announced today that Santosh Vetticaden, Chief Medical Officer and Senior Vice President, will be leaving the Company, for personal reasons, in mid-September.

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Related Topix: Pfizer, Excaliard Pharmaceuticals, Biotech, Medicine, Healthcare Industry, Foldrx Pharmaceuticals

Thu Aug 28, 2014

MedicineNet

Patient Story: Rheumatoid Arthritis Treatment

Catherine Burt Driver, MD, is board certified in internal medicine and rheumatology by the American Board of Internal Medicine.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Arthritis, Health, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Rheumatology, Mission Viejo, CA, Rheumatrex, Methotrexate (generic)

Patch.com

Doylestown Hospital Welcomes Three New Physicians

Has joined the Department of Surgery/General Surgery in association with VIAA Surgical Associates.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Hospital Administration, Doylestown Hospital, Healthcare Industry, University of South Florida, Florida College

Wed Aug 27, 2014

MedicineNet

Crohn's Disease

Jay W. Marks, MD, is a board-certified internist and gastroenterologist. He graduated from Yale University School of Medicine and trained in internal medicine and gastroenterology at UCLA/Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles.

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Related Topix: Crohn's Disease, Health, Gastroenterology, Medicine, Cedars Medical Center, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry, Ulcerative Colitis, Pain

Notes from Dr. RW

A new wave in the uprising against maintenance of certification

R. Mack Harrell, MD, president of the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists , told Medpage Today that MOC in its present form must change and the status quo will not be tolerated.

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Related Topix: Medicine

Cleveland.com

Join us for today's live chat on sleep at 12 p.m: Health Chats

Our live chat about sleep, sleep disorders and the health impacts of sleep begins here today at 12 p.m. Dr. Kristie Ross , a pediatric sleep specialist with University Hospitals Rainbow Babies & Children's Hospital, who is a pediatric pulmonologist and is board certified in pediatrics and pediatric pulmonology.

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Related Topix: Ohio, Medicine

Tue Aug 26, 2014

MedicineNet

diflunisal, Dolobid

Jay W. Marks, MD, is a board-certified internist and gastroenterologist. He graduated from Yale University School of Medicine and trained in internal medicine and gastroenterology at UCLA/Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Dolobid, Diflunisal (generic), Gastroenterology, Yale University, Emergency Medicine, Texas

Newswise

GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences Appoints Dr. Richard Simons ...

The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences is pleased to welcome Richard J. Simons, M.D., an internationally recognized leader in academic medicine, to serve as the senior associate dean for M.D. programs.

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Related Topix: George Washington University, Medicine, Penn State Milton S Hershey Medical Center, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry

Mon Aug 25, 2014

The Paducah Sun Online Edition

A mother's enduring gifts

My parents were in their 70s when they moved into a small house they built on our farm so they could be close to my wife Patience and me.

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Related Topix: Opinion

Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph

States With Medical Marijuana Laws Have Lower Opioid Overdose Rates

Fatal overdoses involving narcotic painkillers are about 25 percent less common in states with medical marijuana laws than in states that do not allow patients to use cannabis for symptom relief, according to a study published online today by JAMA Internal Medicine .

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Related Topix: Marijuana, Medicine

SILive.com

Domenic Recchia honors four from the borough's Indian and Pakistani communities

Democratic congressional candidate Domenic Recchia has recognized four outstanding professionals who are members of the Indian and Pakistani communities on Staten Island.

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Related Topix: New York, NY, Staten-Island, NY, Medicine, Gastroenterology

Sun Aug 24, 2014

The Jersey Journal

North Jersey doctor to grow 'food as medicine' practice on Morris County farm

LONG VALLEY - After taking care of some of Hudson County's sickest residents for 25 years, internist Ronald Weiss says he's figured out how to make people healthy - and it's not by writing prescriptions or ordering surgery.

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Related Topix: Long Valley, NJ, Morris County, NJ, Medicine, Hudson County, NJ, Life, Fruits, Food, Vegetables

Altoona Mirror

Workplace

Dr. Elliott Bilofsky has joined the UPMC Altoona medical staff in the Department of Specialized Surgery's clinical service of otorhinolaryngology .

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Related Topix: Altoona, PA, Medicine, Otolaryngology, Osteopathy, Patton, PA

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Langley Advance

Views on death cause unnecessary suffering, Langley doctor says

Canadians who don't have living wills or health care directives in place will have their care determined by relatives or doctors.

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Related Topix: North America, Canada, World News, Nursing

Tue Aug 19, 2014

KHOU-TV Houston

Lawsuit says Arlington doctor 'negligently performed'...

ARLINGTON, Texas -- A young mother of three is suing an Arlington doctor after she says a liposuction procedure left her legs with "dents, divots and Lawsuit says Arlington doctor 'negligently performed' liposuction ARLINGTON, Texas -- A young mother of three is suing an Arlington doctor after she says a liposuction procedure left her legs with ... (more)

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Related Topix: Arlington, TX, Mansfield, TX

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Cape Cod Times

Cape Cod MassHealth patients hurting for doctors

Dr. Cormac Coyle, founder of Emerald Physicians on the Mid-Cape, says the historically very low reimbursements from MassHealth and the high intensity of care and paperwork that patients need create unworkable economics for primary care physicians.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health Insurance, Health, Barnstable County, MA, Medicare, Falmouth, MA

Sun Aug 17, 2014

Salt Lake Tribune

Utah researchers: Genetics help Tibetans thrive at elevation

The Salt Lake Tribune) Donald A. McClain, endocrinologist and a professor of internal medicine, Josef Prchal, a professor of internal medicine at the U. School of Medicine, and Tsewang Tashi, a Tibetan who is a hematologist and researcher at the Huntsman Cancer Institute, in Prchal's lab at the University of Utah Medical Center, Friday, August 15, ... (more)

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Related Topix: Genetics, Medicine, Sundance Film Festival, Biology, Science, Hematology, University of Utah

Fri Aug 15, 2014

MedicineNet

milnacipran, Savella

Jay W. Marks, MD, is a board-certified internist and gastroenterologist. He graduated from Yale University School of Medicine and trained in internal medicine and gastroenterology at UCLA/Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles.

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Related Topix: Gastroenterology, Medicine, Emergency Medicine, Texas, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, University of Texas Medical Branch

The Daily Freeman-Journal

Providers welcomed at VDMC

Chung is a certified physician assistant with a family medicine background. She received her Bachelor of Science Degree from Creighton University in Omaha, Nebraska and her Master of Physician Assistant Studies from Des Moines University in Des Moines.

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Related Topix: Creighton University, Medicine

Thu Aug 14, 2014

The Victoria Advocate

New DeTar doctor offers electrical treatment for hearts

People are often said to have a heart of gold. In reality, it's more like a heart of electricity.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Cardiology

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