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1 hr ago | Vinton Today

Orthopaedic Surgeon Joins Virginia Gay Hospital

Don't ignore those nagging aches and pains! Too many times people experience long term, chronic, aches and pains in their knees, hips, wrists and shoulders and figure they'll get better over time.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Surgery, Drake University, University of Iowa, Marshalltown, IA

Behind The Killcams - 2 PIECE HITMARKER

This Woman Looks Like She's Wearing Makeup. She's Not.

Critics Slam 'Ice Bucket Challenge' as 'Slacktivism' and 'Stunt Philanthropy'

This Little Kid Is DEVASTATED When His Dad "Steals" His Ear and Nose

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Vinton Today

Surgery at Virginia Gay Hospital

Orthopedic surgery or orthopedics is the branch of surgery concerned with conditions involving the musculoskeletal system.

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Related Topix: Medicine

University of North Carolina

Taft inducted Into AOSSM Hall of Fame

Timothy N. Taft, MD was recently inducted into the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine's Hall of Fame at its' Annual Meeting in Seattle.

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Related Topix: Sports Medicine, Medicine, North Carolina, Princeton University, University of Missouri

Sat Aug 16, 2014

Nerve News

New techniques to ease joint replacement

With a steady increase in the number of Indians undergoing joint replacements, new techniques from around the world to cause minimal invasion and inconvenience have come to their rescue, a medical expert said here Saturday.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Knee Replacement, Health

Fri Aug 15, 2014

Sys-Con Media

Patient Guide: Plantar Fasciitis

If you have persistent pain in the bottom of your heel after periods of rest or exercising, you may have plantar fasciitis, an inflammation of the fibrous band of tissue that connects your heel bone to the base of your toes.

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Related Topix: Medicine

Trinidad Guardian

Health Minister announces: $2b to be spent on boosting 3 hospitals

Increased numbers of foreign doctors and nurses, hospital beds and specialist centres are expected soon, Health Minister Fuad Khan said as he announced approvals for almost $2 billion in budgets for the health sector.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Nursing, Trinidad and Tobago, World News,

Thu Aug 14, 2014

The Plain Dealer

Cleveland Clinic Chief of Staff Dr. Joseph Hahn to retire; launched Cleveland Clinic Innovations

After nearly four decades as a neurosurgeon, leader and innovator, Cleveland Clinic Chief of Staff Dr. Joseph Hahn will retire, effective Dec. 31. Dr. Brian Donley , president of the community hospitals and family health centers, will succeed Hahn as the new chief of staff on Jan. 1. Hahn joined the Cleveland Clinic staff in 1976 in the Department ... (more)

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Related Topix: Medicine

Wed Aug 13, 2014

Freshnews

Exactech Announces First Implantation of New Alteona Tapered Wedge Femoral Stem

Exactech, Inc. , a developer and producer of bone and joint restoration products for hip, knee, shoulder, spine and biologic materials, is proud to announce the first implantation of the Alteon Tapered Wedge Femoral Stem.

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Related Topix: Exactech, Medicine, Medical Equipment, Healthcare Industry, Surgery, Arts, Industrial Design (Product Design), Gainesville, FL

Romford Recorder

Queen's Hospital named top training hospital for orthopaedic trainees

A hospital department dealing with bones and muscle problems has been named as top hospital department for training new medical staff.

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Related Topix: Medicine

Medical News Today

Surgery to repair severe heel fractures 'ineffective'

Commonly-performed surgery to mend severe heel fractures is no more effective than non-surgical treatment, according to the results of an Arthritis Research UK-funded clinical trial.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

Medical News

Andrews Institute performs free injury evaluations for student athletes

Student athletes will soon have access to free injury evaluations by an orthopaedic physician on Saturdays at the Andrews Institute for Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Sports Medicine, Gulf Breeze, FL, Health

Tue Aug 12, 2014

Yorkshire Evening Post

The cure charity

A SURGEON and his GP wife and family were today set to leave their home in Leeds to embark on a two-year mission to help transform the lives of sick children in Africa.

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Related Topix: Medicine

WDUN-AM Gainesville

Overhydration can dilute sodium in your bloodstream

Relatives of the Douglas County High School football player who died Monday say he drank two gallons of water and more than two gallons of Gatorade.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Georgia

Newswise

School Violence Intervention Program Effective in Vanderbilt Pilot Study

Violent behavior and beliefs among middle school students can be reduced through the implementation of a targeted violence intervention program, according to a Vanderbilt study released in the Journal of Injury and Violence Research.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Medicine

Business Journal

Buffalo Surgery Center gets go-ahead for $1.2 million facility

State officials have approved plans by Buffalo Surgery Center LLC for new digs that will also allow for an expansion for Excelsior Orthopaedics LLP in Amherst.

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Related Topix: Ophthalmology

South China Morning Post

Between the lines: fathers who read to children are positive role models

In a post on his blog, Chinese University vice-chancellor Joseph Sung Jao-yiu discusses gender equality at the institution, noting that more than half of his undergraduate students are female.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Brigham Young University

Mon Aug 11, 2014

KNDU

Tips for keeping that bounce house safe

If certain safety precautions are not followed, injuries can occur. Most often, kids hurt their elbows or other parts of their upper body when they collide with other kids or fall out of the bouncer, the experts noted.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, Medicine

EurekAlert!

Study: 1 out of 5 adult orthopaedic trauma patients sought...

ROSEMONT, Ill." Doctor shopping," the growing practice of obtaining narcotic prescriptions from multiple providers, has led to measurable increases in drug use among postoperative trauma patients.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Rosemont, IL, Surgery

Sat Aug 09, 2014

Stuff.co.nz

NZ kids crippled by their weight

When it was discovered he had slipped capital femoral epiphysis , where the top of the thigh bone has been pressured off the joint, he needed to urgently have his femur bone removed, grafted and reinserted with four screws.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, Adolescents and Pre-Teens, Medicine, Surgery

The Jersey Journal

Robert Wood Johnson Physician Enterprise welcomes new doctor

Robert Wood Johnson Physician Enterprise is pleased to announce that Jennifer Tareco, MD, Pediatric Orthopaedics, has joined RWJPE Bridgewater Medical Group.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Creighton University, Johns Hopkins University

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