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  1. Increase allocation of funds to health sector and stop brain drainRead the original story

    20 min ago | Daily Monitor

    The major reasons for this brain-drain are well known; the quest for better pay and better working conditions outside the boarders of our motherland. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs is in the final stages of 'exporting' yet another cohort of 263 health workers to Trinidad and Tobago.

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  2. To Save Your Hearing, Turn Down the SoundRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Patch.com

    ... right now is that louder is better," said Andrea Vambutas, MD , chairman of the Cochlear Implant Center of Otolaryngology and Communicative Disorders at LIJ Medical Center in New Hyde Park. "Louder gives you a better experience of the music. a The ...

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  3. Memphis device companies form partnershipRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Business Journal

    Restore Medical Solutions Inc. and Grace Medical Inc. have entered into an OEM and distribution agreement to develop specialized modular instrument trays to be commercialized by Grace. Restore manufactures and sells a tray that improves sterilization of surgical instruments, and Grace Medical manufactures and sells products for the treatment of ear, nose and throat conditions, including middle ear implants, ventilation tubes and instrumentation.

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  4. Cochlear implants give boy with Down syndrome new lease on lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2010 | Stanford

    ... patients haven't been seen as ideal candidates for cochlear implants," said Chang, associate professor of otolaryngology-head and neck surgery at the School of Medicine . "The electrical stimuli delivered by the implants have no resemblance to ...

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  5. EMA Dermatology from Modernizing Medicine Ranked #1 on Black Book...Read the original story

    12 hrs ago | Sys-Con Media

    ... style of practice. This ICD-10 ready EMR system is available for the dermatology, ophthalmology, orthopedics, otolaryngology, gastroenterology, rheumatology, urology and plastic and cosmetic surgery markets and used by more than 4,800 physicians in ...

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  6. Uganda: Medics Export Bad for UgandaRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com

    Controversy surrounds a deal between the Uganda government and her Trinidad and Tobago counterpart whereby the former is to export as many as 263 health workers to the latter. While Ugandan officials say only health workers that are replaceable are allowed to leave, critics argue that it is a bad deal that takes away critical health workers from a sector that is badly in need of staff.

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  7. "Niche Disease" Appears in SoCal CommunitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | NBC Los Angeles

    A form of typhus with flu-like symptoms that can lead to hospitalization if left untreated is popping up in parts of Southern California, and possums are the likely culprits. Cases of Murine Typhus, an infection spread by either flea bites or contact with flea feces, are being reported in the communities of Altadena, Los Feliz and Pasadena and South Pasadena, which have large possum populations, said Dr. Rachel Civen of the LA County Health Department, who calls it "a niche disease."

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  8. Midtown Warehouses Fetch $1.2 MillionRead the original story

    Thursday | The Daily News

    A group operating as BBC LLC bought the warehouses at 324 and 340 S. Hollywood Street , located on the east side of Hollywood just south of Milton Avenue near Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium, from Hollywood Partners, according to Feb. 25 warranty deeds. The seller, Hollywood Partners, is a partnership that includes Laurence M. Bloch and James E. Rasberry.

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  9. Sam Marzo, MD, FACS, Named Chair of Loyola's Department of OtolaryngologyRead the original story

    Thursday | Newswise

    Sam Marzo, MD, FACS, who for almost 20 years has helped Loyola University Medical Center's Otolaryngology Department become an internationally known center for patient care, research and education, has been named chair of the department, effective July 1, 2015. Dr. Marzo is medical director of the Balance and Hearing Center and medical director of the Department of Otolaryngology at Loyola University Health System .

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  10. Restore Medical Solutions, Inc. Announces a Global OEM Partnership &...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | PRWeb

    Our partnership with Restore Medical further strengthens Grace's core values of innovation, quality and service, by allowing us to address this need in the Otologic market. Restore Medical Solutions, Inc. and Grace Medical, Inc. today announced that both companies have entered into an OEM and distribution agreement to develop specialized modular instrument trays to be commercialized by Grace.

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  11. Ask the Doctor: Nosebleeds are common this time of yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Pocono Record

    Q: I get a lot of nosebleeds in the winter. This worries me. What can I do to stop them? A: Most nosebleeds are usually not dangerous and can be remedied at home.

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  12. Upset patient speaks out over suspended ENT clinicRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 4 | Warrington Guardian

    UPSET patients have spoken out over their anger a clinic at Warrington Hospital has been suspended without anyone being told. Susan Grant, from Gorse Covert, says she had been trying to call the ear, nose and throat clinic on numerous occasions two weeks ago before she was finally told she would have to go to Widnes instead.

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  13. Wikipedia and Medicine: Quantifying Readership, Editors, and the Significance of Natural LanguageRead the original story

    Wednesday Mar 4 | Journal of Medical Internet Research

    ... accuracy to be high based on significant overlap with textbook sources [ ]. A comparison of pediatric otolaryngology articles between Wikipedia, MedlinePlus, and eMedicine found Wikipedia had a similar accuracy to MedlinePlus, but less than that of ...

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  14. Military medicine, VA ramp up sharing patients in San AntonioRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 2 | The United States Army

    In a move that helps veterans, and active-duty military patients and their families, local Veterans Affairs, or VA, and military medical facilities have dramatically increased their work-share agreements over the past two years and are seeking to add more. Brooke Army Medical Center, or BAMC, the Air Force's 59th Medical Wing and the South Texas Veterans Health Care System, or STVHCS, have a combined 15 sharing agreements that give patients quicker access to health care by redirecting them to treatment facilities with convenient appointment slots.

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  15. 'Thank you' says doctor cleared of sex assault at hospital in SouthamptonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 4 | Daily Echo

    Animesh Banerjee, a consultant ear nose and throat specialist, had faced allegations that he grabbed the woman's breast and then her wrist in a hospital room, telling her: "It's your fault - you're gorgeous." The woman claimed the incident happened after he had followed her into an outpatients room at the Royal South Hants Hospital and closed the door, leaving them alone.

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  16. Doctors top tips for quitting smokingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 4 | Evening Times

    Breathing in second-hand smoke is particularly harmful for children. Children who breathe in second-hand smoke have an increased risk of a number of conditions.

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  17. Jahi McMath: Suit filed against Children's Hospital OaklandRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 3 | San Jose Mercury News

    The family of Jahi McMath officially filed its lawsuit Tuesday against UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital Oakland, claiming doctors and nurses ignored the family's cries for help as the 13-year-old bled following surgery in 2013, leaving her brain-dead after she suffered a heart attack. As this newspaper first reported Tuesday morning, Jahi's family claims nurses gave conflicting statements about suctioning blood from Jahi's bleeding mouth, and hospital officials later pressured the family to sign an organ donation form after Jahi suffered a heart attack and was declared brain-dead.

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  18. Jahi McMath's family sues UCSFRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 3 | SFBay

    Family members of a teenage girl who was declared brain dead after an allegedly botched sleep apnea procedure filed a medical malpractice lawsuit Tuesday against UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital Oakland. The suit on behalf of the family of Jahi McMath alleges that doctors and nurses at Children's Hospital were negligent by being too slow to help Jahi after she developed problems on Dec. 9, 2013, when she underwent a tonsillectomy procedure that was intended to cure a sleep apnea problem that had made it difficult for her to sleep.

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  19. Jahi McMath Family Files Suit Against UCSF Children's Hospital OaklandRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 3 | Patch.com

    Family members of a teenage girl who was declared brain dead after an allegedly botched sleep apnea procedure filed a medical malpractice lawsuit today against UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital Oakland. The suit on behalf of the family of Jahi McMath alleges that doctors and nurses at Children's Hospital were negligent by being too slow to help Jahi after she developed problems on Dec. 9, 2013, when she underwent a tonsillectomy procedure that was intended to cure a sleep apnea problem that had made it difficult for her to sleep.

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  20. Lama Polyclinic set to become a hospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 3 | Times of Oman

    ... addition to homoeopathy, obstetrics and gynaecology. It also offers treatment in ophthalmology, orthopaedics, otolaryngology [ENT], urology and general surgery apart from ayurveda, pulmonology and physiotherapy. New specialities According to the ...

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