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Series of Errors Lead to Amputation for Asplenic Patient

Use every patient encounter as an educational opportunity to remind the asplenic patient to use extra caution and be alert to changes in health. — Consider recommending that the patient wear a medical alert bracelet indicating that they do not have a …

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Extraordinary Conceptions Gifts Classic Necklace for New May Surrogates

Last May, Extraordinary Conceptions gifted a Tiffany® bracelet. This year, they … Bonuses are paid once the candidate passes her medical screenings, legal contracts are signed and in accordance to the month the initial application was submitted …

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Hepatitis C Treatment Highlights Disparity in Worldwide Drug Prices

Lakdawalla et al. looked at the welfare impacts (health and medical spending) of lowering U.S. prices to E.U. levels. They constructed a 5 step microsimulation model that 1) calculated new drugs introductions based on new molecular entities mapped to …

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Quintiles Transnational Is Merging With IMS Health

Contract medical research provider Quintiles Transnational Q -7.58% agreed to merge with health care information company IMS Health IMS -7.44% in a deal worth about $9 billion. The combined company, which will have a market value of nearly $18 billion, …

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Missing Carthage man found safe

Mr. Warwick was last seen at approximately 10:00 a.m. yesterday (05/02) in Carthage, MS. He was last seen driving a 2002 white Chevrolet Silverado pick-up truck bearing MS tag MA4-649. Family members say he suffers from a medical condition that could …

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Abbott Laboratories: St. Jude Medical Deal Makes Sense, But Looks Pricey

The near $31 billion price tag looks quite expensive at first sight. St. Jude Medical generated sales of $5.5 billion in 2015, as that revenue number has essentially been flat since 2011. Operating margins have typically come in around the 20% mark in …

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US Marines test autonomous robot-drone teams for future warfighting

In some tests, data from the robot tag-team was sent by a Marine operator back to a Navy M80 Stiletto, an experimental stealth patrol craft operated by Naval Sea Systems Command as a testbed for new weapons systems. The Stiletto then … And Jenkins …

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Genetic switch may be key to better health, lifespan

A second set of enzymes then tags these genes, affecting their activation for much or all of the lifetime of the animal and causing permanent changes in how the mitochondria generates energy. … The study was supported by the Howard Hughes Medical …

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Robert Dacey: The price tag on your pathway

Unlike in previous eras, when people, and their insurers, sought necessary professional medical treatments and ongoing health care as part of their life's pathway, people and their insurers must now seek to buy such interventions throughout each lifetime.

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'Biggest Loser' Winner Said Regaining Weight Felt 'Shameful'

A study published yesterday in the medical journal Obesity Biology and Integrated Physiology followed 14 "Biggest Loser" contestants after their remarkable weight loss and found that all but one had regained weight after the show ended. Nearly all of …

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The future of health and hospitality may be secured with biometrics

Biometrics can potentially replace patient wristbands and barcodes as identifiers, when nurses are administering medication at the bedside and in doing so prevent medication errors. To reduce billing fraud, biometric identification can be used instead …

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Police ID janitor found dead in Bergenfield High School

BERGENFIELD – An overnight custodian found dead inside Bergenfield High School Tuesday morning has been identified as David Zatta of Dumont, according to police. Zatta, 59, was found "unconscious and unresponsive" shortly after 7 a.m. in the school's …

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The Convergence of Medicine and IoT Will Change Healthcare Forever

A hospital in Ninjing, China illustrates how the revolution in medicine will look in practice. A patient with diabetes now has an ID card that, when scanned, links to a secure cloud where their electronic health record—vitals and lab results, medical …

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Graduating residents report exposure, salary influence ID career decisions

A recently published survey investigating the decline of infectious disease fellowship applicants identified medical school curricula, mentorship, exposure to infectious diseases and compensation as the primary factors influencing career decisions of …

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'Churchill Solitaire' is a Solitaire Game Developed by…Former Secretary of …

2016 is a really weird year, y'all. A reality TV star is a serious presidential candidate. Meanwhile, a former Secretary of Defense is now making a video game based on a card game variant made by a British prime minister? Yes, Donald Rumsfeld has …

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Preview: Ireland vs. Argentina

Ireland fought hard for the right to face Argentina, rather than World Cup favourites New Zealand, in Sunday's quarterfinal at Cardiff's Millennium Stadium, but the privilege has come at a heavy price. Talisman Paul O'Connell saw his international …

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Hamstring tear ends O'Connell's Ireland career

Paul O'Connell's World Cup and Test career are at an end after Ireland confirmed their talisman lock must undergo surgery on his torn hamstring. After 108 caps and 13 years O'Connell's glittering international stint is over, his final act in Ireland's …

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Lendl Simmons fires the West Indies into World Twenty20 final

Kohli's unbeaten 89 from 63 balls appeared to have left India a defendable total, but loose spin bowling and Simmons' power strikes amid good fortune drove the West Indies home. Talisman Chris Gayle could only muster five runs before being dislodged by …

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Republic of Tea turmeric ginger tea recalled

Tea drinkers, take note: If you've got organic turmeric ginger green tea from the Republic of Tea sitting on your shelf, take a look at the label. The company is voluntarily recalling it because one lot of its organic ginger ingredient might be …

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April 2: Your daily horoscope

Video: Medic alert: Why Victoria is struggling with a dearth of doctors. What seemed so important to you earlier in the week is now shown to be of no importance at all. Which begs the question: how many other things in your life that you worry about …

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Danny's Dose campaign hopes to change emergency medication protocol

However, in 2014 the family learned that although there was a Medic Alert on his car seat with his Factor pack attached to it with medical orders and dosages, paramedics or E.R. doctors were not allowed to give it to Danny. The Danny's Dose campaign …

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Call blocking and Medicare

He didn't receive nearly as much mail as I had but the calls from places like MediCare-4-U, MedicAlert, Red Hot MedicaLine, Suppla-Mental Breakdown, and Medicare Up-the-Wazoo — to name a few — have come in daily, if not hourly. My little call-blocker …

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Neuvirth, defensemen help Flyers force Game 5

Whether it was the absence of pressure to honor their late owner – and a bracelet controversy – or the Flyers finally adjusting to the Capitals lethal power play, Philadelphia figured it out in the nick of time. Laughton had seven goals and 14 assists …

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I'm cheating on suicidal wife

I went shopping and paid for a lovely dress but then I went into a cheap accessory shop and found a necklace and bracelet to match. I picked them … Your GP can organise tests to check the weight gain isn't down to some medical problem that needs …

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Wearable Medical Device Market Size Will Be Worth $27.8 Billion By 2022: Grand …

Global Wearable Medical Device Market is expected to reach USD 27.8 billion by 2022, according to a new report by Grand View Research, Inc. Rising prevalence of conditions such as obesity and hypertension, as a result of sedentary lifestyle is …

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K-9-nabbed suspect has deportation order

He was free and wearing an electronic bracelet while awaiting deportation to his native Sierra Leone. On Saturday, Fofanah was being sought for hitting three cars on Interstate 91 south at about 12:15 a.m. when cops say he fired … Fofanah was subdued …

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Lead identification for the K-Ras protein: virtual screening and combinatorial …

… National Institute of Pharmaceutical Education and Research, Hajipur, India; 4Department of Internal Medicine, School of Medicine, 5Harry S. Truman Memorial Veterans Affairs Hospital, 6Department of Radiology, School of Medicine, Columbia, MO, USA

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Extreme Weight Loss Linked to Slower Metabolism, Explaining Why It's So Hard …

Dr. Holly Lofton, assistant professor of medicine and the director of medical weight management program at NYU Langone Medical Center, said the study will also help draw attention to the guilt of weight gain. She said her patients often feel a sense of …

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Team 10: New training for first responders on iPhone health feature

First responders tell Team 10 sometimes, they will find patient's medical information on the refrigerator door. Some wear medical ID bracelets on their wrists. However, with today's technology, there is a way to put critical information on your smart …

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Teens with allergies and asthma: Start prepping now for move to college

Consider getting medical identification jewelry to help others understand your allergic triggers. Look into new apps and technology that can help you manage allergies and asthma. Check the expiration date on your epinephrine auto injector (EAI) and …

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City unveils Zika virus preparedness plan

Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake said an effective response to the Zika virus will require a multi-agency approach to protect city residents. That was her response during a news conference with city Health Commissioner Dr. Leana Wen Tuesday to …

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FTC: Scam charities kept millions of dollars

Watch WBAL-TV 11 News On Demand · Home; / Medical Alert. By David Fitzpatrick and Drew Griffin CNN Investigations. FTC: Scam charities kept millions of dollars. Sham charities paid themselves, fundraisers more than $65 million. UPDATED 6:18 PM EDT …

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Foster Farms recalling chicken nuggets

Watch WBAL-TV 11 News On Demand · Home; / Medical Alert. By Nadia Kounang CNN. Foster Farms recalling chicken nuggets. USDA: Chicken 'may be contaminated with extraneous materials'. UPDATED 1:57 PM EDT May 02, 2016. Tweet · NEXT STORY.

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Three Earth-like planets discovered orbiting dwarf star

NOWCAST · Watch WBAL-TV 11 News On Demand · Home; / Medical Alert. By Ashley Strickland CNN. Three Earth-like planets discovered orbiting dwarf star. Planets could be in 'habitable zone'. UPDATED 3:59 PM EDT May 02, 2016. Tweet · NEXT STORY.

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Soldiers, veteran climb Everest to put spotlight on PTSD

On his last duty assignment in 2013, Command Sgt. Maj. Todd Burnett served over the Corps of Cadets at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point. It was there that the highly decorated Purple Heart recipient was destined to meet Harold Earls, a freshman …

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