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Mapping the Microbes of the New York City Subway

A few years ago Christopher Mason, a geneticist at Weill Cornell Medical College in New York City, dropped his eight-month-old daughter off at daycare and watched as she put a plastic toy giraffe in her mouth. Then he watched that giraffe go into another kid’s mouth. Show More Summary

Why you totally can, and sometimes should, lick subway poles

Why would anyone want to intentionally lick subway poles? That’s a good question, and one that Dr. Chris Mason of Weill Cornel Medical College won’t probably answer in a new study about to come out. But he says it’s probably safe to do it, if you absolutely must. Show More Summary

Melissa Archer Has a New Life to Live on Days of Our Lives

Red alert! Melissa Archer, the flame-haired fan fave from One Life to Live, will hit NBC's Days of Our Lives Dec. 5 as Serena Mason, a globe-hopping medical journalist who had a romance with Eric Brady (Greg Vaughan) several years ago in Africa. Show More Summary

'Therapy Car' Invented at Virginia Mason Helps Orthopedic Patients Avoid Falls

A "therapy car" developed at Virginia Mason Hospital & Seattle Medical Center is being used by its physical and occupational therapists to help patients recovering from hip and knee replacement surgery simulate getting in and out of a real vehicle without falling or injuring themselves.

Virginia Mason Approach to Improving Medication Safety Featured in Journal on Quality and Patient Safety

The August edition of The Joint Commission Journal on Quality and Patient Safety features an article about Virginia Mason's success at using a manufacturing principle of lean to improve medication administration and patient safety.

Clarifying Tre Mason's Wrist Injury and Surgery Talk

Last week, NFL Network's Ian Rapoport announced former Auburn University running back Tre Mason attended the NFL Scouting Combine medical recheck due to a lingering wrist injury. Specifically, Mason will reportedly need to undergo surgery...Show More Summary

Report says Auburn RB Tre Mason needs wrist surgery, but Mason disagrees

According to's Ian Rapoport, Auburn RB Tre Mason needs wrist srugery. #Auburn RB Tre Mason a surprise visitor to Combine medical rechecks, per source. Needs wrist surgery post-draft, should be back by preseason — Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) April 25, 2014 But according to Mason, he needs nothing. Show More Summary

Tre Mason denies he needs surgery after combine medical re-check

Tre Mason will miss OTAs to recover from wrist surgery, according to reports. Mason disagrees. Several NFL Draft prospects were sent to Friday's Combine recheck to have ailments re-examined by doctors. None of the attendees were particular surprising, except for Auburn running back Tre Mason. Show More Summary

Tre Mason Injury: Updates on NFL Draft Prospect's Wrist and Recovery

Tre Mason, the former Auburn star and current NFL prospect, will reportedly need to undergo surgery for a wrist injury after the upcoming draft. According to’s Ian Rapoport, a medical exam at the 2014 NFL Scouting Combine revealed...Show More Summary

Phila. subway attacker's dad: Son needed medication

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Percy Pride, 61, told the Philadelphia Daily News on Tuesday that his son, 40-year-old Steve Mason, has suffered for years with bipolar disorder and the violent train brawl was not his son's fault

Why We Restructure: A Bit More About “Bus 2”

The south half of Metro Route 2 chugs from downtown Seattle to Madrona Park and back via Seneca and Union Streets, a traffic light interrupting its progress on nearly every block.  Virginia Mason Medical Center, First Hill, and the north part of the Central District pass by during the leisurely trip.  We’ll call this part […]

Chicago Cubs Unveil First Mascot

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The Chicago Cubs have unveiled the team's first mascot. Clark, a young bear wearing a Cubs jersey and backward blue baseball cap, was accompanied Monday at Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center by a dozen team prospects. The mascot is named after the North Side Chicago street on which Wrigley Field is located. Show More Summary

Virginia Mason One of 'America's 100 Best Hospitals' in Five Specialties

Virginia Mason Medical Center announced today it has been recognized by Healthgrades as one of America's 100 Best Hospitals for cardiac, pulmonary, gastrointestinal, general surgery and critical care.

Virginia Mason Institute Marks Fifth Year of Teaching Lean Techniques to Transform Health Care

The Virginia Mason Institute, established in response to the number of requests for Virginia Mason Medical Center to share its success in applying lean principles to improve health care, is commemorating its fifth anniversary this y...

Virginia Mason Earns 'Most Wired' Designation Again for Using Information Technology to Support Patient Care

SEATTLE - (July 10, 2013) - Virginia Mason Medical Center has been named one of the Most Wired health systems in the nation for the second consecutive year by Hospitals & Health Networks magazine. Virginia Mason is again the only Seattle hospital and one of only 289 in the U.S. to make this year's list.

U of M researchers develop model for better testing, targeting of MPNST

MINNEAPOLIS/ST. PAUL (MAY 20, 2013) – University of Minnesota Medical School researchers from the Masonic Cancer Center, University of Minnesota, in partnership with the University's Brain Tumor Program, have developed a new mouse model...Show More Summary

“Respect for People” in Healthcare

There’s an excellent blog post on the Virginia Mason Medical Center site: “Does respecting co-workers make patients safer?” As a leader in adopting and adapting Toyota management methods to healthcare, Virginia Mason understands that “respect for people” is a core part of this philosophy (as I’ve recently blogged about). Respectful behavior is an active choice [...]

Linda Mason: Syrian Refugees in Lebanon Need Our Help

Imagine the population of your town swelling with war refugees by 25 percent in one year - or even doubling or tripling in size. Imagine the competition for work, housing, and social and medical services.

Genetic Variation Behind Acute Myeloid Leukemia Treatment Success Identified

Researchers from the College of Pharmacy and Medical School working within the Masonic Cancer Center, University of Minnesota, have partnered to identify genetic variations that may help signal which acute myeloid leukemia (AML) patients will benefit or not benefit from one of the newest antileukemic agents. Their study is published in Clinical Cancer Research...

U of M researchers identify genetic variation behind acute myeloid leukemia treatment success

MINNEAPOLIS/ST. PAUL (February 26, 2013) – Researchers from the College of Pharmacy and Medical School working within the Masonic Cancer Center, University of Minnesota, have partnered to identify genetic variations that may help signal...Show More Summary

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