Another hunter fires upon a group of guys patiently waiting to nab a turkey.
Fresno doctor says of ‘giant’ parasite patient wrapped round toilet roll: ‘Apparently it was still wriggling when he put it in the bag but it died in transit’ A California man’s daily sushi habit ended in a trip to hospital with a stomach-churning...Show More Summary
New Hampshire patients would be better protected against surprise medical bills under legislation being considered by House lawmakers. The House Commerce and Consumer Affairs Committee held public hearings on two … Click to Continue...
Flu cases are continuing to rise in the U.S., with some states, such as California, seeing record numbers of patients seeking medical attention.
A West Virginia Hospital Association official says the state's hospitals stand to lose up to $15 million toward treating low-income patients if federal cuts to a Medicaid program remain in … Click to Continue »
by Robert Clough Looking for effective ways to market your medical practice? Then don't miss this article. Here you'll find 10 medical marketing strategies that work. Finding it difficult to attract new patients? Are you doing everything...Show More Summary
It’s particularly aggravating when doctors run late but charge patients cancellation fees.
By Nancy Barton, RN, CDE, Fit4D Certified Diabetes Educator Diabetes takes a toll on the entire body, but it can also increase a patient’s risk of dental disease. Gum disease can worsen when blood sugars are not under control and, in turn, gum disease can make diabetes harder to control. A study in the Journal of the […]
I’m Back! I want to thank all of you for being so patient with me! My apologies for leaving you hanging, but I’m keeping my word (get it?) and continuing my blog! We left off in Pennsylvania so lets start back up there! Congratulations! Freebird, Dori, Centaur, and myself awake at Windsor Furnace Shelter. Show More Summary
Flu can be spread from person to person simply via breathing, a new study has found, casting doubt on Government health adverstisements that on focus on sneezing. A groundbreaking experiment on flu patients in the US revealed the virus’s capacity to aerosolise and linger in the atmosphere is significantly greater than previously thought. Show More Summary
By using an artificially intelligent algorithm to predict patient mortality, a research team from Stanford University is hoping to improve the timing of end-of-life care for critically ill patients. In tests, the system proved eerily accurate, correctly predicting mortality outcomes in 90 per cent of cases. Show More Summary
Researchers have discovered that the risk of death from breast cancer is twice as high for patients with high heterogeneity of the estrogen receptor within the same tumor as compared to patients with low heterogeneity. The study shows that the higher risk of death is independent of other known tumor markers and also holds true for Luminal A breast cancer.
Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam says he plans to continue his medical practice as a pediatric neurologist on a limited basis. Northam told WFIR-AM on Thursday that he plans to see … Click to Continue »
Following up on Scott’s earlier posts: Before he was fired in September 2016, Nassar was a MSU faculty member for 20 years and saw patients at the MSU Sports Medicine Clinic, where many of the victims were assaulted. Nassar also volunteered for USA Gymnastics, serving as the longtime doctor for the U.S. national team, and […]
A former patient at a luxury rehab center is suing after he claims he was sexually assaulted by another patient while under sedation.
Reading about Hyundai’s new customer service program, it’s hard not to think of the MASH episode where a supply shortage forces the surgeons to donate their own blood to the patients they’re operating on. That’s very similar to how Hyundai Canada’s just-announced “Charge Here” service works. Show More Summary
The frontlines of health care have been transformed over the last decade as electronic medical records have been rolled out across America. Unfortunately, information technology has yet to live up to its immense promise in health care — a topic that I frequently write about. As somebody who has worked with every single major EHR […]
Philips is releasing its latest Patient Monitoring solution in the U.S., a product designed to help hospitals keep track of patient monitor data as they move from one clinical area to another. The offering revolves around the company’s IntelliVue X3 transport monitor and it allows clinicians to easily combine all the data gathered in the OR, ICU, […]
Grey's Anatomy ends its season 14 midseason finale with a maddening twist. As Jo's texting Alex not to give their patient heparin, she bumps into her abusive ex-husband, Paul (played by Glee star Matthew Morrison). He's a well-respected general surgeon who's charmingly cordial on the surface. Show More Summary