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My EastText
4 East Texas doctors disciplined by Texas Medical Boardhours in CME, divided as follows: four hours in diagnosis and treatment of pulm
4 East Texas doctors disciplined by Texas Medical Board
My EastText / Posted 6 hours ago
hours in CME, divided as follows: four hours in diagnosis and treatment of pulmonary embolism and four hours in treating respiratory distress in an emergency room setting. The Board found Dr. Hong breached the standard of care when he failed to... Read more
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The Irish Times
Ageing behind bars: what are the healthcare challengesThe relatively recent phenomenon of ageing prison populations brings unique hea
Ageing behind bars: what are the healthcare challenges
The Irish Times / Posted 7 hours ago
The relatively recent phenomenon of ageing prison populations brings unique healthcare challenges for prison services worldwide. These include accommodating the needs of frail older prisoners and the provision of end-of-life care. Due to the... Read more
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MedCity News
UK life sciences industry grapples with new questions from Brexit spanning funding, regulatory landscapeUK biopharmaceutical industry had signed a letter supporting the UK remaining i
UK life sciences industry grapples with new questions from Brexit spanning funding, regulatory landscape
MedCity News / Posted 11 hours ago
UK biopharmaceutical industry had signed a letter supporting the UK remaining in the EU. Eleanor Biggs, Cardiovascular & Respiratory Therapy Monitors, at Ipsos Healthcare said in a blog at PharmExec.com that the industry employs 700,000 people in... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
Spraying for mosquitoes bugging somepartly for traffic safety considerations, according to Joe Conlon, technical ad
Spraying for mosquitoes bugging some
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted yesterday
partly for traffic safety considerations, according to Joe Conlon, technical advisor for the American Mosquito Control Association. The ultra-low volume technique that came along in the 1980s uses a minute amount of the active ingredient,... Read more
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Parkersburg News and Sentinel
Fitness tracker adds stresswore it, I did not alter my activity at all, just to get a baseline. I walked l
Fitness tracker adds stress
Parkersburg News and Sentinel / Posted 2 days ago
wore it, I did not alter my activity at all, just to get a baseline. I walked less than half as much as the American Heart Association recommends to stay fit, decrease risk of heart disease, and maintain a healthy weight. I had no idea I was moving... Read more
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Bel Marra Health
National Safety Month: UTI, falls and fractures, traumatic brain injury, and Alzheimer’s diseaseJune is National Safety Month, so we have compiled some of our stories regardin
National Safety Month: UTI, falls and fractures, traumatic brain injury, and Alzheimer’s disease
Bel Marra Health / Posted 2 days ago
June is National Safety Month, so we have compiled some of our stories regarding health safety, including topics on UTI, falls and fractures, traumatic brain injury, and Alzheimer’s disease. The goal of National Safety Month is to make people aware... Read more
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KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau
Sprained ankle could pose longer-term harms to healthBy E.J. MundellHealthDay Reporter (HealthDay News) -- Many Americans have suff
Sprained ankle could pose longer-term harms to health
KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau / Posted 3 days ago
By E.J. MundellHealthDay Reporter (HealthDay News) -- Many Americans have suffered through an ankle break or sprain, but new research suggests these injuries might have a larger effect on health. The study, based on a survey of thousands of adults,... Read more
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Business Wire
The U.S. Army Announces National Winning Teams of the 2015-16 eCYBERMISSION CompetitionRamey School worked with team advisor Ingrid Rapatz-Roettgerand investigated th
The U.S. Army Announces National Winning Teams of the 2015-16 eCYBERMISSION Competition
Business Wire / Posted 3 days ago
Ramey School worked with team advisor Ingrid Rapatz-Roettgerand investigated the effects of Saharan dust levels on local respiratory issues and how to create an effective warning system for people who suffer from asthma in Puerto Rico. Seventh... Read more
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Bel Marra Health
Is pneumonia contagious when on antibiotics?is contagious for. When beginning antibiotic treatment for pneumonia, patients
Is pneumonia contagious when on antibiotics?
Bel Marra Health / Posted 3 days ago
is contagious for. When beginning antibiotic treatment for pneumonia, patients may typically observe improvements in health within two to three days. If by chance you actually get worse during this time, your doctor will change your treatment... Read more
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Newsmax
Sprained Ankles Linked to Heart, Lung Problems Laterhave suffered through an ankle break or sprain, but new research suggests these
Sprained Ankles Linked to Heart, Lung Problems Later
Newsmax / Posted 3 days ago
have suffered through an ankle break or sprain, but new research suggests these injuries might have a larger effect on health. The study, based on a survey of thousands of adults, found that people with injured ankles tend to have higher rates... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Could artificial intelligence help to combat stress? An interview with Davide Morelliusing the diaphragm, will force the heart rate to raise and fall in synch with
Could artificial intelligence help to combat stress? An interview with Davide Morelli
News-Medical-Net / Posted 4 days ago
using the diaphragm, will force the heart rate to raise and fall in synch with the breathing. This phenomenon is called Respiratory Sinus Arrhythmia (RSA). However, if you breathe forcing expansion of your chest instead of your diaphragm, you... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Mobile devices of healthcare workers often contaminated by viral RNAsettings In clinical settings, mobile phones benefit patients by placing usefu
Mobile devices of healthcare workers often contaminated by viral RNA
News-Medical-Net / Posted 5 days ago
settings In clinical settings, mobile phones benefit patients by placing useful data and information at the fingertips of health professionals during interactions on the ward. But are doctors and nurses unwittingly exposing vulnerable patients to... Read more
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NJ.com
N.J. police union backs Democrat over Garrett in hard-fought U.S. House racefirst responders. The bill was named for James Zadroga a New York City police
N.J. police union backs Democrat over Garrett in hard-fought U.S. House race
NJ.com / Posted 7 days ago
first responders. The bill was named for James Zadroga a New York City police officer from North Arlington who died of a respiratory disease attributed to him breathing in dust at the World Trade Center site. "It was simply unconscionable that... Read more
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Newsmax
Depression Common Among Patients With COPDwith chronic obstructive pulmonary disorder (COPD) may raise the risk of depres
Depression Common Among Patients With COPD
Newsmax / Posted 7 days ago
with chronic obstructive pulmonary disorder (COPD) may raise the risk of depression among patients with the incurable respiratory illness, two new studies suggest. One report, from scientists at Manchester Metropolitan University in England,... Read more
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Medical News Today
Diet Tips for Prediabetessame prediabetes rates affect Americans. Many prediabetes prevention plans rev
Diet Tips for Prediabetes
Medical News Today / Posted 7 days ago
same prediabetes rates affect Americans. Many prediabetes prevention plans revolve around two key lifestyle factors - a healthy diet and regular exercise. The results of the Diabetes Prevention Program, run in the United States since 2001,... Read more
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The Star
Parents urged to look out for HFMDof the brain, causing a disruption to the centre controlling heart rhythm, the
Parents urged to look out for HFMD
The Star / Posted 10 days ago
of the brain, causing a disruption to the centre controlling heart rhythm, the child would be excessively lethargic due to respiratory distress and a dilated heart. On Thursday, Health director-general Datuk Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah said the... Read more
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Abbotsford News
SLICE OF LIFE: June 17 to 24at Sevenoaks Shopping Centre (32900 South Fraser Way) in support of Matthew’s H
SLICE OF LIFE: June 17 to 24
Abbotsford News / Posted 10 days ago
at Sevenoaks Shopping Centre (32900 South Fraser Way) in support of Matthew’s House respite home for children with complex health-care needs. The event includes carnival games, a bouncy castle, face painting, a barbecue, the Reptile Guy and more.... Read more
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Business Wire
American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation (AACVPR) Receives Accreditation of its Certified Cardiac Rehabilitation Professional (CCRP) Credential from the National Commission for Certifying Agencies (NCCA)CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The NCCA accredited the American Association of Cardi
American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation (AACVPR) Receives Accreditation of its Certified Cardiac Rehabilitation Professional (CCRP) Credential from the National Commission for Certifying Agencies (NCCA)
Business Wire / Posted 11 days ago
CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The NCCA accredited the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation (AACVPR) Certified Cardiac Rehabilitation Professional (CCRP) for a five-year period, expiring February 28, 2021, during its recent... Read more
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FOX News
Sleep apnea tied to heart risk even after arteries are clearedfeeling tired during the day. Snoring, usually the result of only partial bloc
Sleep apnea tied to heart risk even after arteries are cleared
FOX News / Posted 11 days ago
feeling tired during the day. Snoring, usually the result of only partial blockage in the sinuses or other parts of the respiratory tract, also reduces the amount of oxygen a sleeper gets. So-called sleep-disordered breathing, especially apnea,... Read more
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Decclan Chronicle
Sleep apnea tied to heart risk even after arteries are clearedfeeling tired during the day. Snoring, usually the result of only partial bloc
Sleep apnea tied to heart risk even after arteries are cleared
Decclan Chronicle / Posted 12 days ago
feeling tired during the day. Snoring, usually the result of only partial blockage in the sinuses or other parts of the respiratory tract, also reduces the amount of oxygen a sleeper gets. So-called sleep-disordered breathing, especially apnea,... Read more
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Kiama Independent
Queen's Birthday Honours 2016: the full listtechnology, to engineering and to higher education, as an academic, researcher
Queen's Birthday Honours 2016: the full list
Kiama Independent / Posted 12 days ago
technology, to engineering and to higher education, as an academic, researcher and author, to professional scientific associations, and as a mentor of young scientists. Mr Anthony John Beddison Toorak, VIC. For eminent service to the... Read more
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Santa Fe Reporter
Where There's Fire: Map shows where methane emissions from natural gas and oil wells put public health at riskmile of an oil or gas well, and within that radius, they are at risk for increa
Where There's Fire: Map shows where methane emissions from natural gas and oil wells put public health at risk
Santa Fe Reporter / Posted 12 days ago
mile of an oil or gas well, and within that radius, they are at risk for increased incidence of cancer and life-threatening respiratory ailments. An online map, oilandgasthreatmap.com, initiated by EarthWorks and completed with the help of the Clean... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Sleep apnea tied to heart risk even after arteries are cleared(Reuters Health) - For people who have had a procedure to open blocked heart ar
Sleep apnea tied to heart risk even after arteries are cleared
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 12 days ago
(Reuters Health) - For people who have had a procedure to open blocked heart arteries, untreated sleep-breathing problems like snoring or apnea may raise the risk of a future heart attack or stroke, researchers say. Patients in Japan who had the... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Sleep apnea tied to heart risk even after arteries clearedfeeling tired during the day. Snoring, usually the result of only partial bloc
Sleep apnea tied to heart risk even after arteries cleared
The Globe and Mail / Posted 12 days ago
feeling tired during the day. Snoring, usually the result of only partial blockage in the sinuses or other parts of the respiratory tract, also reduces the amount of oxygen a sleeper gets. So-called sleep-disordered breathing, especially apnea,... Read more
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ScienceBlogs
Sh*t naturopaths say, part 6: Homeopathy for bipolar disorderin the form of Michigan HB 4531. As I mentioned when I first learned that HB 45
Sh*t naturopaths say, part 6: Homeopathy for bipolar disorder
ScienceBlogs / Posted 12 days ago
in the form of Michigan HB 4531. As I mentioned when I first learned that HB 4531 was passed by the House Committee on Health Policy and sent to the full House for consideration, it’s a scary, scary bill. Moreover, it’s supported by the... Read more
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Manitoulin Expositor
Blasto meeting turnout indicates major health concernhalf the meeting streamed sideways online, but with clear audio. The meeting s
Blasto meeting turnout indicates major health concern
Manitoulin Expositor / Posted 13 days ago
half the meeting streamed sideways online, but with clear audio. The meeting saw presentations from Sudbury and District Health Unit Environmental (SDHU) Health Division Manager Holly Browne (with supporting input from SDHU Manager Burgess... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Smart technology will transform NZ healthcareWednesday, 15 June 2016, 11:05 amPress Release: Medical Technology Association
Smart technology will transform NZ healthcare
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 13 days ago
Wednesday, 15 June 2016, 11:05 amPress Release: Medical Technology Association of New ZealandWearable or implantable smart devices, robotics and artificial... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
People taking long-acting opioids for chronic pain more likely to diefor ongoing pain. It is well known that opioids such as oxycodone, morphine an
People taking long-acting opioids for chronic pain more likely to die
The Globe and Mail / Posted 13 days ago
for ongoing pain. It is well known that opioids such as oxycodone, morphine and fentanyl have risks. They can suppress the respiratory system, leading to accidental overdose, and they are also addictive. But in this new study, researchers tried to... Read more
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WA Today
Do you know someone who has been honoured this year?technology, to engineering and to higher education, as an academic, researcher
Do you know someone who has been honoured this year?
WA Today / Posted 15 days ago
technology, to engineering and to higher education, as an academic, researcher and author, to professional scientific associations, and as a mentor of young scientists. Mr Anthony John Beddison Toorak, VIC. For eminent service to the... Read more
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The Telegraph
Worry over shortage in flu shotsdose of Influgen but failed to find any. "My father is a heart patient. If he
Worry over shortage in flu shots
The Telegraph / Posted 15 days ago
dose of Influgen but failed to find any. "My father is a heart patient. If he gets influenza, it might create serious health complications. So he is administered Influgen vaccine every year. Recently my father had some cardiac complication and... Read more
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The Border Mail
Queen's Birthday Honours 2016: the full listtechnology, to engineering and to higher education, as an academic, researcher
Queen's Birthday Honours 2016: the full list
The Border Mail / Posted 15 days ago
technology, to engineering and to higher education, as an academic, researcher and author, to professional scientific associations, and as a mentor of young scientists. Mr Anthony John Beddison Toorak, VIC. For eminent service to the... Read more
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The Courier
Queen's Birthday Honours 2016: the full listtechnology, to engineering and to higher education, as an academic, researcher
Queen's Birthday Honours 2016: the full list
The Courier / Posted 15 days ago
technology, to engineering and to higher education, as an academic, researcher and author, to professional scientific associations, and as a mentor of young scientists. Mr Anthony John Beddison Toorak, VIC. For eminent service to the... Read more
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Daily Liberal
Queen's Birthday Honours 2016: the full listtechnology, to engineering and to higher education, as an academic, researcher
Queen's Birthday Honours 2016: the full list
Daily Liberal / Posted 15 days ago
technology, to engineering and to higher education, as an academic, researcher and author, to professional scientific associations, and as a mentor of young scientists. Mr Anthony John Beddison Toorak, VIC. For eminent service to the... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Queen's Birthday Honours 2016: the full listtechnology, to engineering and to higher education, as an academic, researcher
Queen's Birthday Honours 2016: the full list
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 15 days ago
technology, to engineering and to higher education, as an academic, researcher and author, to professional scientific associations, and as a mentor of young scientists. Mr Anthony John Beddison Toorak, VIC. For eminent service to the... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
Queen's Birthday Honours 2016: the full listtechnology, to engineering and to higher education, as an academic, researcher
Queen's Birthday Honours 2016: the full list
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 15 days ago
technology, to engineering and to higher education, as an academic, researcher and author, to professional scientific associations, and as a mentor of young scientists. Mr Anthony John Beddison Toorak, VIC. For eminent service to the... Read more
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The Young Witness
Queen's Birthday Honours 2016: the full listtechnology, to engineering and to higher education, as an academic, researcher
Queen's Birthday Honours 2016: the full list
The Young Witness / Posted 15 days ago
technology, to engineering and to higher education, as an academic, researcher and author, to professional scientific associations, and as a mentor of young scientists. Mr Anthony John Beddison Toorak, VIC. For eminent service to the... Read more
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The Age
Do you know someone who has been honoured this year?technology, to engineering and to higher education, as an academic, researcher
Do you know someone who has been honoured this year?
The Age / Posted 15 days ago
technology, to engineering and to higher education, as an academic, researcher and author, to professional scientific associations, and as a mentor of young scientists. Mr Anthony John Beddison Toorak, VIC. For eminent service to the... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Do you know someone who has been honoured this year?technology, to engineering and to higher education, as an academic, researcher
Do you know someone who has been honoured this year?
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 15 days ago
technology, to engineering and to higher education, as an academic, researcher and author, to professional scientific associations, and as a mentor of young scientists. Mr Anthony John Beddison Toorak, VIC. For eminent service to the... Read more
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Western Advocate
Queen's Birthday Honours 2016: the full listtechnology, to engineering and to higher education, as an academic, researcher
Queen's Birthday Honours 2016: the full list
Western Advocate / Posted 15 days ago
technology, to engineering and to higher education, as an academic, researcher and author, to professional scientific associations, and as a mentor of young scientists. Mr Anthony John Beddison Toorak, VIC. For eminent service to the... Read more
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Kiama Independent
Queen's Birthday Honours 2016: the full listtechnology, to engineering and to higher education, as an academic, researcher
Queen's Birthday Honours 2016: the full list
Kiama Independent / Posted 15 days ago
technology, to engineering and to higher education, as an academic, researcher and author, to professional scientific associations, and as a mentor of young scientists. Mr Anthony John Beddison Toorak, VIC. For eminent service to the... Read more
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Manning River Times
Queen's Birthday Honours 2016: the full listtechnology, to engineering and to higher education, as an academic, researcher
Queen's Birthday Honours 2016: the full list
Manning River Times / Posted 15 days ago
technology, to engineering and to higher education, as an academic, researcher and author, to professional scientific associations, and as a mentor of young scientists. Mr Anthony John Beddison Toorak, VIC. For eminent service to the... Read more
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Goondiwindi Argus
Queen's Birthday Honours 2016: the full listtechnology, to engineering and to higher education, as an academic, researcher
Queen's Birthday Honours 2016: the full list
Goondiwindi Argus / Posted 15 days ago
technology, to engineering and to higher education, as an academic, researcher and author, to professional scientific associations, and as a mentor of young scientists. Mr Anthony John Beddison Toorak, VIC. For eminent service to the... Read more
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Goondiwindi Argus
Queen's Birthday Honours 2016: the full listtechnology, to engineering and to higher education, as an academic, researcher
Queen's Birthday Honours 2016: the full list
Goondiwindi Argus / Posted 15 days ago
technology, to engineering and to higher education, as an academic, researcher and author, to professional scientific associations, and as a mentor of young scientists. Mr Anthony John Beddison Toorak, VIC. For eminent service to the... Read more
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The North West Star
Queen's Birthday Honours 2016: the full listtechnology, to engineering and to higher education, as an academic, researcher
Queen's Birthday Honours 2016: the full list
The North West Star / Posted 15 days ago
technology, to engineering and to higher education, as an academic, researcher and author, to professional scientific associations, and as a mentor of young scientists. Mr Anthony John Beddison Toorak, VIC. For eminent service to the... Read more
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Lowell Sun
TOBACCO DEBATE: About freedom, economics -- and whether higher purchase age mattersimpact. "We look at it as anti-local business and anti-consumer," said Ryan Kea
TOBACCO DEBATE: About freedom, economics -- and whether higher purchase age matters
Lowell Sun / Posted 15 days ago
impact. "We look at it as anti-local business and anti-consumer," said Ryan Kearney, general counsel for the Retailers Association of Massachusetts. "If you take 18- to 20-year-old consumers out of the store, not only do you lose the direct... Read more
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Altoona Mirror
24 people graduate from Leadership Blair County classFundraisers, Tipton. Community service: Girls Night Out Altoona, Inc., preside
24 people graduate from Leadership Blair County class
Altoona Mirror / Posted 16 days ago
Fundraisers, Tipton. Community service: Girls Night Out Altoona, Inc., president; Northern Bedford Community Athletic Association vice president; Ladies Oriental Shrine, trustee; Brethren Disaster Ministries, secretary; Lobsterfest for MS,... Read more
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Business Wire
AstraZeneca Presents New Data from Multiple Studies on the Effect of BYDUREON on Glucose Fluctuations in Patients with Type 2 DiabetesThe results were presented in a poster presentation (#1014-P) at the 76th Scien
AstraZeneca Presents New Data from Multiple Studies on the Effect of BYDUREON on Glucose Fluctuations in Patients with Type 2 Diabetes
Business Wire / Posted 16 days ago
The results were presented in a poster presentation (#1014-P) at the 76th Scientific Sessions of the American Diabetes Association (ADA) in New Orleans. The study randomized 117 patients to BYDUREON (n=61) or placebo (n=56) and included a... Read more
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Business Wire
Merck and Pfizer Announce Two Pivotal Phase 3 Studies for Ertugliflozin, an Investigational SGLT-2 Inhibitor, Met Primary Endpoints, Showing Significant A1C Reductions in Patients with Type 2 Diabetesprogram of ertugliflozin will be presented for the first time at the 76th Scien
Merck and Pfizer Announce Two Pivotal Phase 3 Studies for Ertugliflozin, an Investigational SGLT-2 Inhibitor, Met Primary Endpoints, Showing Significant A1C Reductions in Patients with Type 2 Diabetes
Business Wire / Posted 16 days ago
program of ertugliflozin will be presented for the first time at the 76th Scientific Sessions of the American Diabetes Association, which are being held in New Orleans from June 10-14, 2016. A 26-week investigational study (VERTIS Mono), which... Read more
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Fortune
Obamacare Isn’t Stopping Doctors’ Incomes From SoaringAmerica’s doctors are healthier than ever. Far from flattening, as some Obamac
Obamacare Isn’t Stopping Doctors’ Incomes From Soaring
Fortune / Posted 17 days ago
America’s doctors are healthier than ever. Far from flattening, as some Obamacare experts predicted, or even waxing in low-single digits like salaries for contractors, lending officers, beauticians, and most other workers, pay for doctors is... Read more
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The Huffington Post
This Bill Would Make It Harder To Breathe. The House Passed It, Of Course.the Environmental Protection Agency’s new ozone regulations for perhaps another
This Bill Would Make It Harder To Breathe. The House Passed It, Of Course.
The Huffington Post / Posted 18 days ago
the Environmental Protection Agency’s new ozone regulations for perhaps another decade -- a move that could endanger the health of millions of Americans. The EPA’s October 2015 regulations lowered the limit for ground-level ozone pollution --... Read more
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