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The Irish Times
Short Story: On Cosmology, by Róisín O’Donell Hennessy New Irish Writing – August’s winning story: A lecturer in astrophysi
Short Story: On Cosmology, by Róisín O’Donell
The Irish Times / Posted 3 hours ago
Hennessy New Irish Writing – August’s winning story: A lecturer in astrophysics wonders about the ‘gooey, alien-like creature’ which may be growing inside her A three-week old foetus, according to... Read more
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Medical News Today
Antibiotic use may raise risk of type 2 diabetesThe greater the number of antibiotic prescriptions an individual has each year,
Antibiotic use may raise risk of type 2 diabetes
Medical News Today / Posted 19 hours ago
The greater the number of antibiotic prescriptions an individual has each year, the higher their risk for type 2 diabetes. This is according to a new study by researchers from Denmark. Researchers found individuals who filled more prescriptions for... Read more
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FOX News
The rise of superbugs: How antibiotic resistance develops and how you can help stop itAntibiotic-resistant gonorrhea, shown here, spreads easily and symptoms are oft
The rise of superbugs: How antibiotic resistance develops and how you can help stop it
FOX News / Posted 2 days ago
Antibiotic-resistant gonorrhea, shown here, spreads easily and symptoms are often missed. (CDC) Even the man who discovered penicillin in the 1940s knew that one day antibiotics could become useless if used improperly. Sir Alexander Fleming warned... Read more
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Bluffton Today
Savannah woman contracts 'one-in-a-million' diseaseThis time last year, Kewanna Bush and her brothers noticed something was off wi
Savannah woman contracts 'one-in-a-million' disease
Bluffton Today / Posted 2 days ago
This time last year, Kewanna Bush and her brothers noticed something was off with their mother, Rebecca. That moment of realization soon led them on a medical mystery nightmare that almost took the life of their mother, who they lovingly call... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Mylan releases generic version of Zosyn Injection in the U.S.Mylan N.V. (Nasdaq: MYL) today announced the U.S. launch of Piperacillin and Ta
Mylan releases generic version of Zosyn Injection in the U.S.
News-Medical-Net / Posted 2 days ago
Mylan N.V. (Nasdaq: MYL) today announced the U.S. launch of Piperacillin and Tazobactam for Injection USP, 3.375g Single-dose Vials, which is the generic version of Pfizer's Zosyn® Injection. This product is a combination penicillin-class... Read more
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CNN
Meet the shady ladies of WWII anti-VD posters(CNN)You've heard of Rosie the Riveter, the poster gal of World War II, right?
Meet the shady ladies of WWII anti-VD posters
CNN / Posted 3 days ago
(CNN)You've heard of Rosie the Riveter, the poster gal of World War II, right? She wasn't the only feminine character to make a huge impression on the men in the 1940s military. Meet the shady ladies of venereal disease: the "Bag of Trouble" poster... Read more
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Popular Science Australia
A Microbial Villain's Secret EscapeA similar event occurs with the bacterium Staphylococcus aureus. This opportuni
A Microbial Villain's Secret Escape
Popular Science Australia / Posted 3 days ago
A similar event occurs with the bacterium Staphylococcus aureus. This opportunistic pathogen is responsible for a number of infections ranging from skin irritations to pneumonia and the potentially lethal toxic shock syndrome. Apart from the clinical... Read more
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CBS 6 Richmond
Meet the shady ladies of 'penis propaganda' designed by Uncle SamYou’ve heard of Rosie the Riveter, the poster gal of World War II, right? She w
Meet the shady ladies of 'penis propaganda' designed by Uncle Sam
CBS 6 Richmond / Posted 3 days ago
You’ve heard of Rosie the Riveter, the poster gal of World War II, right? She wasn’t the only feminine character to make a huge impression on the men in the 1940s military. Meet the shady ladies of venereal disease: the “Bag of Trouble” poster girl... Read more
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ABC 7 El Paso
Meet the shady ladies of WWII anti-VD postersYou've heard of Rosie the Riveter, the poster gal of World War II, right? She w
Meet the shady ladies of WWII anti-VD posters
ABC 7 El Paso / Posted 3 days ago
You've heard of Rosie the Riveter, the poster gal of World War II, right? She wasn't the only feminine character to make a huge impression on the men in the 1940s military. Meet the shady ladies of venereal disease: the "Bag of Trouble" poster girl... Read more
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Local 10 Miami
CDC: Work needed to prevent thousands of superbug deathsAn estimated 37,000 people could die in the next five years from antibiotic-res
CDC: Work needed to prevent thousands of superbug deaths
Local 10 Miami / Posted 3 days ago
An estimated 37,000 people could die in the next five years from antibiotic-resistant "superbugs" if health care centers don't work together to prevent infections, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) says in a report released... Read more
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KSPR Springfield
CDC: Work needed to prevent thousands of superbug deathsAn estimated 37,000 people could die in the next five years from antibiotic-res
CDC: Work needed to prevent thousands of superbug deaths
KSPR Springfield / Posted 3 days ago
An estimated 37,000 people could die in the next five years from antibiotic-resistant "superbugs" if health care centers don't work together to prevent infections, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) says in a report released... Read more
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News 8000
CDC: Work needed to prevent thousands of superbug deathsAn estimated 37,000 people could die in the next five years from antibiotic-res
CDC: Work needed to prevent thousands of superbug deaths
News 8000 / Posted 3 days ago
An estimated 37,000 people could die in the next five years from antibiotic-resistant "superbugs" if health care centers don't work together to prevent infections, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) says in a report released... Read more
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KSBW Salinas
CDC: Work needed to prevent thousands of superbug deathsAn estimated 37,000 people could die in the next five years from antibiotic-res
CDC: Work needed to prevent thousands of superbug deaths
KSBW Salinas / Posted 3 days ago
An estimated 37,000 people could die in the next five years from antibiotic-resistant "superbugs" if health care centers don't work together to prevent infections, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) says in a report released... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
CDC: Work needed to prevent thousands of superbug deathsAn estimated 37,000 people could die in the next five years from antibiotic-res
CDC: Work needed to prevent thousands of superbug deaths
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 3 days ago
An estimated 37,000 people could die in the next five years from antibiotic-resistant "superbugs" if health care centers don't work together to prevent infections, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) says in a report released... Read more
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WLKY Louisville
CDC: Work needed to prevent thousands of superbug deathsAn estimated 37,000 people could die in the next five years from antibiotic-res
CDC: Work needed to prevent thousands of superbug deaths
WLKY Louisville / Posted 3 days ago
An estimated 37,000 people could die in the next five years from antibiotic-resistant "superbugs" if health care centers don't work together to prevent infections, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) says in a report released... Read more
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WJXT Jacksonville
CDC: Work needed to prevent thousands of superbug deathsAn estimated 37,000 people could die in the next five years from antibiotic-res
CDC: Work needed to prevent thousands of superbug deaths
WJXT Jacksonville / Posted 3 days ago
An estimated 37,000 people could die in the next five years from antibiotic-resistant "superbugs" if health care centers don't work together to prevent infections, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) says in a report released... Read more
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KTVZ Bend
CDC: Work needed to prevent thousands of superbug deaths | Health - Home Gov't agency says 23,000 deaths a year result from superbug
CDC: Work needed to prevent thousands of superbug deaths
KTVZ Bend / Posted 3 days ago
| Health - Home Gov't agency says 23,000 deaths a year result from superbug infections An estimated 37,000 people could die in the... Read more
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KXLY-TV Spokane
CDC: Work needed to prevent thousands of superbug deathsAn estimated 37,000 people could die in the next five years from antibiotic-res
CDC: Work needed to prevent thousands of superbug deaths
KXLY-TV Spokane / Posted 3 days ago
An estimated 37,000 people could die in the next five years from antibiotic-resistant "superbugs" if health care centers don't work together to prevent infections, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) says in a report released... Read more
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KTUU Anchorage
CDC: Work needed to prevent thousands of superbug deathsAn estimated 37,000 people could die in the next five years from antibiotic-res
CDC: Work needed to prevent thousands of superbug deaths
KTUU Anchorage / Posted 3 days ago
An estimated 37,000 people could die in the next five years from antibiotic-resistant "superbugs" if health care centers don't work together to prevent infections, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) says in a report released... Read more
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WCYB 5 Tri-Cities
CDC: Work needed to prevent thousands of superbug deathsAn estimated 37,000 people could die in the next five years from antibiotic-res
CDC: Work needed to prevent thousands of superbug deaths
WCYB 5 Tri-Cities / Posted 3 days ago
An estimated 37,000 people could die in the next five years from antibiotic-resistant "superbugs" if health care centers don't work together to prevent infections, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) says in a report released... Read more
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KRDO Colorado Springs
CDC: Work needed to prevent thousands of superbug deathsAn estimated 37,000 people could die in the next five years from antibiotic-res
CDC: Work needed to prevent thousands of superbug deaths
KRDO Colorado Springs / Posted 3 days ago
An estimated 37,000 people could die in the next five years from antibiotic-resistant "superbugs" if health care centers don't work together to prevent infections, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) says in a report released... Read more
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Local 6 Orlando
CDC: Work needed to prevent thousands of superbug deathsAn estimated 37,000 people could die in the next five years from antibiotic-res
CDC: Work needed to prevent thousands of superbug deaths
Local 6 Orlando / Posted 3 days ago
An estimated 37,000 people could die in the next five years from antibiotic-resistant "superbugs" if health care centers don't work together to prevent infections, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) says in a report released... Read more
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KESQ Palm Springs
CDC: Work needed to prevent thousands of superbug deathsAn estimated 37,000 people could die in the next five years from antibiotic-res
CDC: Work needed to prevent thousands of superbug deaths
KESQ Palm Springs / Posted 3 days ago
An estimated 37,000 people could die in the next five years from antibiotic-resistant "superbugs" if health care centers don't work together to prevent infections, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) says in a report released... Read more
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ABC 7 El Paso
CDC: Work needed to prevent thousands of superbug deathsAn estimated 37,000 people could die in the next five years from antibiotic-res
CDC: Work needed to prevent thousands of superbug deaths
ABC 7 El Paso / Posted 3 days ago
An estimated 37,000 people could die in the next five years from antibiotic-resistant "superbugs" if health care centers don't work together to prevent infections, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) says in a report released... Read more
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22 WSBT South Bend
CDC: Work needed to prevent thousands of superbug deathsAn estimated 37,000 people could die in the next five years from antibiotic-res
CDC: Work needed to prevent thousands of superbug deaths
22 WSBT South Bend / Posted 3 days ago
An estimated 37,000 people could die in the next five years from antibiotic-resistant "superbugs" if health care centers don't work together to prevent infections, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) says in a report released... Read more
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Washington Post
Here’s what two college doctors say freshman need to knowCollege students should learn quickly where to go if they need medical care, tw
Here’s what two college doctors say freshman need to know
Washington Post / Posted 4 days ago
College students should learn quickly where to go if they need medical care, two physicians say. (Evelyn Hockstein for The Washington Post) Dear Incoming College Freshmen, As you begin the next step in life, you are probably both excited and... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Misuse of Antibiotics Could Lead to Death, Doctors WarnOf late, it has become almost fashionable to swallow septrin, erythromycin, tet
Misuse of Antibiotics Could Lead to Death, Doctors Warn
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
Of late, it has become almost fashionable to swallow septrin, erythromycin, tetracycline, ampiclox, fragyl and other antibiotics whenever one gets a headache, abdominal pains and fever, among other conditions, without consulting the doctor. And... Read more
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The Post-Journal
Jamestown Resident Recalls WCA Nursing Career Spanning Four DecadesVan Rensselaer, who turned 92 on Aug. 16 and currently resides at Lutheran's Hu
Jamestown Resident Recalls WCA Nursing Career Spanning Four Decades
The Post-Journal / Posted 4 days ago
Van Rensselaer, who turned 92 on Aug. 16 and currently resides at Lutheran's Hultquist Place, enlisted in the WCA School of Nursing in 1941 and officially retired from the hospital in the mid-1980s at the age of 62. This has earned her the... Read more
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PhysOrg
Researcher documents gender, class bias in enforcement of quarantine lawAs the World War I military draft brought to the forefront the high rate of ven
Researcher documents gender, class bias in enforcement of quarantine law
PhysOrg / Posted 4 days ago
As the World War I military draft brought to the forefront the high rate of venereal disease among the civilian population, states began to enact measures to quarantine people and begin forms of treatment to try to control syphilis, gonorrhea and... Read more
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Salon.com
The science of forgiveness: “When you don’t forgive you release all the chemicals of the stress response”The Burn Surgeon: How Anger Can Impede Healing In 1978, Dr. Dabney Ewin, a sur
The science of forgiveness: “When you don’t forgive you release all the chemicals of the stress response”
Salon.com / Posted 5 days ago
The Burn Surgeon: How Anger Can Impede Healing In 1978, Dr. Dabney Ewin, a surgeon specializing in burns, was on duty in a New Orleans emergency room when a man was brought in on a gurney. A worker at the Kaiser Aluminum plant, the patient had... Read more
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Worcester Telegram & Gazette
Dianne Williamson: Itch sometimes reveals deeper issues than fleas Posted Aug. 23, 2015 at 6:00 AM Posted Aug. 23, 2015 at 6:00 AM My grandmot
Dianne Williamson: Itch sometimes reveals deeper issues than fleas
Worcester Telegram & Gazette / Posted 5 days ago
Posted Aug. 23, 2015 at 6:00 AM Posted Aug. 23, 2015 at 6:00 AM My grandmother once said that if you lay down with dogs, you're gonna get fleas. At least, I think that's what she... Read more
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Times News
Think you don’t need to be worried about Lyme Disease?Checking for ticks after a quick romp outside may seem tedious, but a new repor
Think you don’t need to be worried about Lyme Disease?
Times News / Posted 7 days ago
Checking for ticks after a quick romp outside may seem tedious, but a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention suggests it’s time well spent. The number of counties in the northeast with a high incidence of Lyme disease shot up... Read more
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Doctors Health Press
Top 3 Antibiotic Alternatives for Strep Throat It may be the summertime, but with the conglomerate of back-to-school commerc
Top 3 Antibiotic Alternatives for Strep Throat
Doctors Health Press / Posted 8 days ago
It may be the summertime, but with the conglomerate of back-to-school commercials appearing on my TV, I am reminded on a daily basis that autumn is just around the corner. Autumn means pumpkin season,... Read more
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heraldscotland
Alexander Fleming's great granddaughter picks science after achieving top GCSE results"I have always known he was amazing, that he invented penicillin and saved so m
Alexander Fleming's great granddaughter picks science after achieving top GCSE results
heraldscotland / Posted 8 days ago
"I have always known he was amazing, that he invented penicillin and saved so many lives, I've always been so amazed by it. I really hope I can be like him." Flo said she now planned to go on to study A-Levels in physics, chemistry or biology, maths... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Top marks in GCSE exams for granddaughter of Scottish scientist Alexander FlemingThe great granddaughter of Alexander Fleming - the scientist who discovered pen
Top marks in GCSE exams for granddaughter of Scottish scientist Alexander Fleming
EveningTimes Online / Posted 8 days ago
The great granddaughter of Alexander Fleming - the scientist who discovered penicillin - has said she hopes to follow in her ancestor's footsteps after achieving a top flight of GCSE results. Flo Fleming gained A grades in biology and chemistry and... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
First Nations health care: ‘The system failed my son’Brody Meekis died of strep throat, a common bacterial infection that is easily
First Nations health care: ‘The system failed my son’
The Globe and Mail / Posted 9 days ago
Brody Meekis died of strep throat, a common bacterial infection that is easily cured with a round of antibiotics when diagnosed almost anywhere in the developed world. But five-year-old Brody was aboriginal and had to rely on the health care... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Gay Keating: Medicines should continue to block TPPAThe Trans Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA) was stumbling over cows, cars an
Gay Keating: Medicines should continue to block TPPA
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 9 days ago
The Trans Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA) was stumbling over cows, cars and biologic medicines at the end of last month. Since then, the leaked text from the May round of negotiations confirms what's at stake for medicines. Concessions already... Read more
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Shropshire Star
Shropshire GP hits back over antibiotic criticism « Shropshire StarQ: What are antibiotics and how do they work? A: Antibiotics are used to treat
Shropshire GP hits back over antibiotic criticism « Shropshire Star
Shropshire Star / Posted 9 days ago
Q: What are antibiotics and how do they work? A: Antibiotics are used to treat and sometimes prevent bacterial infections. There are hundreds of different types but most can be classified into six groups. Most, such as penicillin, work by destroying... Read more
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PhysOrg
Researchers visualize antibiotic substances and their bacterial producers simultaneouslyThe distribution of symbiont cells (white spots) and the antibiotics they produ
Researchers visualize antibiotic substances and their bacterial producers simultaneously
PhysOrg / Posted 10 days ago
The distribution of symbiont cells (white spots) and the antibiotics they produce (false-color heatmap) on the surface of a beewolf cocoon (Philanthus triangulum). Credit: Martin Kaltenpoth and Aleš Svatoš, Max Planck Institute for Chemical Ecology... Read more
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MacDailyNews
Forgetful scientists’ breakthrough could deliver week-long Apple Watch battery life – MacDailyNews“Today’s lithium-ion batteries typically rely on graphite anodes to offer a lon
Forgetful scientists’ breakthrough could deliver week-long Apple Watch battery life – MacDailyNews
MacDailyNews / Posted 10 days ago
“Today’s lithium-ion batteries typically rely on graphite anodes to offer a long lifespan. Rechargeable battery performance declines and eventually falls off a cliff (becomes unusable) due to those anodes repeatedly expanding and contracting as... Read more
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Business Wire
Analyzing the Global Biotechnology Industry 2015 - The Medical/Healthcare Segment is the Leading Segment of the Biotechnology Industry Consisting of Nearly 60%Biotechnology as an industry has been around for many years now. The manipulati
Analyzing the Global Biotechnology Industry 2015 - The Medical/Healthcare Segment is the Leading Segment of the Biotechnology Industry Consisting of Nearly 60%
Business Wire / Posted 10 days ago
Biotechnology as an industry has been around for many years now. The manipulation of biological processes is nothing new as the fermenting of grains and fruits to create alcoholic beverages to the discovery of penicillin has been around since the... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Slow progress on e-health causing medication misadventuresA government advisor says patient treatment is being impeded because health pro
Slow progress on e-health causing medication misadventures
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 13 days ago
A government advisor says patient treatment is being impeded because health providers' software systems do not talk to each other. Photo: iStock The hospitalisation of thousands of people each year could be prevented if their health providers shared... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
Slow progress on e-health causing medication misadventuresThe hospitalisation of thousands of people each year could be prevented if thei
Slow progress on e-health causing medication misadventures
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 13 days ago
The hospitalisation of thousands of people each year could be prevented if their health providers shared information electronically, but they can't because their software systems do not talk to each other. The hospitalisation of thousands of people... Read more
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The Young Witness
Slow progress on e-health causing medication misadventuresThe hospitalisation of thousands of people each year could be prevented if thei
Slow progress on e-health causing medication misadventures
The Young Witness / Posted 13 days ago
The hospitalisation of thousands of people each year could be prevented if their health providers shared information electronically, but they can't because their software systems do not talk to each other. The hospitalisation of thousands of people... Read more
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Western Advocate
Slow progress on e-health causing medication misadventuresThe hospitalisation of thousands of people each year could be prevented if thei
Slow progress on e-health causing medication misadventures
Western Advocate / Posted 13 days ago
The hospitalisation of thousands of people each year could be prevented if their health providers shared information electronically, but they can't because their software systems do not talk to each other. The hospitalisation of thousands of people... Read more
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Kiama Independent
Slow progress on e-health causing medication misadventuresThe hospitalisation of thousands of people each year could be prevented if thei
Slow progress on e-health causing medication misadventures
Kiama Independent / Posted 13 days ago
The hospitalisation of thousands of people each year could be prevented if their health providers shared information electronically, but they can't because their software systems do not talk to each other. The hospitalisation of thousands of people... Read more
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Manning River Times
Slow progress on e-health causing medication misadventuresThe hospitalisation of thousands of people each year could be prevented if thei
Slow progress on e-health causing medication misadventures
Manning River Times / Posted 13 days ago
The hospitalisation of thousands of people each year could be prevented if their health providers shared information electronically, but they can't because their software systems do not talk to each other. The hospitalisation of thousands of people... Read more
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Goondiwindi Argus
Slow progress on e-health causing medication misadventuresThe hospitalisation of thousands of people each year could be prevented if thei
Slow progress on e-health causing medication misadventures
Goondiwindi Argus / Posted 13 days ago
The hospitalisation of thousands of people each year could be prevented if their health providers shared information electronically, but they can't because their software systems do not talk to each other. The hospitalisation of thousands of people... Read more
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The North West Star
Slow progress on e-health causing medication misadventuresThe hospitalisation of thousands of people each year could be prevented if thei
Slow progress on e-health causing medication misadventures
The North West Star / Posted 13 days ago
The hospitalisation of thousands of people each year could be prevented if their health providers shared information electronically, but they can't because their software systems do not talk to each other. The hospitalisation of thousands of people... Read more
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Daily Liberal
Slow progress on e-health causing medication misadventuresThe hospitalisation of thousands of people each year could be prevented if thei
Slow progress on e-health causing medication misadventures
Daily Liberal / Posted 13 days ago
The hospitalisation of thousands of people each year could be prevented if their health providers shared information electronically, but they can't because their software systems do not talk to each other. The hospitalisation of thousands of people... Read more
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