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Friday, October 24, 2014

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Oncologists Differ Widely on Offering Cancer Gene Testing

Many cancer researchers believe that cutting-edge advances in genomics will pave the way for personalized or “precision” cancer medicine for all patients in the near future. A new study by researchers at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, however, suggest that not all doctors are ready to embrace tests that look for hundreds of DNA changes in patients’ tumor samples, while others p... Continue Reading



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New Treatment Resolves Hazardous Airway Complication In Child With Heart Disease

A case study published recently in the journal Pediatrics describes an innovative, minimally invasive procedure that treated plastic bronchitis, a potentially life-threatening disease, in a six-year-old boy with a heart condition. Using new lymphatic... Continue Reading


Novel Approach For Treating Non-Cardiac Chest Pain Suggested

Chest pain doesn't necessarily come from the heart. An estimated 200,000 Americans each year experience non-cardiac chest pain, which in addition to pain can involve painful swallowing, discomfort and anxiety. Non-cardiac chest pain can be frightenin... Continue Reading


Proper Dental Care Linked To Reduced Risk Of Respiratory Infections In ICU Patients

New research shows vulnerable patients in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) who received enhanced oral care from a dentist were at significantly less risk for developing a lower respiratory tract infection (LRTI), like ventilator-associated pneumonia, du... Continue Reading


Two Michigan High School Students Develop Screening Tools To Detect Lung And Heart Disease

Two Michigan high school students, sisters Ilina and Medha Krishen, have developed screening tools using electronic stethoscopes to detect lung and heart disease. The sisters will present their findings at CHEST 2014 in Austin, Texas next week. Ilina... Continue Reading


CPAP Use For Sleep Apnea Does Not Negatively Impact Sexual Quality Of Life

Patients who use a continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) device to treat obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) often believe that it makes them less sexually attractive, according to researchers at Rosalind Franklin University. A new study abstract rele... Continue Reading


No Added Benefit Proven For Umeclidinium/Vilanterol In COPD

The drug combination umeclidinium/vilanterol (trade name Anoro) has been approved since May 2014 for adults with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). In an early benefit assessment pursuant to the Act on the Reform of the Market for Medicina... Continue Reading


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Physician Assistants
Sentara Halifax Regional Hospital
South Boston, Virginia

Physical Therapist, Occupational Therapist, Electroneurodiagnostic Tech
Baptist Health System
Alabama

LPN Medication Care Manager
Sunrise of Roseville
Minnesota

Coordinator of the Doctor of Nursing Practice Family Nurse Practitioner (DNF-FNP) Program
Messiah College
National

Coordinator of the Doctor of Nursing Practice Family Nurse Practitioner (DNF-FNP) Program
Messiah College
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Coordinator of the Doctor of Nursing Practice Family Nurse Practitioner (DNF-FNP) Program
Messiah College
Pennsylvania

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