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Friday, November 21, 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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A New Tool For Identifying Onset Of Local Influenza Outbreaks

Predicting the beginning of influenza outbreaks is notoriously difficult, and can affect prevention and control efforts. Now, just in time for flu season, biostatistician Nicholas Reich of the University of Massachusetts Amherst and colleagues at Joh... Continue Reading

New Study: Jogging Keeps You Young

A new study by researchers at Humboldt State University and the University of Colorado, Boulder is shedding light on an unexpected benefit of jogging in older adults. The study looked at adults over the age of 65—some of whom walk for exercise and s... Continue Reading

Grant Gives New Breath To Patients Suffering From Severe Pulmonary Hypertension

Imagine trying to take a deep breath, but feeling like you’re sucking air through a straw. That’s how some patients with chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension (CTEPH) describe living with the condition, which is estimated to affect several th... Continue Reading

Global Lung Health Forum Calls For More Awareness Of COPD

On World COPD Day (19 November 2014), the Forum of International Respiratory Societies (FIRS) is mobilizing its members to raise awareness of the disease and help prevent the risk factors that cause it. 210 million people have COPD worldwide, causin... Continue Reading

New Report Shows Many Americans Not Receiving Recommended Home Visiting Services For Lead Poisoning and Asthma

Today, the National Center for Healthy Housing (NCHH) and Milken Institute School of Public Health at the George Washington University released Healthcare Financing of Healthy Homes Services: Findings from a 2014 Survey of State Reimbursement Policie... Continue Reading

Laboratory Breakthrough Offers Promise For Spinal Cord Injury Patients To Breathe On Their Own Again

Case Western Reserve researchers have developed a procedure that restores function to muscles involved in the control of breathing – even when they have been paralyzed for more than a year. The breakthrough offers hope that one day patients with seve... Continue Reading

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Histotechnicians (Part Time & Casual)
The Diagnostic & Treatment Center (a service of Marshfield Clinic and Ministry Health Care)
Weston (Wausau), WI

Central Billing Coordinator
Lake County Health Department
Waukegan, IL

The GEO Group, Inc.
Lawrenceville, VA

Speech Language Pathologist
Accessible Space Inc

Full-time Nursing Faculty
Fort Hays State University

Full-time Nursing Faculty
Fort Hays State University

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