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Tuesday, August 19, 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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The Key To Saving Lives, Hands-Only CPR

Cardiac arrest – an electrical malfunction in the heart that causes an irregular heartbeat (arrhythmia) and disrupts the flow of blood to the brain, lungs and other organs - is a leading cause of death. Each year, over 420,000 out-of-hospital cardiac... Continue Reading


Opioid Users Breathe Easier With Novel Drug To Treat Respiratory Depression

People taking prescription opioids to treat moderate to severe pain may be able to breathe a little easier, literally. A study published in the September issue of Anesthesiology, the official medical journal of the American Society of Anesthesiologis... Continue Reading


Anesthesia Professionals Not Sufficiently Aware Of Risks Of Postoperative Cognitive Side Effects

Postsurgical cognitive side effects can have major implications for the level of care, length of hospital stay, and the patient's perceived quality of care, especially in elderly and fragile patients. A nationwide survey of Swedish anesthesiologists ... Continue Reading


Food Allergies More Widespread Among Inner-City Children

Already known for their higher-than-usual risk of asthma and environmental allergies, young inner-city children appear to suffer disproportionately from food allergies as well, according to results of a study led by scientists at the Johns Hopkins Ch... Continue Reading


New X-ray Imaging Developed By Scientists

Scientists have developed an x-ray imaging system that enables researchers to see 'live' how effective treatments are for cystic fibrosis. Published in the American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, the imaging method allows researc... Continue Reading


Severity Of Sleep Apnea Impacts Risk Of Resistant High Blood Pressure

A new study shows a strong association between severe, untreated obstructive sleep apnea and the risk of elevated blood pressure despite the use of high blood pressure medications. The study involved patients who had cardiovascular risk factors or e... Continue Reading


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Assistant Plan Administrator
Wabash Memorial Hospital Association
Decatur , IL

Occupational Therapist (OT) Supervisor IV
University of California Davis Health System
Sacramento, CA

Occupational Therapist
Susan B Allen Memorial Hospital
El Dorado, Kansas

Women's Health NP
Omv Medical Corporate Headquarters
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Renal Associates of West Michigan, P.C,
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