FDA Approves CardioSleeve–A Digital Wireless Makeover for Stethoscopes
Business
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Business
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FDA Approves CardioSleeve–A Digital Wireless Makeover for Stethoscopes

BarbaraDuck - July 14, 2013

Don’t throw away that stethoscope yet..this is a device that attaches and works with mobile devices to attain a lot more information.From the website: Don’t throw away…

FDA Shuts Down over 1600 Web Sites Selling Counterfeit and SubStandard Drugs
News
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News
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FDA Shuts Down over 1600 Web Sites Selling Counterfeit and SubStandard Drugs

BarbaraDuck - June 29, 2013

From reading this article, if the website says they are Canadian, there’s a good chance they may not be located there, but rather in China, India, Turkey…

Study on How “Jail Breaker” Cancer Cells Escape Tumors and Spread Through the Body
News
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News
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Study on How “Jail Breaker” Cancer Cells Escape Tumors and Spread Through the Body

BarbaraDuck - April 29, 2013

This study including over 100 investigators from 20 institutions, substantiates some new findings about determining behavior patterns between metastatic cells and non-metastatic cells.  Metastatic cells are softer…

mHealth on The Colbert Report: Dr. Eric Topol [VIDEO]
Business
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Business
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mHealth on The Colbert Report: Dr. Eric Topol [VIDEO]

BarbaraDuck - March 28, 2013

I’m returning back after a few days with family, and what better way to start up than with Stephen Colbert and his interview with Dr. Eric Topol…

New Medical Device Keeps Donor Liver Alive Longer
News
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News
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New Medical Device Keeps Donor Liver Alive Longer

BarbaraDuck - March 17, 2013

The device could also increase the number of available livers and is under going clinical trials in the UK.  A 62 year old man needed a transplant…

IRS Facing a Lawsuit over HIPAA Violations
Medical Ethics
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Medical Ethics
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IRS Facing a Lawsuit over HIPAA Violations

BarbaraDuck - March 16, 2013

The IRS is facing a lawsuit over HIPAA violations considered to be a data breach of ten million records with unauthorized seizure. The class action lawsuit does…

Class Action Lawsuit Filed Against UnitedHealthGroup: Mental Health Claim Denials & Violation of Parity Laws
Policy & Law
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Policy & Law
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Class Action Lawsuit Filed Against UnitedHealthGroup: Mental Health Claim Denials & Violation of Parity Laws

BarbaraDuck - March 14, 2013

A class action lawsuit had been filed against UnitedHealthGroup related to mental health claim denials and violation of parity laws. The law firm bringing the suit is…

Using Kinect and a Tablet to See Inside Your Skull
Medical Innovations
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Medical Innovations
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Using Kinect and a Tablet to See Inside Your Skull

BarbaraDuck - March 13, 2013

This is wild and was done in the Microsoft UK research office.  They are using actual MRI scans and putting them in the proto-type head.  This way…

Bloomberg Gives $100 Million to Gates Foundation to Eradicate Polio [Video]
Finance
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Finance
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Bloomberg Gives $100 Million to Gates Foundation to Eradicate Polio [Video]

BarbaraDuck - March 6, 2013

This is a long video, running about an hour, but it is interesting. This is a long video, running about an hour, but it is interesting. The…

Flawed Data With Physician and Hospital Rating Sites
Business
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Business
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Flawed Data With Physician and Hospital Rating Sites

BarbaraDuck - March 1, 2013

Physician and hospital rating websites are flawed. Indeed, the information is often so out-of-date that what little value these sites have to offer is completely gone. I found my…