News
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Health Insurance Exchanges: Will State IT Departments be Able to Meet the Deadlines?

BarbaraDuck - February 27, 2013

I don’t care where you look in Healthcare IT today, everyone has a lot on their plates.  The Exchanges for each state are supposed to be online…

Medical Innovations
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The Overweight Obsession Continues–Wireless HapiFork That Tracks Your Food and “Fork to Face” Rate

BarbaraDuck - January 11, 2013

This start-up just may not make it.  The HapiFork from China will vibrate if it feels that you are eating too fast.  It's coming out in February…

Medical Innovations
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Telepresence RP-VITA Robot Receives FDA Approval And Can Be Used in Emergency Situations

BarbaraDuck - January 10, 2013

This is the first robot of its kind to get FDA approval.  It has voice and facial recognition, touch screen capabilities and can be used with a…

News
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Inhaled Drug for Treating Schizophrenia and Bipolar Disorder Gets FDA Approval–Adasuve

BarbaraDuck - December 26, 2012

The drug is known as a rapid antipsychotic treatment and was turned down in 2010 as the FDA was concerned about the side effects of bronchial spasms. …

Business
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Curēus, New Open-Source Medical Journal Created by Stanford Neurosurgeon John Adler,Scientific Research More Readily Available, Peer To Peer Reviews

BarbaraDuck - December 26, 2012

All publications are licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution License.Curēus is free for both publishers and readers and is indexed on Google and Bing.  In addition they…

News
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FDA Approves a New Laser System For Removing Tattoos–PicoSure

BarbaraDuck - December 6, 2012

This is good news for those who decide later they don’t want their tattoo any longer or grow tired of it.  The company has all types of…

News
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Remote Area Medical (RAM) Coming to New York With Free Clinics December and Food and Supplies for New Jersey After Thanksgiving Holiday

BarbaraDuck - November 22, 2012

This message is their first effort of filling up a 53 foot trailer with donations. Here’s the information on how and what to donate as the truck…

News
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Doctors Without Borders Working On Their First US Mission in the United States After Hurricane Sandy

BarbaraDuck - November 14, 2012

No this is not a 3rd world country where the group normally volunteers. No this is not a 3rd world country where the group normally volunteers. it’s…

News
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Recognition for NYC Nurses: Video

BarbaraDuck - November 2, 2012

These are great videos and done well with recognition and humor.  We have seen the images all week on the two cities and the Daily Show shows…

News
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Bellevue Hospital Evacuation Still Underway as Reserve Power Stopped Working And No Plumbing

BarbaraDuck - November 1, 2012

This is the longest operating hospital in the US and the pride ofNew York. This is the longest operating hospital in the US and the pride ofNew…