1151 Articles Matching "michael"

Before New Artificial Intelligence Can Start Making Diagnoses, The FDA Demands A Broad Range Of Requirements

Apr 16, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Michael Abramoff, an ophthalmologist, spent years developing a computer algorithm that could scan retina images for early signs of diabetic retinopathy. It made better calls than he did, he said, but convincing the FDA that it was safe and effective took extra work. News on technology also looks at health breaches in government databases and a new online forum for...
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At Opioid Rehab Facilities, New Suicide Prevention Guidelines Are Rolling Out

Apr 12, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
While some programs already screen for suicide and have fewer deaths, Michael Johnson, managing director for the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities, said “Right now, there’s no real standards for suicide prevention in addiction treatment programs. We want to change that.” Other news on the opioid crisis looks at chronic pain patients and injections...
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North Carolina Orders Duke Energy To Remove All Coal Ash In Efforts To Protect Ground Water

Apr 03, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
North Carolina joins Virginia and South Carolina in ordering its major electric utilities to move their coal ash out of unlined storage. "We're making these decisions so that they are most protective of public health and the environment," said state Department of Environmental Quality Secretary Michael Regan. The decision, Duke Energy, said will double costs to $10 billion. Environmental news comes from California and Louisiana, as...
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Startup Tests Parkinson's Device With Michael J. Fox Foundation Funding

Mar 06, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
A Mid-Atlantic research team with roots at the University of Delaware has received a $440,000 grant from The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research (MJFF) to test a device, called VibeForward, that uses vibration therapy to reduce symptoms of freezing of gait in patients with Parkinson's......
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Could A Good Night's Sleep Protect You From Heart Disease?

Feb 23, 2019 , Forbes
"Understanding the potential impact of poor sleep and circadian health on blood cell formation and vascular disease opens new avenues for developing improved treatments," said Michael Twery, Ph.D., director of the National Center on Sleep Disorders Research at...
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Q&A: Centene CEO Michael Neidorff stays focused on attaining growth

Feb 16, 2019 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Centene Corp. CEO Michael Neidorff says that the large Medicaid managed-care plan is well positioned to deliver high quality products that lower...
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Electronic Tool Has Potential To Improve Asthma Care, Study Finds

Feb 16, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
A new electronic decision support tool for managing asthma has the potential to improve the quality of asthma care in primary care settings, suggests a study led by St. Michael's Hospital in Toronto, Canada. The research, published today in the European Respiratory Journal, aimed to determine wheth......
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Fred’s makes c-suite appointments

Feb 06, 2019 , Drug Store News - Retail
Fred’s appointed Joseph Anto as CEO, Ritwik Chatterjee as CFO, Nathaniel Klein as COO and Michael Ladd as chief stores officer. Read More...
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US customs announces largest fentanyl seizure in its history

Feb 01, 2019 , CNN Health
US Customs and Border Protection made the largest seizure of fentanyl in the agency's history on Saturday at the Nogales port of entry on the US-Mexico border, Port Director Michael Humphries announced Thursday....
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How 'The Office' Taught A Man CPR To Save A Woman

Jan 31, 2019 , Forbes
If you had to rank the best people to learn CPR from, the Michael Scott character from TV's The Office probably wouldn't be at the top of your...
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Hallmark expands Vinyl Record Card collection for Valentine’s Day

Jan 31, 2019 , Drug Store News - Retail
Hallmark’s new Valentine’s Day cards feature vinyl records from Bruno Mars, Michael Bublé and Kelly Clarkson. Read More...
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Could A Tooth Infection Be The Source Of Chronic Sinus Problems?

Jan 26, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
According to Dr. Michael J. Lewis, a specially trained root canal dental specialist known as an endodontist, chronic sinus infections are sometimes caused or intensified by an underlying tooth infection. “In short, sometimes the roots of one’s teeth become infected and that infection can spread to ......
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Ears From The 3D-printer

Jan 18, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
It all starts with an ear. Empa researcher Michael Hausmann removes the object shaped like a human ear from the 3D printer and explains: «In viscous state cellulose nanocrystals can easily be shaped together with nother biopolymers into complex 3-dimensional structures using a 3D printer, such as th......
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Bubly, Michael Bublé partner on Super Bowl ad

Jan 18, 2019 , Drug Store News - Retail
The ad features singer Michael Bublé, who believes that bubly is specifically named after him, and the addition of four new flavors — blackberrybubly, cranberrybubly, raspberrybubly and peachbubly. Read More...
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Mass drug overdose in California kills 1 person and sends 14 more to hospitals

Jan 14, 2019 , CNN Health
Chico Police Chief Michael O'Brien said the substance is believed to be fentanyl -- the most commonly used drug involved in drug overdoses....
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AMA's Michael Hodgkins on how to tackle the connected care problem

Jan 11, 2019 , Mobile Health News
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Tough Path Through Middle School Ensues For Tween Boys. Sweetness Fades And ‘Manhood’ Emerges.

Dec 20, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
It's a time when many boys shut themselves off from the world, says psychologist Michael Thompson, leading to social problems. “Are you strong enough? Are you athletic enough? And in middle school: Are your muscles big enough?” he explains. “That’s middle school for boys, and that’s pretty crappy.” Public health news also focuses on diagnosing child abuse, the benefits of exercise, mental health on campus, chemicals' toll on puberty, fewer livestock antibiotics, contraception,...
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Cuba 'acoustic attack' mystery continues as study offers more details on US diplomats' symptoms

Dec 13, 2018 , CNN Health
It started with a phone call that Dr. Michael Hoffer said he had never received before in his career -- not even after serving 21 years in the military....
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Gilfillan to leave Trinity Health in 2019

Dec 12, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Trinity Health CEO Dr. Richard Gilfillan plans to step down from the helm of the Livonia, Mich.-based system in June 2019. He will be succeeded by Michael Slubowski, who currently serves as Trinity's president and chief operating...
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Michael Bloomberg: Here Is $50 Million To Address The Opioid Crisis

Dec 10, 2018 , Forbes
For the third year in a row, U.S. life expectancy has dropped. Overdose rates jumped by 9.6% from 2016 to 2017. Here is what Bloomberg Philanthropies' new investment will...
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