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  • Hospital's Autism Center Recognized For Patient-Centered Care

    Hospital's Autism Center Recognized For Patient-Centered Care
    NEW BRITAIN – When the Hospital for Special Care opened its autism center three years ago in the former Mary Immaculate Academy on Corbin Avenue, the founders instinctively involved the children's doctors, schools, and families in the treatment, and...
  • New Mexico's nurse hotline touted as a model in states

    WASHINGTON If your infant has a high fever or you're experiencing an unusual pain in your abdomen and you live in New Mexico, you may want to call the NurseAdvice line before you do anything else. New Mexico is the only state with a 24/7 registered nurse...
  • Heroin treatment requires legal reform

    Heroin treatment requires legal reform
    Opioid overdose and dependence are enormous public health problems in the U.S. As The Sun reported this week, Gov. Larry Hogan has rolled out a strategy to fight heroin ("Hogan unveils plan to fight heroin," Feb. 24). A Baltimore task force is considering...
  • Hires and promotions at Lehigh Valley businesses

    NING CAO, M.D. has joined the Good Shepherd Physician Group as Medical Director, Stroke Program. Dr. Cao previously served as Stroke Medical Director at the Johns Hopkins Good Samaritan Hospital. At Good Shepherd Rehabilitation Network, Dr. Cao will...
  • Millions of adults skip medications, primarily due to their high cost

    Harvard Health Blog Medications can do wonderful things, from fighting infection to preventing stroke and warding off depression -- but they don't work if you don't take them. Some people don't take their medications as prescribed because they forget, or...
  • Implanted device helps monitor heart failure

    Implanted device helps monitor heart failure
    Local hospitals are starting to use a new dime-sized sensor that is implanted in patients with heart failure and allows data to be transmitted to doctors. The sensor measures the pressure in a pulmonary artery, which sends blood from the heart to the...
  • 'Superbug' outbreak raises questions about medical scope

    A "superbug" outbreak suspected in the deaths of two Los Angeles hospital patients is raising disturbing questions about the design of a hard-to-clean medical instrument used on more than half a million people in the U.S. every year. At least seven...
  • Superbug linked to 2 deaths at UCLA hospital; 179 potentially exposed

    Superbug linked to 2 deaths at UCLA hospital; 179 potentially exposed
    Nearly 180 patients at UCLA's Ronald Reagan Medical Center may have been exposed to potentially deadly bacteria from contaminated medical scopes, and two deaths have already been linked to the outbreak. Update: FDA issues warning on contaminated medical...
  • Woodward to lead University of Mississippi Medical Center

    Dr. LouAnn Woodward grew up on a dirt road in Carroll County and started her career as an emergency room doctor. But come June, she'll become the first woman to run the University of Mississippi Medical Center. The College Board, meeting in closed...
  • LifeBridge launches practice tending to those leaving the hospital

    LifeBridge launches practice tending to those leaving the hospital
    LifeBridge Health, which includes Sinai and Northwest hospitals, plans to launch a practice that will focus on fragile patients just out of the hospital in an effort to improve the continuity of care and reduce hospital readmissions. The new group,...
  • Study: State faces shortage of specialty doctors

    Study: State faces shortage of specialty doctors
    TALLAHASSEE — As Florida grows and gets more gray, a shortage of physicians in certain specialty areas could strain the health-care system, leading to longer wait times, lower-quality care and higher costs. That's the conclusion of a study released...