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  • PASSINGS: Dr. George J. Magovern

    Dr. George J. Magovern Co-inventor of heart valve that saved lives Dr. George J. Magovern, 89, heart surgeon and co-inventor of an artificial valve that marked a key advance in open heart surgeries, died at home in Fox Chapel, Pa., a suburb of...
  • Biomedical equipment technicians in high demand

    Biomedical equipment technicians in high demand
    As doctors, nurses and other health care professionals come to rely on machines and devices to help them diagnose and treat diseases and conditions, jobs for technicians who service and repair these machines are growing. These technicians can eventually...
  • Medical device industry absorbing Obamacare tax so far

    Medical device industry absorbing Obamacare tax so far
    WASHINGTON — B. Braun Medical and other makers of medical devices cried foul over a 2.3 percent tax imposed on their industry by Obamacare, saying it could force them to cut jobs, move overseas and stop growth. Seven months since its...
  • Davie-based Mako Surgical to be sold for $1.65 billion

    In one of the biggest acquisitions in South Florida's bio-medical industry, Stryker Corp. announced Wednesday it will buy Davie-based startup Mako Surgical Corp. in a $1.65 billion deal. Mako has yet to turn a profit. The purchase shines a positive...
  • Opportunities, risks seen with dermatology apps

    Opportunities, risks seen with dermatology apps
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Mobile dermatology applications may help people learn about UV rays or keep tabs on their moles, but they are not a substitute for seeing a doctor, researchers said Wednesday. They searched online stores and found over 200...
  • Finalists named in Maryland's startup contest

    Maryland's competition for startup companies — with three grand prizes of $100,000 each — was narrowed to nine finalists Monday. The companies, based largely in Baltimore and Montgomery County, were part of an original field of nearly 260...
  • Scholarship Awards Breakfast: Corona del Mar

    Troy Bolus GPA: 4.5 School Activities/Clubs: track, Photography Club Community: peer tutor, Illumination Foundation Awards/Honors: Most Valuable Player varsity track 2012, Best Varsity Jumper 2010-11 Hobbies/Interests: guitar, golf, skiing,...
  • Photos, Video: Scott talks manufacturing tax breaks, teacher raises in Sanford

    Photos, Video: Scott talks manufacturing tax breaks, teacher raises in Sanford
    Gov. Rick Scott stopped by .decimal, Inc. (pronounced "dot-decimal"), a medical device manufacturing facility in Sanford, Monday. Scott was in town to pitch his plan to eliminate sales taxes that manufacturers pay on equipment purchases in Florida. Later,...
  • Hairy bat tongues grab more nectar, could inspire medical devices

    Hairy bat tongues grab more nectar, could inspire medical devices
    Some talented humans can fold their tongues into a three-leaf clover, but some bats accomplish an even greater feat: Hair-like structures on their tongue tips stand to attention when they lap up nectar, allowing them to collect more. This "nectar mop,"...
  • Obamacare's tax on innovation

    Obamacare's tax on innovation
    Government leaders are asking us to out-innovate, out-export and out-work our competitors in order for the United States to turn this economy around. But what if our own government was instituting policies that proved to be some of the biggest obstacles...
  • Sequester's cuts will endure because of budget war

    There's an ancient adage that in war, truth is the first casualty. The war being waged over the federal budget, mostly by Republicans fighting with themselves, is a perfect example. The biggest untruth may be that by pressing their demands the...