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  • 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,...
  • Antibiotic-resistant bacteria called CRE small in number but seen as deadly threat

     Antibiotic-resistant bacteria called CRE small in number but seen as deadly threat
    A family of drug-resistant bacteria that experts say kills up to 50 percent of people infected is spreading in Chicago and elsewhere, prompting doctors and public health officials to step up efforts to protect patients. Infections caused by these...
  • 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...
  • 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,"...
  • Complaints of foul smell in Southern California fall dramatically

     
    Complaints about rotten egg odor in Southern California have dropped off considerably as officials confirmed the stench came from dead fish in the Salton Sea. The South Coast Air Quality Management District said there were far fewer complaints Tuesday...
  • Foul odor in Southern California appears to be dissipating

     
    Regional air quality managers said on Tuesday they are hoping samples collected in the Coachella Valley near the Salton Sea can put to rest the mystery of the epic stink that descended over much of Southern California. Complaints about the smell,...
  • Stinky L.A. smell tied to dead fish in the Salton Sea, officials say

     
    Regional air-quality managers on Tuesday said that the rotten egg odor that hit Southern California on Monday came from dead fish in the Salton Sea. Air samples collected in the Coachella Valley, near the Salton Sea and elsewhere clinched inspectors&#...
  • Salton Sea confirmed as cause of nasty Southland odor

     
    Regional air-quality managers on Tuesday said that inspectors had cracked the mystery of the epic stink that descended over much of Southern California. They confirmed that the rotten egg odor traveled about 150 miles from the Salton Sea to Los......
  • 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...
  • Why the medical device tax needs to stay

    Why the medical device tax needs to stay
    The chief drawback of a law as complex as the Affordable Care Act, the health insurance reform measure passed in 2010, is that it provides self-interested opponents a multitude of places to stick a wedge in and hammer away. But you'd be hard-pressed...
  • Baltimore VA using 3-D mammograms

    The Baltimore VA Medical Center said Wednesday it has become the first hospital in Maryland to offer three-dimensional mammograms, a technology it hopes will better detect breast cancer in women. Approved by the Food and Drug Administration last year, 3-...