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  • 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,"...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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-...
  • 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...
  • 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,...
  • 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...
  • Rolling out the carpet for new businesses

    Rolling out the carpet for new businesses
    For decades, the Lehigh Valley has been known to business leaders for three important qualities. Location, location and location. Nestled along Interstate 78 between Philadelphia and New York, the region has always been attractive to companies looking...