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Medical Research

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  • Snow owls swoop in, gray wolves protected in 2014

    The final acts of 2014 have been performed, the last chapters are committed to history. As a conservation community, it's important to know where we are and were as we consider where we're going. Here's a look at select hunting, fishing, conservation...
  • Keeping hackers out of hospitals

    MINNEAPOLIS The humble infusion pump: It stands sentinel in the hospital room, injecting patients with measured doses of drugs and writing information to their electronic medical records. But what if hackers and identity thieves could hijack a pump on...
  • The doctor is in ... your mobile device

    The doctor is in ... your mobile device
    It was 11:45 a.m. and Dr. Christopher Bailey's laptop was chirping, indicating a patient was on the line. "Hi, this is Dr. Bailey. Can you hear me?" Yes, the female patient said, she could. She'd been violently coughing for days and was losing her...
  • Manchester Group Home Task Force Agrees On Key Points

    Manchester Group Home Task Force Agrees On Key Points
    MANCHESTER — Focusing on what town leaders have called the unfair burden of state facilities in town, a task force has agreed on some key issues to be addressed. Appointed by Mayor Jay Moran, the group was formed after the board of directors...
  • Study: Parental deaths more likely in animated fairy tales

    Study: Parental deaths more likely in animated fairy tales
    From "Finding Nemo" to "The Lion King," parental deaths are common in Disney, Pixar and other animated children's movies.  In fact, according to a recent study in the British Medical Journal, the "risk of parental death was five times higher in...
  • PIP insurance could continue to get green light

    PIP insurance could continue to get green light
    A report released from the state Office of Insurance Regulation indicates that the growth of fraud in personal-injury protection, or PIP, claims has been halted. Legislators appear unlikely to change a law designed to reduce fraud in the state's "no-...
  • Maryland needs outpatient civil commitment law

    Maryland needs outpatient civil commitment law
    Those of us who work in psychiatric hospitals know that persons with serious mental illnesses such as schizophrenia are frequently readmitted to the hospital because they don't continue in treatment after discharge. These readmissions are often the result...
  • Investigators: Power not shut off on smoky DC subway for 44 minutes in fatal accident

    An electrical malfunction that filled a Washington subway train with smoke, killing one passenger and sickening dozens more, continued for 44 minutes before the Metro transit agency shut off power to the affected rail, federal investigators said Friday....
  • Goodbye to a trusted doctor, hello to the healthcare wilderness

    I've been lucky for the last 20 years. I could listen silently while friends complained about their medical care. My doctor was never too busy or too brusque. He always made time to listen. I never had to pay concierge fees for what I knew was...
  • Sandy Hook Report To Be Ready In February

    Sandy Hook Report To Be Ready In February
    HARTFORD — The Sandy Hook Advisory Commission's report on expanding police response, the role of high-capacity weaponry, school security, and mental health will be submitted to Gov. Dannel P. Malloy in February, panel chairman Scott Jackson said...
  • Hospital: Teen posing as doctor had no contact with patients

    Hospital: Teen posing as doctor had no contact with patients
    A West Palm Beach hospital where an unidentified juvenile masqueraded as a doctor denied that the juvenile had any contact with patients. According to a statement from St. Mary's Medical Center, employees were alerted to the juvenile's behavior on Jan....