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Medical Research

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  • Despite safety fears, doctors often delay vaccines for young children

    Parents aren't the only ones fretting about vaccines for young children. Trepidation about these routine immunizations has made doctors upset too, a new survey shows. Fully 92% of pediatricians and family medicine physicians agree that it is important...
  • Free Ultrasound Breast Screenings Offered To Young Black Women

    Free Ultrasound Breast Screenings Offered To Young Black Women
    A new program offering free ultrasound screenings to young black women aims to raise awareness about the high incidence of aggressive breast cancers in African Americans. The Connecticut Breast Health Initiative has awarded a $33,350 grant to begin a...
  • Isolation can take emotional toll on volunteers at risk of Ebola

    Isolation can take emotional toll on volunteers at risk of Ebola
    Dr. Matthew Waxman recently returned to Los Angeles after spending nearly two months in the town of Lunsar, Sierra Leone, where he treated Ebola patients at an isolated medical facility. He and colleagues toiled in harsh and stressful conditions, caring...
  • New brace, new lease on life for wounded service members

    New brace, new lease on life for wounded service members
    Doctors gave Army Sgt. Jacob Richardson a difficult choice after a gunshot to the thigh while on patrol in Iraq in September 2010 shattered his femur and frayed the surrounding nerves and tissue. They could amputate and outfit him with a high-tech...
  • LVH Patient Assistance Fund receives donations and other company news

    LVH Patient Assistance Fund receives donations and other company news
    LVHN Patient Assistance fund receives donations The Lehigh Valley Health Network's David Prager Patient Assistance Fund recently recieved a $5,000 donation from the Salisbury Middle School's Interact Club and $2,300 from the Senior High Youth Group from...
  • States strive to keep Medicaid patients out of the emergency department

    WASHINGTON Nearly half the states use higher copayments to dissuade Medicaid recipients from unnecessary visits to emergency rooms, where care is more costly. These states require patients to make the payments, which are as high as $30 per visit in...
  • Medicaid fraud team investigates Maryland group home operator

    Medicaid fraud team investigates Maryland group home operator
    The Maryland attorney general's Medicaid fraud control team is investigating LifeLine Inc., the state contractor that managed a group home for disabled foster children where a 10-year-old Baltimore boy died last summer. Five people who have direct...
  • Concierge medicine grows in Maryland

    Three years ago, Dr. Wayne Benjamin — then 67 years old — was considering retirement. He was worn out, frustrated with the daily grind of his family medicine practice and the increasing pressure to see "more and more patients in shorter and...
  • Home schooling parents upset with Newtown panel proposals

    Parents' rights organizations from across Connecticut, including homeschoolers, contend they would be treated unfairly by some public policy recommendations prompted by the mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School. Believing their parental rights...
  • Why the 'I ate junk food and turned out fine' argument doesn't work

    Why the 'I ate junk food and turned out fine' argument doesn't work
    I was chatting with a father on the sidelines of a sports game the other day. He told me he doesn't believe that food impacts health, because he grew up eating bologna sandwiches and Fritos on white bread with a Twinkie for dessert. He's healthy after a...
  • Vaccinogen brings momentum on cancer vaccine research to Baltimore

    Vaccinogen brings momentum on cancer vaccine research to Baltimore
    Three and a half decades after Michael Hanna Jr. began exploring the concept of using the body's own immune system to fight cancer, the idea is driving Baltimore's latest biotechnology promise. The company Vaccinogen, drawing on research that Hanna began...