- For Mild Flu Season, More Deaths Than Expected
This flu season is a relatively mild one, but the viral illness is now widespread in the U.S. and medical appointments for flu are at their highest point so far this year. From the beginning of ...
Yahoo. Fri, 15 Feb 2019 16:34:28 -0500.
- Trump puts on a few pounds, enters obese range: medical report
Reuters. Fri, 15 Feb 2019 15:19:30 -0500.
- WATCH: Sports medicine helps keep performing artists on stage
When performing artists get injured, they don't always seek out medical care.
ABC News. Fri, 15 Feb 2019 15:01:08 -0500.
- Agios (AGIO) Q4 Earnings Beat, Tibsovo Sales Push Up Stock
Agios' (AGIO) loss tops estimates in Q4. Its precision medicine Tibsovo receives the FDA nod and leads to significant year-over-year revenue growth.
Zacks Equity Research. Zacks. Fri, 15 Feb 2019 19:25:00 GMT.
- Leaving the hospital early can double the odds of going back
(Reuters Health) - Patients who discharge themselves from the hospital against medical advice are twice as likely to be back within 30 days as those who leave when doctors say they're ready, a large U.S. study finds.
Reuters. Fri, 15 Feb 2019 13:33:02 -0500.
- Vegan parents almost starve 5-month-old son to death by switching out doctor-prescribed formula
Julia French, 20, and Robert Buskey, 31, of Titusville, Florida, were charged with neglect after they decided to feed their baby a mashed-potato concoction found on the internet.
Daily Mail. Fri, 15 Feb 2019 18:18:00 GMT.
- Drug company used rap video to push for higher doses, sales
Employees at a drug company accused of bribing doctors rapped and danced around a human-size bottle of a highly addictive fentanyl spray in a video meant to motivate sales reps into getting patients on higher doses
ABC News. Fri, 15 Feb 2019 12:59:45 -0500.
- Optimism Mixes With Distrust: Cannabis Industry Reacts To Trump's New Attorney General
Trump has said he favored medical marijuana, but his Attorney Generals don't want federal legalization.
By Julie Weed, Contributor. Forbes. Fri, 15 Feb 2019 12:19:00 -0500.
- How a Trans Soldier Took On the Jail That Denied Her Medication, and Won
She began her transition during a tour of Iraq. When jail doctors on Long Island denied her hormone therapy, her body turned on her. Now they owe her $355,000.
John Leland. New York Times. Fri, 15 Feb 2019 15:17:04 GMT.
- Chinese actor quits doctorate over plagiarism admission
A Chinese actor has apologised after it was revealed he plagiarised two pieces of academic work.
BBC News. Fri, 15 Feb 2019 14:04:41 GMT.
- Patients Use Online Deal Sites for Health Care Procedures
Online bargain websites can offer cheap hotel, travel and entertainment deals. Now, patients can use bargain sites to find deals on medical procedures. Photo Credit: NBC 5 News.
Bianca Castro. NBC. Fri, 15 Feb 2019 06:30:03 -0600.
- USF's Sandy Pettit is on the front lines of Tampa Bay STEM education
Sandy Pettit is the associate chair for undergraduate studies at USF in the department of chemical and biomedical engineering.
Pam Huff. American City Business Journals. Fri, 15 Feb 2019 10:00:00 +0000.