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Telemedicine grows in Northeastern Wisconsin – Green Bay Press Gazette

Buy Photo Dr. Carlos Castillo, a Bellin Health psychiatrist, demonstrates the what he sees during a “telemedicine” visit with a patient. Windows on Castillo’s computer enable him to see what the patient is seeing, and to communicate with a medical assistant who is with the patient via instant message....
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Sally Davies warns antibiotic resistance could end modern medicine – Daily Mail

Modern medicine ‘finished’ unless antibiotic resistance problem confronted Dame Sally Davies: ‘It’s a very powerful statement and it is true’ Warning came after study found high level of public ignorance about issue This has led to many people thinking issue is ‘someone else’s problem’  By Anna Hodgekiss for MailOnline Published:...
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Miami doctor James Jude, 87, who pioneered CPR, dies – SunHerald.com

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Miami doctor James Jude, 87, who pioneered CPR, medicine was “going to the dogs” when Dr. James Jude, a young resident at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in the late 1950s, pioneered a new life-saving technique. Jude, observing his colleagues Dr....
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Telemedicine can widen access to depression therapy for seniors – Reuters

(Reuters Health) – Talk therapy delivered by two-way video call helped older veterans with depression as much as in-person therapy sessions, a study found. Many seniors face obstacles to getting help for depression, including mobility issues and fear of social stigma, researchers say, so telemedicine might expand their...
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The problems with modern medicine's approach to dying – Dallas Morning News (blog)

In case you missed it: In the July 19 Points section, we announced our selection for the 2015 Points Summer Book Club: Atul Gawande’s heralded “Being Mortal: Medicine and What Matters in the ; The book examines the problems with modern medicine’s approach to dying — and how we...
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Four ways clinical pharmacists can improve managed care – ModernMedicine

O’ConnorPharmacists are at last becoming recognized as frontline healthcare defenders for the chronically-ill, elderly, and high-risk patient populations. Clinical pharmacists provide critical health information and wellness practices needed to move both sides of the healthcare value equation in the right direction: improving outcomes and reducing costs. With 75% of...
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Miami doctor James Jude, pioneered CPR, dies at 87 – Miami Herald

Modern medicine was “going to the dogs” when Dr. James Jude, a young resident at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in the late 1950s, pioneered a new life-saving technique. Jude, observing his colleagues Dr. William Kouwenhoven, the developer of the defibrillator, and graduate student Guy Knickerbocker’s work with...
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Putting Humanity and the Humanities Back Into Medicine – Huffington Post

“Wherever the art of Medicine is loved, there is also a love of #8221; — Hippocrates Medicine has always had a close relationship to the liberal arts. Many great thinkers have been physicians: Aristotle, Maimonides, Linnaeus, Darwin, Freud. And some great writers: Rabelais, Schiller, Keats, Chekhov, Conan Doyle. And...
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Cutting-edge medicine close to home – Porterville Recorder

SVMC’s new center offers latest cancer treatments Porterville, Lindsay and Springville residents seeking advanced radiation treatment for cancer and tumors just shaved some time off their commute. No longer will they spend a chunk of their day stuck in traffic on the way to Bakersfield or Fresno. It would...
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