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Cyclobenzaprine HCl and Amantadine HCl Recalls – ModernMedicine

Aspace Packaging, LLC is voluntarily recalling one lot of Cyclobenzaprine HCl USP 5 mg 50ct Unit Dose, NDC# 50268-190-15, Lot Number 16710 and one lot of Amantadine HCl Capsule, USP 100 mg 50ct Unit Dose NDC# 50268-069-15, Lot Number 16710. The products are being recalled due to possible mislabeling,...
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Modern medicine isn't always the solution to our health issues – Columbus Ledger-Enquirer (blog)

This time last year, a nagging but seemingly low-maintenance health issue cropped up for me. It was a cyst. Nothing more. Doctor gave me some non-prescription recommendations, and I kept on with my (admittedly high-stress) life. The cyst didn’t get better, and then it got worse. I was working...
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Mass. General Chief Decries Transgender Ban, As More Doctors Speak Out Politically – WBUR

On the afternoon of July 26th, I opened an email from Dr. Peter Slavin, president of Massachusetts General Hospital, where I work as a primary care doctor. Dr. Slavin frequently sends messages to all MGH employees, uncontroversial broadsides announcing new hospital initiatives, grant awards, promotions, and retirements that often...
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Liberia: Medical Center in Ganta Offers Free Hernia Surgical – AllAfrica.com

By Ishmael F. Menkor Dr. Peter George, Chief Medical Doctor of E&J with one of the visiting doctors. Esther and Jereline Medical Center in Ganta has launched a free surgical service for patients hernia, targeting about 600 from across Ganta and its’ environs. The Chief Medical Doctor at the...
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New Senate bill seeks to reduce restrictions on telemedicine use – MobiHealthNews

While the Senate’s efforts to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act imploded last week, that hasn’t stopped lawmakers from introducing bills that would make tweaks to the healthcare system in smaller ways. One such bill, sponsored by Reps. Doris Matsui, (D-California), and Bill Johnson, (R-Ohio), would expand the...
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Telemedicine: Take a lesson from retail to improve patient adoption – MedCity News

The healthcare industry seems aligned in the belief that now really is the time for telemedicine to take hold in the provider-to-patient realm. The past decade has seen advancements in technology, healthcare legislation, and consumer behavior that have set the stage for a new model in medical care. Hospitals...
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Medical schools aim to make curricula mirror the real world – ModernHealthcare.com

Dr. John Raymond, CEO of the Medical College of Wisconsin in Milwaukee, thinks there is an critical element sorely missing in the training of aspiring physicians: compassion. Since there is an assumption that all doctors are inherently compassionate and caring individuals, traditional medical education doesn’t outright address its importance...
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'This is cutting edge:' Maryland set to debut Cole Field House football facility – Baltimore Sun

Gary Williams developed a pattern to generate donations to renovate Maryland’s Cole Field House. The former men’s basketball player turned Hall of Fame coach turned senior managing director for alumni relations and athletic development would sit down with fellow alumni and explain why the historic — and rarely used...
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