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'Code Black' documentary takes you inside the ER
Modern Healthcare | October 18, 2014 | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
Life and death struggles aren't the only battles raging in emergency departments. There's also the less visible war between doctors' ideals and the challenges of practicing medicine in today's political and economic healthcare environment.
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Jazz (and silence) can be good for patients after surgery
Modern Healthcare | October 18, 2014 | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
Listening to Dave Brubeck perform the Hoagy Carmichael classic “Stardust” may not become standard procedure in surgery recovery rooms, but researchers at Penn State Milton S. Hershey (Pa.) Medical Center found that elective hysterectomy patients had significantly lower post-surgery...
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Raised middle-finger art exhibit expresses cancer sentiments
Modern Healthcare | October 11, 2014 | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
Michael Gross never planned on joining the front lines of the fight against cancer.
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Louisiana hospital newborns hear Cajun lullabies
Modern Healthcare | October 11, 2014 | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
Lafayette (La.) General Medical Center lies in the heart of Acadiana, the home of the Cajuns who settled in southwest Louisiana in the 18th century.
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Healthcare mascots wear their cause on their sleeves
Modern Healthcare | October 04, 2014 | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
Sure, McDonald's may have Ronald McDonald and Geico has that gecko. But can they really compete with an enormous urine cup on legs called Petey P. Cup? Or Mr. Testicles, a giant set of, well, testicles (or at least someone walking around in a plush costume approximating said body part)?
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Grateful dad fundraises for Shriners with 1,900 mile bike ride
Modern Healthcare | September 27, 2014 | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
A Tennessee father whose 4-year-old daughter is facing years of treatment for a spinal deformity has biked more than 1,100 miles to raise funds for the Shriners Hospitals for Children system that's treating her.
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Ig Nobel awards honor docs who found cured pork stops nosebleeds
Modern Healthcare | September 27, 2014 | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
Sometimes those old folk remedies really do work.
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Breast implant shortage has Venezuelan women complaining
Modern Healthcare | September 20, 2014 | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
Venezuela's chronic shortages have begun to encroach on a cultural cornerstone: the boob job.
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Lone Star tick bites cause red meat allergy in growing problem
Modern Healthcare | September 20, 2014 | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
A bug can turn you into a vegetarian, or at least make you swear off red meat. Doctors across the nation are seeing a surge of sudden meat allergies in people bitten by a certain kind of tick.
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Federal pot farm cranks up production 30% for 2014
Modern Healthcare | September 13, 2014 | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
Production will be high, so to speak, at the nation's only federally sanctioned marijuana farm this year.
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