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Technology helps us predict heart attacks

Jun 14, 2011
Predictive Medical Technologies has come up with an algorithm that can predict if a patient will have a heart attack within 24 hours. So far, the...
Posted In: FDA, Health

The supermarket solution

Jun 13, 2011
How the art and science of selling food can be redirected to fight obesity.
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Vaccine conference seeks funds

Jun 13, 2011
Representatives from the developing world, drug makers and countries have gathered in London today to pledge money to the Global Alliance for Vaccines and Immunization, or the GAVI Alliance -- an organization that helps provide vaccines to children in poor countries.
Posted In: Health

Bean sprouts take the blame for E. coli scare

Jun 10, 2011
German health authorities have confirmed that sprouts from an organic farm in Germany are the source of the E. coli outbreak that has killed 31 people.
Posted In: Health

Employers might dump insurance

Jun 8, 2011
A new study says many employers would stop offering workers health coverage under reform.
Posted In: Health

Report: One-third of employers will drop health coverage in 2014

Jun 8, 2011
A report by McKinsey & Co. finds that 30 percent of employers say they will stop offering health insurance in 2014, when much of the Obama administration's heath care overhaul takes effect.
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How fake blood and medical dummies could save billions

Jun 7, 2011
The medical simulation industry has exploded in recent years, and that could cut down on errors by doctors and nurses.
Posted In: Health

European E. coli outbreak mishandled

Jun 7, 2011
As the European Union prepares to host an emergency meeting concerning the outbreak of E. coli, Michael Osterholm from the University of Minnesota explains the current investigation, and compares Europe's situation to past U.S. outbreaks.
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EU to hold emergency summit to discuss E. coli outbreak

Jun 7, 2011
Health officials throughout Europe continue to hunt for the origin of the deadly E. coli outbreak after early tests failed to identify German bean spouts as the source.
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Well-established hospitals spread infections

Jun 7, 2011
Consumer Reports says more well-known teaching hospitals spread infection than you might think.
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