World’s longest fingernails lost in SUV accident – This Woman Can Cry over Her broken fingernails World’s longest fingernails lost in SUV accident – This Woman Can Cry over Her broken fingernails

The loss of her nails has probably cost here a bit of money I might guess.  Watch the video of an ...

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Tuesday, February 17, 2009

Times are Tough but Don’t attempt Do It Yourself Silicone Injections Times are Tough but Don’t attempt Do It Yourself Silicone Injections

There are all kinds of things on the web about using  industrial-grade silicone, paraffin wax, and v...

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Tuesday, February 17, 2009

NIH to Finally get Funds – 10 Billion NIH to Finally get Funds – 10 Billion

Some projects that have been backlogged for lack of funds that would anticipate results in 2 years ...

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Tuesday, February 17, 2009

Desperate Hospitals – February 2009 Update Desperate Hospitals – February 2009 Update

Here is this months listings of hospitals either laying off, closing selling, bankruptcy, or cutting...

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Tuesday, February 17, 2009

Regenerative Medicine, Robots, Stem Cells and Body Tissues and the Financial Crisis Regenerative Medicine, Robots, Stem Cells and Body Tissues and the Financial Crisis

How fast is technology moving?  Worry about the present, but keep an eye out on the future are some ...

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Tuesday, February 17, 2009

The U.S. Army Standardizes on Nuance's Dragon Medical Software to Improve Physician Productivity, Satisfaction and Quality of Patients' Medical Records The U.S. Army Standardizes on Nuance's Dragon Medical Software to Improve Physician Productivity, Satisfaction and Quality of Patients' Medical Records

I have posted quite a bit here about Nuance and the use of the product is now expanding to with more...

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Tuesday, February 17, 2009

New PHR Requirements in Stimulus Bill for breach notifications New PHR Requirements in Stimulus Bill for breach notifications

This appears to be pretty much status quo and should be added as it covers all types of Personal Hea...

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Tuesday, February 17, 2009

Excessive Incentives and Rules – Where Did the Wisdom Go in HealthCare? Excessive Incentives and Rules – Where Did the Wisdom Go in HealthCare?

If you have not seen this video, it is well worth watching.  He touches on something I have said mos...

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Monday, February 16, 2009

Implanted Heart Monitor Inserted with Minor Outpatient procedure – Medtronic Reveal DX Implanted Heart Monitor Inserted with Minor Outpatient procedure – Medtronic Reveal DX

The battery will last up to 3 years on this device.  The device is set up to measure atrial arrhyth...

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Monday, February 16, 2009

10 Unbelievable Medical Errors… 10 Unbelievable Medical Errors…

We all talk and comment about medical mistakes and this article lists 10 that should have never exis...

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Monday, February 16, 2009

Hospitals Trying to figure out how to keep Nurses Hospitals Trying to figure out how to keep Nurses

What is scary are the numbers in the article, one in five new nurses quit in a a year.  That is not...

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Monday, February 16, 2009

Lunchtime Liposuction is here… Lunchtime Liposuction is here…

This video shows procedures that are done in a short amount of time, in this case the cost was around $3000.00.  One thing to think about to...

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Monday, February 16, 2009

Stimulus Bill To Compare Effectiveness of Medical Treatments – But Let’s not Forget Science in the Process Stimulus Bill To Compare Effectiveness of Medical Treatments – But Let’s not Forget Science in the Process

This is one part of the bill pharmaceutical and medical-device lobbyists are protesting, as it would...

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Monday, February 16, 2009

Connecticut ready to ax the State's Independent Health Care Watchdog Connecticut ready to ax the State's Independent Health Care Watchdog

The article states this is simply a budget cut, but are there politics to be involved as well?  I think of where we would be in California ...

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Monday, February 16, 2009

Medicare May Not Pay for Virtual Colonoscopies Medicare May Not Pay for Virtual Colonoscopies

The agency is taking public comments for 30 days.  Some insurance companies pay while others do not...

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Monday, February 16, 2009

Near Blind Teenager travels to China for treatment with stem cells Near Blind Teenager travels to China for treatment with stem cells

From Colorado the family traveled and it’s working, she can see.  After the 3rd treatment of inject...

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Monday, February 16, 2009

Switzerland believes EDD drug firms have been price fixing Switzerland believes EDD drug firms have been price fixing

This one should prove interesting and as the article states if proven there, it could reach out to the UK and the US as well, and they have...

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Sunday, February 15, 2009

Microsoft to Open Retail Stores – Could be a great outlet for education and learning Microsoft to Open Retail Stores – Could be a great outlet for education and learning

The key word here is “genius bar” as seen at the Apple stores.  A while back I did some retail tra...

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Sunday, February 15, 2009

Seroquel maker wants information to remain sealed - Diabetes side effects Seroquel maker wants information to remain sealed - Diabetes side effects

Some of the documents they request to remain sealed are unpublished results of several drug studies...

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Sunday, February 15, 2009

Phantom cell phone vibrations are common Phantom cell phone vibrations are common

  This is good to know it does happen, but it could be in our heads too, with over-anticipation of calls.  BD  MINNESOTA (AP) - Have yo...

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Sunday, February 15, 2009

Kaiser Foundation loses $794 million in 2008 – Investments and the Economy slated for the downturn Kaiser Foundation loses $794 million in 2008 – Investments and the Economy slated for the downturn

Kaiser is also feeling the tough times of the economy, as the article states, investments appear to ...

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Sunday, February 15, 2009
 
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