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Ebola: Will Doc be Stigmatized?

November 11, 2014

In a joyful and emotional public appearance this morning, New York City officials, staff at city-run Bellevue Hospital System, and Craig Spencer, MD celebrated his release. http://www.hcplive.com/articles/US-Ebola-Free But throughout the event at the hospital this morning speakers stressed that Ebola stigmatization is an ongoing problem.

Addiction Be Gone! Non-addictive Pain Drugs Are on The Way

August 15, 2011

More than 200 years have passed since the discovery of morphine in 1804 (http://hcp.lv/dCk9eP). Although the management of pain has come a long way-incorporting new technologies and featuring more diverse pharmacologic solutions-the price of seeking relief still comes with many of the same consequences, mainly in the form of addiction.

New FDA Website Updates Medical Device Report Codes

May 20, 2010

The FDA Center for Devices and Radiological Health, in collaboration with the National Cancer Institute Enterprise Vocabulary Service, launched a Website (http://tinyurl.com/mlptu7) updating its coding system for reporting adverse events related to medical devices.

Personalized Medicine: What does the future hold?

April 23, 2010

The concept of personalized medicine is not new. As doctor Ogan Gurel points out in an article published in 2007 on WTN News (http://wistechnology.com/ articles/3855/), personalized medicine has been practiced since ancient times in the form of surgery.

Did you take your medication today?

April 15, 2010

One of the largest and most costly problems facing the healthcare industry is that patients don't consistently take the medicine they've been prescribed. More accurately, between one-third and one-half of patients in the US do not take their medications as instructed, according to an August 2009 report released by the New England Healthcare Institute (http://bit.ly/xlZaW).

Did you take your medication today?

April 15, 2010

One of the largest and most costly problems facing the healthcare industry is that patients don't consistently take the medicine they've been prescribed. More accurately, between one-third and one-half of patients in the US do not take their medications as instructed, according to an August 2009 report released by the New England Healthcare Institute (http://bit.ly/xlZaW).