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Sri Lanka donates eyes to the world

(AP) -- At 10:25 a.m., a dark brown eye was removed from a man whose lids had closed for the last time. Five hours later, the orb was staring up at the ceiling from a stainless steel tray in an operating ...

Jan 22, 2012
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New programs aim to forgive student medical loans

(HealthDay)—Changes to the student loan environment will make it possible for a significant amount, if not all, of medical student loans to be forgiven, according to an article published May 8 in Medical Ec ...

May 23, 2014
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Urgent care can be opportunity for practice expansion

(HealthDay)—Many physicians are exploring expansion into urgent care as a means to grow their practice, but some important factors should be assessed before jumping in, according to an article published ...

Jan 05, 2014
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Fear gone viral

If you were paying attention to the flap over two recent flu experiments involving ferrets, you may have come away with the impression that scientists all but waved a red flag in front of terrorists and said, "Here's a perfect ...

Jan 20, 2012
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Hospital rapid response teams need training

(HealthDay)—While hospital rapid response teams are effective in managing patients at risk or in crisis, team members need teamwork and good communication, according to a study published in the May issue ...

May 11, 2013
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FDA proposes rules for nanotechnology in food

(AP) -- Regulators are proposing that food companies that want to use tiny engineered particles in their packaging may have to provide extra testing data to show the products are safe.

Apr 21, 2012
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