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Tell me where it hurts

( -- A University of Connecticut study finds that the way a question is phrased is important when assessing pain.

Nov 10, 2010
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Vitamin B12 deficiency: Tracking the genetic causes

Vitamin B12 is essential to human health. However, some people have inherited conditions that leave them unable to process vitamin B12. As a result they are prone to serious health problems, including developmental delay, ...

Aug 26, 2012
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UMass Memorial health care develops fully integrated EMR

UMass Memorial Health Care is undertaking an electronic medical record integration project of incredible scope. Known as Cornerstone, the project is a multi-year, multi-entity corporate initiative to implement common patient ...

Apr 01, 2010
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Embarrassing illnesses no bar to information sharing

People with potentially 'stigmatizing' medical conditions are just as likely as those with less stigmatizing illnesses to allow their personal information to be used for health research. A new study, published in the open ...

Jul 24, 2009
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Medical Information Technology, Inc., commonly known as MEDITECH, is a Massachusetts-based software and service company serving the medical community with information systems, which are installed in health care organizations throughout the world. Founded in 1969 by Chairman and CEO A. Neil Pappalardo, MEDITECH currently has a market share of 28% in the United States and 40% in Canada.[citation needed]

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