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Mar 6, 2007

Additional Health Information

From the Food and Drug Administration: FDA and CDC Remind Consumers of the Dangers of Drinking Raw Milk 3/1 From the Department of Health and Human Services: HHS Contracts with AHIMA, eHI and HIMSS to Develop and Disseminate Successful Practices for State Health Information Exchange Organizations, 2/28 From the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality: […]

Mar 6, 2007

Hopkins leading $8.5M project to aid cardiovascular research

Johns Hopkins University researchers are at the helm of a new $8.5 million, federally funded initiative blending computer science and medicine to link the nation

Mar 5, 2007

Jury hands Merck a split decision

TRENTON, N.J. — A state jury dealt Merck & Co. a mixed verdict Friday in the drugmaker's latest trial over its former painkiller Vioxx.

Mar 5, 2007

Lawmakers open hearings into conditions at Walter Reed

WASHINGTON - Substandard living conditions found at the Army's flagship veterans hospital likely exist throughout the military health care system, the head of a House panel investigating Walter Reed Army Medical Center said Monday.

Mar 4, 2007

Md. med school readying bid for cancer center

The University of Maryland Medical Center and School of Medicine are close to culminating eight years of planning with the final submission of their bid for a federally designated Comprehensive Cancer Center.

Mar 1, 2007

Merck tops 1st quarter outlook estimates, raises 2007 forecast

TRENTON, N.J. — Merck & Co. on Wednesday forecast a healthy first-quarter profit well above analysts' expectations for the recovering drugmaker and boosted its profit for all of 2007, citing strong revenues in the current quarter.

Feb 26, 2007

Delaware judge further delays vote on Caremark deal pending more details

WILMINGTON, Del. — A Delaware judge delayed a shareholder vote on CVS Corp.

Feb 26, 2007

Scouts' 90th year in cookie business is nearly trans fat free

NEW YORK -- For much of the country, it

Feb 26, 2007

Medicine with a dash of business

<p> As chairman of obstetrics and gynecology at the Temple University medical school in the 1990s, Dr. E. Albert Reece said he had more than just babies on his mind.

Feb 22, 2007

Johns Hopkins study: C8 exposure lowers birth weight, head size

CHARLESTON, W.Va. - Newborns exposed to low levels of a chemical used to produce Teflon weigh slightly less and have slightly smaller heads than other babies, according to preliminary research conducted at Johns Hopkins University.

Feb 21, 2007

Additional Health Information

From the Food and Drug Administration: Update on Salmonella Outbreak and Peter Pan Peanut Butter and Great Value Peanut Butter, 2/16 From the Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene: Health Care Spending Increased to $30.2 Billion in 2005, 2/15 From the National Institutes of Health: Largest-Ever Search for Autism Genes Reveals New Clues, 2/18 […]

Feb 21, 2007

Many rely on St. Clare Medical Outreach for care

Sardar Zaman gets emotional when he talks about his doctor.

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