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Laser cataract surgery debuts here

Each year, about 3 million Americans go under the knife to have cataracts removed. But a Baltimore-based ophthalmologist will soon be wielding a computer mouse as he performs cataract surgery. Dr. Scott LaBorwit, who owns Select Eye Care, an ophthalmology ...

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Lipsett to receive AMWA’s Women in Science Award

Pamela A. Lipsett, M.D., M.H.P.E., the first female professor of surgery at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, has been named the 2012 recipient of the American Medical Women’s Association’s Women in Science Award. The Woman in Science Award ...

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Obama orders agency to help reduce drug shortages

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama is directing the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to take steps to reduce drug shortages, action he says will help stop a “slow-rolling problem” that puts patients at risk and raises the potential for price ...

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U.S. court narrows suit of woman injured by broken forceps

A federal judge in Baltimore has applied Virginia law in dismissing strict-liability claims against the maker of forceps that broke inside an Anne Arundel County woman undergoing a hysterectomy. A piece of the forceps remained in Kimberly E. Williams’ pelvis ...

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