4 to Watch: Kids' Medicine Recalled After Company Said It Could Cause Life-Threatening Infections

4 to Watch: Kids' Medicine Recalled After Company Said It Could Cause Life-Threatening Infections

Take a look at four stories we’re covering Thursday, including a medicine recall that has some parents concerned. Kids’ Medicine Recall A children’s medicine company called King Bio is recalling 32 medicines due to a possible microbial contamination, which the company said could result in life-threatening infections. A small percentage of the homeopathic products produced […]

Hospital unions hope to end hallway medicine

Hospital unions hope to end hallway medicine

Mike Rodrigues, left, of the Canadian Union of Public Employees, and Michael Hurley, president of the Ontario Council of Hospital Unions, spoke at Kingston City Hall on Thursday, Aug. 23, 2018, about hallway medicine. (Ian MacAlpine/The Whig-Standard/Postmedia Network) Ian MacAlpine / Ian MacAlpine/Kingston Whig-Standard/Postmedia Network Officials from the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) and […]

WVU Medicine Children's celebrate the opening of new facility

WVU Medicine Children's celebrate the opening of new facility

MORGANTOWN — Doctors and administrators gathered at WVU Medicine Children’s newest facility – a Neurodevelopmental Center on Baker’s Ridge Road – to celebrate its opening Thursday. “It’s unbelievable,” Dr. Jodi Lindsey, center director, said of the 9,000 square foot space on Baker’s Ridge Road. Lindsey said there’s always been a need for this type of […]

Mercer Medicine Plains introduced at ribbon-cutting ceremony

Mercer Medicine Plains introduced at ribbon-cutting ceremony

PLAINS – Representatives of Mercer University and the city of Plains gathered with former U.S. President Jimmy Carter and former First Lady Rosalynn Carter on Wednesday to celebrate the grand opening of Mercer Medicine Plains. The primary care practice and division of the faculty practice of Mercer University School of Medicine has been accepting patients […]

Medicine Ball Caravan: August 23, 2018

Medicine Ball Caravan: August 23, 2018

Louis Michot of Lost Bayou Ramblers drops by Thursday’s MEDICINE BALL CARAVAN on KRVS (11am-noon Central Standard on 88.7FM locally or krvs.org) to talk about a new record label he’s kicking off. Also: recent offerings from Three Thirty Seven, Flow Tribe, Nathaniel Rateliff & the Night Sweats, Aimee Lay and Durwood. Also: classic tracks from The […]

Getting shrewd on epilepsy medicine side-effects

Getting shrewd on epilepsy medicine side-effects

Like any other medicines, epilepsy medicines carry their own potential for causing side-effects in people taking them. Dr Rhys Thomas talks to Epilepsy Today about why they may happen, what can be done and the Yellow Card scheme  Having seizures is hard for many different reasons. It makes us vulnerable, it may put us at […]

Johns Hopkins Medicine makes 'big bet' on basic science

Johns Hopkins Medicine makes 'big bet' on basic science

By Hub staff report / Published Aug 23, 2018 The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine plans to invest $100 million over the next five years to hire new faculty and support programs aimed at unraveling the mysteries of biology, the “basic” science discoveries that underpin virtually every major medical breakthrough, Hopkins Medicine leaders say. […]

Penn Medicine is the second-best employer of women in the country, according to Forbes

Penn Med Students Credit: Isabella Cuan / The Daily Pennsylvanian Penn Medicine was named the second best employer for women in America by Forbes. Forbes’ first-ever list of “America’s Best Employers for Women,” which was released in late July, ranked employers based on their ability to support and grow their female workforce. Forty thousand American […]