Orthopedic Sports Medicine Center Opens In Sandy Springs

Orthopedic Sports Medicine Center Opens In Sandy Springs

From Northside Hospital Healthcare System: The Orthopedic Sports Medicine Center of Atlanta is expanding its reach in North Fulton with a new location in Sandy Springs. The full-service orthopedic practice that specializes in the diagnosis, treatment and management of sports injuries and musculoskeletal disorders opened its newest location in the Doctors Centre adjacent to Northside […]

Meharry Medical College, Morehouse School of Medicine, and the University of Zambia Form Partnership

Meharry Medical College, Morehouse School of Medicine, and the University of Zambia Form Partnership

Earlier this month Meharry Medical College and the Morehouse School of Medicine announced that they have formed a partnership with the University of Zambia. The partnership, which kicks off this fall, will focus on disease research and prevention and develop a student and faculty exchange program. Dr. James E.K. Hildreth, president of Meharry, and Dr. […]

KKH apologises for giving child wrong medicine

KKH apologises for giving child wrong medicine

KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital (KKH) has apologised after it dispensed the wrong medication to a young girl by mistake. The girl’s mother Lau Jia Hui wrote on Facebook about the incident on Thursday. In her post, she said her daughter Joey Tay was hospitalised from April 23 to 25. She did not say why […]

For UAB's Might, Precision Medicine Was Personal

For UAB's Might, Precision Medicine Was Personal

Posted 04-30-2018 by Dan Carsen. Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Share on Reddit Share on linkedin Share by Email Photo by Season Atwater The Mights, from left to right: Matthew, Victoria, Bertrand, Cristina, and Winston. Medical treatments sometimes have to take a best-guess, one-size-fits-all approach. But those treatments don’t always work the same way […]

Taking medicine on time seems simple, is anything but

Taking medicine on time seems simple, is anything but

IMAGE: UH pharmaceutical health outcomes and policy researcher Susan Abughosh is customizing motivational interviewing conversations to help patients with diabetes and high blood pressure stick to their medication schedules. view more  Credit: University of Houston University of Houston pharmaceutical health outcomes and policy researcher Susan Abughosh has received $459,000 from the National Institutes of Health to […]

UofL pediatric emergency medicine chief named to leadership initiative

UofL pediatric emergency medicine chief named to leadership initiative

Michelle D. Stevenson LOUISVILLE, Ky. (April 30, 2018) – Michelle D. Stevenson, M.D., M.S., has been selected to the Hedwig van Ameringen Executive Leadership in Academic Medicine (ELAM) Program. The chief of the Division of Pediatric Emergency Medicine and a professor in the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Louisville, Stevenson is the 20th […]

Walgreens in Cumberland, Ocean create medicine disposal boxes

Walgreens in Cumberland, Ocean create medicine disposal boxes

To encourage more people to dispose of unused prescription medications, Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey is partnering with Walgreens to make it easier for people who are looking to clean out their medicine cabinets. Residents in certain towns, including Millville, can dispose of unwanted prescriptions, including controlled substances like opioids, at new […]

Old Crow Medicine Show singer Ketch Secor's New Orleans childhood informs band's new 'Volunteer'

Old Crow Medicine Show singer Ketch Secor's New Orleans childhood informs band's new 'Volunteer'

Early childhood exposure to New Orleans can have permanent consequences. Just ask Old Crow Medicine Show frontman Ketch Secor. Secor moved to New Orleans as a toddler, after his father became vice-principal at St. George’s Episcopal School. After a few years, the family moved away. Secor eventually founded Old Crow Medicine Show while attending college […]

'From Shamir the Torah of good medicine is coming forth'

'From Shamir the Torah of good medicine is coming forth'

Share on facebook Share on twitter Yitzhak Shamir Medical Center Director-General Dr. Osnat Levtzion-Korach speaks at the 7th Annual Jerusalem Post Conference in New York on April 29th, 2018.. (photo credit: MARC ISRAEL SELLEM/THE JERUSALEM POST) Muhammad is a seven-year-old boy from Jenin. Last Passover, he was run over by a truck. […]