The Boy With No Jaw: BBCHS Senior Battles Through Rare Medical Condition

The boy with no jaw: BBCHS senior battles through rare medical condition
And his doctors don't want him involved in any physical activities. The kissing will wait, too, until after all of the surgeries that are rebuilding … Andy has been treated in local hospitals, Chicago medical centers, a specialty clinic in … Read more on Kankakee Daily Journal

School notes
Nguyen is the son of Anh Cu. He plans to study pre-. To qualify for the scholarship, Nguyen wrote … Sarah Komanapalli received the National Merit University of Chicago Scholarship. Michelle Kent received the National Merit Lehigh … Read more on Muncie Star Press


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Heroin Seizures Drop, but Feds Track Connection to AK Trafficking

Heroin seizures drop, but feds track connection to AK trafficking
"When you don't know what you're injecting you are playing some version of Russian Roulette," said Dr. Daniel Ciccarone, heroin researcher and professor in Family and Community Medicine at University of California, San Francisco. "Fluctuations in … Read more on KREM.com (subscription)

Family of East Bay foster teen files wrongful death claim against caregivers
In making its claim that the social worker and foster mother failed to get treatment for Steven that could have saved his life, the teen's family is also relying on his medical records, obtained by the Unangst family's attorney, Larry Cook of the … Read more on


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Physical Therapy Techniques: Physical Therapy Guidelines on Suitable Physical Exercise Techniques

The leading trigger of death is smoking along with the second trigger of death is actually a sedentary way of life which is void of physical activity. This can quickly be changed nevertheless a lot of people require the assist and support to create the alter.

Man Indicted in US for Drug Deal Elected Senator in Nigeria

Man indicted in US for drug deal elected senator in Nigeria
Kashamu, 56, hung up the phone twice when the AP called for comment about the drug case on Thursday. Kashamu has said he is “a clean businessman” and that the 1998 indictment by a in the Northern District of Illinois for conspiracy to import … Read more on Salon

Louis CK reveals why he quit Twitter: “I think it's why everything is kind of
“I'm very paranoid about drug use, so if I get high twice a week, I'm like, 'I have a problem,' and I stop,” he said. “I don't think it's good for comics, getting high, it takes your will away and it makes you too comfortable. And I got kids — I can't … Read more on Salon

Gospel for Asia Redoubles Disaster Relief Efforts in Nepal

Gospel for Asia Redoubles Disaster Relief Efforts in Nepal
KATHMANDU, Nepal, May 13, 2015 // — Gospel for Asia Compassion Service Teams in India are assessing the destruction caused by a 7.3-magnitude earthquake yesterday that killed at least 37 people and injured more than 1,100. Relief … Read more on Christian News Wire (press release)

Miami Rowing Center places second at FSRA State Sculling Championship
To support Miami Marlins star pitcher José Fernández on his road to recovery, the Marlins announce the return of the José's Heroes season ticket package for the 2015 season. For $ 499, José's Heroes receive: -A ticket to all 81 Marlins regular season … Read more on Miami Herald


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Drug & Reference Information

Drug & Reference Information
, CA — An antiplatelet agent used in the treatment of patients with peripheral artery disease (PAD) appeared to provide clinical protection for stented patients required to stop dual antiplatelet therapy (DAPT) because of emergency surgery, a … Read more on Medscape

Liquid biopsies transform care
"I'm really excited about all of this," said Dr. Razelle Kurzrock, a University of California, San Diego cancer specialist. "I spent most of my life giving drugs that were useless to people" because there was no good way to tell who would benefit or … Read more on Longview News-Journal


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Rates of Hospital Readmission Following TBI Higher Than Previously Reported

Rates of hospital readmission following TBI higher than previously reported
The study, led by Dr. Angela Colantonio, senior scientist, Toronto Rehabilitation Institute, UHN, examined nearly 30,000 TBI patients discharged from Ontario hospitals over the span of eight years. Published in the May edition of Archives of Physical … Read more on News-Medical.net

Possibility of side effects demands doctor's opinion
Find an expert in your problem — perhaps a sports-medicine doctor, a doctor in or an orthopedic surgeon. The most important professional, however, might be a physical therapist with an expertise in problems with … Read more on Columbus Dispatch