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New York City Physician Tests Positive for Ebola

October 23, 2014 – 10:44 PM |
New York City Ebola

By Brad Broker
A physician who recently returned to New York City from a humanitarian trip in Guinea has tested positive for Ebola.
The New York Times …

Colleges, NCAA Have No Game Plan For Concussions

October 23, 2014 – 9:37 AM |
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By Jimmy Golen, AP

BOSTON (AP) — Colleges remain inconsistent in the way they handle athletes’ concussions, according to a Harvard University study that comes more …

Aspiring Doctors Should Prepare For The New MCAT

October 22, 2014 – 3:02 PM |
MCAT

By Alan Lyndon
The MCAT is changing and pre-med should be aware of the new topics if they want to get in to medical school.
Just about …

CVS: Patients Filling Prescriptions Were Also Buying Cigarettes

October 20, 2014 – 5:02 PM |
CVS

Patients using medicine to treat high blood pressure, asthma or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) were likely to buy cigarettes while filling prescriptions at pharmacies, according …

Urgent Care Clinics Defer to Hospitals for Ebola Testing

October 20, 2014 – 9:13 AM |
Mayo Clinic

By Julie Watson
ASSOCIATED PRESS
When a Dallas County sheriff’s deputy who had entered the apartment of the first patient to die from Ebola in the U.S. …

Doctors Want Hollywood to Cancel E-Cigs

October 20, 2014 – 8:50 AM | 18 Comments
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By Brad Broker
Concerned about the growing popularity and use of electronic cigarettes, physicians are calling on the entertainment industry to stop glamorizing and endorsing e-cigs.
The …