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2010-07-20 14:10:56

Technology has placed vast amounts of medical information literally a mouse click away.

2010-05-11 06:00:00

ROCKVILLE, Md., May 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- EntreMed, Inc.

2010-03-25 12:15:47

The Internet has had a profound effect on clinical practice by providing both physicians and patients with a wealth of information. But with those rewards come risks of incorrect or poorly interpreted information that require that a doctor "never be optional."

2010-03-17 08:00:00

BOSTON, March 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Sleep HealthCenters has recently entered into a partnership with Milton Hospital, an affiliate of Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, to develop and manage a sleep medicine program at the Reedsdale Road location.

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2009-11-27 07:40:00

A recent study shows that herbal supplements appeared to cause an increase in blood levels of lead among women.

2009-09-26 07:00:00

COLUMBUS, Ga., Sept. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Aflac today announced that it has joined with the Be The Match bone marrow registry, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and the Boston Red Sox to host a free bone marrow drive at CollegeFest 2009, the biggest back-to-school festival in New England.

2009-08-06 08:08:56

As President Obama and Congress weigh changes in the nation's health care system they must avoid creating a system where physicians are financially motivated to pressure patients into mandated treatments that conflict with their values and needs, two Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center physicians warn.

2009-07-14 11:58:22

Earlier this year, a scientific team from Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) and the Broad Institute identified a class of RNA genes known as large intervening non-coding RNAs or "lincRNAs

2009-06-04 07:34:05

Leading gerontologist suggests that changes in Medicare/Medicaid reimbursements designed to help prevent hospital falls could have serious, unintended consequences.


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