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2011-07-18 23:01:00

WASHINGTON, July 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S. News Media Group has released the 2011-12 Best Hospitals rankings, its 22nd annual publication of the analysis. The rankings are freely available at www.usnews.com/besthospitals and will be featured in the U.S. News Best Hospitals guidebook, which will go on sale August 30. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100603/PH13717LOGO ) The latest rankings showcase 720 hospitals out of about 5,000 hospitals nationwide. Each is ranked among...

2011-07-17 07:00:00

LAS VEGAS, July 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health has launched a landmark study with professional fighters that will help determine whether magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) of the brain, along with other tests, can detect subtle changes in brain health that correlate with impaired thinking and functioning. The Center is working hand-in-hand with the Nevada Athletic Commission, Golden Boy Promotions, Top Rank Boxing and the UFC to spread the word...

2011-06-25 00:00:30

Physicians introduce cutting-edge remote diagnostic strategies for both musicians and vocal performers. Buena Park, CA (PRWEB) June 24, 2011 Physicians from the Yamaha Music & Wellness Institute (YMWI) and the Cleveland Clinic recently presented a symposium entitled, From the Genome to the Globe: transcending the boundaries of music & medicine at the Voice Foundation's 40th annual meeting held in Philadelphia, PA on June 3, 2011. Neurologist Barry Bittman, MD, YMWI CEO;...

2011-06-14 09:56:00

AKRON, Ohio, June 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A leading cardiovascular researcher and cardiologist whose research has led to several discoveries in the field will be joining Summa Cardiovascular Institute in July to head Summa's heart research program and lead a team of researchers at Northeast Ohio Medical University (NEOMED). Marc Steven Penn, M.D., Ph.D., FACC, will serve as director of research for Summa Cardiovascular Institute and professor of Medicine and Integrative Medical Sciences...

2011-06-09 09:15:00

WOONSOCKET, R.I., June 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- MinuteClinic, the retail health care division of CVS Caremark (NYSE: CVS), and Cleveland Clinic Florida, widely recognized as one of the world's leading hospitals and physician group practices as part of the Cleveland Clinic health system, have entered into a clinical affiliation to enhance the high quality, affordable health care services they provide. Expanding clinical coordination with the Cleveland Clinic Health System offers more...

2011-05-09 07:30:00

CLEVELAND, May 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Mentor, Ohio-based Frantz Medical Group announced the immediate promotion of Stephanie A. S. Harrington, M.S. to Chief Operating Officer. Ms. Harrington joined Frantz Medical Group in 2005 as Vice President, Research & Business Development. Since that time, she has assumed increased responsibilities such as direct management of regulatory affairs and quality assurance, manufacturing and molding/tool room operations. Ms. Harrington has also served...

2011-04-28 11:48:00

CLEVELAND, April 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A new study published online today in The New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM) shows bevacizumab (Avastin) is as effective as ranibizumab (Lucentis), the current Food and Drug Administration-approved drug for treating age-related macular degeneration (AMD). The results are from the landmark "Comparison of AMD Treatments Trials" (CATT) study, a pioneering comparative effectiveness trial made possible through funding by the National Eye...

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2011-04-12 14:25:00

New research suggests that very tight braiding or weaving is linked to a permanent type of hair loss that affects many African American Women. Dr. Angela Kyei, who worked on the study, said that while the findings cannot prove hair grooming is at the root of the problem, women might still want to take them into consideration. "I won't tell you not to braid your hair, but I don't want you to braid it so tightly that you need to take pain medication," Kyei, of the Cleveland Clinic in Ohio,...

2011-03-30 14:18:00

WILMINGTON, Del., March 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Phillips & Cohen Associates, Ltd. announced that it has now expanded its deceased account care services to include some of the most important clients in the health care marketplace. As the deceased account specialist for renowned partners such as Cleveland Clinic, Baptist Hospital, and Schumacher Group, Phillips & Cohen has established a reputation as the preeminent partner in deceased healthcare receivables. Phillips & Cohen...

2011-03-28 05:17:00

PHILADELPHIA, March 28, 2011 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- - Cleveland Clinic Physicians Contribute to Updates and Reviews of Elsevier's First Consult Topics Elsevier (http://www.elsevier.com/wps/find/homepage.cws_home), a world leader in health care and medical publishing and online solutions, today announced a strategic relationship between First Consult (http://www.firstconsult.com/) and Cleveland Clinic ( http://my.clevelandclinic.org/default.aspx) to provide physician-author...


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