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2013-09-16 23:01:32

The new “app” from the Center for Cancer Surgery at Henry Ford Hospital is the first to be developed in the U.S. specifically for cancer surgery patients. It is free and available for download in the App Store on Android and Apple devices. Detroit, Michigan (PRWEB) September 16, 2013 With a single tap on a smartphone, cancer patients now can access detailed information about treatment options by cancer type, GPS mapping to appointment locations, as well as schedule appointments and...

2013-05-08 13:24:44

While the number of people — especially women — who have a minimally invasive procedure to remove kidney stones has risen in recent years, so has the rate of complications related to the surgery, according to a published study by Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit. The research, from Khurshid R. Ghani, M.D., of Henry Ford Hospital's Vattikuti Urology Institute, is in press in the Journal of Urology. Those findings will be presented May 7 at the annual meeting of the American...

2013-05-07 23:22:06

Alternative transportation pays off with prizes during May. Detroit, Michigan (PRWEB) May 07, 2013 SMART, with members of Transportation Choices, is challenging metro-Detroit residents to bus, carpool, bike, walk, or telecommute at least once in May during the Detroit Commuter Challenge, a Business-to-Business Competition. This friendly battle among local employers, including last year´s winner Compuware and downtown powerhouses Quicken Loans, Henry Ford Hospital, US Courts, and Royal...

2013-05-06 11:22:23

A relatively common urinary tract disorder that can usually be managed in an outpatient setting is adding an estimated $238 million a year to the cost of emergency room visits in the U.S., according to two new studies from Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit. Hematuria, or blood in the urine, adds a "considerable" and "substantial" economic burden on already strained hospital emergency departments, says Khurshid R. Ghani, M.D., of Henry Ford's Vattikuti Urology Institute and lead author of the...


Word of the Day
mundungus
  • A stinking tobacco.
  • Offal; waste animal product; organic matter unfit for consumption.
This word comes from the Spanish 'mondongo,' tripe, entrails.