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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...

2013-03-27 23:03:06

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. Detroit, MI (PRWEB) March 27, 2013 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...

Disjointed Texts Could Be An Early Warning Sign For Stroke
2013-03-14 18:37:42

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online When a person is experiencing a stroke, there are three common symptoms to look for. The National Stroke Association has even listed these symptoms as an acronym: FAST, or Face, Arms, Speech and Time. If one side of the person´s face droops, if the person is unable to lift both arms to the same height, or if the person cannot repeat a simple phrase clearly, help should be called immediately. New research by the...

2013-02-21 23:04:04

Healthcare providers are getting more information, more efficiently through Medzo, to make better purchasing decisions for categories from basic medical supplies to innovative products and services. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) February 21, 2013 Detroit Medical Center, a network of hospitals and patient care facilities, is now using Vendormate´s Medzo solution as a tool to find potential new vendors and a method to learn more about products and services from existing suppliers. “Medzo is...


Word of the Day
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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