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  • Risk Of Breast Cancer Relapse Can Linger

    March 22, 2017

    Risk of Breast Cancer Relapse Can Linger A recent study by oncologists at the University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center revealed of 2,838 women who had breast cancer ranging from Stage I to Stage III and who had all been disease free at 5 years, only 89% remained disease free at 10 years.  By […]

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  • Cardiologist Inserts Hundreds Of Unnecessary Heart Stents

    March 22, 2017

    Cardiologist Inserts Hundreds of Unnecessary Heart Stents Baltimore area cardiologist Dr. Mark Midei allegedly implanted unnecessary cardiac stents in hundreds of patients at a Towson hospital.  The company that made the stents, Abbott Laboratories, was paying for crab and barbecue feasts at the doctor’s home, and building a business strategy around the Maryland cardiologist’s high […]

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  • Gene Found Activated In 70 Of Prostate Cancer Cases

    March 22, 2017

    Gene Found Activated In 70% of Prostate Cancer Cases A gene has been found activated in 70% of prostate cancer tumors, the same gene that has been discovered activated in a majority of breast cancer cases, report scientists at the George Washington University Medical Center led by Dr. Patricia Berg, who discovered and cloned the […]

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  • Settlement Reached From Two Falls On Consecutive Days

    March 22, 2017

    Settlement Reached from Two Falls on Consecutive Days Two ironworkers fell from the same roof on two consecutive days at a construction site in Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania.  A settlement in the amount of $3.85 million was reached with the general contractor, R.E. Crawford Construction, Inc. and the construction manager, Zamias Services, Inc., of a project.  Lavern […]

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  • Car Accident On Route 308 Butler Kills One

    March 22, 2017

    Car Accident on Route 308 in Butler Kills One A car crash on Route 308, Butler County left one person dead and three others hospitalized.  Christina Williams was pronounced dead at the scene. Ms. Williams was driving south on Route 308 in her 1994 Ford Escort when a northbound car Mitsubishi GT struck Ms. Williams’ […]

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  • Upmc Cited By Health Department For Death On Rooftop

    March 22, 2017

    UPMC Cited by Health Department for Death on Rooftop The Pennsylvania Department of Health has cited UPMC Montefiore for deficiencies in its patient assessment and building safety systems when an 89-year-old patient died on the hospital’s rooftop last month. The state regulatory agency’s investigation followed the death of Rose Lee Diggs, a former Homewood resident […]

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  • Bus Crash In Beechviewmt Washington Injures Drivers

    March 22, 2017

    Bus Crash in Beechview/Mt. Washington Injures Drivers  Two drivers were hurt on October 1, 2008, after a school bus and another vehicle collided in Beechview. The accident happened shortly before 9 a.m. at the intersection of Crane Avenue and Route 51 near the Beechview border with Mount Washington. Both drivers were taken to the hospital, […]

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  • Surgery Checklist Found To Greatly Reduce Surgical Errors And Unnecessary Injuries And Deaths

    March 22, 2017

    Surgery Checklist Found to Greatly Reduce Surgical Errors and Unnecessary Injuries and Deaths An international pilot program that introduced a Surgical Patient Safety Checklist in eight hospitals in eight cities around the world resulted in nearly one third fewer deaths and complications among a diverse adult patient population undergoing non-cardiac surgery. The findings were written […]

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  • New Vaccine For Her2positive Breast Cancer Has Promising Results In Mice

    March 22, 2017

    New Vaccine for HER2-Positive Breast Cancer has Promising Results in Mice HER2 is a receptor that sits on the surface of cells in normal breast tissue.  The job of this receptor is to promote cell growth. However, too many HER2 receptors can lead to uncontrolled tissue growth and the development of what is called HER2-positive […]

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  • Early Detection Of Cancer Of Esophagus New Alternative To Endoscopy

    March 22, 2017

    Early detection of cancer of esophagus — new alternative to endoscopy Barrett’s esophagus is an alteration of the esophageal tissue and can occur in people who have had heartburn over a considerable period of time. It is the main risk factor for esophageal cancer. A significant number of those who develop Barrett’s esophagus (about 10%) […]

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