Thursday, August 11, 2011

Monday, August 08, 2011

Dr. Bernadine P. Healy passes away...

From the New York Times:
Dr. Bernadine P. Healy, the first woman to lead the National Institutes of Health and the first physician to lead the American Red Cross until she was forced out in a storm of criticism over flawed responses to the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, died on Saturday at her home in Gates Mills, Ohio. She was 67.
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Sunday, March 06, 2011

Overradiated Brain Scan Patients

From the New York Times article:
A large West Virginia hospital seriously overradiated patients suspected of having strokes with CT scans for more than a year after similar episodes prompted federal officials to alert hospitals nationwide to be especially careful when using those types of scans, interviews and documents show.
“The events of the past year have certainly raised awareness of the issue,” said Karen Riley, a spokeswoman for the Food and Drug Administration. “However, we suspect that overexposures continue to occur and that incidents are underreported.”
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Friday, February 18, 2011

Read further if you'd like to vote for Erik Gist

as Best Artist of the Year (Pro) in the Rondo Awards which celebrates the best in classic horror.  Click here for more information.  Thanks!

Thursday, February 03, 2011

Health Affairs

Looks like there are a number of good articles in the February issue of Health Affairs.  Click here to access the TOC (subscription required).