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  • Inventor of 'Superflab' gives $2 million to KU

    Inventor of 'Superflab' gives $2 million to KU
    A University of Kansas graduate who invented a synthetic gel called "Superflab" for use in radiology clinics has donated $2 million to the university for a professorship and two scholarships.     Gene Feaster, of Leawood, received his bachelor's degree...
  • Doctors differ on prostate screening

    Doctors differ on prostate screening
    Prostate screening tests detect prostate cancer early, but questions about whether the tests do more harm than good have made them one of the most hotly debated areas of medicine. Some doctors and researchers believe testing for PSA, which stands for...
  • Santa Monica medical office building sells in record-setting deal

    Santa Monica medical office building sells in record-setting deal
    A medical office building across the street from the UCLA Medical Center in Santa Monica has sold for nearly $55 million to a Carpinteria investment firm in what brokers believe was a record-setting transaction. Montecito Medical Investment Co. bought...
  • HUPTI focusing more on head, neck cancers

     HUPTI focusing more on head, neck cancers
    As the Hampton University Proton Therapy Institute completes its third year of treating cancer patients — half of them for prostate cancer — insurance companies across the country are dropping coverage for proton beam therapy for early stage...
  • Mild leg swelling can be easily managed, but check with doctor first for accurate diagnosis

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: For the past couple of weeks, my calves have been swollen. They don't hurt, but I definitely notice that my socks are tighter than normal. What could be the cause? ANSWER: There are numerous causes of painless swelling of the legs...
  • Treatment for cardiotoxicity dependent on type and severity of damage

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: My mother was diagnosed with breast cancer two years ago at age 58 and began treatment immediately. She's in remission now but recently found out she has cardiotoxicity, probably from the chemotherapy. What is this, and how is it...
  • LVH honors 34 at its Friends of Nursing celebration

     
    Thirty four clinicians and seven care teams recently received awards at Lehigh Valley Health Network's Friends of Nursing Celebration. The program was attended by more than 725 colleagues and community members at SteelStacks in Bethlehem. The awards are...
  • Our Laguna: Showing support for leukemia sufferer

    The applause began as Darrin Reed made his way slowly across the Festival Shopping Center parking lot. By the time he reached ReMark's, everyone in the restaurant was on his or her feet and clapping. Reed's friends had gathered at the restaurant to show...
  • The doctor is in...your pocket: Is smartphone device that diagnoses disease a pipe dream?

    Hazel -- as we'll call her -- knew something was wrong when, in her mid-50s, she started to feel short of breath at the slightest exertion. Over the next few months, she felt increasingly achy, but several medical visits and an X-ray suggested only...
  • Review: 'Ain't in It for My Health' a fitting tribute to the late Levon Helm

    Review: 'Ain't in It for My Health' a fitting tribute to the late Levon Helm
    Loose and ragtag, stirring and poignant, the documentary "Ain't in It for My Health: A Film About Levon Helm" proves a fitting tribute to its late star, perhaps best known as the singer-drummer of the influential late-1960s and '70s folk-rock group the...
  • Navigators Educate, Assist And Support Cancer Patients

    Navigators Educate, Assist And Support Cancer Patients
    If you or a loved one has been recently diagnosed with cancer you might have been offered the services of a patient navigator. Navigators are specially trained staff who work one-on-one with patients and their loved ones to guide them through diagnosis,...
  • Best of Fairfield County 2013: Best Hospital

    Best of Fairfield County 2013: Best Hospital
    1) St. Vincent's Medical Center 2800 Main St. Bridgeport (203) 576-6000 stvincents.org   Voters Said: Treats the whole person. Had a great recent experience in their ER. The cure for what ails you! The radiation oncology technicians were...