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Study raises questions on concussions

...just such a connection. Dr. Scott A. Small, an expert on Alzheimer's and memory at the Columbia University Medical Center in New York, called the new result "intriguing and alarming," although preliminary.
Across South Carolina

...and hit her head on the concrete floor. School officials say she remains in the critical care unit ay Albany Medical Center in New York with facial and brain injuries. Middleton's family is asking Gamecock fans to pray for her and have set up...
Over the savings at Camp Grandparents

...together, that's a positive," said Georgia Hope Witkin, associate professor of psychology at Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York and a contributing editor of the Web site The American Camp Association reports registration...
More businesses providing hand sanitizers

...infected with a cold or the flu, said Dr. Edward Chapnick, the director of infectious disease at Maimonides Medical Center in New York. Just trying to treat those surfaces "is clearly not the way to go - cleaning has limited effectiveness because...
Hospitals, doctors work to cut patients' wait time

...patients who will not require hospitalization and who tend to wait the longest for emergency care. Montefiore Medical Center in New York City spent at least $35 million in the past five years on ER improvements, including a fast-track program...
Mediterranean diet cuts Alzheimer's risk

...the diet can be recommended to ward off Alzheimer's, said Dr. Nikolaos Scarmeas of the Columbia University Medical Center in New York, lead author of the research. The work was recently published online by the Annals of Neurology. The diet...
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Chronic sleep problems affect millions

...Columbia University Medical Center. Dr. Michael Thorpy, director of the Sleep Wake Disorders Center at Montefiore Medical Center in New York, agreed on the need for research and education. There are some 80 different sleep disorders, he noted, and...
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Courier robots get traction in hospitals after fits and starts

...acceptance in hospitals, largely because they have been viewed as toys rather than tools. Even so, Montefiore Medical Center in New York City has used a HelpMate for about five years and, in May, Aethon, which has five TUGs running in hospitals...
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Chipper's torn hamstring will keep him out longer

...and could be released from the hospital today. Wigginton, who can't return until May 6, has been at NYU Medical Center in New York since Wednesday. He fainted at home and then felt dizzy during Wednesday night's game against Montreal. Hospital...
Antibiotics likely to be used for flu-like ills

...tetracycline, Cipro or penicillin," predicted Dr. Mark Rosen, chief of pulmonary medicine at Beth Israel Medical Center in New York City. The first signs of inhaled anthrax are cough, headache, fever and a general sense of feeling lousy...
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