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Smart Phones, Social Media, CDC & Contagious Outbreaks

10/15/2014 by redfred
The CDC is not a criminal justice authority but it is a public health authority. As such could the CDC require those who treat a highly contagious pat...
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Contagious or Not?

10/08/2014 by Massey
According to this article, people infected with Ebola are contagious during the incubation period.
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Where's The FDA?

09/24/2014 by kramarat
A recent study has shown that levels of HFCS (high fructose corn syrup) are double what's stated on the labeling of many popular soft drinks. http://...
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Last comment 10/10/2014 by mikenelson6
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Regenerating Teeth

10/14/2014 by Chelsey H
No more veneers? Maybe. This blog post is timely considering my sister fell last week while running and chipped her front tooth in half. I wish I ha...
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Last comment 10/17/2014 by phoenix911

Flu Season - What You Think You Know

10/11/2014 by Chelsey H
'Tis the season for flu shots. Most employers and pharmacies offer free flu shots on a walk-in bases. But should you get one? Are you scared it migh...
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Last comment 10/18/2014 by James Stewart

3D Breast Cancer Detection

09/23/2014 by Chelsey H
Exciting news for GE this month! The FDA has approved General Electric's three-dimensional tomosynthesis breast cancer screening technology. The app...
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Medical Equipment Design

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Portability: the Final Frontier

10/01/2014 by IHS GlobalSpec eNewsletter
With the goal of putting "healthcare in the palm of your hand," the global Qualcomm Tricorder XPRIZE competition has been narrowed down to 10 fin...
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Medical Engineering Victory at the World Cup

08/02/2014 by IHS GlobalSpec eNewsletter
For some, the most celebrated action at the World Cup in Brazil last month wasn't the home team's winning goal. It was the ceremonial first kick -...
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Can a Camera Replace an Eye?

07/10/2014 by HUSH
Gizmos and gadgetry imparting handicapped and impaired individuals with lost senses or new limbs isn't a new concept. Heck, it isn't even an old conc...
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Last comment 07/13/2014 by europium mkII
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Sports, Fitness, and Nutrition

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Materials Mystery: NFL Footballs

09/03/2014 by HUSH
Tomorrow night a new season of NFL football begins. With it comes 21 weeks of pizza, wings, beer and pretending you're on the team (that "we" pronou...
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Wearable Tech to Protect Pitchers

08/06/2014 by HUSH
Human capital has always considered a part of capitalism. For thousands of years, civilization was built on the sweat and blood of people considered...
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Building a Better World Cup Ball

06/11/2014 by HUSH
When we discuss foreign rivalries, there are a few that come to mind. England vs. France. Canada vs. USA. China vs. Japan. These are rivalries that...
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Healthcare Engineering

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Wearable Health-Monitoring Patches

07/02/2014 by IHS GlobalSpec eNewsletter
An experimental, flexible, wireless sensor that applies like an adhesive bandage or a temporary tattoo and yet remains soft and flexible enough...
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Last comment 07/09/2014 by vsar

Strategies for Engineering Negligent Senescence

01/08/2014 by HUSH
I know this is an engineering website, but if you'll allow me to take you back to middle school history class just for a moment. Ponce de Leon is an...
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Top Medical Technologies

01/01/2014 by CR4 Guest Author
Innovation and technology continues to improve every aspect of people's lives, including healthcare. Nowadays, a smarter healthcare system is more foc...
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