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Surgeon General: Alternative opioid addiction strategies more viable than safe injection sites

Dr. Jerome M. Adams, the U.S. Surgeon General, on Tuesday cautioned against the use of supervised injection sites as a strategy for combating the opioid epidemic, suggesting more viable alternatives exist. Speaking in Philadelphia, Adams called for ...

Published: 16 Oct 2018

Gundersen Moundview general surgeon retires

For four decades, Stephen Paulk, MD, has practiced his passion, general surgery. On Oct. 1, he retired from Gundersen Moundview Hospital and Clinics in Friendship. “Dr. Paulk is a skilled and professional surgeon who cares about his patients as well as ...

Source: wiscnews
Published: 10 Oct 2018

In Philly, U.S. surgeon general reiterates qualms about supervised injection sites

Echoing an interview he gave last month at a recovery event in Philadelphia, Adams said the federal government should help quell the crisis by putting more resources toward measures more widely accepted by the public, such as needle exchanges. AdChoices 1 ...

Source: MSN
Published: 16 Oct 2018

Surgeon general voices hope in NH opioid fight

“Drug addiction is a chronic disease and not a moral failing,” said U.S. Surgeon General Vice Admiral Jerome M. Adams, explaining that one of the most important ways to save families and children from the scourge of the opioid crisis is overcoming ...

Source: New Hampshire Business Review
Published: 12 Oct 2018

Surgeon general sees hope in opioid crisis fight

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) - The nation’s chief doctor said Friday no place has come further in fighting the opioid epidemic than New Hampshire, a state President Donald Trump once referred to as a “drug-infested den.” U.S. Surgeon General Jerome Adams spoke ...

Source: The Washington Times
Published: 06 Oct 2018

Surgeon General Releases Updated Opioids Report

Overdose deaths in 2017 increased by almost 10 percent compared with 2016, killing more than 70,000 Americans, according to preliminary data from the CDC.( Nearly 48,000 of those cases were opioid overdose deaths, with the sharpest increase ...

Published: 03 Oct 2018

Learn details of the Robotic General Surgery Market by manufacturers, types, regions and application in latest research

Global Robotic General Surgery Sales Market Research Report 2018 contains historic data that spans 2013 to 2016, and then continues to forecast to 2025. That makes this report so invaluable, resources, for the leaders as well as the new entrants in the ...

Source: WhaTech
Published: 06 Oct 2018

Beyond the Stigma: We're all fighting the opioid battle, says U.S. Surgeon General

U.S. Surgeon General Dr. Jerome Adams demonstrates how to administer naloxone, the opioid overdose reversal drug, at a forum in Concord on Friday sponsored by Dartmouth-Hitchcock. (Shawne K. Wickham/Union Leader) CONCORD - It's not every day you get ...

Source: New Hampshire Union Leader
Published: 07 Oct 2018

U.S. Army Surgeon General, MEDCOM Executive Deputy speak at AUSA’s Army Civilians forum

The U.S. Army Surgeon General and Commanding General, U.S. Army Medical Command, Lt. Gen. Nadja West spoke at the Association of the United States Army annual meeting Oct. 8, 2018 about the future of Army Civilians within MEDCOM and the important role they ...

Source: DVIDSHub
Published: 10 Oct 2018

AHF Applauds Sen. Patty Murray (D-WA) for Letter Asking U.S. Surgeon General to Take ‘Immediate Action’ on STDs

AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF) today commended Senator Patty Murray (D-WA), the Ranking Member of the United States Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP Committee), for her October 10 [th] letter to U.S. Surgeon General Jerome ...

Source: MarketWatch
Published: 13 Oct 2018

Robotic Surgery for Rectal Cancer: General Surgery News Report

The material on this site is for informational purposes only, and is not a substitute for medical advice, diagnosis or treatment provided by a qualified health care provider. © 2018 MedPage Today, LLC. All rights reserved. At MedPage Today, we are ...

Source: MedPage Today
Published: 03 Oct 2018

Surgeon general speaks at NH opioid crisis conference

CONCORD, N.H. (WCAX) With hundreds of deadly overdoses every year in New Hampshire, state leaders are planning to roll out millions in treatment and recovery efforts to address the opioid epidemic. They got a special visit Friday as the nation's top ...

Source: WCAX
Published: 05 Oct 2018

RN 3SE – General Surgery Job in Loma Linda, California – Department of Veterans Affairs

Basic Requirements: United States Citizenship: Non-citizens may only be appointed when it is not possible to recruit qualified citizens in accordance with VA Policy. Graduate of a school of professional nursing approved by the appropriate State-accrediting ...

Source: LemonWire
Published: 16 Oct 2018

Does Less-Invasive Surgery Make Sense for You?

WEDNESDAY, Oct. 3, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Among the most significant advances in surgery has been the development of laparoscopic -- or minimally invasive -- procedures. These are new ways to perform many standard operations, with a few, very small ...

Published: 03 Oct 2018

Surgeon general sends 'digital postcard' about opioid crisis

The nation's chief doctor says no state has come farther in fighting the opioid epidemic than New Hampshire. U.S. Surgeon General Jerome Adams spoke Friday at a daylong conference focused on how the crisis has affected children and families in the state ...

Source: Chicago Tribune
Published: 06 Oct 2018

HCA, Blue Cross and Blue Shield Georgia salvage contract to cover Eastside General Surgery & other facilities — 3 insights

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Georgia and Blue Cross Blue Shield Healthcare Plan of Georgia reached a new multi-year agreement with Nashville, Tenn.-based Hospital Corporation of America, the payer announced Oct. 4. 1. Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia's ...

Source: Becker's ASC
Published: 05 Oct 2018

YEP says: World-leading limb transplant surgery at Leeds General Infirmary is a feather in cap for city

OUR admiration for the Leeds hospital team carrying out such pioneering work on hand and arm transplants knows no bounds. Ground-breaking, world-leading and life-altering surgery is being performed right here in our city. Today we tell the stories of Tania ...

Source: Yorkshire Evening Post
Published: 06 Oct 2018

Sharon Osbourne: ‘Ozzy’s hand surgery began with two hangnails’

Two little hangnails quickly led to emergency surgery for rocker Ozzy Osbourne, according to his wife Sharon. The former Black Sabbath frontman had to postpone his Saturday night (06Oct18) concert in Mountain View, California after checking into Los ...

Published: 09 Oct 2018

General Surgery Devices Market – Statistical Landscape 2025

The global market for general surgery devices is witnessing a massive surge in demand owing to the mounting global population of geriatrics and the significant rise in number of surgical procedures. While global public-health initiatives have mostly ...

Source: Digital Journal
Published: 08 Oct 2018

Physician (General Surgery) / Supervisory Physician (General Surgery) Job in Multiple Locations – Department of the Army

Who May Apply: US Citizens In order to qualify, you must meet the education and/or experience requirements described below. Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps ...

Source: LemonWire
Published: 12 Oct 2018

Surgeon General shares personal impact from opioids, launches digital postcard

The U.S. Surgeon General says one way to battle the ongoing opioid addiction crisis is to talk with family and friends about it. Speaking on FOX News Thursday, Jerome M. Adams says his own family ...

Source: WZTV
Published: 05 Oct 2018

Ozzy Osbourne recovering from hand surgery

Ozzy Osbourne is recovering in hospital following surgery on his hand. The rocker postponed his Saturday night (06Oct18) concert in Mountain View, California after checking into Cedars-Sinai Medical Center with an infection that required emergency surgery.

Published: 07 Oct 2018

US Surgeon General comes to Jackson

JACKSON, Miss. (WJTV) - US Surgeon General Vice Admiral Jerome M. Adams will visit Tougaloo College Wednesday. Dr. Adams is the keynote speaker during the 20th Anniversary Celebration of the George A. and Ruth B. Owens Health, Wellness & Human Resources ...

Source: WJTV
Published: 07 Oct 2018

A scoliosis sufferer appreciates socso's funding her surgery

Due to their help, Norafizah now considered herself as very happy and lucky to recover from scoliosis after a surgery sponsored by Socso. Scoliosis is a medical condition of an abnormal curve of the spine believed to be caused by a genetic factor which ...

Published: 06 Oct 2018

Wheaton Iowa welcomes Nicholas Kuiper, DO, to Covenant Clinic General and Bariatric Surgery

As a current print subscriber, you can opt-in for All Access at any time. All Access members receive unlimited access to our website and e-edition (optimized for desktop and mobile devices). All Access members also receive access to our exclusive ...

Source: Community Newspaper Group
Published: 09 Oct 2018

PD: Man arrested after scalding 3-year-old's feet, requiring surgery

PHOENIX - A man was arrested after reportedly scalding a 3-year-old’s feet so severely that they required surgery. Phoenix police report that Wednesday morning they arrested 24-year-old Dashawn Lewis Johnson for child abuse. On September 19, the victim ...

Source: ABC15 Arizona
Published: 06 Oct 2018

Global Robotic General Surgery Sales Industry Sales, Revenue, Gross Margin, Market Share, by Regions (2013-2025)

Global Robotic General Surgery Sales Market by Manufacturers, Types, Regions and Application &Forecast to 2025 (EMAILWIRE.COM, October 02, 2018 ) Global Robotic General Surgery Sales Market report is replete with detailed analysis from a thorough research ...

Published: 02 Oct 2018

Was the Appointment of Dr. Jerome Adams as Surgeon General Ignored by the Press?

As of this writing (September 2018), a meme continues to circulate on social media holding that Americans “didn’t see” news of the swearing-in of Dr. Jerome Adams as Surgeon General, because the “news media” purportedly didn’t want the public ...

Published: 17 Sep 2018