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Surgeon General to Address The Doctors Company's National Summit of Healthcare Leaders

NAPA, Calif., Aug. 8, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The United States Surgeon General, Vice Admiral Jerome M. Adams, MD, MPH, will address nearly 100 of the nation's top healthcare leaders on Thursday, August 9, as the keynote speaker of The Doctors Company's ...

Source: Yahoo Finance
Published: 08 Aug 2018

US Surgeon General talks about Alaska's opioid epidemic

U.S. Surgeon General Dr. Jerome Adams is in Alaska to learn more about our state’s struggle with the opioid epidemic. On Tuesday, Dr. Adams was a panelist at the 2018 Alaska Prevention Summit in Palmer where he discussed how to curb the problem by ...

Published: 09 Aug 2018

In Palmer, Surgeon General says preventing addiction requires looking at larger community problems

A panel discussion at the Prevention Summit in Palmer. From left: Stephanie Allen, Surgeon General Jerome Adams, Jay Butler, and Elizabeth Ripley. The Surgeon General is touring parts of Alaska this week talking about solutions to the opioid epidemic.

Source: Alaska Public Media
Published: 08 Aug 2018

The surgeon general needs to step up for migrants

Editor's note: Julie Graves, M.D., MPH, Ph.D., FAAFP is vice-chair for education, Department of Family Medicine at Georgetown University Medical Center. She served as regional medical director for the Texas Department of State Health Services in the ...

Source: KITV
Published: 06 Aug 2018

Millennials are getting plastic surgery to look like their Snapchat selfies

“A new phenomenon called ‘Snapchat dysmorphia’ has popped up, where patients are seeking out surgery to help them appear like the filtered versions of themselves,” said Dr Neelam Vashi, director of the Boston University Cosmetic and Laser Centr

Source: The Independent
Published: 03 Aug 2018

Surgeon General, Force Master Chief Visit NMTSC

SAN ANTONIO (NNS) -- Vice Adm. Forrest Faison, Navy surgeon general and chief, Bureau of Medicine and Surgery; and Force Master Chief Hosea Smith Jr., Hospital Corps director, visited Navy Medicine Training Support Center (NMTSC), Aug. 2. The visit ...

Published: 09 Aug 2018

U.S. Surgeon General visits Alaska: 'We know the opioid epidemic is local'

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (KTUU) — U.S. Surgeon General, Dr. Jerome Adams is visiting Alaska to raise awareness and learn more from the community about the opioid crisis in Alaska. At the 2018 Alaska Prevention Summit on the Mat-Su College campus, Dr. Adams ...

Published: 08 Aug 2018

A conversation with the U.S. Surgeon General

In September 2017, Dr. Jerome Adams was sworn in by Vice President Mike Pence as the 20th Surgeon General of the United States. The Surgeon General is often described as America’s Doctor. Please join Dr. Jay Butler for a conversation with US Surgeon ...

Source: Alaska Public Media
Published: 03 Aug 2018

Carrie Underwood ignored plastic surgery rumors

Carrie Underwood paid no attention to the plastic surgery rumours which swirled after injuring her face. The Something in the Water hitmaker suffered a bad fall at her Nashville, Tennessee home in November (17), leaving her with a broken wrist and a bloody ...

Published: 02 Aug 2018

'Not All About Genitalia': What We Heard This Week

"It's not all about the genitalia." -- Joshua Safer, MD, of the Mount Sinai Center for Transgender Medicine and Surgery in New York City, on provider assumptions that "sex-change" operations are at the core of gender reassignment. "There were bomb threats ...

Source: MedPage Today
Published: 04 Aug 2018

ADHA applauds federal agencies that update Surgeon General's Report on oral health

The American Dental Hygienists' Association (ADHA) applauds the federal agencies that will be involved in updating the Surgeon General's Report on oral health. This update will document progress in oral health over the last 20 years and create a vision for ...

Source: News Medical
Published: 02 Aug 2018

Immune Therapeutics Adds Former United States Assistant Surgeon General Dr. Roscoe Moore to Board of Directors

Dr. Moore was a career officer within the Commissioned Corps of the United States Public Health Service (USPHS) and Assistant United States Surgeon General (Rear Admiral, USPHS) within the Immediate Office of the Secretary, Department of Health and Human ...

Source: Markets Insider
Published: 07 Aug 2018

NIB Donates GHS30,000 to Cover Cost of Surgery for Spinal Cord Tumor Patient

The National Investment Bank (NIB) has donated an amount of Thirty Thousand Ghana Cedis (GHS30,000.00) to cover the cost of surgery and medical expenses at the Greater Accra Regional Hospital, Ridge for a Junior High School graduate, Miss Patience Addo.

Source: BusinessGhana
Published: 10 Aug 2018

Rockingham General Hospital investigates agonising wait for appendix surgery

A WARNBRO woman says she was in severe pain for hours because her appendix burst while she was waiting for an operation. Meryl Kelly, 40, said she went to Rockingham General Hospital at 5pm last Sunday with stomach pains. “I thought I had a hernia, but ...

Source: Couriermail
Published: 05 Aug 2018

Health Tip: Getting a Second Opinion Before Surgery

(HealthDay News) -- Before having major surgery, it may be helpful to get a second opinion on whether the procedure is medically necessary. The U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services suggests getting a second opinion if your doctor says you need ...

Published: 09 Aug 2018

Heart surgeon's 1-yr-old patient's 'thank you' after 26 yrs

One of the children who were saved at the Cardiothoracic Centre at the Korle Bu Teaching Hospital when the centre was set up has returned to thank the surgeon who performed the procedure, Professor Kwabena Frimpong-Boateng. Like one of the lepers who were ...

Source: Graphic Online
Published: 04 Aug 2018

Deputies: Pinellas County jail inmate died during surgery

ST. PETERSBURG — A jail inmate died Monday while undergoing surgery, according to the Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office. Cesar Gonzales-Espana, 43, had suffered a medical episode at the Pinellas County jail on Saturday, the agency said, and was taken to ...

Source: Tampa Bay Times
Published: 14 Aug 2018

Graduate returns to thank surgeon for heart surgery 26 years ago

One of the children who were saved at the Cardiothoracic Centre at the Korle Bu Teaching Hospital when the centre was set up has returned to thank the surgeon who performed the procedure, Professor Kwabena Frimpong-Boateng. Like one of the lepers who were ...

Published: 04 Aug 2018

Porter hires new general surgeon

MIDDLEBURY — UVM Health Network Porter Medical Center President Dr. Fred Kniffin, has announced that Dr. Elya Vasiliou has accepted a general surgery position with the UVMHN Medical Group-Porter Medical Center and will start this December. “Dr ...

Source: Addison County Independent
Published: 09 Aug 2018

Surgeon General says preventing addiction requires looking at larger community problems

Surgeon General Jerome Adams spoke at the Alaska Prevention Summit panel in Palmer, as part of a larger Alaska tour talking about solutions to the opioid epidemic. Adams told Glenn Massay Theater crowd Tuesday that he sees some progress in combating the ...

Source: KTOO
Published: 08 Aug 2018

New Doctor Joins BMC Surgical Services, Providing General Surgery Care

PITTSFIELD, Mass. — Berkshire Health Systems has appointed Dr. Adam Bowling to the medical staff of Berkshire Medical Center and the physician staff of Berkshire Surgical Services of BMC. Dr. Bowling is accepting new patients in need of general surgery ...

Source: Iberkshires
Published: 12 Aug 2018

Wheaton Iowa welcomes Scott Hinze, DO, to Covenant Clinic General Surgery

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Source: Community Newspaper Group
Published: 03 Aug 2018

General Anesthesia, Surgery Tied to Subtle Memory Decline in Older Adults

Exposure to surgery with general anesthesia is tied to a subtle decline in memory and thinking skills in older adults, according to a new Mayo clinic study published in the British Journal of Anaesthesia. Although the decline in brain function was small ...

Source: Psych Central
Published: 06 Aug 2018

Surgeon general praises Whitehall program for helping to set addicts on right path

U.S. Surgeon General Jerome Adams addressed the opioid epidemic as he visited central Ohio on Thursday to deliver a message that recovery is possible if various facets of communities work together. Adams spoke in the morning at a conference on addiction at ...

Source: The Columbus Dispatch
Published: 28 Jul 2018

ADHA Supports Upcoming Update to Surgeon General’s Report on Oral Health

Newswise — CHICAGO, IL (August 1, 2018) – The American Dental Hygienists’ Association (ADHA) applauds the federal agencies that will be involved in updating the Surgeon General’s Report on oral health. This update will document progress in oral ...

Source: Newswise
Published: 02 Aug 2018

Robotic General Surgery Market: Projected To Grow At A CAGR Of X% During The Period 2017-2021

Robotic General Surgery Market report provides the detailed market information i.e. the Robotic General Surgery Market size, current year revenue with forecast to 2021, key players, promising regions, trends, challenges & drivers responsible for the ...

Source: WVUE FOX 8 News
Published: 16 Jul 2018

Opelousas General Health System Rankings & Ratings

A hospital's overall Gastroenterology & GI Surgery score is based on various data categories, including volume of high-risk patients, nurse staffing and patient survival. The 50 top-scoring hospitals are nationally ranked. See the full U.S. News national ...

Source: US News Health
Published: 18 Jul 2018

Boulder spinal surgeon reaches plea deal in bankruptcy fraud case

A Boulder spinal surgeon indicted on charges of bankruptcy fraud and money laundering has reached a plea deal with federal prosecutors. Cathleen Van Buskirk was indicted Dec. 4 on criminal charges of bankruptcy fraud, concealment of bankruptcy assets ...

Source: Daily Camera
Published: 19 Jul 2018

Approval for Attorney General Sessions has tanked amid Trump’s attacks, poll suggests

The attorney general’s numbers are horrid among Democrats (11 percent ... Reid Nelson deftly made a series of surgeon’s knots to sew up an incision on the belly of a redfish that was a part of the live weigh-in category at the rodeo.

Source: Yellowhammer News
Published: 01 Aug 2018