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Special Issue of Business Horizons Focuses on Healthcare and Life Sciences Issues

Written by Indiana University on Friday, 26 February 2010 00:44.

A special issue of Business Horizons, a bimonthly journal published by Indiana University's Kelley School of Business, in partnership with Elsevier, will focus on issues central to healthcare and life sciences.

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Heartache to Heartbreak -- How to Recognize a Heart Attack, Or Avoid One All Together

Written by Pennsylvania Medical Society on Monday, 15 February 2010 09:53.

Not everyone who suffers a heart attack clutches their chest and falls to the floor. “I woke up and felt like a pill was stuck in my throat,” says Betsy, a 68-year-old patient from Upper Providence. “I was taking antibiotics at the time and really didn’t think much of it,” she adds. “So I tried drinking water and when the “stuck” feeling didn’t go away after 45 minutes, I thought something might be wrong.”

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Diabetes Prevention: What You Need to Know

Written by University of the Sciences in Philadelphia on Monday, 15 February 2010 09:45.

diabetes and minoritiesThe American Diabetes Association reports that there are a staggering 57 million people in the United States living with pre-diabetes, a condition that often has no symptoms, but if left untreated has the potential to cause type 2 diabetes and other severe consequences.

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Researchers Link Calorie Intake to Cell Lifespan, Cancer Development

Written by Featured Organization on Friday, 15 January 2010 12:55.

Researchers from the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) have discovered that restricting consumption of glucose, the most common dietary sugar, can extend the life of healthy human-lung cells and speed the death of precancerous human-lung cells, reducing cancer’s spread and growth rate.

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Seeking Knowledge, Truth and Wisdom Through the Philosophy of Agnosticism

Written by Featured Organization on Saturday, 07 November 2009 19:45.

CHICAGO -- Today's America seems to split in two opposing parties: those who feel religion is under attack, and those who feel religion is unjustly pushing itself into secular life. While many books exist that either promote or bash religion, few book explore religion and spirituality from an neutral, agnostic standpoint. Author James Wall, an agnostic himself, set to fill this void with his new book, "To Be Agnostic."
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Black Physicians Falling Prey to Large, Profit-driven Health Care Companies

Written by Eric T. Campbell on Friday, 02 October 2009 23:06.

DETROIT (NNPA) -- Ending disparity in health care is one aspect of President Obama's reform mission. Increasingly, the battle for equality is also being waged in area hospitals by black physicians who are falling prey to large, profit-driven health care systems.

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