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Mosquito-Borne Disease Alert Lifted In Dade County

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MIAMI (CBSMiami) –The Florida Department of Health in Miami-Dade County on Friday  announced an end to the dengue fever alert. 118 more words


Electroconvulsive Therapy On The Rise In Texas

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DALLAS (AP) — Electroconvulsive therapy is on the rise in Texas, thriving as a treatment for some forms of mental illness. 199 more words


UMd. Event Highlights Infectious Disease Research

BALTIMORE (AP) — Some of the nation’s leading infectious-disease fighters are speaking at an event in Baltimore highlighting efforts to stop the spread of Ebola and AIDS. 84 more words


Concerned about memory loss? Ask your GP about a Memory Test

HEDON Group Practice patients who are worried about memory loss can benefit from a Memory Test.

The latest practice newsletter describes the Memory Test as a 20 minute long assessment that takes you through a set of standard questions the results of which will help a doctor determine if you have a memory problem. 205 more words


Models From 3D Printers Help Doctors Perform Face Transplant Surgery

(CBS) — The victim of a vicious crime is the beneficiary of medical innovation and new technology.

CBS 2’s Jim Williams reports it gave surgeons a game plan before they entered the operating room. 204 more words


Glasses on, get learning

So much for posting every Friday! I apologise, things have been a little busy here lately.

Sadly we said goodbye to my supervisor Alex a few weeks ago, but wish her all the best in her new position. 390 more words

Permission for Town Hall Defibrillator sought

HEDON could soon have its own life-saving, public-access defibrillator machine installed onto the outside wall of the Town Hall.

The planning application (submitted by Hedon Town Council) to install the machine has been a lengthy process because the machine has been earmarked for the historic listed building and planners are concerned that the character of the building does not suffer any negative impacts. 123 more words