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Ford buys the Michigan Central Station, returns home to downtown Detroit

Ever since it closed down in 1988, it was unconceivable that anyone would take on the task of fixing up the historic Michigan Central Station. Those dreams have now become a reality. 618 more words

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On My Recent Revelation About L.A Rap in the 1990s

Everyone has to start somewhere.  Mostly, it’s at some kind of beginning, and that makes you, by virtue of your position, a beginner.  When I was a kid, I found a book in Bromley Central Library of show tunes.  651 more words

Music

From the land of Iakwe

With 5.5 hours in 3 different aeroplanes travelling from Majuro in the Republic of Marshall Islands (RMI) back home to Suva for what will take just under 12 hours altogether I figured I’d do some writing. 1,510 more words

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Multiple inotrope use at lower doses led to excess 1A candidates in the post-geographic sharing era

Contributor: Steven Stroud

Status 1A heart transplant candidates are critically-ill patients requiring mechanical circulatory support (MCS) or high-dose / multiple inotrope therapy to maintain perfusion. Status 1A candidates are listed as highest priority, and are thus more likely to receive a heart transplant. 480 more words

2017

Old drug… new trick? Treatment with sildenafil may prevent device thrombosis and ischemic stroke in LVAD patients

Contributor: Chris Sobowale


Bleeding and thrombosis account for almost half of adverse events in patients with CF-LVADs.

Saeed et al analyzed 144 HeartMate II (HMII) CF-LVAD patients in a single center, retrospective study. 291 more words

2017

YO! MTV Raps: 30th Anniversary Experience

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YO! MTV Raps: 30th Anniversary Experience is coming to Barclays Center on Friday, June 1. Join the series’ alumni and hip-hop legends including Big Daddy Kane and the Juice Crew, Eric B & Rakim, Doug E. 69 more words

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Early right ventricular assist device utilization in patients undergoing continuous-flow left ventricular assist device implantation: Insight from INTERMACS

Contributor: Steven Stroud


Frustrated by limited, single small center risk scores for RV failure? Kiernan and colleagues analyzed the Interagency Registry for Mechanically Assisted Circulatory Support ( 221 more words

2017