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Tiny, wireless pacemaker could be surgery-free option

LONDON (AP) — A tiny, wireless pacemaker could offer some heart patients a surgery-free alternative to the traditional devices, a new study says. Some doctors, however, say there are lingering safety questions and warned patients not to rush to get the new technology.  599 more words

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Dr. Max Gomez: Fight Fall Allergies Before They Start

NEW YORK(CBSNewYork) — As summer winds down, it’s a good time to start fighting your fall allergies before they hit.

As CBS2’s Dr. Max Gomez explained, ragweed is the culprit. 296 more words


“Brainy” Mice Raise Hope Of Better Treatments For Cognitive Disorders

Researchers have created unusually intelligent mice by altering a single gene and as a result the mice were also less likely to feel anxiety or recall fear. 693 more words

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Tips For Fighting Off Approaching Fall Allergies

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — As summer winds down, some of us will notice more sniffing and sneezing.

Fall allergies will start to reappear real soon. If things like ragweed leave your eyes and nose itchy, doctors say now — before allergy season goes into full swing — is a good time to start taking your antihistamines, nasal sprays and eye drops. 69 more words


Mount Sinai Hospital

With a history going back to 1852, Mount Sinai Hospital is an internationally recognized tertiary-care teaching facility located in New York, NY. Featuring 1,171 licensed beds and served by more than 2,510 physicians as of 2013, Mount Sinai Hospital trains 1,097 residents and fellows, operates through 2,278 nurses and handles 58,332 inpatient discharges, 644,527 non-emergency room outpatient visits and 102,639 emergency room visits annually. 95 more words

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