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WoundCheck, University Of Wisconsin At Madison, wound monitoring, Readmissions, Surgical Site Infections, American College Of Surgeons

Postoperative Wound Monitoring App Can Reduce Readmissions and Improve Patient Care

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A new smartphone app called WoundCare is successfully enabling patients to remotely send images of their surgical wounds for monitoring by nurses.

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Union Hospital of Cecil County Announces Letter of Intent to Join LifeBridge Health

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The boards of Union Hospital of Cecil County and LifeBridge Health today announced that they have approved a letter of intent for Union Hospital and its affiliates to join the LifeBridge Health system.

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Scott & White Medical Center Kidney Pancreas Transplant Program Sets Record

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140 patients received a life-saving kidney or combined kidney-pancreas transplant in a year

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The Medical Minute: Lifestyle Determines Success After Surgical Weight Loss

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With many people staring down New Year’s resolutions related to losing weight, some may be wondering if surgical weight loss is right for them.

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Queen’s University Scientist Helps Uncover Secret of Mass Mortality Event in Remote Steppe Grassland of Central Asia

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Professor Eric Morgan, a Professor at the Institute for Global Food Security, Queen’s University Belfast, along with an interdisciplinary, international research team has investigated the sudden death of over 200,000 saiga antelopes (more than 80% of the affected population and more than 60% of the global population of this species) in Kazakhstan in May 2015, which left the world baffled.

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The Biggest Little Detectors

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The international ProtoDUNE project is building two smaller-scale test detectors for the Deep Underground Neutrino Experiment. But even the smaller detectors in this case are enormous and complex.

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Endocrine Society, University of California at San Diego, Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (Pcos), Polycystic Ovary Syndrome, Women's Health, Reproductive And Developmental Health, metabolic health, Microbiome, Gut Bacteria, Endocrinology, Endocrinology and Diabetes, Endocrinologists

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UF/IFAS Researchers Awarded $10.5m to Work on Citrus Greening Resistance or Tolerance

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Three University of Florida scientists will use the grants to study ways to help growers cope with the disease, including research on genetic editing that may produce potentially resistant fruit and trees.

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Political Expert Ranks Trump’s Top Accomplishments, Shortcomings

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