Monthly Archives: November 2013

Tongue piercing lets paralyzed people drive wheelchairs – TriValley Central

Tongue piercing lets paralyzed people drive wheelchairsTriValley CentralJason DiSanto receives a tongue piercing at Georgia Tech in Atlanta. An experimental device is letting paralyzed people drive wheelchairs simply by flicking their tongue in the right direction. Posted: Friday, November 29,

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Advances in screening, surgery help more survive lung cancer – Tampabay.com

Tampabay.com Advances in screening, surgery help more survive lung cancerTampabay.comTAMPA — Richard Macdonnell started smoking when he was a teen. When he heard about low-dose CT scans to detect lung cancer, he knew he was a candidate. "It was always

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Tongue stud to help drive wheelchair – Times of India

University Herald Tongue stud to help drive wheelchairTimes of IndiaWASHINGTON: A hi-tech magnet that lets patients suffering from paralysis drive wheelchairs with a simple flick of their tongue has been developed. Researchers from the Georgia Institute of Technology found that

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Youth Football Tourney in Vegas Sacked by Mystery Bug – ABC News

ABC News Youth Football Tourney in Vegas Sacked by Mystery BugABC NewsA youth football tournament held in Las Vegas has been thrown for a loss with the outbreak of a mysterious illness that has sent dozens of kids and parents

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Psychology study: Wedded bliss and gut feelings sometimes conflict – Washington Post

Times of India Psychology study: Wedded bliss and gut feelings sometimes conflictWashington PostThe harbinger of an unhappy marriage may be your gut. A new study by psychologists found that newlyweds had underlying positive or negative gut feelings about their spouses

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Deadline Day: Obama administration ‘on track’ for website goal, agency says – CNN

Deadline Day: Obama administration 'on track' for website goal, agency saysCNNWashington (CNN) — A moment of truth has arrived for President Barack Obama's signature health care reforms with Saturday's self-imposed deadline to get the problem-plagued HealthCare.gov website to work properly

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Health Care Site Rushing to Make Fixes by Sunday – New York Times

MiamiHerald.com Health Care Site Rushing to Make Fixes by SundayNew York TimesAs the Obama administration's weekend deadline for a smoothly functioning online marketplace for health insurance arrives, more than a month of frantic repair work is paying off with fewer

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New wheelchair operates with tongue control – USA TODAY

New wheelchair operates with tongue controlUSA TODAYTo drive his motorized wheelchair, Jason DiSanto must make a sucking sound or exhale quickly. His "sip-and-puff" chair responds to four commands he delivers with his breath. But the commands aren't intuitive, and the

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Post-hospital care costs studied amid Medicare discrepancies – Tribune-Review

Post-hospital care costs studied amid Medicare discrepanciesTribune-ReviewAfter years of trying to clamp down on hospital spending, the federal government wants to get control over what Medicare spends on nursing homes, home health services and other medical care typically provided to

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Obama faces new pressure to bolster HIV/AIDS funding – USA TODAY

YOURTHUROCK Obama faces new pressure to bolster HIV/AIDS fundingUSA TODAYWASHINGTON — As the international community gets set to mark the 25th annual observance of World AIDS Day next week, President Obama is facing renewed pressure from U.S. lawmakers and activists

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Thrombosis Risk with HeartMate II – MedPage Today

New York Times Thrombosis Risk with HeartMate IIMedPage TodayCardiovascular. Thrombosis Risk with HeartMate II. Published: Nov 29, 2013 | Updated: Nov 29, 2013. By Todd Neale, Senior Staff Writer, MedPage Today. Reviewed by Robert Jasmer, MD; Associate Clinical Professor of

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Large discrepancies found in Medicare spending on post-hospital care – Washington Post

MedCity News Large discrepancies found in Medicare spending on post-hospital careWashington PostAfter years of trying to clamp down on hospital spending, the federal government wants to get control over what Medicare spends on nursing homes, home health services and other

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NYT design boss: consensus to run breast pic – Washington Post (blog)

NYT design boss: consensus to run breast picWashington Post (blog)The photo on the front of today's New York Times, depicting a woman showing more breast than commonly bared in newspaper photos, kicked up a great deal of reaction this morning

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UW Medicine alerts 90000 patients on stolen data – The Seattle Times

UW Medicine alerts 90000 patients on stolen dataThe Seattle TimesUW Medicine alerts 90,000 patients on stolen data. Patient information and some Social Security numbers were stolen from UW Medicine patients in a malware attack in October. By Katherine Long. Seattle

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Photographer on New York Times Nipple Photo: ‘It Was an Unplanned Moment’ – New York Magazine

New York Magazine Photographer on New York Times Nipple Photo: 'It Was an Unplanned Moment'New York MagazineAnyone picking up a copy of the New York Times today and expecting to not see any portion of a female nipple will be

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