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2 physician-patient relationship factors that transcend time

July 14, 2015

Almost every business, regardless of the industry, is about relationships. It doesn’t matter whether the business is making widgets or washing cars; our society depends on people helping one another in some fashion

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Enzyme may ID nerve injury in diabetes

July 30, 2013

An enzyme associated with neural injury increased significantly in patients with diabetes and with diabetic neuropathy, suggesting potential as a biomarker for peripheral neuropathy in diabetic patients, investigators reported.

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Democratic Senators tell White House of concerns about healthcare law rollout

April 30, 2013

Democratic senators, at a caucus meeting with White House officials, expressed concerns about how the Obama administration was carrying out the healthcare law they adopted three years ago.

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For True Innovation: See Bell Labs, c. 1960s

February 28, 2012

A terrific article from the NYT. Innovation and the Bell Labs Miracle – NYTimes.com :

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"Active" video games like Wii Fit won’t boost kids’ physical activity: Study – HealthPop – CBS News

February 27, 2012

“Active” video games like Wii Fit won’t boost kids’ physical activity: Study – HealthPop – CBS News : ‘via Blog this’

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Permission to Get Excited? Granted. Meet NODE: a modular, handheld powerhouse of sensors by George Yu — Kickstarter

February 27, 2012

Please imagine the possibilities. Here we now have a mesh of inexpensive sensors one can purchase and control entirely from ones’ smartphone. Again, we at SALSA posit that real medical innovation is coming from outside- and working its way in.

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Wireless Charging: It’s here. Buckle up, amigos.

February 27, 2012

Here we go: I think we can now clearly see that wireless (inductive) charging is with us. Buckle up, amigos, cutting the cord here will make wifi seem provincial.

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Team puts best foot forward for diabetics (From Swindon Advertiser)

February 27, 2012

Congrats to our long-time friend Matt Cichero on this story. Here’s to the long-term success of his team in Swindon. Team puts best foot forward for diabetics (From Swindon Advertiser) :

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Limb Salvage in Parma, Italia, circa 1100…

February 26, 2012

This courtesy of our long-time friend Dr. Lenny LaManna, who is touring Parma, Italy as we speak. Indeed, what’s old is new.

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Body heat: Fun for you, fun for your phone’s battery.

February 26, 2012

Researchers develop battery boosting Power Felt, encourages you to sit on your phone

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