Massachusetts General Hospital

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Name: Massachusetts General Hospital
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Oh, baby! Massachusetts mom gives birth to 14-pounder

Carisa Ruscak was born April 22 at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston. CBS Boston BOSTON - Toward the end of her pregnancy in April, strangers were stopping Caroline Ruscak on the street to ask if she was carrying twins. She wasn't, and she didn't ... [Published DailyMe.Com - 3 hours ago]
First reported 1 hour ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 1 reports

Aspirin lowers colon cancer risk in people with specific gene

The humble aspirin may have just added another beneficial effect beyond its ability to ameliorate headaches and reduce the risk of heart attacks : lowering colon cancer risk among people with high levels of a specific type of gene .The extraordinary finding ... [Published News-Medical.Net - 1 hour ago]
First reported 1 hour ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 1 reports

Remarks at the Take Your Child to Work Day Event

John KerrySecretary of State Dean Acheson AuditoriumWashington, DCMS. BERNICAT: Good morning, everyone. I'd like to welcome you to the Department of State. My name is Marcia Bernicat. I'm the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Human Resources. We're so pleased ... [Published BusinessWeek - 1 hour ago]
First reported 5 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 1 reports

'Miracle' Data Could Lead to Cancer Cures

Jan Crisitello, a 70-year-old grandmother of four, was diagnosed in 2002 with stage 4 melanoma, which kills the vast majority of its victims within five years. Although chemotherapy helped her make it past the five-year mark, by 2007 the cancer was growing ... [Published BusinessWeek - 5 hours ago]
First reported 6 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 1 reports

Today's Most: Arizona man arrested for trying to arrange sex with a horse

Locked and Loaded: Police find gun in woman's vagina Locked and Loaded: Police find gun in woman's vaginaDallas Archer, 19, was arrested Monday in Kingsport for driving on a suspended license. When officers searched Archer before booking her into jail, ... [Published KOLD-TV - 6 hours ago]
First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 8 hours ago - 2 reports

Boil water order issued in Murphysboro

Locked and Loaded: Police find gun in woman's vagina Locked and Loaded: Police find gun in woman's vaginaDallas Archer, 19, was arrested Monday in Kingsport for driving on a suspended license. When officers searched Archer before booking her into jail, ... [Published KFVS12 - 8 hours ago]
First reported Apr 24 2014 - Updated 12 hours ago - 4 reports

Frozen Poop Transplants Can Successfully Treat C. Difficile Infections

According to a paper published in the online edition of the journal Clinical Infectious Diseases this April 24, there is evidence to suggest that frozen poop transplants can successfully treat C. difficile infections.In their paper, the scientists who ... [Published Softpedia - 12 hours ago]
First reported Apr 23 2014 - Updated 12 hours ago - 14 reports

14.5-pound baby Carisa Ruscak born at Massachusetts General Hospital

BOSTON, April 24 (UPI) -- A Massachusetts mother gave birth to one of the biggest babies that Massachusetts General Hospital has ever seen earlier this week.When she entered the world at MGH, Carisa Ruscak weighed in at 14.5 pounds. "I heard the weight ... [Published DailyMe.Com - 12 hours ago]
First reported Apr 23 2014 - Updated 14 hours ago - 3 reports

Absolute Champion Delivers 14.5 Pound Baby

SA Massachusetts woman is currently recuperating after giving birth to a baby girl weighing 14 pounds and 8 ounces. All together now: Wince. Somebody get that lady a cocktail and an economy-sized bottle of ibuprofen.According to the Boston Globe , little ... [Published Jezebel - 14 hours ago]
First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 14 hours ago - 1 reports

Mass. Woman Delivers BIG Baby

A family in Massachusetts welcomed a big bundle of joy into the world April 22. At 14.5 pounds, Carisa Ruscak was the biggest baby born at Massachusetts General Hospital in more than a decade.", "id": "writecapture50834889", "widget_prototype": "writecapture_widget"}); ... [Published The Palm Beach Post - 14 hours ago]
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 17 hours ago - 1 reports

Dartmouth Chosen to Play Key Role in NCI Clinical Trials Network

(Massachusetts General Hospital) A pilot study by Massachusetts General Hospital investigators may lead to greater availability and acceptability of an unusual treatment for a serious medical problem -- use of fecal material from healthy donors to treat ... [Published Infrosoft - 19 hours ago]
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 21 hours ago - 1 reports

Woman gives birth to 14.5 pound baby girl

BEING BACK IN THE WATER THAN I THINK HE CAN WIN MORE HARDWARE. A 14 AND A HALF POUND NEWBORN, BELIEVED TO BE THE BIGGEST INFAPTD DELIVERED IN MASS GENERAL IN TWELVE YEARS. SHE IS ALREADY THE SIZE OF A SIXMENT OLD. MOM AND BABY ARE DOING FINE, AND IN CASE ... [Published News Channel 2000 - 21 hours ago]

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"That's what we like, long and big. That's what I am," dad Bryan told the WCVB. " I've been teased a lot so I'm a good sport, no problem with me long as they don't say anything bad about my little girl .”"
"Prevention, early detection and effective treatments are key to conquering cancer," Couric said. "This finding that aspirin can prevent colon cancer in certain individuals is an easy and cost-effective addition to our arsenal in the fight against the second-leading cancer killer. I am proud to see this valuable research advancing patient care for those at risk of colon cancer resulting from NCCRA support."
"People were like, 'We need to check the records; this could be the biggest baby we've ever seen here.'"
...teams and often see these patients who have dramatic results to compounds not moving forward because they failed in a population," Solit says. "These are mysteries we’ve always tried to solve, but we didn’t have the tools until now to figure out the variation of responses in patients."

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Carisa Ruscak, 14.5-Pound Baby, Born In Massach... [Published Huffington Post - 1 hour ago]
Remarks at the Take Your Child to Work Day Event [Published BusinessWeek - 1 hour ago]
Aspirin lowers colon cancer risk in people with... [Published News-Medical.Net - 1 hour ago]
A moving experience [Published Newport Daily News - 2 hours ago]
Oh, baby! Massachusetts mom gives birth to 14-p... [Published DailyMe.Com - 3 hours ago]
Aspirin Reduces Colorectal-Cancer Risk for Peop... [Published EndoNurse - 4 hours ago]
Oh, baby! Massachusetts mom gives birth to 14-p... [Published CBS News - 5 hours ago]
'Miracle' Data Could Lead to Cancer Cures [Published BusinessWeek - 5 hours ago]
Revere men tackle alleged robber outside residence [Published Boston Globe - 5 hours ago]
Nurses' Health Study: Aspirin lowers colon canc... [Published Nurse.com - 5 hours ago]
Today's Most: Arizona man arrested for trying t... [Published KOLD-TV - 6 hours ago]
Statin Users Eating More, Gaining Weight, Study... [Published American Journal of Public Health - 7 hours ago]
Boil water order issued in Murphysboro [Published KFVS12 - 8 hours ago]
News Scan for Apr 24, 2014 [Published Centre For Infectious Disease Research and Policy - 8 hours ago]
New sales associate at Vermont country Properti... [Published The Manchester Journal - 9 hours ago]
‘Super-Sized’ 14-Pound Baby Born In Boston Weig... [Published Medical Daily - 9 hours ago]
For optimal health, stock up on the produce [Published New Jersey Online - 10 hours ago]
Packer attains CMMC designation [Published Wicked Local Natick - 11 hours ago]
A (Frozen) Boost For Fecal Transplants To Treat... [Published WBUR - 12 hours ago]
14.5-pound baby Carisa Ruscak born at Massachus... [Published DailyMe.Com - 12 hours ago]
North Adams Regional Hospital owes Wells Fargo ... [Published MassLive - 12 hours ago]
Frozen Poop Transplants Can Successfully Treat ... [Published Softpedia - 12 hours ago]
Fecal Transplants Can Be Done Frozen Or 'Fresh' [Published Medical Daily - 13 hours ago]
Fecal Donor Banks Are Possible and Could Save L... [Published Pacific Standard - 13 hours ago]
14.5 pound baby born in Boston [Published WABC New York City - 13 hours ago]
Substitute Teacher In Alleged Mashpee High Scho... [Published Falmouth Enterprise - 14 hours ago]
Massachusetts couple welcomes 14.5 pound baby girl [Published The Utah People's Post - 14 hours ago]
Mass. Woman Delivers BIG Baby [Published The Palm Beach Post - 14 hours ago]
Actress Anjelica Huston's Words Greet Scientist... [Published Reuters - 14 hours ago]
Absolute Champion Delivers 14.5 Pound Baby [Published Jezebel - 14 hours ago]
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Oh My God This Woman Gave Birth To A 14.5 Pound... [Published BuzzFeed - Latest - 16 hours ago]
Give her some sort of Congressional medal of bravery. Here is baby Carisa Ruscak, born via c-section at 14lbs, 8 ounces: OMG THOSE CHEEKS OMG GAAAHHHHHH SQUISH SQUISH Courtesy Mass General Hospital Proud parents Caroline and Bryan of Burlington, ...
CRISPR Therapeutics grabs $25 mln from Versant ... [Published PE Hub Blog - 19 hours ago]
CRISPR Therapeutics has received $25 million in Series A funding from Versant Ventures. Based in Basel, Switzerland, CRISPR Therapeutics is a biopharmaceutical firm focused on gene-editing technology CRISPR-Cas9. PRESS RELEASE BASEL, Switzerland–(BUSINESS ...
US Doctor’s Perspective: Perils And Pitfalls Of... [Published St George West - 22 hours ago]
By JB McMunn, M.D. , a board-certified pain specialist who trained at the Massachusetts General Hospital. Entering his 7th decade on Earth, he has spent over half his life practicing medicine. He writes under a pseudonym because he still works in ...
New frontier of risk [Published Harvard Gazette - Apr 23 2014]
A recent study by a group of Harvard-affiliated researchers found a sharp increase in the use of opioid painkillers among a large group of pregnant women between 2000 and 2007. The increase means that more than one in five women receiving Medicaid ...
[tt] NYT: Wired Well 1/12: The Monitored Man [Published TranshumanTech - Apr 23 2014]
Today's Science Time issue of the New York Times consists of 12 articles.The issue is entitled "Wired Well."Wired Well 1/12: The Monitored Man http://well.blogs.nytimes.com/2014/03/10/the-monitored-man/?ref=science By ALBERT SUNFor years, health advocates ...
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