Monday, February 18, 2019
Cancer Blood Test

New Cancer Blood Test Technique Uses Labyrinth-Shaped Tubes

A group of University of Michigan chemical engineering and oncology researchers devised a blood test technique that uses the principals of a labyrinth to isolate rare cancer cells for cleaner, more-accurate analysis. A clinical trial...
Oil Spill Dispersants

NIH Study: Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill Dispersants Caused Health Problems

Some workers who helped clean up after the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico had an increased chance of experiencing health issues such as coughing, wheezing and eye irritation, according...
Healthcare Jobs

Healthcare Jobs Set the Pace for High-Paying Careers

The healthcare industry in the United States is beset by political uncertainty, increasing consumer costs and a shortage of qualified candidates to fill the available jobs. Yet, healthcare remains one of the most lucrative careers...
Apple Month

You Like Apples? Great! It’s National Apple Month

Move over, Shark Week, now there’s something fruitier – and longer. October is National Apple Month, a celebration of America’s favorite pie-filling (not to mention, catalyst in gravity’s origin story). This is the month...

Marvel’s Claire Temple and Real-Life Nurses: Super. Heroes.

Are nurses superheroes? Possibly. After all, once upon a time, nurses and superheroes were two of the few groups of professionals whose uniforms included capes. Capes, which were only worn outdoors (and rarely since the...
Healthcare Vote

Senate Republicans Push Forward with Healthcare Debate

The U.S. Senate voted, 51-50, today to open debate on a potential repeal of the Affordable Care Act. Vice President Mike Pence broke a 50-all tie when Republicans Susan Collins of Maine and Lisa Murkowski...
Animal Interaction

5 Health Benefits of Pets (Plus: What’s Your Spirit Animal?)

  Saturday is International Homeless Animals Day. We thought you should know that. We thought you’d like to be aware that the third Saturday in August is the day designated back in 1992 by the International...
Healthcare Jobs

Healthcare added 22,000 jobs in October

The healthcare industry continued to help drive job growth in the United States in October. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, non-farm payroll employment increased by an estimated 261,000 last month, including...
3D Printing Healthcare

How 3D Printing is Changing Healthcare

Along with Big Data, 3D printing has been one of the hottest technology topics for years. But what can it actually do? And what are the applications for healthcare? As it turns out, 3D printing already...
Flu Vaccine Pregnancy

Flu Vaccine During Pregnancy Still Recommended After Study

A new study examining the potential effects of the flu vaccine during pregnancy showed an association between the vaccine and early-term miscarriage, but the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) still recommends that...