Walk draws attention to White Cane Safety Day – Thegardenisland.com

Thegardenisland.comDennis Fujimoto/The Garden Island Douglas Peneyra uses a white cane to negotiate his way along the Pi'ikoi Building breezeway, Thursday during the White Cane Safety Day walk. Walk draws attention to White Cane Safety Day. Dennis Fujimoto/The ...Helping hand: International...

Brain Implant Restores Sense of Touch in Medical First –...

SeekerElectrodes electrically stimulated neurons in Nathan Copeland's brain to recreate his perception of touch, while bypassing his spinal cord injury. UPMC/Pitt Health Sciences Media Relations. A device that was implanted in a man's brain has restored his ...Paralyzed Man Can...

5 ways consumers can save on Medicare during open enrollment...

Philly.comMore than 57 million older and disabled Americans rely on Medicare for their health insurance, with millions more joining their ranks every year. Since its launch in 1965, Medicare has evolved from no-frills coverage to a complex suite of health...

Three stories: Breast cancer patients talk about what helped –...

HeraldNetWhen Becky Wright felt a lump in her breast during a self-exam in March 2013, it didn't worry her. She figured it was “probably a water-filled cyst,” said the 51-year-old Marysville resident. “I'd been through this a couple of times,...

Causes of breast cancer – genetic or environmental? – Poughkeepsie...

Poughkeepsie JournalCancer grows when a cell's DNA is damaged, but why or how that DNA becomes damaged is still unknown, and most patients will never know exactly what caused their cancer. As the executive director of the Miles of Hope...

White House rolls out major shift in Medicare payments –...

The HillThe Obama administration on Friday rolled out its long-awaited rules for shifting how Medicare pays doctors, implementing changes made by a bipartisan law Congress passed last year. ADVERTISEMENT. The changes are part of the administration's larger ...Medicare unveils far-reaching...

Mother of conjoined twins shares pictures following separation surgery –...

kfor.comNEW YORK — After 27 hours of surgery, twin boys Anias and Jadon McDonald — born joined at the head 13 months ago — began a new life apart on Friday. The round-the-clock operation at the Children's Hospital at Montefiore...

Black doctor claims discrimination by airline during flight emergency –...

CNN(CNN) An African-American OB-GYN says she was discriminated against on a flight when attendants refused to let her help with an in-flight medical emergency. Tamika Cross was a passenger on an early-morning Delta flight from Detroit to Minneapolis on ...Doctor...

Medicare unveils far-reaching overhaul of doctors’ pay – Washington Post

Washington PostChanging the way it does business, Medicare on Friday unveiled a far-reaching overhaul of how it pays doctors and other clinicians. The goal is to reward quality, penalize poor performance and avoid paying piecemeal for services for the program's...

UW-Madison urges new meningitis vaccine for all undergrads – Milwaukee...

Milwaukee Journal SentinelUniversity of Wisconsin-Madison is recommending all undergraduates be vaccinated against a type of potentially deadly meningococcal disease that has caused two illnesses. Loading… Post to Facebook. UW-Madison urges new meningitis vaccine for all ...Meninigitis B vaccines to be...

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