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‘We try to help people:’ Independent pharmacy celebrates 60 years of business in Livonia – Hometown Life

David Veselenak Hometownlife.com Published 8:54 AM EST Nov 5, 2019 Taking a step inside the Professional Village Pharmacy is like going back in time. The Livonia pharmacy doesn’t have the aisles of snack goods, groceries or seasonal supplies one would find in a chain pharmacy. Instead, expect to find family photos and antique pharmaceutical items… Read More »

Cleveland Clinic looks to tech to help double number of patients

Last year, the Cleveland Clinic cared for more than 2 million patients—an unprecedented number. However, president and CEO Tom Mihaljevic, MD, says it’s a small fraction compared with what the health system can and should be doing. “The care that we deliver today is of paramount importance to those in need,” Mihaljevic told an audience… Read More »

New blood test could be used to help millions infected with TB

Protein power The research team set out to create their blood-based test by identifying a signature set of biomarkers in patients’ blood that consistently indicated a high likelihood of ATB, then developing an easily deployable assay that could detect that signature. They first measured the levels of 47 different blood proteins in about 400 samples… Read More »

We help journalists avoid reliance on sources with financial conflicts of interest

September 26, 2019 Posted By Categories Gary Schwitzer is the founder and publisher of HealthNewsReview.org.  He tweets as @garyschwitzer, or at @HealthNewsRevu. For the past 11 years, HealthNewsReview.org has helped journalists find industry-independent experts to use as sources in their stories.  It’s an effort begun by journalists Jeanne Lenzer and Shannon Brownlee (now a VP… Read More »

Joe Smith and Allie LaForce help 24 families conceive happy, healthy babies

The Houston Astros just clinched the American League West — but that’s not the only thing pitcher Joe Smith has to celebrate. On Thursday, Smith and his wife, TNT basketball broadcaster Allie LaForce, announced that their charity is giving 24 families a chance at having happy, healthy babies. Their organization, HelpCureHD, supports families affected by… Read More »