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     I just spent two days in a training seminar at Florida Hospital with Lynn Wallen, PhD, on a course called SuperNoggin. It was all about brain health and very interesting. Check out their website if you want to know more…or better still sign up for one of their workshops around the country.

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  •      Dr Tudor G Jovin , MD, Director of the UPMC Stroke Institute at Presbyterian University Hospital is using retrievable stents to remove clots from the brain to reduce stroke’s life-altering side effects.
  •      Dr Mario Alcantara, MD, Colorectal Surgeon at the South Texas Colorectal Center is implanting a computerized device in the buttocks in an outpatient procedure to treat incontinence.
  •      Dr Gerard Criner, MD, Professor and Chair at the Temple University School of Medicine in Philadelphia is using two new drugs to treat patients with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) and it is buying them time to wait for a lung transplant.

     Doctors and heart patients face a hard decision about statins and Dr Seth Martin, MD, MHS, Preventive Cardiologist at Johns Hopkins, is very clear about that. He explains the five Ps and the five Ms in our special report: “To Statin or not to Statin?

     One mother’s fight to save her son has taken her back to school. Read our second special report about Terry Jo Bichell at Vanderbilt to hear all about Angelman Syndrome and her research that has reversed it in mice already.

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