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Study: coaching helps prevent Medicare hospital re-admissions

Study: coaching helps prevent Medicare hospital re-admissions

CLEVELAND — A new study reports that an hourlong educational coaching session and two or three follow-up phone calls after a hospital stay reduced re-admission odds by 39 percent among Medicare patients. ...
Published: 07/22/14
‘Chaperone’ may help control Crohn’s, related disorders

‘Chaperone’ may help control Crohn’s, related disorders

In dogged pursuit of clues that may lead to the development of novel therapies for inflammatory disorders of the gastrointestinal tract, including Crohn's disease, researchers at the University of Delaware have been sifting through dozens of gene mut...
Published: 07/22/14
Students develop battle wound treatment system

Students develop battle wound treatment system

Without prompt care, a badly wounded soldier can easily bleed to death while being transported to a distant medical station. Two traditional treatments — tourniquets and medicated gauze pads — often cannot stop the blood loss from a deep ...
Published: 07/15/14
Therapy helps prevent depression from age-related vision loss

Therapy helps prevent depression from age-related vision loss

Older people losing their sight to the nation's most common cause of blindness would likely benefit from a multidisciplinary therapy that would help them ward off the depression that often accompanies the visual disorder. ...
Published: 07/15/14

Trinity area to get its first hotel

TRINITY — The fast-growing Trinity area is slated to get its first hotel: an 86-room Holiday Inn Express & Suites.
Published: 07/14/14
New mall manager takes reins at Gulf View Square

New mall manager takes reins at Gulf View Square

PORT RICHEY — Jeff Laski has become the next mall manager at the Gulf View Square mall in Port Richey, Simon Property Group announced Tuesday.
Published: 07/11/14

Moffitt researchers target melanoma drug therapy resistance

TAMPA — Moffitt Cancer Center researchers have developed a way to identify possible therapeutic targets for patients with drug-resistant melanoma.
Published: 07/10/14
Gastrointestinal cells made to produce insulin

Gastrointestinal cells made to produce insulin

NEW YORK — By switching off a single gene, scientists at Columbia University’s Naomi Berrie Diabetes Center have converted human gastrointestinal cells into insulin-producing cells, demonstrating in principle that a drug could retrain c...
Published: 07/10/14

T. Rowe Price wants to sell Pasco property

LAND O’ LAKES — Two months after T. Rowe Price stunned Pasco officials by announcing it had scrapped plans for a new regional campus on State Road 54, the company is now looking to sell its 90-acre site....
Published: 07/10/14

Fee for Pasco road paving excludes Pinellas-owned land

DADE CITY — Despite protests from some property owners, the Pasco County Commission voted Tuesday to pave a lime-rock road where one resident said dust is so thick it looks like snow when it settles on trees.
Published: 07/09/14

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