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Surgeon General Skeptical of Medical Marijuana as Opioid Alternative

Surgeon General Jerome Adams said today that he is skeptical that medical marijuana is an acceptable alternative to opioids. Adams was a guest at the Examining Opioids forum hosted by The Washington Examiner in Washington, D.C. During an interview ...

Source: High Times
Published: 14 Jun 2018

Surgeon general will appear at Wednesday’s opioid forum

U.S. Surgeon General Jerome M. Adams will open the Opioid Crisis Community Forum Wednesday. According to a press release, Adams is in Aspen for the Aspen Institute’s Ideas Festival and agreed to be a part of the event presented by Aspen Valley Hospital ...

Source: Aspen Daily News
Published: 20 Jun 2018

What Are the Surgical Options for MS? Is Surgery Even Safe?

Read on to learn more about surgical options for MS and if it’s safe to have surgery in general if you have the condition. Experts don’t understand what causes MS. Some research has looked at genetics, infections, and even head trauma. Some researchers ...

Source: Healthline
Published: 19 Jun 2018

Tripler Army Medical Center welcomes Army Surgeon General

HONOLULU - The Army Surgeon General, Lt. Gen. Nadja Y. West, right, is greeted by Col. Andrew M. Barr, left, commander of Tripler Army Medical Center (TAMC), and Command Sgt. Maj. Abuoh E. Neufville, center, TAMC's senior enlisted advisor, June 19, at the ...

Source: United States Army
Published: 20 Jun 2018

Grady Memorial Hospital adds new general surgeon to team

In addition to a surgical and imaging center, Grady Memorial Hospital has added a new surgeon. Grady Memorial Hospital CEO, Kean Spellman introduced Dr. Michael Johns, the new general surgeon, at the Grady County Coalition meeting on June 20. Johns was ...

Source: Chickasha News The Express Star
Published: 20 Jun 2018

Air Force Surgeon General promotes Airman at Maxwell

The recently appointed Air Force Surgeon General spent her first Friday on the job visiting Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama and presiding over the promotion of an officer she once served with and mentored. Lt. Gen. Dorothy Hogg promoted her former ...

Source: AF.mil
Published: 13 Jun 2018

Dallas Plastic Surgeon, Dr. Rod J. Rohrich, Lectures at Harvard/Massachusetts General Hospital on Developing Consistency in Plastic Surgery Outcomes

Dallas plastic surgeon and rhinoplasty specialist, Dr. Rod J. Rohrich, lectured at the Massachusetts General Hospital, one of the key hospital systems at Harvard, about a template and focus on developing excellence in surgery at an early level of training.

Source: The Business Journals
Published: 13 Jun 2018

Surgeon General Urges AMA to Diversify Membership

CHICAGO -- U.S. Surgeon General Jerome Adams, MD, MPH, gave a rousing speech to his fellow members of the American Medical Association (AMA) at their House of Delegates meeting Monday, calling on them to work harder to diversify their membership.

Source: MedPage Today
Published: 11 Jun 2018

Robotic General Surgery 2018 Global Market Expected to Grow at CAGR 10.53 % and Forecast to 2022

Robotic surgery or robot-assisted surgery is a minimally invasive surgery that integrates advanced computer technology, which provides 10x magnified, high-definition, and 3D-image of the body's intricate anatomy. Robotic surgery systems are used in a wide ...

Source: Digital Journal
Published: 11 Jun 2018

It’s not ‘all in your head’: When other doctors give up on patients, a boundary-breaking neurologist treats them

General’s psychiatrist-in-chief ... Flaherty counseled her not to rush into surgery, and checked in with her every day, listening. Kennedy is now making a podcast about Flaherty’s treatment of Styron. The same skills that cement a friendship ...

Source: STAT
Published: 19 Jun 2018

General surgeon joins HRRMC

Jerry Smith, D.O., Ph.D., FACOS, a board-certified general surgeon, has joined Karen Johnson, M.D., in the HRRMC General and Trauma Surgery practice. Dr. Smith will perform endoscopy procedures and provide emergency and trauma surgery at the hospital.

Source: The Chaffee County Times
Published: 18 Jun 2018

Daily on Healthcare: Surgeon general wary of turning to marijuana as alternative to opioids

SIGN UP! If you’d like to continue receiving Washington Examiner's Daily on Healthcare newsletter, SUBSCRIBE HERE: http://newsletters.washingtonexaminer.com/newsletter/daily-on-healthcare/ Surgeon general wary of turning to marijuana as alternative to ...

Source: The Washington Examiner
Published: 14 Jun 2018

Palace: Queen Elizabeth II Had Successful Eye Surgery

Buckingham Palace says Queen Elizabeth II had successful eye surgery to treat a cataract last month. The palace made the announcement Friday after the queen was seen wearing sunglasses at a number of recent public engagements. It was not announced at the ...

Source: Yeshiva World News
Published: 10 Jun 2018

Piedmont Physicians General Surgery

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Source: Clayton News
Published: 19 Jun 2018

Lil Scrappy released from the hospital after foot surgery

The star limped out of a Miami hospital on Monday (11Jun18) after undergoing surgery to repair his shattered foot. Scrappy, real name Darryl Kevin Richardson, broke his foot in seven places, according to TMZ, after losing control of the car he was driving ...

Source: Hollywood.com
Published: 12 Jun 2018

Video: Family needs GHS5, 000 for daughter’s surgery

A family at a small town called ‘Kofi Asare’ in the Upper West Akyem District of the Eastern Region is appealing to the general public for support in ... 000.00 to enable little Dorcas to undergo surgery. The family is, therefore, appealing for support ...

Source: Prime News Ghana
Published: 12 Jun 2018

Lexington surgeon charged with manslaughter now faces wrongful death lawsuit

The Lexington surgeon charged with manslaughter in the fatal shooting of a man at his home last year now faces a wrongful death lawsuit from the victim's family. Attorneys for Dr. Adam Lazzarini, however, are asking that the civil suit be put on hold until ...

Source: The State
Published: 21 Jun 2018

Spinal Surgeon Fraud Charges In Orange County: DOJ

David Hobart Payne, 60, an orthopedic surgeon from Irvine, was scheduled to be arraigned this afternoon. The orthopedic surgeon was accused in a grand jury indictment of taking about a $450,000 bribe to direct around $10 million in surgeries to Pacific ...

Source: USA Patch
Published: 14 Jun 2018

Robotic General Surgery 2018 Global Market Expected to Grow at CAGR 10.53 % and Forecast to 2022

Robotic surgery or robot-assisted surgery is a minimally invasive surgery that integrates advanced computer technology, which provides 10x magnified, high-definition, and 3D-image of the body’s intricate anatomy. Robotic surgery systems are used in a ...

Source: CBS News 8
Published: 11 Jun 2018

Robotic General Surgery 2018 Global Market Expected to Grow at CAGR 10.53 % and Forecast to 2022

Robotic surgery or robot-assisted surgery is a minimally invasive surgery that integrates advanced computer technology, which provides 10x magnified, high-definition, and 3D-image of the body’s intricate anatomy. Robotic surgery systems are used in a ...

Source: News On 6
Published: 11 Jun 2018

Suicidal man called NJ cops for help. They beat him so badly he needed surgery, FBI says

He could also face a fine of as much as $250,000, prosecutors said. Injuries to the victim’s face and eye were so severe that he required surgery, investigators said. The unnamed officer “is no longer on active duty” with the police department ...

Source: Miami Herald
Published: 30 May 2018

General Surgery Devices Market Size Worth $25 Billion by 2025: Grand View Research, Inc.

The global general surgery devices market is expected to reach USD 25 billion by 2025, according to a new report by Grand View Research, Inc. Government initiative and increasing volume of surgeries is anticipated to boost growth in the market. (Logo ...

Source: Yahoo Finance
Published: 15 May 2018

U.S. surgeon general says he assisted in medical emergency on Delta flight

The United States surgeon general said on Wednesday that he assisted in a medical emergency on board a Delta flight. “On my @Delta flight to Jackson, Mississippi (by way of Atlanta), and they asked if there was a Doctor on board to help with a medical ...

Source: WGN-TV
Published: 17 May 2018

General Surgery Devices Market Size Worth $25 Billion by 2025: Grand View Research, Inc.

The global general surgery devices market is expected to reach USD 25 billion by 2025, according to a new report by Grand View Research, Inc. Government initiative and increasing volume of surgeries is anticipated to boost growth in the market.

Source: KAIT
Published: 15 May 2018

LeMaitre Vascular jettisons general surgery lines for $7.4M

LaMaitre Vascular (NASDAQ:LMAT) has divested its general surgery product lines to Symmetry Surgical (NASDAQ:SSRG) for $7.4M. The deal also includes a two-year manufacturing transition services agreement. The products generated $3.3M in sales and $2.5M in ...

Source: Seeking Alpha
Published: 06 Apr 2018

Any doctor on board? US surgeon general gives aid on plane

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — When the call went out for a doctor on board, the U.S. surgeon general says he gladly stepped in to help with a medical emergency on a commercial flight. Dr. Jerome Adams, an anesthesiologist, said he assisted someone on a Delta Air ...

Source: WHDH
Published: 17 May 2018

Surgeon general urges Americans to carry antidote for opioid overdose

WASHINGTON -- The U.S. surgeon general urged Americans to keep the opioid overdose antidote naloxone on hand and get trained to administer it, making the first nationwide advisory in 13 years amid the epidemic. "It is time to make sure more people have ...

Source: Oregonian
Published: 06 Apr 2018

U.S. Surgeon General in Mississippi to discuss opioid epidemic

The nation's 20th Surgeon General was in Mississippi Thursday for a conversation on the opioid epidemic. Dr. Jerome Adams met with state officials and the medical community at the University of Mississippi Medical Center for a candid discussion on what the ...

Source: KSWO 7 News
Published: 17 May 2018