All posts in Research & Technology

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    Technology Revolutionizing Dentistry
    February 2, 2012, No comments

    Dentists are finding that advancements in technology are quickly working their way into every aspect of their office and some are discovering that implementing these advances can significantly reduce their office's work load.

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    QR Codes in Health Care
    February 2, 2012, No comments

    As health care embraces technology to improve patient outcomes, streamline operations and lower costs, the technologies that have the most impact are those that make things simpler.

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    Anesthetic… Now in a Nasal Spray
    February 2, 2012, No comments

    For the millions of people who fear going to the dentist because they hate the pain caused by needles used to numb teeth for many procedures, help is finally in sight.

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    New Technology Helps Nurse-Midwives
    January 6, 2012, 1 Comment

    More and more women are choosing to have midwives deliver their babies as about 8 percent of all births and 11 percent of vaginal births in the United States are now attended by midwives.

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    Doctor Says ‘Vague’ Can be Deadly for Women
    December 5, 2011, 1 Comment

    Tough statistics are part of a message that Kevin R. Campbell, a North Carolina cardiologist, tries to deliver regularly to fellow physicians across the nation at symposia that he presents to internists or fellow cardiologists.

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    Post-Op Pain Management
    December 5, 2011, No comments

    Total hip and knee arthroplasty (replacement) are two of the most successful surgeries in medicine. Both procedures have demonstrated reliable pain relief, return of function, and satisfaction in greater than 90 percent of patients at 15 ye ...