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JointMedica’s Polymotion Hip Resurfacing System Granted Breakthrough Device Designation

Exactech has announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted a Breakthrough Device Designation for JointMedica’s Polymotion Hip Resurfacing System. Exactech, a minority shareholder of JointMedica Limited, is collaborating with the United...

Paragon 28 Expands Soft Tissue Portfolio

Paragon 28 Inc., a medical device company exclusively focused on the foot and ankle orthopedic market, has announced an expansion of its soft-tissue portfolio with the launch of its Grappler Suture Anchor System. The Grappler Suture Anchor System provides surgeons an...

National Medical Billing Services Acquires Medi-Corp Inc.

National Medical Billing Services, a health care revenue cycle management (RCM) company serving the surgical market, has acquired Medi-Corp Inc., a nationwide RCM services provider specializing in anesthesia, ASCs and pain management. “This partnership will further...

Ga. Governor Signs Surgical Smoke Legislation

Georgia Governor Brian P. Kemp recently signed several bills designed to benefit health care providers and patients in Georgia. The new laws will also strengthen the state's health care system, according to a news release. One piece of legislation signed into law by...

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Recipe: Meatloaf Made Healthy

Recipe: Meatloaf Made Healthy

A low-calorie twist on a cold-weather classic When it comes to home-cooked comfort food, meatloaf ranks among the all-stars. For me, it’s right up there with roasted chicken or baked spaghetti. Traditionally cooked as a way to use leftover meat scraps and stretch the...

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Health: Tired of Feeling Tired?

Health: Tired of Feeling Tired?

8 Secrets to a Good Night’s Sleep After a night spent tossing and turning, you wake up feeling like a couple of the Seven Dwarves: sleepy… and grumpy. Restless nights and weary mornings can become more frequent as we get older and our sleep patterns change –...

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Green Beans Greek-Style

Green Beans Greek-Style

A Softer, Spicier Take on a Dinner Favorite Green beans are sometimes touted as the elemental food of the garden, meant to be picked and eaten with a bare toss in the frying pan. But I think that this does most green beans a disservice. Yes, those baby beans,...

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Exercise Health Benefits

Exercise Health Benefits

The best medicine: No pill provides the amazing health benefits that exercise does It’s 9 a.m. in the office, time for my daily medication. As usual, I slink off to the fire escape for my fix. Twenty minutes later, I’m back at my desk, brimming with vitality and...

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The Best Breakfast Foods for Weight Loss

The Best Breakfast Foods for Weight Loss

For good health, pass up processed meats If you favor sizzling bacon and salty slices of ham, you might want to reserve these menu choices for special occasions, thanks to a growing body of science that says “No” to consuming processed meats. Researchers have linked...

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Get Past a Distorted Self-Image

Get Past a Distorted Self-Image

Can’t tear yourself away from cataloging your imperfections in front of the mirror? The source of your problem may be a visual processing error in the brain. Pathological preoccupation with perceived defects in one’s appearance is known as body dysmorphic disorder....

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