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Surgical Robot Risk and Safety: ECRI Institute and Hartford Hospital Launch New Education Series

PLYMOUTH MEETING, Pa., Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Robotic surgery is creating buzz among the surgical community, patients, and media, both for the promise of improved outcomes and the potential risks to patient safety. The quick deployment of surgical robots and market pressures to use this expensive new technology are prompting facilities to evaluate their robotic surgery...

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Prostate cancer symposium Saturday, Sept. 20, Latest Treatment Advancements: What you learn here could save your life

DETROIT, Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute, in collaboration with...

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Stryker, Official Joint Replacement Products Of The PGA TOUR, Heads To Boston For The Deutsche Bank Championship

MAHWAH, N.J., Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Stryker Orthopaedics, the Official Joint Replacement Products of the...

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Amgen Announces Positive Top-Line Results From Phase 3 YUKAWA-2 Trial Of Evolocumab In Combination With Statins In Japanese Patients With High Cardiovascular Risk And High Cholesterol

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif., Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Amgen (NASDAQ:AMGN) today announced that the Phase 3 YUKAWA-2...

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