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Anthem security warning by ALTALOMAN Flip②▶ STORIFY  ▶ The ANTHEM security breach is just another in a long line of similar incidents and, unfortunately, this will not be the last. That's why ... Read on »
Incredible hospice proffered by top-notch Cancer Surgery Hospitals in India by Anan A. Facebook Cancer is also known as malignancy which is an abnormal growth of cells in a particular part of the body. Studies indicate that there are more than 100 types of cancer whic ... Read on »
Where did the last month go?! by Chris Carr Well, guess its time for an update, cant sleep which isnt anything out of the ordinary as I havent really been able to sleep for over a month now... Mid January I went ... Read on »
OK, part 2 by Joan H. Patient Expert The MRI went well on Monday, once the insurance company found me in their system, and after only 3 failed attempts at putting in the IV for the contrast. ... Read on »
The Council of the City of New York Proclamation by anewcamino As most of you know January is Cervical Health Awareness Month.  It is one of the busiest months of the year for a cervical cancer advocate.  We raise awareness througho ... Read on »
Yay! by Joan H. Patient Expert Did I say I'm slightly less grumpy about science fair since two of my students took first and second place at the district science fair?  Only slightly, but st ... Read on »
Happy Third Birthday!!! by anewcamino Happy Third Birthday A New Camino-- Yay!! I can't believe it has been three years since I decided to start this blog.  Even though I must confess that I do not ... Read on »
Effectiveness of crossmatched or HLA-platelets vs. random platelets for refractory patients by Mark Pool, MD Rioux-Massé et al from University of Minnesota Medical Center report in the December 2014 issue of Transfusion ( abstract ) a retrospective study of 32 patients who had ... Read on »
Procalcitonin in Critically Ill Patients: ProGUARD study results by Mark Pool, MD We recently implemented a procalcitonin assay in my lab in the evaluation of patients with clinically suspected sepsis with undifferentiated infections.  How timely the ... Read on »