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Thousands of former patients of now closed dental clinic urged to be tested for HIV, hepatitis

According to a story published on the topic by Commercial Appeal, “We are strongly urging anyone that has received care at SPT Dental or services provided by Dr. Brown that they be tested for blood borne pathogens and that would include hepatitis B, hepatitis C as well as HIV,” said Dr. Alisa Haushalter, director of health at the Shelby County Health Department. “At this time we have no information that indicates that there was an actual transmission at the practice, but in the best interest of the public w

Shelby County health officials have asked former patients of SPT Dental Clinic on Lamar Avenue, now a closed dental clinic, to be tested for different viruses, including Hepatitis B, Hepatitis C and HIV.

Behavioral activation is superior to CBT in many ways to treat depression

Behavioral activation is superior to CBT in many ways to treat depression

A new depression treatment is reportedly claimed to be better and cost-effective treatment than an existing treatment. Behavioral activation (BA) is found to be superior to cognitive behavioral therapy. The World Economic Forum estimates 350 million people across the world are in depression and this probably would cost us $5.4 trillion over the 20-year period from 2011 to 2030.

Robocalls to be checked by AT&T

Robocalls to be checked by AT&T

Randall Stephenson, CEO of AT&T, has announced that he will be soon launching an aggressive attack against robocalls. The announcement has come as a reaction to all major phone companies being urged by Tom Wheeler, the Chairman of Federal Communications Commission (FCC), to offer free tools to customers for blocking robocalls. Recently, the FCC had been wrongly accused by Stephenson for AT&T failing to resolve the concerns associated with robocalls.

Olympus’ actions — and inaction — being closely examined in lawsuits by American patients and their families

Olympus’ actions — and inaction — being closely examined in lawsuits by American patients and their families

Internal emails have shown that Japanese device giant Olympus Corp. faced superbug outbreaks in three countries by the beginning of 2013, and told the US executives to not to issue a wide warning to hospitals in America regarding potentially fatal infections from contaminated medical scopes.

French and Dutch hospitals came across nearly 24 infections, following which the company in January 2013 warned European customers that a scope manufactured by it may be contaminated.

Dog chews off its own foot to escape tether; will undergo unique surgery this week

Dog chews off its own foot to escape tether; will undergo unique surgery this week

A dog that gnawed off his own foot to free himself from a tether is going to undergo a unique surgery this week at the MSPCA’s Angell Animal Medical Center.

According to the MSPCA, a two-year-old German Shephard was admitted on July 12 when it got trapped and while trying to escape chewed off his right rear foot. When they took Maverick, he was thin and his legs carried lots of scars from being trapped previously.

In honor of moon landing’s 47th anniversary, museum will display Armstrong’s gloves and helmet for 12 months

In honor of moon landing’s 47th anniversary, museum will display Armstrong’s gloves and helmet for 12 months

The Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum is going to take a huge step for visitors with its showcase of the gloves and helmet Neil Armstrong had worn when he became the first man to step on the moon.

On the occasion of 47th anniversary of the moon landing, the museum is going to put on display the gloves and helmet of Armstrong for a year at the Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center at Washington Dulles International Airport in Chantilly, Virginia.

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