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House by house, Brigantine is getting higher

Umbilical cord blood transplants become standard

inquirer.com — Sarah and Marc Shaffer of Lansdowne, learned about a fairly unsung medical trend: public, nonprofit facilities that collect, store, and distribute blood from donated umbilical cords. The stem cells that saved Mason, now a healthy 5-year-old, were in cord blood.
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Records show jail should have known man needed care

inquirer.com — Officials at the Burlington County Jail should have known about an inmate's heart condition and a hospital's recommendation that he receive follow-up treatment - which his fiancee alleges he was never taken to - before he died Feb. 25, according to medical records provided by her.

FDA warns about device used in gynecologic procedure

inquirer.com — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Thursday discouraged doctors from using a machine that makes it possible to remove uteruses and uterine fibroids through small incisions because of the risk that the approach will spread cancer.

Braves give a clinic in pitching and defense

inquirer.com — The night before, Ryne Sandberg said the game begins with pitching and defense. Baseball, of course, is one of only two games - cricket is the other - in which the action is initiated by the defensive team, starting with the pitcher, but that's not what the Phillies manager was referencing.

N.J. doctors struggle with electronic records

inquirer.com — Moving from paper to electronic medical records is a mammoth undertaking for small doctors' offices, but one that is crucial to methods of managing care that are focused on keeping people out of the hospital rather than just treating illnesses.
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Cabela's pitches a tent at Christiana Mall

inquirer.com — Step inside Cabela's latest cathedral to the back country and you are confronted by a lifesize diorama: A whitetail deer pursued by two ravenous-looking wolves.
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Inquirer Editorial: Preservation with a price

inquirer.com — Payback is still the rule in Gov. Christie's realm. After New Jersey's Pinelands Commission stopped a natural-gas pipeline the governor favors from running through the protected forest, Christie blocked the commission's attempt to budget for staff raises.
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Serial rapist gets 35-100 years in prison

inquirer.com — A Frankford man who pleaded guilty to raping four women between 2007 and 2012 was sentenced Thursday to 35 to 100 years in prison by a Philadelphia judge.
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