Nonin Medical, the inventor of finger pulse oximetry and a developer in noninvasive medical monitoring, announced it has launched the next generation of end-tidal CO2 monitors in the LifeSense II capnograph/pulse oximeter and RespSense II capnograph.
Harvard Medical School found that Americans literally pay double the amount for prescription drugs as the other highest 19 industrialized nations. A prime example of this, this year in 2016, was the extreme cost increase of the EpiPen. Although some health economists warn that dropping drug prices might stagnate innovation if the money isn't there for the inventors of the drugs
Howard Dully after his lobotomy, 1960. As the popularity of the lobotomy dwindled in throughout the 50’s, Dr. Walter Freeman (inventor of the procedure) found himself unwelcome in asylums. He moved to California, advertising his services to distraught housewives and families dealing with troubled children. Howard was one of them, he was 12 at the time of his lobotomy.
Vivien Thomas, African-American surgical technician who developed the procedures used to treat blue baby syndrome in the 1940s. Thomas was also offered the position of Chief of Surgery at his alma mater, Johns Hopkins in 1941.
"Self Made Millionaire" Was one of the first Black American inventors admitted into the National inventors Hall of Fame. Percy Julian specialized in making drugs and medications from plants. As a young college student bound for DePauw, Percy Julian watched his family standing on the stations platform. His Grandfather, a former slave freed by the 13th Amendment, waved a hand missing two fingers, cut off as punishment for learning to write.
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