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Discounted processing fees for BioMed Central journals - March 3, 2015 - Did you know?… Upstate is now a Supporting Member of BioMed Central.  BioMed Central is an open access publisher of over 200 peer-reviewed journals. All researchers at Upstate now receive a 15% discount on article-processing charges when publishing in any BioMed Central journal. To submit an article for publication, start at BioMed Central’s manuscript submission [...]
FTC Fines App Marketers Over False Melanoma Diagnosis Claims - February 25, 2015 - On Monday, the Federal Trade Commission levied fines against the marketers of two mobile health applications over misleading claims that the apps could be used to diagnose and assess the risk of melanoma, the Washington Post‘s “The Switch” reports. Under the settlements: Health Discovery Corp., the marketer for MelApp, will pay $17,063; and New Consumer [...]
JAAPA Case of the Month: Post-trauma implications of a complex Gustilo type 3B fracture - February 23, 2015 - The Journal of the American Academy of Physician Assistants presents the Case of the Month: Post-trauma implications of a complex Gustilo type 3B fracture A 41-year-old man presented to the orthopedic office for a consultation appointment regarding chronic pain in his left lower leg. The tenderness was focused on the medial side of the left [...]