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Polycarbonate device housing tested by Exponent failed in 3-4 months

Wednesday, May 1st, 2013 | Permalink

Increasing use of polycarbonates in handheld electronic devices is creating a new problem in hospital environments-environmental stress cracking caused by repeated use of disinfectants. “While these materials are generally tough, certain chemical environments can contribute to catastrophic brittle failure at relatively low stress levels,” according to a research paper presented at ANTEC in Cincinnati last month by Exponent , a failure analysis consulting firm based in Menlo Park, CA. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites Keywords:  ANTEC polycarbonate read more

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Marathon victims transfer to ultra-green rehab hospital

Friday, April 26th, 2013 | Permalink

Many victims of the Boston Marathon bombing, including 14 amputees, are now being transferred into the brand-new Spaulding Rehabilitation Center in Charlestown, MA. The nine-story, $225 million hospital officially opens tomorrow, replacing a worn-out facility nearby. It’s state-of-the art throughout, with ceiling-mounted lift systems to move patients from their beds to the bathroom. The facility also includes motion analysis and robotic labs. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites Keywords:  Boston Marathon medical plastics Spaudling sustainability read more

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Debt commission members rake in health money

Wednesday, September 7th, 2011 | Permalink

Doctors, drugmakers and health insurers have spent millions wooing lawmakers who now are on the congressional panel finding a formula to control deficits and debt, analysis finds.

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Debt commission members rake in health money