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Dr. Charlotte W. Ross, Manitoba’s Pionee…

December 24, 2011 by Helen Pollitt Smith

The life of Dr. Charlotte Ross, Manitoba's first woman doctor who lived and practised in Whitemouth from 1881 to 1910   The dog team was abruptly halted before the log cabin over which the smoke hung low in the...

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Know the Dos and Don’ts for Fall Clean-u…

October 6, 2012 by American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

What orthopaedic surgeons want you to know   Home chores never seem to get erased from the to-do-list and with several holidays around the corner this fall, many of those tasks move even higher on that list. As part...

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The Story of Dagmar Berne

December 25, 2011 by Vanessa Witton

The difficult road of the first female medical student   Written by Dr Vanessa Witton, Sydney Medical School Foundation Dagmar Berne was born in the New South Wales coastal town of Bega on 16 November 1866, the daughter of a Danish-born...

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Science Reveals the Power of a Handshake

October 18, 2012 by Beckman Institute for Advanced Science and Technology

New neuroscience research is confirming an old adage about the power of a handshake: strangers do form a better impression of those who proffer their hand in greeting   A firm, friendly handshake has long been recommended in...

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Intrauterine Devices (IUDs) Provide the …

May 9, 2012 by European Society of Human Reproduction

Intrauterine devices (IUDs) should be used routinely to provide emergency contraception, according to the authors of the first systematic review of all available data from the past 35 years.   They found that IUDs had a failure rate...

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Intra-aortic Balloon Pumps Do Not Reduce…

August 30, 2011 by Doctor Patel, Manesh (Durham, USA)

Hot Line III - Acute Coronary Syndromes Topics: Acute Coronary Syndromes (ACS)   Intra-aortic balloon pump counterpulsation prior to PCI in patients with ST segment elevation MI does not reduce infarct size as measured by MRI, according to...

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Aurora Martinez - long road…

Aurora Martinez has been developing a new genetic disease drug. Now she...

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