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Women in Medicine: How Female Doctors Ha…

September 20, 2012 by Gianna FoteI

Despite the variety of challenges that women in medicine have faced, today’s female physicians continue to inspire and save lives every day   According to the AMA website, in 1970 fewer than eight percent of physicians in the United States were women...

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How Key Genes Cooperate to Make Healthy …

September 29, 2011 by Paul Preuss

Scientists from Berkeley Lab, the University of Bradford, and Boston University discover a crucial connection in skin formation   Skin is the body’s armor, protecting us from disease agents, injury, excessive water loss, and cold and heat. Yet...

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Few Teens Undergo Pregnancy Testing in E…

October 19, 2012 by American Academy of Pediatrics

Pregnancy Testing Rates Among Adolescent Emergency Department Patients   Few adolescent females undergo pregnancy testing in the hospital emergency department (ED), even when they complain of lower abdominal pain, or before they are exposed to radiation for tests...

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Celebrating 150 Years of Women in Medici…

September 26, 2011 by Eric v.d. Luft, Ph.D., M.L.S.

Nineteen ninety-nine marks the 150th anniversary of the entrance of women into the modern regular medical profession   On January 23, 1849, Elizabeth Blackwell (February 3, 1821 – May 31, 1910) received her M.D. from Geneva Medical College...

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Fall Sports: Staying Active While Being …

October 6, 2012 by American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

Orthopaedic surgeons share tips to help athletes stay clear of sports injuries this fall   Summer is coming to an end, and it won’t be long before athletes and sports enthusiasts take to the field to play soccer...

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People With Allergies May Have Lower Ris…

September 24, 2012 by Emily Caldwell

New study strengthens scientists’ belief that something about having allergies or a related factor lowers the risk for this cancer   COLUMBUS, Ohio - New research adds to the growing body of evidence suggesting that there’s a link...

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Indians and Europeans Share a…

Cambridge University researchers have discovered that lactose tolerant milk-drinkers in India and...

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AAOS offers gymnastics safety tips   Gymnastics is a rigorous sport requiring long hours...

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Between 7 and 12 Million American youth suffer from mental, behavioral, or...

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May Edward Chinn did not plan on becoming a doctor   Originally she wanted...

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