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Dr. Elizabeth Blackwell - Opening the Me…

September 26, 2011 by National Library of Medicine

The first woman to receive an M.D. degree in the United States   Medical School: Geneva Medical College  Career Path: Obstetrics and Gynecology Achievement: 1849 - Dr. Elizabeth Blackwell was the first woman to receive an M.D. degree from an American...

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Study Suggests Acupuncture May be Better…

September 9, 2012 by JAMA Report

The treatment of chronic pain   An analysis of patient data from 29 randomized controlled trials suggests that acupuncture may be better than no acupuncture or sham acupuncture for the treatment of some chronic pain, according to a...

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Beatrice Moses Hinkle

November 1, 2011 by Webster University

Beatrice Moses Hinkle was born in San Francisco on October 10, 1874. She enjoyed the benefits of being privately educated, and soon developed a great sensibility for the arts and literature.   Beatrice was an extraordinary thinker, a skill...

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Study Identifies Risk Factors for Compli…

September 15, 2011 by Lauren Pearson & Kayee Ip

Findings aim to help patients and surgeons address potential risks before surgical procedures   In the last 20 years, due to diagnostic and surgical advances, more and more patients have become appropriate candidates for spine surgery, and the...

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Indians and Europeans Share a Milky Past

September 9, 2011 by Cambridge University

Cambridge University researchers have discovered that lactose tolerant milk-drinkers in India and Europe could be related to the same person who lived at some point in the last 10,000 years   The Cambridge team, in association with fellow...

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Meditation Strengthens the Brain

March 13, 2012 by Mark Wheeler

Meditation strengthens the connections between brain cells   Earlier evidence out of UCLA suggested that meditating for years thickens the brain (in a good way) and strengthens the connections between brain cells. Now a further report by UCLA...

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A Guide to Bacterial Vaginosis…

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The American Academy of Pain…

AAPM: The Physician’s Voice in Pain Medicine   The American Academy of Pain Medicine...

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Why Women should be Nurses…

The story of women's role in medicine in 19th-century Britain has been...

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