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New Otago study focuses on health aspect…

September 28, 2011 by Dr Kirsten Lovelock & Dr David McBride

University of Otago researchers have received a Health Research Council of New Zealand and Ministry of Health partnership research grant to conduct an epidemiological study of the former Fruitgrowers Chemical Company site in Mapua   The project will...

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Why Women should be Nurses and not Doct…

December 16, 2011 by Professor Anne Crowther, Centre for the History of Medicine, Glasgow University

The story of women's role in medicine in 19th-century Britain has been dominated by two iconic figures Sophia Jex-Blake (1840 - 1912) and Florence Nightingale (1820 - 1910)   They died within a couple of years of one...

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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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More gene links to breast cancer risk

October 19, 2012 by Vanderbilt University

The well-known BRCA1 and BRCA2 mutations linked to breast cancer are rare and have a strong effect on cancer risk   But since these mutations only contribute to a small percentage of breast cancers, much of the genetic...

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Dry Eye - A Closer Look

September 23, 2011 by the American Academy of Ophthalmology

What is dry eye?   Normally, the eye constantly bathes itself in tears. By producing tears at a slow and steady rate, the eye stays moist and comfortable. Sometimes people do not produce enough tears or the appropriate...

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At What Point is a Child’s Backpack Too …

August 7, 2012 by American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

Orthopaedic surgeons share safety tips as kids head back to school   As kids return to school this August, don’t wait for them to complain about back pain. Instead pay attention to their posture and keep an attentive...

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Halloween Safety Tips

Keep the “Boo,” while Avoiding the “Boo-Boos” at Halloween   The Halloween season is...

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Fall Sports: Staying Active While…

Orthopaedic surgeons share tips to help athletes stay clear of sports injuries...

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Spice up Your Summer Barbecue…

Especially for People with Smell and Taste Disorders   ST. PAUL, Minn. – The...

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Celebrating 150 Years of Women…

Nineteen ninety-nine marks the 150th anniversary of the entrance of women into...

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