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Leading respiratory organisations advoca…

June 16, 2011 by European Lung Foundation

Collaborative approach needed to address the significant socio-economic impact of leading lung disease in the EU   First-of-its-kind European open forum meeting to combat alarming increase of people living with COPD. Multidisciplinary initiative to address key challenges in early...

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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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Meditation Reduces Loneliness

August 13, 2012 by Mark Wheeler

Meditation significantly reduced expression of inflammatory genes   Many elderly people spend their last years alone. Spouses pass and children scatter. But being lonely is much more than a silent house and a lack of companionship. Over time...

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Understanding Alcohol and Drug Addiction…

August 24, 2012 by Paige Taylor

Recent years show a significant increase in drug and alcohol addiction in women When you think of addiction, images of haggard men struggling to cope with drugs and alcohol may come to mind. However, recent years show...

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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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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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Fast Facts About Areola Reduction

Areola Reduction, a fairly common procedure in the cosmetic world   What is an...

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May Edwards Chinn

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

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