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"Never Events" Might Lead to …

July 31, 2011 by Brian S. Parsley, MD

The efforts to decrease the incidence of preventable errors in medical treatment   The efforts by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) and the Federal Government to improve the quality of healthcare and decrease the incidence of preventable...

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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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Hearing Impaired Ears Hear Differently i…

September 28, 2012 by Amy Patterson Neubert,

The world continues to be a noisy place, and Purdue University researchers have found that all that background chatter causes the ears of those with hearing impairments to work differently   "When immersed in the noise, the neurons...

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May Edwards Chinn

December 26, 2011 by Todd Edwards

May Edward Chinn did not plan on becoming a doctor   Originally she wanted to be a musician, but she changed from music to science after receiving encouragement from a professor at Columbia Teachers College. This fortuitous decision...

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Babies Born After Three or More Abortion…

September 29, 2012 by European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology (ESHRE)

Health professionals should be informed about the potential risks of repeat abortions   One of the largest studies to look at the effect of induced abortions on a subsequent first birth has found that women who have had...

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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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Unprecedented Insight Into Fighting Viral…

Researchers at Rutgers and UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School have determined the...

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Physiotherapists for Sports Medicine Facilities

Physiotherapists are a fixture in all medical facilities especially in sports medicine...

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Drowning in Drainage

The Liverpool Hospital - Survival Guide to Drains and Tubes   Ngo (Surgical Resident...

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Women in Medicine: How Female…

Despite the variety of challenges that women in medicine have faced, today’s female physicians continue to...

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