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Helen Flanders Dunbar - Pioneer in Psych…

December 25, 2011 by Constance M. McGovern

Helen Flanders Dunbar - "the mother of holistic medicine" (Stevens & Gardner, 1982, p. 93)   Dunbar, Helen Flanders (14 May 1902-21 Aug. 1959), psychiatrist, psychoanalyst, and pioneer in psychosomatic medicine, was born in Chicago, Illinois, the daughter...

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Just Be Positive At All Costs!! The Best…

March 7, 2013 by Vanessa Hobbes

Sometimes I get scared or depressed and that’s the way it is. I’m not going to fake it to myself.   In the early 2000s a member of my family whom I love dearly (obviously) was diagnosed with...

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Dr. Emily Howard Stowe - a Pioneering Ca…

December 24, 2011 by Library and Archives Canada

Dr. Emily Howard Stowe was a pioneering Canadian physician and suffragette   She was not only the first Canadian woman to practise medicine in Canada, but she was also a lifelong champion of women's rights. Her tireless campaign...

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Boosting Natural Marijuana-like Brain Ch…

September 29, 2012 by University of California

UCI study points to role endocannabinoids play in common genetic cause of autism   American and European scientists have found that increasing natural marijuana-like chemicals in the brain can help correct behavioral issues related to fragile X syndrome...

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Unprecedented Insight Into Fighting Vira…

September 29, 2011 by Rutgers University

Researchers at Rutgers and UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School have determined the structure of a protein that is the first line of defense in fighting viral infections including influenza, hepatitis C, West Nile, rabies, and measles.   Principal...

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Treating Hepatitis C Infection in Prison…

September 28, 2012 by Wiley

Incarcerated patients with chronic hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection are just as likely to respond to treatment for the disease as patients in the community,   according to findings published in the October issue of Hepatology, a peer-reviewed...

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European Society of Human Reproduction…

History of the European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology   The idea to create the...

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Dr. Maude Abbott - a…

Dr. Maude Abbott (1869-1940), Pioneer Woman Doctor   Born Maude Babin in St. Andrews...

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