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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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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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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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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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New Translational Research Reveals a Use…

March 24, 2011 by Todd Edwards

Results from a new study offers insight into the brain’s circuitry involved in stress-induced hyperalgesia (SIH),   which may help lead to a better understanding of the development and maintenance of chronic pain states in patients suffering with conditions...

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Fireworks Safety

September 22, 2011 by The American Academy of Ophthalmology

American Academy of Ophthalmology Offers Tips for Fireworks Safety   SAN FRANCISCO – Each Fourth of July, thousands of people are injured from using consumer fireworks. According to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, more than 9,000 fireworks-related...

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New Otago study focuses on…

University of Otago researchers have received a Health Research Council of New...

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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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Drowning in Drainage

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

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Dr. Elizabeth Blackwell - Opening…

The first woman to receive an M.D. degree in the United States   Medical...

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