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Medication use higher among overweight k…

October 4, 2012 by Bryan Alary

Overweight children aged 12 to 19 are 59 per cent more likely than normal-weight kids to take prescription medication, according to UAlberta research.   Overweight children are far more likely to take prescription medications than children of a...

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Dr. Emily Blackwell

September 29, 2011 by National Library of Medicine

Dr. Emily Blackwell co-founded the New York Infirmary for Women and Children, the first hospital run by women and the first dedicated to serving women and children in the United States.   Medical School: Case Western Reserve University...

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New White Blood Cell Discovery Reveals …

September 25, 2012 by Newcastle University

Researchers in Newcastle and Singapore have identified a new type of white blood cell which activates a killing immune response to an external source   The discovery provides a new potential target for vaccines for conditions such as...

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Birth Control Pills Affect Memory

September 9, 2012 by University of California - Irvine

Women who use contraceptives like birth control pills experience memory changes, according to new UC Irvine research   Their ability to remember the gist of an emotional event improves, while women not using the contraceptives better retain details. "What's...

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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. Elizabeth Blackwell - Opening the Me…

September 26, 2011 by National Library of Medicine

The first woman to receive an M.D. degree in the United States   Medical School: Geneva Medical College  Career Path: Obstetrics and Gynecology Achievement: 1849 - Dr. Elizabeth Blackwell was the first woman to receive an M.D. degree from an American...

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Delayed Cord Clamping Increases Iron…

The authors found babies' blood and iron levels were healthier when the...

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How to Avoid Single-Bicycle Crashes

The resulting paper, 'What do cyclists need to see to avoid single-bicycle...

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The American Academy of Neurology

The American Academy of Neurology (AAN), established in 1948, is an international...

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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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