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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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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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Biochemists Solve a Birth-Defect Mystery

September 28, 2012 by Dr Dali Edwards

The cellular cause of birth defects like cleft palates, missing teeth and problems with fingers and toes has been a tricky puzzle for scientists.   Now Professor Emily Bates and her biochemistry students at Brigham Young University have...

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Don’t Suffer in Silence with Toe Pain

August 1, 2011 by Todd Edwards

Toe deformities should be treated early, paper shows, and improper footwear can be to blame   Rosemont, IL --- While deformities of the lesser toes (all toes other than the big toe) can be very painful, there are...

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The Human Touch: Nurse, Midwife and Doul…

February 28, 2013 by Kathryn Norcutt

Continuous support during labor has clinically meaningful benefits for women and infants and no known harm   The Cochrane Collaboration conducted the study “Continuous Support for Women During Childbirth” in 2011 and concluded that: “Continuous support during labor has...

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Physiotherapists for Sports Medicine Fac…

March 26, 2013 by Mandy Cooper

Physiotherapists are a fixture in all medical facilities especially in sports medicine service provider   They are health professional who focuses on the restoration of health and movement of certain body parts that underwent a traumatic accident or...

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Kidney Grafts Function Longer in…

Kidney transplants performed in Europe are considerably more successful in the long...

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Meditation Reduces Loneliness

Meditation significantly reduced expression of inflammatory genes   Many elderly people spend their last...

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Spice up Your Summer Barbecue…

Especially for People with Smell and Taste Disorders   ST. PAUL, Minn. – The...

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Beatrice Moses Hinkle

Beatrice Moses Hinkle was born in San Francisco on October 10, 1874. She...

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