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Offspring of childhood cancer survivors …

December 16, 2011 by Dagny Stuart

A large, retrospective study of the children of childhood cancer survivors who were treated with radiation therapy and/or some forms of chemotherapy found that the offspring do not have an increased risk for birth defects compared...

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Study Identifies Risk Factors for Compli…

September 15, 2011 by Lauren Pearson & Kayee Ip

Findings aim to help patients and surgeons address potential risks before surgical procedures   In the last 20 years, due to diagnostic and surgical advances, more and more patients have become appropriate candidates for spine surgery, and the...

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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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Trampoline Safety Advice

October 2, 2012 by American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

The AAOS produced an audio public service message and position statement about trampoline safety   Yankees baseball player underwent surgery late last week after suffering a career-threatening ankle injury while jumping on a trampoline. Yankees baseball player Joba Chamberlain underwent...

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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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Dynamic Between Biological Clock and Neu…

September 25, 2012 by New York University

Biologists at New York University have uncovered one way that biological clocks control neuronal activity --   a discovery that sheds new light on sleep-wake cycles and offers potential new directions for research into therapies to address sleep...

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Trampoline Safety Advice

The AAOS produced an audio public service message and position statement about trampoline...

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Fast Facts About Areola Reduction

Areola Reduction, a fairly common procedure in the cosmetic world   What is an...

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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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Why Women should be Nurses…

The story of women's role in medicine in 19th-century Britain has been...

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