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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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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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5 Ways to Keep Arthritis From Slowing Yo…

September 29, 2012 by Harvard Medical School

Arthritis is a painful problem that can interfere with your ability to do the things you enjoy   But you can take steps to protect your joints, reduce discomfort, and improve mobility. Physical or occupational therapists can be very...

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The Plight of an International Medical G…

October 14, 2011 by Dr Dali Edwards

Here is a compelling story of a Bulgarian trained physician who has done everything to please the US residency training programs yet she has not been offered any residency position to continue with her American dream...

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Yoga Reduces Stress

July 23, 2012 by Mark Wheeler

UCLA study helps caregivers of people with dementia   Six months ago, researchers at UCLA published a study that showed using a specific type of yoga to engage in a brief, simple daily meditation reduced the stress levels...

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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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Incarcerated patients with chronic hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection are just as...

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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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Dr. Elizabeth Blackwell - Opening…

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