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Dr. Lucille Teasdale - Canadian Woman Su…

December 24, 2011 by Library and Archives Canada

Dr. Lucille Teasdale was one of the first women in Quebec to become a surgeon   She spent 35 years in northern Uganda, where she and her husband, Dr. Piero Corti, built one of the most modern and...

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The Combined Oral Contraceptive Pill Hel…

January 18, 2012 by European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology

The combined oral contraceptive pill does alleviates the symptoms of painful menstrual periods   A large Scandinavian study that has been running for 30 years has finally provided convincing evidence that the combined oral contraceptive pill does, indeed, alleviate the symptoms...

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Macular Degeneration - a Closer Look

September 23, 2011 by the American Academy of Ophthalmology

What is macular degeneration?   Macular degeneration is a deterioration or breakdown of the macula. The macula is a small area in the retina at the back of the eye that allows you to see fine details clearly...

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Halloween Safety Tips

October 6, 2012 by American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

Keep the “Boo,” while Avoiding the “Boo-Boos” at Halloween   The Halloween season is filled with scary thrills and fun, but also potential danger. Pumpkin carving, costumes, unfamiliar homes, and young children traveling in darkness all provide possible...

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Ann Preston - Pioneer Woman Doctor

December 24, 2011 by Margaret Hope Bacon

One of the most notable achievements of the Religious Society of Friends in the 19th century was the role it played in the entrance of women into medicine   Among those pioneer Quaker women doctors, none was more...

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How Inflammatory Cells Function Setting …

September 26, 2012 by New York University

A research team led by investigators at New York University and NYU School of Medicine has determined how cells that cause inflammatory ailments, such as Crohn’s disease, multiple sclerosis, and arthritis, differentiate from stem cells and...

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Preemptive cognitive training can help the brain function   Preemptive cognitive training—an early intervention to...

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Understanding Alcohol and Drug Addiction…

Recent years show a significant increase in drug and alcohol addiction in...

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Drowning in Drainage

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

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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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