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Know the Dos and Don’ts for Fall Clean-u…

October 6, 2012 by American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

What orthopaedic surgeons want you to know   Home chores never seem to get erased from the to-do-list and with several holidays around the corner this fall, many of those tasks move even higher on that list. As part...

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Celebrating 150 Years of Women in Medici…

September 26, 2011 by Eric v.d. Luft, Ph.D., M.L.S.

Nineteen ninety-nine marks the 150th anniversary of the entrance of women into the modern regular medical profession   On January 23, 1849, Elizabeth Blackwell (February 3, 1821 – May 31, 1910) received her M.D. from Geneva Medical College...

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Dr. Emily Howard Stowe - a Pioneering Ca…

December 24, 2011 by Library and Archives Canada

Dr. Emily Howard Stowe was a pioneering Canadian physician and suffragette   She was not only the first Canadian woman to practise medicine in Canada, but she was also a lifelong champion of women's rights. Her tireless campaign...

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Aurora Martinez - long road to find a cu…

September 29, 2011 by Walter Wehus

Aurora Martinez has been developing a new genetic disease drug. Now she and her team have received a generous grant and are hoping to start their own company Aurora Martinez and her research group work to find...

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When is it Time for Cataract Surgery?

September 23, 2011 by the American Academy of Ophthalmology

Almost everyone who lives a long life will develop cataracts at some point   As more Americans live into their 70s and beyond, we all need to know a few cataract basics: risks and symptoms, tips that may...

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Glaucoma - a Closer Look

September 23, 2011 by the American Academy of Ophthalmology

What is glaucoma?   Glaucoma is a disease of the optic nerve—the part of the eye that carries the images we see to the brain. The optic nerve is made up of many nerve fibers, like an electric...

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Effective treatment for acute abnormal…

New research from the Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute (LA BioMed) found...

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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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Beatrice Moses Hinkle

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

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