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Novel Spinal Neuromodulation Device Deli…

March 25, 2011 by American Academy of Pain Medicine

Results from an ongoing prospective study report that a novel spinal neuromodulation device changes the paradigm for patients suffering with low back pain   who have not found relief through conventional spinal cord stimulation (SCS). The single-centered results...

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Dr. Maude Abbott - a Leader in Pathology…

December 25, 2011 by Matthew Farfan

Dr. Maude Abbott (1869-1940), Pioneer Woman Doctor   Born Maude Babin in St. Andrews East in 1869, Maude Abbott was orphaned as a young child by the death of her mother. The first cousin (once removed) of that...

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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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Meditation Strengthens the Brain

March 13, 2012 by Mark Wheeler

Meditation strengthens the connections between brain cells   Earlier evidence out of UCLA suggested that meditating for years thickens the brain (in a good way) and strengthens the connections between brain cells. Now a further report by UCLA...

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Fall Sports: Staying Active While Being …

October 6, 2012 by American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

Orthopaedic surgeons share tips to help athletes stay clear of sports injuries this fall   Summer is coming to an end, and it won’t be long before athletes and sports enthusiasts take to the field to play soccer...

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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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More gene links to breast…

The well-known BRCA1 and BRCA2 mutations linked to breast cancer are rare...

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Study Suggests Acupuncture May be…

The treatment of chronic pain   An analysis of patient data from 29 randomized...

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The American Academy of Cosmetic…

What is the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery?   Founded in 1985, the mission...

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The Story of Dagmar Berne

The difficult road of the first female medical student   Written by Dr Vanessa Witton, Sydney...

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