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AURORA, Colo. (AP) — Doctors say the early stages of pregnancy are an especially bad time for a pharmacological mix-up where a woman prescribed antibiotics instead is given a powerful drug used in chemotherapy. Yet a pharmacist at a Colorado...
Tags: Health, Tumors, Cancer, Gynecology, Colleges and Universities
This is the first of a two-part series updating women of all ages on the use of hormones. It is a pleasure to be back putting pencil to paper with good news for women going through "the change." A Global Consensus Statement, hot off the press in the...
ReutersNEW YORK (Reuters Health) - The importance of health literacy hit home for Lisa Gualtieri when a Cambodian refugee diagnosed with cancer asked her to act as a patient advocate. She played the role of a "salty tongue," a Cambodian expression that paints...
Staff WriterDr. Benjamin Lehr remembers a time when El Centro stopped at Adams Avenue and the Imperial Valley convalescent home was at the end of the farmland. That is how long Lehr has practiced medicine in the Valley, for 50 years. On average Lehr said he sees...
New technology for identifying early stage ovarian cancer in uterine and cervical cells could have the potential to one day stem this often deadly disease, according to a recent study in the International Journal of Cancer. Using equipment that can...
ReutersPor David y Douglas NUEVA YORK (Reuters Health) - En un ensayo clínico aleatorizado, el uso diario de un dilatador vaginal luego de una colporrafia posterior con cirugía reconstructiva no alivió la dispareunia o dolor durante el coito. "Aunque el uso...
Tags: Gynecology, Medical Specialization
An outraged Janet Agranoff watched in 1996 as "60 Minutes" aired a report about "dying rooms" in Chinese orphanages, where infants and toddlers — most of them girls — were left to starve. When the report ended, the obstetrician-turned-stay-at-...
Dr. Robert H. MacNerland decided to become a doctor while in Europe with the Army during World War II, when he provided technical assistance to medical personnel in mobile units. "He was sort of like Klinger from the TV show 'M*A*S*H,' where he wasn't...
ReutersPor Genevra y Pittman (Reuters) - Los bebés muy prematuros tienen menos problemas para respirar si nacen por vía vaginal que por cesárea, según sugieren los resultados de un estudio sobre más de 20.000 recién nacidos. Los autores hallaron que,...
READER SUBMITTED: The St. Stanislaus School Student Council Recently Hosted A School-wide Career FairMeridenThe St. Stanislaus School Student Council recently hosted a school-wide career fair. Students in grades Kthrough eight visited the fair, which featured over 20 presenters. In addition to learning about a variety of professions, the students interviewed...
When the international child welfare organization Save The Children began crunching the data for its latest report on mortality rates of newborn babies, it came up with a locally stunning finding: Of the largest counties in the United States, Lehigh...
Tags: Family, Apples, Lehigh County, Gynecology, Nursing
Maryland hospitals said they will need to cut jobs and patient services after a state panel voted Wednesday to keep hospital rates flat, despite a 2 percent cut in Medicare payments required by federal sequestration. "There are significant job cuts...
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