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Causes and Types of Cerebral Palsy

In the case of Cerebral Palsy there is no one cause of this severe condition. There are many things that may increase the risk of this condition but will not cause cerebral palsy all the time.

The Pain Factor

Last year I told an acquaintance that at the age of 46, I had taken up running. The reply was, "Oh, that's awfully hard on your knees.

New Surgical Treatment Options for Hernias

Hernia repair is one of the most commonly performed surgical procedures worldwide. In fact, there are over 600,000 hernia repair surgeries performed each year in the U.

Ulcers Are No Laughing Matter

Peptic ulcers, which are in the stomach and the duodenum (the first part of the intestine leading from the stomach) can occur at any age and affect both men and women. Untreated, sufferers can look forward to a long siege with them.

Take Control of Your Doctor: Ten Actions To Get What You Need At Your Next Office Visit

Michael Richardson, MD has some suggestions on maximizing your next doctor's visit.?Find a primary care doctor you can talk to and start building a relationship.

Over The Counter Pain Medication: How To Choose The Right Drugs

With the recent front-page news about the possible hazards of pain medications, you may be taking a look at your over-the-counter (or OTC) pain medications with a wary eye. While all drugs, including those you don't need a prescription for, can be dangerous, some basic knowledge can help you avoid the pitfalls for the pain relief you need.

Drug Interactions: Five Common Dangerous Interactions You Should Know About

Prescription drugs can save your life. But interactions between prescription drugs and other drugs or with illnesses or conditions you have can lead to significant consequences.

Celebrex? Vioxx? Can My Doctor Provide Me With Safe Prescription Painkillers?

The news has been full of the recent FDA findings on a new set of drugs to help relieve pain. These drugs have been approved for re-release, but it is unclear whether Vioxx will be available again and whether physicians will feel comfortable prescribing Celebrex and Bextra for many of their patients.

rX My Heart and Hope to Die

This must be a mistake! How could his drug costs rise from $150 a month to $1101 in just three weeks? My hands shook while I read the pharmacy bill.There was no mistake.

Increase Your Risk of Heart Disease With Lipitor and Pravachol

Results of a new study comparing the effectiveness of Pfizer Inc.,'s Lipitor with Pravachol, made by Bristol-Myers Squibb, was recently published in the New York Times.

10 Steps To Detoxification

Technology. We live in a grand time of technological development.

Warning! Flu Shots Can Be Dangerous To Your Health

Every year about this time doctors around the world are recommending that people go in and get their annual flu shot. What most people don't know or understand is just how dangerous this could be, especially for children under the age of 12.

Study Confirms IBS Improvement

Irritable bowel syndrome is a debilitating and distressing condition, which affects 10-20% of the population. IBS is characterized by abdominal pain and altered bowel function such as constipation, diarrhea or alternating diarrhea and constipation.

Cetyl Myristoleate Seperating Fact From Fiction

I am a strong believer in Cetyl Myristoleate for the treatment of arthritis. For the last three years I have been researching and writing about Cetyl Myristoleate.

Cetyl Myristoleate for Arthrtis: Science or Speculation

There are a lot of fabulous stories about Cetyl Myristoleate (also known as CMO or CM) floating across the Internet. Mine is one of them.

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Artificial Intelligence Is Infiltrating Medicine -- But Is It Ethical?
“Remaining ignorant about the construction of machine-learning systems or allowing them to be constructed as black boxes could lead to ethically problematic outcomes,” they wrote in an editorial published this week in the New England Journal of ...

Clinical medicine training prepares medical students to treat transgender patients
EurekAlert (press release)
CHICAGO--Medical students who are specifically trained in clinical transgender medicine are better prepared to treat transgender patients, a new study from Boston University School of Medicine suggests. The study results will be presented in a poster ...

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Lifestyle Medicine
for the past week - rochester clinic and lotus health foundation have been collaborating on a series of events called community of wellness. today's event - a lifestyle medicine symposium - was the final event of the program. lifestyle medicine-vo-1 ...

Asheville Citizen-Times

Hundreds receive free medicine at pop-up pharmacy in Asheville
Asheville Citizen-Times
ASHEVILLE — A nonprofit pharmacy program for the poor and uninsured provided free over-the-counter medicines to hundreds of people in the Arthur R. Edington Education & Career Center on Saturday morning. NC MedAssist, the organization that hosted the ...

Naturopathic doctors in Alaska want ability to prescribe medicine
Fairbanks Daily News-Miner
FAIRBANKS — Whether naturopathic doctors should have the authority to prescribe medicine is at the heart of a new Alaska Supreme Court decision and two bills in the state Legislature. The state's highest court said, “No,” in an opinion issued Friday ...

Valdosta Daily Times

VSU to host Exercise is Medicine
Valdosta Daily Times
VSU is an active member of the Exercise is Medicine on Campus program, which calls upon universities and colleges to engage in the promotion of physical activity as a vital sign of health, according to university officials. It includes creating a ...

Greenville Daily Reflector

Emory University School of Medicine seniors participate in Match Day 2018
Emory News Center
Graduating Emory University School of Medicine medical students experienced their "rite of passage" today when they discovered where they are headed next on their journeys to become physicians. More than 100 Emory students gathered at noon for the ...
Graduates celebrate a match made in medicineGreenville Daily Reflector
Family Medicine Reaches New High in 2018 NRMP MatchAAFP News
Florida State University College of Medicine announces Match Day resultsFlorida State News
Penn State News -Huntington Herald Dispatch
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Chicago Daily Herald

It's time to spring clean your medicine cabinet
Chicago Daily Herald
The opioid epidemic is real, and many a drug abuser has gotten his or her start by lifting prescription opioids from the family medicine cabinet. About half of teens who abuse prescription painkillers admit to getting them from their parents' homes ...

Lynchburg News and Advance

LU College of Osteopathic Medicine students match with residency ...
Lynchburg News and Advance
Liberty University College of Osteopathic Medicine student Kiersten Pikarsky reacts as she finds out she will be completing her residency at Lynchburg Family Medicine during a Match Day event Friday, March 16, 2018, in Lynchburg, Va. Match Day is the ...

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Young blood: magic or medicine | Cosmos
Can becoming a vampire and taking transfusions of blood from young people really extend your lifespan? David Irving reports.

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