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3 hrs ago | Richmond County Daily Journal

FirstHealth oncologist helps lead ovarian cancer fight

This year, about 21,980 women will learn they have ovarian cancer. If they are diagnosed at an early stage, when the disease is still localized, about 94 percent of them will still be alive after five years.


Related Topix: Ovarian Cancer, Health, Oncology, Medicine, Breast Cancer

3 hrs ago | The Star

'Dirty Work' is nuanced, thoughtful story

At the start of Gabriel Weston's 'Dirty Work,' Nancy Mullion, an obstetrician-gynecologist, has choked during surgery and left her patient in a coma.


Related Topix: Medicine

7 hrs ago | Freshnews

PrimeSUITE and PrimeRCM Helps Potomac Obstetrics & Gynecology Thrive

Before opening Potomac Obstetrics & Gynecology in 2012, Dr. Eric Ashkin was a member of a 10-physician group with 35 employees for eight years.


Related Topix: Medicine, Rockville, MD

11 hrs ago | Hometown News

Sister Run raises awareness for ovarian cancer

In an effort to raise awareness for victims of gynecologic cancers, the 16th annual "Sister Run" is scheduled for this weekend, Saturday, Aug. 30 at Ryckman Park in Melbourne Beach.


Related Topix: Medicine, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

16 hrs ago | New Tecumseth Free Press

Abdulhafid to return to SMH Ob/Gyn department, start date not set

Stevenson Memorial Hospital announced this morning Dr. Adel Abdulhafid is returning to its obsetrical department replacing Dr. Glasine Lawson who has resigned her position as of September 1, 2014.


Related Topix: Medicine, Canada,

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Scientific Blogging

Non-Invasive Prenatal Testing: Why Pregnant Women Should Love Blood Tests

Susan J. Gross, M.D., is Professor of Clinical Obstetrics & Gynecology and Women's Health, Pediatrics and Genetics at the Albert Einstein College... It has been almost 400 years since the publication of Exercitatio anatomica de motu cordis et sanguinis in animalibus by the British physician William Harvey, which accurately described the circulation ... (more)


Related Topix: Genetics, Medicine, Women's Health, Biology, Science, Health, Circulation



Our Jefferson Award Winners for August are making sure all women in their community get the healthcare they need.


Related Topix: Medicine, Madison, WI, Women's Health

St. Petersburg Times

Laughing gas in delivery rooms? More area hospitals say yes

Pregnant with her third child, Lizzy Lester knew she wanted a natural, unmedicated delivery.


Related Topix: Tampa General Hospital, Medicine, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry, Clearwater, FL, Tampa, FL, Women's Health, Health

Medical News

Gene variants linked to overactive bladder and prolapse in women

A systematic review and meta-analysis of genetic association studies reveals a number of genetic variations associated with overactive bladder and pelvic organ prolapse in women.


Related Topix: Overactive Bladder, Health, Medicine

Medical Daily

Support Group 'Healthy Moms' Helps Obese Pregnant Women Limit Weight Gain, Improve Delivery

A weight-loss intervention may be what obese mothers-to-be need to reduce pregnancy weight gain and a complicated delivery, according to a new study from the Kaiser Permanente Center for Health Research in Portland, Ore.


Related Topix: Medicine

Fox News

Calorie goals, support may help limit pregnancy weight gain, oversize newborns

Compared to obese expectant mothers without special care, those given individualized calorie goals and weekly group meetings gained less weight during pregnancy and had fewer oversized newborns in a new study.


Related Topix: Medicine, Diabetes, Health, Life, Food, Nutrition

Medical News

Millions of women suffering in silence with hot flashes

The steep decline in the use of hormone therapy has spawned a prevalent but preventable side effect: millions of women suffering in silence with hot flashes, according to a study by a Yale School of Medicine researcher and colleagues.


Related Topix: Menopause, Medicine, Health, Health Insurance

Medical News Today

New approach to treating cancer: personalized radiation therapy...

NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center is finding new ways to use individualized, internal radiation delivered in the operating room immediately after a cancer tumor is removed.


Related Topix: Medicine, Cancer, Health, Breast Cancer, Colorectal Health, Colon Cancer, Oncology, Women's Health

Wed Aug 27, 2014


Loyola Appoints New Maternal-Fetal Medicine Specialist

Ann Lal, MD, has joined Loyola University Health System as a maternal-fetal medicine specialist.


Related Topix: Medicine, Hospital Administration, Loyola University Health System, Healthcare Industry, Loyola University Chicago, Oakbrook Terrace, IL, Homer Glen, IL


Houston Zoo, Texas Medical Center doctors team up to treat orangutan

It's been said that Houston has the best doctors in the world, so it should come as no surprise that the Houston Zoo consulted with several doctors from the Texas Medical Center when one of its animals wasn't feeling well.


Related Topix: Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, Texas Children's Hospital, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry

Foster's Daily Democrat

Study: Wide hospital quality gap on maternity care

Where a woman delivers her baby can make a major difference to her own health - a quality gap that remains largely hidden from mothers-to-be.


Related Topix: Medicine, University of Rochester

Wrightsville Beach Magazine

She Rocks On

If it wasn t for the swelling, I d feel like a million dollars, Beth Quinn announces.


Related Topix: Ovarian Cancer, Health, Medicine, Oncology, Healthcare Law, Law

Audio-Digest Foundation Announces the Release of Family Practice...

William R. Sonnenberg, MD, Family Medicine Physician, Staff Member, Titusville Area Hospital, Titusville, PA, and President, Pennsylvania Academy of Family Physicians, presented on Bronchiolitis/Respiratory Syncytial Virus and George C. Mejicano, MD, MS, Professor of Medicine and Senior Associate Dean for Education, Oregon Health and Science ... (more)


Related Topix: Family Practice, Medicine, Titusville, PA, Oregon Health & Science University, University of Chicago, University of Kansas Medical Center

CBS Local

CDC: Pregnant Women Should Get Flu Shot

A couple of major organizations have gotten together to make a big recommendation.


Related Topix: Medicine, Vaccinations

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Medical News Today

Wood smoke pollutants linked to cardiovascular disease

Air pollution not only leads to regional climate change in certain parts of the world, but also it is a major health risk factor.


Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Energy, Biomass, Medicine