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In U.S., Female Genital Mutilation’s Lasting Scars

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In U.S., Female Genital Mutilation’s Lasting Scars Severina Lemachokoti, Anti-FGM advocate, Wichita, KS. Ranit Mishori, MD, director, global health initiatives, Georgetown University School of Medicine, Washington, D.C. Renee Bergstrom, Anti-FGM advocate, Lanesboro, MN. Wayne Bloodworth, MD, founder, The Surgery Center for Female Genital Mutilation, Atlanta. Jasmine Abdulcadir, MD, FGM Outpatient …

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Hidden FDA Reports Show Harm From Medical Devices

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Hidden FDA Reports Show Harm From Medical Devices The FDA declined to provide a complete list of “about 100” devices that have been granted reporting exemptions over the years, but confirmed that exemptions have been used for mechanical breathing machines and balloon pumps, known as intra-aortic balloon pumps, inserted in …

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Why Am I Not Losing Weight? 7 Reasons Revealed

Why Am I Not Losing Weight? 7 Reasons Revealed

Why Am I Not Losing Weight? 7 Reasons Revealed Does this describe you: You’ve made some great changes to your diet and started a good exercise program but you’re not losing weight. Or you’ve been able to lose a little bit of weight but it seems like you always regain …

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High Testosterone Levels Bad News for the Heart

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High Testosterone Levels Bad News for the Heart THURSDAY, March 7, 2019 (HealthDay News) — High testosterone levels can drastically increase a man’s risk of heart failure and stroke-causing blood clots, a new study reports. Men with a genetic predisposition to high testosterone levels have a nearly eightfold increased …

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An Afternoon Nap May Lower Your Blood Pressure

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An Afternoon Nap May Lower Your Blood Pressure THURSDAY, March 7, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Want a daytime pick-me-up that may also benefit your blood pressure? Take a nap, researchers suggest. “Midday sleep appears to lower blood pressure levels at the same magnitude as other lifestyle changes,” said Dr. …

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Heart Attacks Striking More Young Adults

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Heart Attacks Striking More Young Adults THURSDAY, March 7, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Although Americans are suffering fewer heart attacks, the rate is dramatically increasing among those under 40. In fact, 20 percent of people who have a heart attack are 40 or younger, a rate that has risen …

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Hyperspectral Imaging Helps Spot Tumor Marking Tags Deep Within Body

Hyperspectral Imaging Helps Spot Tumor Marking Tags Deep Within Body

Hyperspectral Imaging Helps Spot Tumor Marking Tags Deep Within Body March 7th, 2019 Editors Diagnostics, Materials, Oncology Visualizing tumors deep within the body is difficult because light can only penetrate so far through tissues without losing most of the data it carries. Fluorescent markers that can highlight the existence of tumor …

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Yo-Yo Dieting Can Take a Toll on Your Heart

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Yo-Yo Dieting Can Take a Toll on Your Heart By Serena Gordon HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, March 7, 2019 (HealthDay News) — A lot of people struggle to maintain their ideal weight, but repeatedly losing and regaining pounds — known as yo-yo dieting — probably won’t do your heart any favors. …

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