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Mother-of-two, 26, diagnosed with cervical cancer calls for lower smear test age

A mother of two from Kent has called for a lowering of the cervical smear test from 25 after she was diagnosed with the disease at her first examination. 237 more words


New Blood

In January of 1982 there were only 5 resident physicians in my town’s 75-bed district hospital.  They have been there for the longest time ever that they have started to look like part of the hospital’s fixtures…they needed new blood!   112 more words

Department Of Health

Are Salt Water Pools Really Beneficial?

When deciding whether to convert to a salt-water pool is there are many things that should be put in consideration. Maintenance, health, and cost factors are some aspects that are important when exploring the transition from standard to a salt-water pool. 756 more words

The story of 10 year old Annie who lives with FASD

Recently, states have been restructuring the departments of health and human services to provide more comprehensive, consolidated care in a systematic way rather than through disjointed bureaucracies of the past half century.  149 more words


NYS Body Modification Laws

After a Brooklyn based tattoo artist tattooed their dog and outrage was seen across the Internet, a law was passed in New York State making the act of… 369 more words


View From The Top...

Canadian Medical Association President Dr. Chris Simpson wrote this excellent commentary for “Future Practice,” the CMA publication which examines issues related to technology and medicine.   Clearly he supports the concepts of interoperability between EMR and EHR systems, and finding a good fit between individual physicians and the EMR products currently available. 85 more words

"Doctor To The Barrios" and "Barrio Breeze": The Writings of Dr. Juan M. Flavier

Dr. Juan M. Flavier died at the age of 79 last October 30, 2014. He would have been 80 years old on his birthday on… 593 more words